CEU Careers Newsletter, February 14, 2019, Issue No. 11
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.

CEU's Career Services Office has launched SPARK to help you structure your career development and to recognize your hard work. By taking part in the program you will  gain the skills  to approach career planning with confidence and expand your knowledge of  career opportunities . You will learn to  develop application materials  that tell your professional story and help you transform your CEU experience into   impact and success . As a bonus, you will be awarded with a certificate from our office. Learn more and join the program by clicking  here !


Registration for many sessions of CEU's very own Career Camp is still open! Reserve your places and do not miss the opportunity to take part in this unique career development week!  You can choose from a number of workshops and info sessions, for example: Networking, LinkedIn, Practice Your Elevator Pitch, Informational Interview, Academic CV Writing ... and many more! 
Learn more about what's on offer and register here

Date: February 18 - 22, 2019


Join us for a panel discussion with professionals working in the field of arts and culture to learn about potential career paths and strategies for entering the field. Hear from panelists working in film, museums and archives. You can register and find out more about the panelists on the  event page.
Date and location: February 25, 18:00 - 19:20, Room N15/106

After a general company presentation, you will have the possibility to learn about Morgan Stanley's Budapest-based internships, part-time jobs and permanent vacancies.  The session will be delivered by JĂșlia Fodor , Vice President at the company's local office. Register here
Date and location: February 28, 12:40 - 13:30, Room N13/416

Careers in Human Rights
Learn from practitioners about working in the field of human rights. 

Careers in NGOs
In connection with the CEU NGO Fair organized by Human Rights Initiative (HRSI)
Thousands of CEU graduates make a difference in NGOs around the world. Attend this panel discussion to gain deeper insight into what it means to work in the sector. Further details soon.  


Capstone Project and Internship Opportunities at CEU's InnovationsLab
Launched in 2016, CEU's InnovationsLab is a business incubator-accelerator, a CEU-wide learning-by-doing platform, enhancing students' and alumni academic experience by offering real-life experience in student/alumni-initiated innovative new businesses. The CEU InnovationsLab is helping students to pursue career paths in business and sustainable social entrepreneurship and also pursues entrepreneurship- and innovation-related research with the aim to enhance the University's curriculum. 
Are you looking for a Capstone Project or Internship in-house? Look no further, you can become a team member in one of the iLab's startups. To learn more, click here. If you have questions, you can contact them at ilab@ceu.edu.  

CEELI Institute : Legal Training on EU Law and Human Rights
Training Opportunity for Legal Practitioners - Application deadline March 1           
CEELI Institute, a Czech non-governmental non-profit organization, invites legal practitioners seeking in-depth knowledge and wishing to develop professional knowledge of how to use EU law to protect human rights in Europe. The CEELI Institute will cover the cost of travel, accommodation, insurance and other expenses related to participants' stay in Prague during training sessions for applicants accepted into this program. Applicants must be citizens or legal residents of one of the following countries: Albania, Armenia, BiH, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia. Learn more about the course content and the application procedure here.

Scholarship Opportunity - Application deadline March 29
The European Forum Alpbach is an annual gathering to develop new perspectives for tomorrow's Europe. Experts from science, politics, economics, culture and civil society join forces to address current challenges of our society. Join smart minds from around the world in the Austrian Alps, immersing yourself in an environment bursting with novel ideas, new ways of thinking and opportunities for making great contacts. With the Alpbach scholarship programme, young people under 30 can attend this leading interdisciplinary conference and a variety of seminars. Application opens on February 18 and will be closed on March 29. Learn more about the requirements and application procedure here.
(Austrian, Taiwanese and Chinese nationals need to complete different application procedure, learn more in the 'Where to Apply' section.)


Ecolab , based in Vienna, Austria, is looking for an intern for its Finance Development program. This is a three-year rotational program based in three different countries. A degree in finance, business or a related field is required.  Deadline: As soon as possible

The Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi), based in Berlin, Germany, is offering an internship for students interested in gaining first-hand experience in public policy research and consulting. An outstanding academic background in the social sciences, law, history or a related field is required.  Deadline: As soon as possible

t33, a public policy consultancy based in Ancona, Italy, is offering internships of 4 to 6 months in the field of economic analysis and EU cohesion policy, starting from April 2019 or from July/September 2019. A master's degree in economics or political science (with good knowledge of economics) and general knowledge of EU institutions and policy are required.  Deadline: Open until filled

The  Union for the Mediterranean (UfM)  is seeking a paid intern to be based in Barcelona, Spain. The candidate must have a degree in a relevant field. Knowledge of Mediterranean countries, as well as another UfM language - French, Spanish and Arabic - are considered an asset.  Deadline: Open until filled
The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is seeking an intern. The position could take place in various locations and the candidate must be enrolled in an under-graduate, graduate or post graduate degree program in a  bona fide  (listed in the IAU/UNESCO data base) educational institution, be specializing in a field relevant to the work of FAO and be aged between 21 - 30.  Deadline: Rolling

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is offering an internship through its International Professionals Programme (IPP) based in London, United Kingdom.  Candidates must have a master's degree in economics focused on policy-oriented or applied microeconomics/macroeconomics with a minimum of one-year relevant work experience. Deadline: February 22

The European University Institute, based in Florence, Italy, is receiving applications for the  Policy Leader Fellowship of the School of Transnational Governance. Candidates must be early- or mid-career professionals (in politics, civil service or non-governmental organizations)  who are able to demonstrate both professional experience and potential for future excellence in the policy sphere.  Deadline: February 22


career>next HIGHLIGHTS: JOBS

Simon & Schuster , based in New York City, USA, is looking for a Marketing and Publicity Assistant . Excellent written and oral communication skills and fluency with current media trends and the ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, collaborative environment are requirements for this position. Previous marketing or publicity internship with a literary agency or book publishing house is preferred. Deadline: As soon as possible

Euromonitor International is seeking Market Research Analysts based in various countries in Europe, Middle East and Asia. Some roles are home-based. A degree in market research, economics, marketing or other business-related discipline is desirable but not essential. Deadline: Open until filled

IPA (Innovations for Poverty Actions)-Philippines is looking for a  Research Associate to be based in Manila, Philippines, for a one year, fixed-term period to manage a set of evaluations that aim to measure the impact of justice reform programs in the Philippines. A bachelor's degree in economics, social sciences, public policy, or related fields and strong quantitative skills are required.  Deadline: Rolling
ADE - Analysis for Economic Decisions , based in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium is seeking a  Junior Project Manager and Business Developer . A master's degree preferably in management or a related field, excellent financial and data analysis and fluent English and French knowledge are required.  Deadline: February 28

Speyside Group, a public policy and corporate communications consultancy, is looking for a Junior Consultant to be based in Budapest, Hungary. This is an excellent opportunity for candidates with fluent English and Hungarian and an interest or background in politics and government, journalism, communications and international affairs. Deadline: February 28

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


Careers in UN: Challenges and Tips

Learn what it takes to get a job in the United Nations from CEU students and alumni who  discussed the topic during a panel discussion organized by the Career Services Office in January. Click here to read the article written by IRES student Tetiana Horban. 

It's First Destination Survey Time!

Every year, CEU's Career Services Office collects information regarding employment outcomes from recent master's graduates. Right this moment, 2018 master's grads are responding to the 2018 First Destination Survey (FDS). Learn more about why we conduct this survey and what kind of information we collect here. Check out last year's FDS report here.


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.

EuroBrussels is the leading job-site in the field of European Affairs and International Relations, particularly if you seek work in Brussels. In addition to job vacancies, it also includes useful resources, such as guides to self-evaluation, CV and interviews.  

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