CEU Careers Newsletter, January 24, 2020, Issue No. 19
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. 

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

The CEU Career Camp is a two-week crash course taking place on February 3-13 that gives you the tools to successfully find and apply for jobs, internships, and opportunities to continue your studies. With 12 different sessions, there is something for everyone!
Learn about LinkedIn best practices, how to prepare for an interview, what an effective job search strategy looks like, who to contact for an informational interview, and much more.
Check our website for the full schedule and registration information.


Do you want to take a proactive approach to your career planning? Need some help? 
By participating in the SPARK YOUR CAREER program, you will get a clear roadmap that helps you keep your career planning on track. You will gain the skills  to approach career planning with confidence and e xpand your knowledge of career opportunities . You will d evelop application materials that tell your professional story and help you transform  your CEU experience into impact and success. A s a bonus, you will be awarded a certificate  from our office.  

Learn more and join the program by clicking  here!


Do you want quick feedback on your application materials? Need interview tips and tricks? Perhaps some networking advice? Curious about all the different ways to engage with the CEU Career Services Office? We offer drop-in, quick career advice on most Wednesday from 12:30 to 13:30. Location: Budapest, N11 202, Vienna, QS 51 2nd floor student lounge
Central European University and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) have signed an official internship agreement. By means of this partnerships, UNIDO is willing to receive applications from qualified CEU students and recent graduates for internships to be conducted at the UNIDO headquarters in Vienna and in field offices worldwide. On January 31st, a UNIDO delegation will join us in CEU in Vienna to share useful insights and information on the available internships and the ways in which an internship at UNIDO can boost your career. Register here. Date and Location: Thursday, January 30, 12:45-13:30, Vienna, QS 51 C-210 , Budapest, N13 118
Join Careers in EU Affairs to learn about different types of jobs and positions in the EU Affairs industry and within EU institutions. This info session will also provide information on the EPSO exams and the EU recruitment system more broadly. The session will be led by Andras Baneth, the Author of Europe's no.1 best-seller book on EU (EPSO), who has 15 years of experience in EU affairs in Brussels & Luxembourg and is an expert on European Union decision-making & lobbying. Register here. Date and Location: Friday, January 31, 12:45-13:30, Budapest N15 101, Vienna QS 51 C-210    
Careers in International Organizations / UN
Join us for a panel discussion about careers in International Organizations / UN. You will hear from professionals (including CEU alumni) regarding their experience working with international organizations in a variety of roles. This is a varied field, with many possible career paths, work functions, and professional areas of focus. Our speakers will share information about their own paths and provide advice for CEU students interested in working for this sort of employer. Date: Wednesday, February 19  
OSCE Employer Workshop    
Are you interested in working in the fields of international co-operation and security and human rights? Are you considering a career working for an international organization and wondering what it takes to get in? The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) will organize a recruitment bootcamp for CEU students and alumni in February. During this session you will learn how to prepare a competitive job or internship application, to understand the selection process, and to prepare yourself for competency-based interviews. For full details, watch for an email from your career advisor. Date: Friday, February 21     


R-Ladies Budapest  and Budapest Users of R Network are organizing a rstudio::conf watch party at CEU on Wednesday, January 29. Participants will be able to pose questions to the speakers in the main event in San Francisco, California. Find the agenda here. The event is free, but registration is required.
In the past years, CEU has been recruiting and supporting volunteers to provide English tutoring to secondary school students in the framework of eight separate tutoring sessions: 4-4 sessions for two small groups. Volunteers will be given guidance in designing their class, but the specific exercises, games, and activities you wish to use are up to you. The next tutoring sessions will take place on Friday January 31 in Budapest. More information on how to sign-up to volunteer
Women in Data Science Budapest conference is organized at CEU on March 2. WiDS aims to inspire and educate data scientists worldwide, regardless of gender, and support women in the field. The Budapest program contains four talks by data scientists and a panel discussion with women in data science on how to use data science for social good. The event is free, but registration is required.  


