CEU Careers Newsletter, December 13, 2019, Issue No. 18
Welcome to the Monthly CEU Careers Newsletter!

Watch this space to learn about useful resources, career-related events, and job and internship vacancies of potential interest.

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 CEU career platform, 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. 

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We know that many of you are planning to spend some time over the holidays to look and apply for internships and jobs. To help with the process, we put together a Holiday Career Development Survival Guide that allows you to make the most of career resources created or recommended by our team.


The Program is designed for emerging leaders (aged 25-40) from Central Europe, active in various professional fields. The program's main goal is to encourage its participants to reflect on the fundamental qualities that make a successful leader in today's world. It also aims at helping young Central Europeans network and discuss issues critical for society's development.  
Data Christmas Meetup , jointly organized by the different data meetups in Budapest, is a chance to listen to fun quick talks and have a drink together with fellow members of the Budapest data community. RSVP here. Date & location: Wednesday, December 18, 18:00, Budapest, N15 Auditorium A
CEU's Human Rights Initiative (HRSI) developed a fun and informative quiz to mark international Human Rights Day earlier this week. You can test your human rights knowledge here.


Digital Demand has an opening for a Data Analyst Intern in Madrid. A degree in economics, business, engineering, business intelligence, big data analytics, or computer science is required, together with an excellent level of Excel and strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Knowledge of SQL, VBA Macros, or other programming languages is not necessary but will be considered an advantage. Deadline: Open until filled
The OECD Internship Program brings students from diverse backgrounds to work on projects linked to the Strategic Orientations of the Secretary-General and to support the Organization's corporate functions. Most internships are based in Paris. Qualified applicants must be full time students in a discipline related to the work of the OECD. Excellent command of one of the two official languages (English and French) and working knowledge of or willingness to learn the other. International experience through studies, internships, or professional activities is considered an asset. Deadline: Rolling
Sonke Gender Justice ,   based in South Africa, offers internships for dynamic, enthusiastic, mature, and committed individuals who share Sonke's belief that women and men, girls and boys can work together to resist patriarchy, advocate for gender justice, and achieve gender transformation. Internships are available in multiple units, including Policy, Development and Advocacy, and Community Education and Mobilization. Fluency in English and strong writing and editing skills are a must. Proficiency in other languages such as: French, Portuguese, Zulu, Xhosa, and/or Afrikaans and web, software, technical, or graphic design skills are considered an asset. Deadline: Rolling
The Institute of Arts and Ideas is looking for a bright and enthusiastic Research Intern to join their editorial production team. The internship will last 3 months and be paid at the national minimum wage (UK). Applicants need to demonstrate exceptional academic results and the personal communication and persuasion skills to excite the UK's leading thinkers. While a degree in philosophy is not a requirement, applicants should be able to demonstrate a keen interest in the subject and a good grasp of the key issues in contemporary philosophy. Deadline: December 16
United States National Committee of ICOMOS (US/ICOMOS) has an open call for intern participants for their International Exchange program. Interns are selected based on their demonstrated skills, commitment to historic preservation, previous experience, and academic concentration in the field, as well as their ability to represent their country on an exchange program. Applicants are also evaluated based on how well their skills, training, interest, and previous experiences match with the needs of host organizations. Deadline: January 3
CEU and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) signed an official internship agreement in October 2019. By means of this partnership, UNIDO is expressing a willingness to receive applications from qualified CEU students on a regular basis for internships to be conducted at the UNIDO headquarters in Vienna and in field offices worldwide. Qualified candidates must be 21-35 years old and enrolled in a CEU degree program or begin the internship within 1 year of graduating from CEU. Fluency in English is a must. Working knowledge of French and/or Spanish is highly desirable, Arabic, Chinese and/or Russian working knowledge is considered an asset. Deadline: January 5

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The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) is seeking to fill the position of Program Manager and Research Associate for their Transnational Threats Project. Qualified candidates should have experience researching and writing on terrorism, insurgency, irregular warfare, and intelligence. Of particular interest are individuals with research and analysis experience on non-state threats (such as the Islamic State, al-Qaeda, Lebanese Hezbollah, and far-right and far-left extremism) and state-based threats (such as the irregular warfare activities of Russia and Iran). Requirements include excellent verbal, written, and research skills, including a track record of writing and publishing mid- to full-length reports on terrorism, insurgency, or irregular warfare, together with professional work experience in managing finances. Deadline: Rolling
The Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz has an opening for a Post-doctoral Researcher within the project  "Mount Athos in Medieval Eastern Mediterranean Society: Contextualizing the History of a Monastic Republic (ca. 850-1550)" (MAMEMS) . An outstanding dissertation in Slavic Studies or a related field and oral proficiency in English or German are required. Excellent knowledge of (Old) Church Slavonic, knowledge of additional Slavic languages (Bulgarian, Serbo-Croatian, Russian), and knowledge of further project-relevant languages (Greek, Rumanian) is advantageous. Deadline: December 31
University of Notre Dame's Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies is seeking applicants for its Visiting Research Fellows Program . Applications addressing the topics of gender, intersectionality and conflict/peacebuilding, sustainable development and climate change, international mediation, and peace studies are welcomed. Applicants must have completed a doctoral or equivalent degree before the beginning of the fellowship. Deadline: January 1

Oxford Analytica is seeking to appoint an Associate or a Junior Associate to its Advisory Team. The successful applicant must have an excellent grasp of international politics and economics and a solid understanding of how that applies to business and public sector decision makers. Candidates must be able to demonstrate qualitative and quantitative research skills, strong analytical capabilities, excellent written and spoken English, and the ability to work on a wide range of projects. Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Deadline: January 2
The Centre for Africa-China Studies (CACS) at the University of Johannesburg is offering two Post-doctoral Research Fellowships (PDRFs) for a two-year period from February 2020 until February 2022. PhD in international relations, political studies, economics, or related fields required, together with a proof of accredited publishing capacity, and a research focus on some or all of the following: African political economy, Africa-China relations, Africa and Asia-Pacific relations, Chinese foreign policy, Chinese economy, Global political economy, and/or BRICS. Deadline: January 31
The Women's and Gender Studies Department at Wellesley College has an opening for a two-year position as Visiting Lecturer . They are seeking a feminist scholar whose research and teaching are in global/transnation and/or indigenous studies and who can offer courses in the areas of social change, social movements, environmental studies, or history. The department focuses on an intersectional approach to Women's and Gender Studies. The course load is 5 courses. PhD preferred, ABD considered. Deadline: February 25
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