Ole Vik

Political Economist

2015 graduate with a Master’s Degree in Comparative Politics, currently working as a substitute teacher, previously as a research assistant. High working capacity, capable communicator, structured and organized.


2015 - 2016
Research Assistant, Norwegian School of Economics

Quantitative work including data management, communication with researchers, programming.

2015 -
Substitute Teacher, Pedagogisk Vikarsentral

Taught grades 1 to 10 in Norwegian, English, maths, science, religion and ethics, physical exercise.

2014 - 2015
Seminar Instructor, University of Bergen

Prepared structure and topical content of the seminars, and held seminar meetings in both Norwegian and English for students enrolled in the Bachelor’s Degree in Comparative Politics. Courses included Political Economy, Bachelor Essay in Comparative Politics, Perspectives and Methods of the Social Sciences, total of 14 groups.

2013, 2014, 2015
Customer Service Representative, Sixt Norway

Customer Service, logistics, preparation of rental cars, some administrative work.


2013 - 2015
Master’s Degree in Comparative Politics, University of Bergen

Data gathering and literature review, source evaluation, written communication of economic and political science theory, qualitative and quantitative methods. Specialization in the field of comparative political economy, thesis focused on unions effect on the welfare state and economic performance. Finished in the stipulated time, evaluated as excellent.

2010 - 2013
Bachelor’s Degree in Political Economy, University of Bergen

Statistics and maths, as well as economic theory and methods. Learned a lot about academic writing and methods. Finished in the stipulated time, evaluated as very good.

2009 - 2010
Diploma, Manger Folkehøgskule

Music Production.

2006 - 2009
Diploma, Breivika Videregående Skole

Academic specialization with media, including communication, production, design, web development, photography and using Adobe software.


Fremmed, Board Member, Deputy Chairman, Web Editor and Developer, Treasurer

Experience with startup and operation of an organization, financial management and practical ICT, as well as the development of a modern website.

2013 - 2015
Student Council for Comparative Politics, Board Member

Participation in Educational Committee and the Departmental Council at the Department for Comparative Politics, learned a lot about communication between colleagues, students, and employees, as well as administration.

2012 - 2013
Student Council for Political Economy, Board Member

Contact with subject coordinators, the Institute for Comparative Politics and the Department of Economy, as well as organization of professional and social events along with the rest of the board. Treasurer in the spring of 2013.


Norwegian citizen, fluent in Norwegian and English speech, read and write both excellently. Thorough experience with various IT software, including: