CEU Careers Newsletter, April 23, 2019, Issue No. 13
Welcome to the CEU Careers Newsletter!

Watch this space to learn about useful resources and career-related events. Also, this is where we share highlights from CEU's career platform, career>next .  Check it out for many more  job, internship and fellowship vacancies. 

In addition to the newsletter, be sure to make use of a variety of sources when researching vacancies and planning for the future. You can find hundreds in the resources section of career>next.

Our suggestion? Review the information included here in order to learn about positions and organizations that might be relevant for you either now or in the future, and to discover the requirements sought by potential employers in terms of skills, experience and knowledge. 

If you want to learn more about our careers approach, check out the CEU Careers website.


This event targets students who have a legal background and are planning to embark on a legal career. Anna Lukacs, Legal Consultant from Legalis Global, will share her industry knowledge and insights about in-house law and the expectations of big international law firms and how to meet such demands. Make sure you register here
Date and location: April 24, 11:00 - 12:30, Room N13/517

Going for an interview can feel like a stressful task, but it doesn't need to be unduly scary. The more prepared you are for an interview, the better you will feel and perform.  Join this 50-minute session to learn more about how to prepare and what to expect! Please register here.
Date and location: April 30, 12:40 - 13:30, Room N15/101 (Quantum)

Join us for CEU's annual Living Library Alumni-Student Networking event!  Living Library is a space where members of our diverse CEU Alumni and Student communities can engage with each other on issues connected to career development in an informal yet informative way.  Students, as 'Readers', will have access to a number of interesting 'Books' with whom they can interact, network and ask questions. Registration is open now, reserve your spot here
Date and place: May 3, 16:30 - 18:00, Nador 9, Lobby in front of the Auditorium

Join us for a lunch-time presentation to hear advice and tips about strengthening your CV/Resume for future professional opportunities. Find out more and register here
Date and location: May 7, 12:40 - 13:30, Room N15/101 (Quantum)

Learn from practitioners about working in the field of human rights. Join us for a panel discussion featuring practitioners in the field of human rights (including CEU alumni). Our panelists will share their own career stories and provide advice and insights for audience members. Learn more and register here.
Date and location: May 14, 18:00 - 19:30, Room N13/118 (Tiered)


Internship Funding Opportunities and Information Sessions at CEU
Funding Opportunity - application deadline May 3
The Spring Calls for CEU's Academic Cooperation and Research Office (ACRO) and the Career Services Office (CSO) internship funds are open. For this round of calls, the  Erasmus+ Internship Mobility Programs  and the  Internship Support Program Fund  will accept applications for internship funding support until May 3. 

Lecture - Borderless Knowledge Series at CEU: Who do small children believe? 
CEU kicked off the Borderless Knowledge open lecture series in February 2019. CEU professors, in cooperation with leading Hungarian experts and well-known public figures, discuss exciting recent scientific findings and their direct impact on our everyday lives. The lectures are held in Hungarian with simultaneous English interpretation.  The event is open to the public free of charge, and requires registration. Please register here
Date and location: April 25, 18:00 - 19:30, Room N15 Auditorium

Volunteering Opportunity - English Tutoring Program for Dr. Ambedkar School students  
The main goal of the project is tutoring Roma senior high school pupils to learn English and to prepare and help enable them to apply for further studies. Learn more about the project here. If you would like to participate in the upcoming session, please fill out this form by April 24. 
Date: April 26

Volunteering helps you build skills that might be relevant for your professional career in the future. To learn more about the CEU Community Engagement Office's activities and how you can be involved, visit their website or join their Facebook group here

Graduate Conference - Applications deadline May 5
The conference provides a stimulating environment in which PhD and Post Doctoral fellows from different universities and research institutions can exchange ideas, establish networks, and initiate collaborative research. The organizers welcome paper and panel submissions from a variety of different disciplinary perspectives, including anthropology, demography, economics, geography, law, political science, psychology, and sociology. Please submit your application here


Schneider Electric is currently recruiting an Energy Sourcing Analyst Intern in Budapest, Hungary. Ongoing studies at university in finance or economics, excellent knowledge of Excel and fluency in English are required. Knowledge of Czech, Slovak, Romanian, Polish or Serbian language is an advantage. Deadline: As soon as possible

