CEU Careers Newsletter, March 14, 2019, Issue No. 12
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.


Join us for a panel discussion with professionals working in the NGO sector to learn about potential career paths and strategies for entering the field. Hear from panelists including CEU alums working in NGO's related to green initiatives, human rights, education and more. Register and find out more about the panelists on the event page(Please note, this event is a partner event of the HRSI NGO Fair, which will take place on March 21 - for details, see below.)
Date and location: March 18, 18:00 - 19:20, Room N15/106

During this round table discussion you will have the opportunity to learn about different types of consultancy and about our guests' personal career paths and strategies. Our speakers work in consultancy fields including: finance, start-up business and banking.  
Date and location: March 21, 17:30 - 19:00, Room N15/106

Alumni Reunion Living Library - Alumni-Student Networking Event 
Join us for CEU's annual Living Library alumni-student career networking event! We want to create 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 will open closer to the time of the event, but until then save the date! 
Date and place: May 3, 16:30 - 18:00, Nador 9 Octagon

Careers in SSCs
Meet some of the Budapest-based global service centers on campus, network with their recruiters, and learn about current openings. Stay tuned for further details.  

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


The annual CEU NGO Fair organized by Human Rights Initiative (HRSI) is back again. This event is a great occasion to meet and network with representatives of the most vocal local and international civil society organizations and to learn more about the volunteering and internship opportunities with them. The organizers are expecting representatives of around 20 organizations. 
Date and location: March 21, 11:00 - 14:00, Nador 13 Atrium (Lobby)

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.  The coordinators for both internship funds are holding two special, joint information sessions focused on helping applicants understand and prepare the required documents. The sessions will be short, with time for individuals to get advice on their own applications. Feel free to bring your draft application materials and a list of questions!  
Dates and locations of the information sessions: 
Tuesday, March 19, 17:30 - 18:15 Room N13/416, registration here
Wednesday, March 20, 12:45 - 13:30 Room N13/412/A, registration here

Volunteering Opportunities  
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

Scholarship Opportunity - application deadline March 29
Reminder: Application to the European Forum Alpbach scholarship programme will be accepted until March 29. Learn more about the requirements and application procedure here

Funding Opportunity - application deadline March 31
Sustainable Ocean Alliance (SOA) launches the Second Wave Cohort of the Ocean Solutions Accelerator  that will transform 15 brilliant ocean solutions into sustainable revenue-generating companies.  Ocean Tech entrepreneurs can submit their applications online before March 31.

Open Days at Morgan Stanley
If you would like insights into innovative applications of technologies or building a career in finance and risk management in an investment bank, consider participating in one of the below Open Days at Morgan Stanley. Registration for both events is required, please see the sign-up links below. Deadline: April 7  
Date and location: April 10, 14:00 - 18:00, 1095 Budapest, Lechner Ödön fasor 8. 
Date and location: April 11, 14:00 - 18:00, 1095 Budapest, Lechner Ödön fasor 8. 


ACTED seeks an  intern to support its Rohingya refugee populations program in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. A postgraduate diploma in international relations or political science is required.  Deadline: Open until filled
Search for Common Ground, based in Washington D.C, USA, is seeking a paid Junior Research Fellow for its Global Affairs and Partnerships (GAP) team. Familiarity with operational peace building and conflict transformation organizations and a degree in a related field are required. Deadline: March 22
United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has opened the  2019 Summer Internship Call for CEU Students. Students who have a background in international relations, social sciences, public administration, law or a related field are encouraged to apply. The UNICEF internship opportunity is part of the CEU Internship Support Program. Deadline: March 22

The  Open Society Foundations is looking for candidates to join its  Aryeh Neier Justice Initiative Fellowship in London, United Kingdom. A university degree in law or an LL.M or master's degree in human rights is required.  Deadline: March 24

Falkenburg , an investment banking and advisory firm, is seeking a  Merger & Acquisition intern  to be based in Budapest, Hungary. Candidates with economics and finance background with fluent English and at least an intermediate level of Hungarian will be considered.  Deadline: March 25 
Open Society Foundations opened the call for the Civil Society Scholar Awards (CSSA) . The grant supports doctoral students and university faculty to access resources that enrich socially- engaged research and critical scholarship. Doctoral candidates studying in the field of social sciences or humanities are eligible to apply. For country specific eligibility please read the vacancy carefully. Deadline: March 29

The United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) opened the call for their Visiting Fellowship 2019 in Helsinki, Finland, addressing PhD students focusing on developing economies, who possess good quantitative and/or qualitative analytical skills. Candidates who apply before the upcoming deadline, would be visiting UNU-WIDER in the period of August-November. Deadline: March 31

The International Labour Organization (ILO) is looking for a  Communications Intern in Bangkok, Thailand. This six-months, paid internship ideal for those who have excellent command of English, have demonstrated skills of using social media monitoring tools and analytics, Excel, PowerPoint and Photoshop.  Deadline: April 12

career>next HIGHLIGHTS: JOBS

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is seeking a Temporary Research Associate on Deforestation in Iquitos, Peru. Required: a bachelor's degree in social sciences, economics, public policy, or related fields and field work experience. Deadline: Rolling

TechSoup, a social NGO based in Warsaw, Poland, is looking for a Community Builder and Communication Specialist. At least three years of experience on civic tech and/or civic engagement projects in the nonprofit sector and experience in social campaigning and communication are required. 
Deadline: Open until filled
PILnet, the global network for public interest law, is seeking a Junior Program Officer in Budapest. A degree in law or related fields or areas is required. Deadline: March 18

World Learning is seeking a Gender Equality & Social Inclusion (GESI) Specialist in Myanmar. A degree in international development, education, gender and inclusion, sociology, or a related filed is required, as well as a minimum of three to five years of progressive experience in social inclusion programming. Deadline: April 19

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


Career Camp 2019

Thank you to everyone who helped make this year's Career Camp a success! The Career Services Office was delighted with this year's turnout. Check out  this article to learn more about this series of eleven events devoted entirely to career development.


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