CEU Careers Newsletter, May 30, 2019, Issue No. 14
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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.


The Career Services Office is developing a Career Knowledge Hub where students and alumni can access practical information and advice about how to approach their career development. As of now, you can access presentations from this year's Career Camp on subjects including Job Search, Internship Search, CV/Resume, Academic CV, Networking, Informational Interviews, and Interview Skills. Check it out here.

The International Peace Institute (IPI) ;  the Austrian Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs; and the Austrian Federal Ministry of Defense are organizing the 49 th Annual IPI Vienna Seminar on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 in Vienna, Austria. The theme of this year's seminar is "Partnering with Young People for Prevention: Sustaining Peace and Addressing Violence, Crime, and Corruption". Attendance is free, to learn more and to register, please click here .

Professional Development - application deadline June 7
The Human RightS Initiative (HRSI) is organizing this workshop with the School of Public Life (Közélet Iskolája) to provide participants with practical skills needed to work in advocacy and the non-profit sector. The workshop is recommended to both those who have no or relatively little experience in organizing a group and to those who have more experience but want to improve their organization's functioning. The workshop is free of charge but registration is required. All applicants will receive a Certificate of Completion. Submit your application using this form by June 7.


International Crisis Group is seeking a volunteer intern to be based in Bogota, Columbia to support its Latin America and Caribbean Program from August 2019. The volunteer intern will provide assistance with research on social and political data and draft situation reports. The ideal candidate possesses a post-graduate degree in social sciences or political sciences, is fluent in English and Spanish, and has a good knowledge of the Latin-American and Caribbean region. Deadline: As soon as possible

The Uptake.org Data Fellows program is a six-month fellowship designed to connect data professionals at non-profits, foundations, governmental agencies, and social enterprises to experts in data science and security. Applicants should have experience in building models, understanding the use of R and Python, sound quantitative skills, and a passion about using data science for social good. Deadline: June 14
The European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) is looking for an intern to be based in Brussels, Belgium to support its International Affairs team. Candidates should be EU citizens with a university degree in economics, statistics, international relations, or other relevant subjects. Skills required for the position: project management, drafting, ability to work independently, interpersonal skills. Deadline: June 15

The World Bank Group (WBG) will be accepting application to its Young Professional Program (YPP) from June 1. Candidates should be citizens of a member country of the WBG, be born on or after October 1, 1987, and hold a PhD or Master's degree, and have at least three years of relevant professional experience related to development or continued academic study at the doctoral level. Deadline: June 30

career>next HIGHLIGHTS: JOBS

Emarsys is looking for a Data Scientist to be based in Budapest, Hungary. They seek a positive, collaborative, and proactive person with experience in programming in R and Python and data visualization, and in communicating technical results to non-technical audiences. The hiring process includes a paid 3-day trial to see whether the candidate is a good fit for the team. Deadline: As soon as possible

The European Think Tanks Group (ETTG) is seeking an assistant to be based in Brussels, Belgium to work full-time to support the organization with network coordination and event management. Applicants should be interested in international cooperation and development and have three or more years of relevant work experience, preferably in an international environment. Deadline: May 31

Danish Refugee Council is looking for a Project Officer to join its team in the Civil Society Unit in Copenhagen, Denmark. The position will focus on supporting the Afghan diaspora communities in Denmark, Germany, and the Netherlands. The successful candidate will have a university degree preferably in the field of social sciences, project management or humanitarian studies, and 2-3 years' experience in project management and civil society engagement. Knowledge of the Afghan context and culture is considered an asset. Deadline: June 2

The  International Detention Coalition (IDC)  is recruiting for a  Europe Programme Officer  to be based in Berlin, Germany. The position includes networking and capacity building, advocacy, awareness raising and campaigns, research, and reporting at the national and regional level. Only candidates who have the right to work in Germany will be considered.  Deadline: June 9
Ecorys , a leading research and consultancy company, is looking for a Junior Consultant to be based in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Applicants should have a degree in a discipline that includes the study of emerging and developing economies and be team players with excellent networking and social skills with a pro-active mind-set. Deadline: June 10

Zero Waste Europe is seeking a Communications Officer to be based in Brussels, Belgium. The ideal candidate is a creative, passionate, organized person who holds a degree in communications, marketing, environmental governance, or other relevant field, has at least 3 years of experience in a similar communications role, project management, and preferably has experience with the EU decision making processes. Deadline: June 10

The Käte Hamburger Center for Advanced Study "Law as Culture" based in Bonn, Germany invites academics to apply for a fellowship or junior fellowship for a maximum of 12 months between April 1, 2020 - March 31, 2022 on the subject of "Law and Community". During the second phase of the research period, the diversity of cultures of family law and societal forms globally will be examined. Deadline: July 15

The Department of Comparative Politics at the University of Bergen is looking for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to be based in Bergen, Norway. Applicants must hold a PhD in social sciences, preferably have experience with statistical packages (SPSS, State, SAS or R) and have research experience within the themes of democracy or governance. The position is for a period of 4 years and the successful applicant will conduct research within the research project "Strengthening Regional Democracy - Contributing to Good Democratic Governance".
Deadline: August 5              
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