Issue No. 22 | April 30, 2020
SPOTLIGHT
Entering the Job Market in the Age of Covid-19
Entering the job market during a global pandemic can feel daunting, scary, and surreal. 

To help you navigate the process, we have created a guide in which we provide a number of resources, suggest actions, and offer ideas. We hope you find it useful!

Check it out here !
Improve Your Career Prospects With EURAXESS
EURAXESS , established by the European Commission and one of the largest networks supporting researcher mobility and career development in Europe, has developed new EURAXESS Career Development tools for researchers who are actively engaging in their personal and professional development seek to advance in their research career. All of their services and tools are free of charge and available online .

EVENTS
The Career Services Office is excited to announce the new Internship Support Program (ISP) Remote Fund , which is a pilot developed specifically to support student internships despite travel restrictions. If you are interested, please read the call and detailed application guidelines carefully. We strongly recommend that potential applicants attend our ISP Remote Fund information session. Register here . Date & time: Wednesday May 6 12:45-13:30.
Spring 'Careers in' Event Series   
Save the dates!  
Aimed at introducing different professional areas and related career paths, the ‘Careers in’ events are held throughout the academic year. This spring, our ‘Careers in’ online series will focus on the fields of human rights , research and academia , international business law , and the NGO sector . Our guests will share their stories, give sector-specific career advice, and talk about the impacts of Covid-19 on their fields. Stay tuned for more information and to register next week!

  • Careers in Human Rights, Monday, 11 May, 17.30-19.00
  • Careers in Research and Academia, Tuesday, 12 May, 17.30-19.00
  • Careers in NGOs, Wednesday, 13 May, 17.30-19.00
  • Careers in Business Law, Thursday, 14 May, 9.30-10.30
CEU's Living Library is back, this time in a virtual format! This unique alumni-student career networking event aims to create a space where members of our diverse CEU community can engage with each other on issues connected to career development in an informal yet informative way. Watch for details about how to register and for bios of alumni who will be involved. Date & time: Wednesday, May 20, 16:30-18:00

Please note that that all of these events count towards the SPARK Certificate “Career Event” requirement.
AT AND BEYOND CEU
CEU students and alumni can take part in the EFMD Virtual Career Fair Series offered by Highered , a network of schools across the globe. The Spring series, which started on Tuesday April 28th, includes 12 virtual fairs across different sector-specific industries in two major geographical regions (Europe, the Middle East and Africa / Asia-Pacific). The fairs are entirely virtual and can be accessed via any digital device.
To mark its 75th anniversary in 2020, UN Secretary-General António Guterres launched a global dialogue initiative, UN75. The initiative aims to become the largest and furthest-reaching global conversation on building the future. Since January, discussions have taken place in multiple settings across the world, from classrooms to boardrooms. Anyone can join the conversation. To get started, complete this one-minute survey or read more about the initiative here
Life Coaching Opportunity
Feeling stuck? Maybe it’s a good time to try life coaching. Alumna Maja Skalar (LEGS ’10), a recently-certified Life Coach, has volunteered to offer five CEU students a one-hour life coaching session. This is a response to the Alumni Relations Office’s recent call to alumni, inviting them to propose new ways to support students during the Covid-19 pandemic. Maja will offer each student a one-hour virtual coaching session as well as a brief follow-up conversation. Please follow this link to learn more and to sign up. The coaching sessions will go to the first five students who sign up, so act quickly!
FEATURED LINKS
Check out CEU's career platform career>next for internship and job openings. As a result of Covid-19, we have been putting more emphasis on remote opportunities.
Are you interested in a career in international development? Check out  DEVEX platform, the largest provider of recruiting and business development services for global development. CEU has access to number of accounts for students and alumni. Please follow this link to register for your free account.
CEU Career Services | www.careers.ceu.edu