Stockholm Environment Institute Africa is seeking applicants for its internship program . Internships are conducted in Nairobi, Kenya and last for six months. Qualified candidates should have an interest in one of the following from among SEI Africa's work areas: energy and climate change, natural resources and ecosystems, health and environment, sustainable urbanization, or communication. In addition, they should be enrolled or have graduated from a related master's program. Fluency in spoken and written English is a must, knowledge of an additional language especially French and Portuguese is a plus. Priority is given to candidates from Sub-Saharan Africa. Deadline: Rolling

Othering & Belonging Institute  at UC Berkeley is accepting applications for its 2020 Summer Fellowship . The Fellowship  is a three-month-long, part-time, 20-hour per week paid research experience. It provides mentorship and hands-on experience with social science research for the next generation of researchers and future community leaders committed to social and racial justice. Research proficiency and excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must. Multimedia and editorial skills are desirable. Deadline: January 31

The  European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) in Budapest is launching a call for application for its traineeship program for a period of six months for spring 2020 intake. The trainee will work full-time in one of the EIT's five units, namely: EIT Director's Office, Communications and Stakeholder Relations Unit, Innovation Communities Unit, Strategy and Impact Unit, or Services and Finance Unit. Application requirements vary from unit to unit. Priority is given to applicants who are from one of the Member States of the European Union (EU), the Member States of the European Economic Area (EEA), the European Free Trade Area (EFTA), or from candidate countries. In addition, a limited number of nationals from countries other than those listed above can also be accepted. Deadline: January 31
Royal Ontario Museum Department of Art & Culture offers multiple paid internships for undergraduate and graduate students to explore museum careers and gain professional experience and training. Each intern is placed in one of the collection areas that is relevant to his/her interests and career goals. Some background in the internship subject area is required. The museum will act as host institution but does not sponsor visas for international interns. Deadline: March 1
The Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University is welcoming international students to apply to paid BKC Project Internship for Summer 2020Project interns work closely with team members on specific projects, learning about the research and creating outputs guided by project needs. Possible project topics include: Algorithms and Justice; Ethics and Governance of AI; and BKC Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging. You may apply for multiple internship roles. The Summer 2020 internship program works with the Harvard International Office (HIO) to sponsor J-1 Student Intern Visas for summer interns who meet the requirements. Deadline: March 15

The Consortium on Gender, Security and Human Rights in Boston is accepting applications for summer internships. The Consortium generates new thinking and engagement on gender, war, and peacebuilding, providing a bridge between research, activism, and policymaking. An expressed and/or demonstrated interest in gender and security and excellent organizational, research, communications, and interpersonal skills are required. Deadline: April 3

career>next HIGHLIGHTS:  JOBS
WRI India is seeking a GIS Analyst with demonstrated professional and research experience working with environmental and urban planning data for its Integrated Urban Planning (IUP) initiative based in Bengaluru, India. Master's or doctoral degree in geography, environmental science, earth sciences, geomatics, geoinformatics, remote sensing, or other related fields required together with two years of work experience. Qualified candidates should have sound knowledge of spatial analytics and modelling and remote sensing, and experience with coding, particularly Python, R, and Java script. International work experience is a plus. Deadline: Open until filled
TÁRKI Social Research Institute Inc. is looking for a Budapest-based Project Assistant to work on a European project on inclusive growth. This project is a continuation of a previous one, during which TÁRKI developed the Integrated Poverty and Living Conditions Indicator System (IPOLIS) which is a set of quality of life indicators for three vulnerable groups: children, young people, and the elderly. Currently TÁRKI is extending and further developing the Indicator System. The Project Assistant is expected contribute to this work in close cooperation with senior researchers. Deadline: Open until filled

Oxford University Press is seeking an experienced Project Manager to join their Oxford Languages department. Exceptional communication skills, experience of the practice of multiple project management methodologies, and a track record of establishing and developing internal and external relationships required. Experience of operating in a scrum master role is considered an asset. Deadline: January 29

Carbon Pulse has an opening for a full-time Climate and Energy Correspondent. In addition to having exemplary communications skills, applicants must be keen self-starters with a wealth of experience and knowledge regarding the EU ETS and its member state's climate policies. Fluency in English required, communication skills in other European languages - especially German are an asset. A background in journalism is advantageous but not essential. Home-based/remote working is a possibility. Deadline: January 31 
The Sociology department  at Radboud University  in The Netherlands seeks a Postdoctoral Researcher  to further strengthen its research in either the domain of migration and integration issues or of family sociology. A PhD in sociology, or a related social science field, familiarity with advanced research methods and techniques, and an excellent track record in scientific research required. Experience in the acquisition of external funding is considered an asset. Deadline: February 2

The Faculty of Social Sciences at University of Helsinki invites applications for the position of Postdoctoral Researcher on Social Inequalities in Health The candidate needs to hold a doctoral degree in a suitable field such as Demography, quantitative Sociology/Social policy/Social Psychology, Epidemiology/Public Health or Statistics. The work requires excellent knowledge of statistical methods, experience on working with large scale quantitative data sets, publishing in international scientific journals, as well as good academic writing and communication skills in English. The duties of the postdoctoral researcher include teaching for the Faculty of Social Sciences (5% of the annual workload). Deadline: February 3
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