CEU Careers Newsletter, January 17, 2019, Issue No. 10
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 !


Mark your calendars, CEU's very own Career Camp is approaching soon! The Camp is a series of career development programs designed to kickstart your progress towards your career goals. Sessions are facilitated by the Careers staff and focus on the most pressing questions and topics that you may face. From longer workshops that cover specific topics in depth, to ''grab and go'' style lunch break info sessions, there is something for everyone. Just to name a few: MBTI, Networking, LinkedIn, Academic CV Writing... and many more! 
Learn more about the workshops offered and register here

Date: February 18 - 22, 2019


Would you like to work for a company that is highly praised by its staff? EPAM is a software engineering and product development services company that helps customers around the world become competitive and stay ahead of others.  They combine best-in-class software engineering with digital strategy and experience design, business consulting and technology innovation services.
To learn more, join Anna Kaposv ári from the CEU Career Services Office for this special career event, during which you will have the opportunity not only to visit the EPAM Budapest office, but also get first-hand information about jobs and their recruitment procedure . Registration required, please register here.
Date and location: January 17, 16:00, EPAM Office: 1082 Budapest, Futó utca 47-53 (Corvin Offices I.)  TODAY!!

Internship Funding Opportunities - Information Session
The application deadline for the Internship Support Program Fund (ISP) and Erasmus+ Internship Mobility Grant is February 1. The coordinators for both internship funds are holding a special, joint information session focused on helping applicants understand and prepare the required documents. The session will be short, with time for individuals to obtain advice on their own applications. Feel free to bring your draft application materials and a list of questions!  If you plan to attend, please register here

Date and location: January 21, 12:45 - 13:30, Room N15/101 (Quantum) 

In this panel discussion, CEU alumni and students will share their experience working with a range of UN agencies in a variety of roles. Our speakers will share information about their career paths and provide advice for CEU students interested in this career area. Please register here.
Date and location: January 22, 19:00 - 20:30, Room N15/103 (Tiered)
Atlas Service Corps, Inc. (Atlas Corps), started in 2006, is an international network of civil society leaders and organizations that promotes innovation, cooperation, and solutions to address critical social issues. Atlas Corps Fellows serve full-time at Host Organizations to develop leadership skills and learn effective practices through the Atlas Corps  Global Leadership Lab professional development series and networking opportunities with other Fellows. A number of CEU grads have participated in the program. R egister  here  and learn more at this special information session. 
Date and location: February 5, 2019, 18:00 - 19:00, Room N13/118
Learn about working in the European Union institutions and in the field of EU Affairs from Andras Baneth, who has 15 years of experience in Brussels and Luxembourg and is the author of Europe's bestselling book on the EU (EPSO) exam process. The session will provide you with useful information on the EPSO application and the EU recruitment system.  While the EPSO process is open only to EU citizens, the session will also include useful information for non-EU citizens who would like to pursue careers that relate to the work of the EU.  Please make sure you register here
Date and location: February 7, 12:45 - 13:45, Room N15/101 (Quantum)


Internship Funding Opportunities at CEU
Funding Opportunity - application deadline February 1
Two offices, CEU's Academic Cooperation and Research Office (ACRO) and the Career Services Office (CSO), administer competitive internship funds aimed at providing support to students who find internships that will allow them to gain relevant professional experience. For this round of calls, the  Erasmus+ Internship Mobility Programs  and the  Internship Support Program Fund  will accept applications for internship funding support until February 1. 

Learn & Engage Program - Fundraising Workshop
Workshop - application deadline January 20
CEU's Human Rights Initiative (HRSI) is organizing a one-day intensive workshop on fundraising.  This workshop aims to provide participants with practical skills needed to work in the non-profit sector. The workshop is recommended to those who have no or relatively little experience in fundraising. The training will be delivered by Kiry Noemi Ambrus,  a seasoned independent consultant with almost 20 years of experience working on improving the efficiency of non-profit organizations by providing innovative and integrated organisational development solutions. Learn more about the event here and submit you applications to attend here!


Explico, a public affairs consultancy based in Budapest, Hungary, is looking for a CEU student to work as a  Public Policy Intern. Preferred candidates should be pursuing a degree in public policy, international relations or a related field and have knowledge of the CEE region and EU institutions.
Deadline: January 20

CEU's Alumni Relations Office is seeking Phonathon  Student Callers to help during the annual Alumni Fundraising Campaign. Candidates should be full-time CEU students with the ability to work 15-20 hours per week. Knowledge of  languages such as Russian, Romanian, Slovak, Hungarian and/or Serbo-Croatian and experience in telemarketing or fundraising are a plus. 
Deadline: January 20

The  Women's International League for Peace & Freedom (WILPF) , based in Geneva, Switzerland is looking for a  Membership and Office Management Intern . Candidates must be fluent in both English and French and have a degree in communications, public administration or a related field.  Deadline: January 27
International Innovation Corps (IIC)  is accepting applications 
for its  India Based Project Associate Program. The position is open for recent and upcoming graduates of any undergraduate or graduate degree program with excellent English proficiency.  Deadline: January 28

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is offering an Internship in the Communications Unit of its Regional Representation for Central Europe in Budapest, Hungary. The internship would suit candidates with studies or experience in communications, media and public outreach, campaigning and online communication. Deadline: January 31

The Open Society Foundations is seeking a Legal Research Intern for their New York, Washington, D.C., USA and Berlin, Germany offices. The candidate must be currently enrolled in a relevant law school or graduate program.  Deadline: February 3

The  European Commission is accepting applications for the October 2019 round of the  Blue Book Traineeships as of January 10.  Deadline: February 4

career>next HIGHLIGHTS: JOBS

MSCI, based in Budapest, Hungary is looking for an experienced Market Data Analyst with a background in finance, economics or data science. A bachelor's or master's degree in data science or finance and one or two years of relevant experience are required. Deadline: As soon as possible

United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is seeking a Communications Assistant to be based in Cairo, Egypt. Requirements include a bachelor's degree in communications, public relations, journalism, political science or a related field, four years of experience in communications and advocacy strategies as well as fluency in English and Arabic.  Deadline: January 20
The Hugo Observatory  of Liege University, based in Belgium is seeking an outstanding candidate for the position of  Project Assistant  in the framework of the Migration Governance and Asylum Crises project. The candidate must be fluent in English and French.  Deadline: January 31

Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is seeking a Policy Analyst for its Emerging Markets Network. An advanced university degree in economics, business management, international relations, finance, public policy, or other relevant disciplines, as well as three years of experience, are required. Deadline: February 3
Looking for more? Check  career>next for many additional vacancies!


During fall term, Career Services hosted a career talk focused on traineeships with the European Commission. The next application deadline is February 4. Check out this article for tips shared by our alumni speaker during the session. 


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.

Are you interested in a career in international development? Check out  DEVEX, the media platform for the global development community.
Note: CEU has access to a limited number of accounts for students and alumni. If you take a look at the DEVEX platform and are interested in creating a personal account, contact Ann Gagliardi, Career Services Director, to learn more.  

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