The EU Delegation to the Kyrgyz Republic is offering a funded traineeship for a period of 6 months within its Operations Section in Kyrgyzstan starting June 2019. A bachelor's degree in political science, economy, law, history, international relations and knowledge of the functioning and policies of EU are required.  Deadline: April 29

The Lantos Foundation is offering a Fellowship in the United States Congress based in Washington D.C., USA. Candidates should hold European or Israeli nationality and have a demonstrable commitment to human rights work. 
Deadline: May 3
Open Society Foundations is receiving applications for its Presidential Fellowship to be based in New York, NY, USA. Applications are welcome from candidates from all educational backgrounds with at least two years of experience in advocacy, policy or campaigning with demonstrated interest in political integrity and justice, economic justice and inclusion, human rights and information integrity. US work authorization required. Deadline: May 3

United Nations University is offering positions in its Junior Fellows Internship Programme in Tokyo. Candidates must be currently pursuing or have recently completed postgraduate studies (master's or doctoral), preferably in a field related to the University's work. Deadline: May 12

career>next HIGHLIGHTS: JOBS

Family Tree Ltd. , an international probate and heir research company based in Budapest, Hungary is seeking a Researcher. Candidates should be creative individuals who are fluent in English as well as Russian or Ukrainian. Deadline: Rolling

BlackRock is looking for a Product Strategist to join their team in Budapest, Hungary. A bachelor's degree in quantitative finance or economics, a desire to learn about the investment management industry and high proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint is required. Deadline: As soon as possible

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) is seeking a Communications Associate to be based in London, United Kingdom or Geneva, Switzerland. A university degree in communications, public relations, journalism or literature and at least two years of relevant experience is required. Deadline: April 25

The Autonomous University of Barcelona is seeking a Research Assistant (Sociology/Political Science). Candidates must hold a university degree in political science, sociology, labor economics or similar, and have experience in the analysis of social science data. Deadline:  April 27

The Council of Europe is seeking a Junior Youth Project Officer to be based in Strasbourg, France. Candidates must be citizens of one of the Council of Europe's 47 member states. Other requirements: a university degree in education, youth or community work, social sciences or humanities; less than two years of relevant professional experience and a very good knowledge of either English or French. Deadline: April 30
The Rights Lab of University of Notthingham is looking for a Research Associate/Fellow from August 1, 2019 to be based in Nottingham, United Kingdom. Candidates with a PhD (or close to completion) in a relevant field and expertise in relevant research methods (including literature review, survey design and analysis, social field experiments) and in the ethical considerations of research are encouraged to apply. The post is fixed-term until July 31, 2022 and can be full- or part-time. Deadline: May 3

WWU Münster - University of Münster is offering 3 Postdoctoral Researcher positions from October 1, 2019 in the Cluster of Excellence 2060 'Religion and Politics' to be based in Münster Germany. Researchers with demonstrated competence in interdisciplinary studies and proven communication skills are encouraged to apply. Also required: exceptional ability, demonstrated in the doctoral dissertation,  in the humanities, cultural studies, social sciences, or in the areas of law/jurisprudence or theology/religious studies. 
Deadline: May 19

Looking for more? Check  career>next for many additional vacancies!


As new horizons open up for CEU in Vienna, why not check out career prospects there for doctoral students and researchers?  Browse the 'Living and working in Austria' section on Academics.com  - the leading job market and career guide for science and research in Germany, Austria & Switzerland.  You will find information about issues such as career prospects for post-docs and support or dual careers, along with other pointers about research careers in Austria.


CEU's career platform career>next features job and internship opportunities as well as career-related resources. If you haven't yet created a career>next account, register now! Please allow for several business days between registering and full access, due to administrative processes.

Interested in learning more about the careers of CEU alumni? Don't forget about LinkedIn, where you can access profiles of 10,500+ alumni located all over the world. LinkedIn's handy search filters allow you to investigate alumni career paths by location, employer, job title and more. Check this out, then make an appointment with your career advisor for advice on how to make use of this information. 

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