CEU Careers Newsletter, November 15, 2018, Issue No. 8

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 !


Careers in EU Affairs - EU Traineeships
Participating in a traineeship with an EU institution is an excellent way to consolidate and expand professional skills and knowledge while learning about the inner workings of a specific EU body. The application process is long and competitive, therefore it is important to be prepared. Registration opens soon so keep an eye out for an email from your Program Liaison! 
Date and location: November 29, 12:45 - 13:30, Room N13/416

The 2018-19 round of the Professional Skills Program (PSP) for CEU doctoral students beyond their first year of studies will open with a series of three-hour workshops focused on job search strategies and on writing effective job applications, both for academic and non-academic purposes. Click on the links to register to attend the programs in November and December or suggest topics for future skills training sessions. 
CV Writing for Academic Applications  Date and location: November 21, 15:00 - 18:30, Room N11/004
From Academic CV to Job Resume  Date and location: December 6, 15:30 - 18:30, Room N11/004

KPMG Company Presentation
Are you interested in consultancy? A representative from KPMG will be on campus to talk about the company and share her experience working in the industry. Registration opens soon, so keep an eye out for an email from your Program Liaison!
Date and location: November 30, 16:00 - 17:00, Room N15/203

Careers in United Nations
COMING SOON - watch for more information early in the winter term!
Learn about career paths in the UN and what it takes to get there. 


Open lecture at CEU - November 28, 2018
Ajay Markanday is a senior economist with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. He has worked extensively in multiple international organizations in over twenty countries in Asia, the Pacific and Africa.  In his open lecture he will talk about the UN and other multilateral organizations and possible careers in these organizations. 
Please  RSVP to   szalaya@ceu.edu  by November 16, 2018.

Virtual Information Session with International Innovation Corps (IIC)
Professional Fellowship - application deadline January 28 
International Innovation Corps (IIC) is a University of Chicago program based in the Harris School of Public Policy and  open to graduates from all US and Indian universities including CEU.  For details about how to apply for IIC's India Based Project Associate Program, check career>next. To learn more about the program and get tips on putting together a good application, check out one of the virtual information sessions on offer by IIC. Click here  for details and to RSVP.

Webinar on the BRAC Social Innovation Fellowship 2019
Professional Fellowship - application deadline November 30
BRAC, the world's largest NGO, is looking for the next big innovator to join their team through the BRAC Social Innovation Fellowship 2019. For details about how to apply, check career>next . To learn more about this opportunity, register for BRAC's November 18 webinar here

Webinar on Preparing for Competency-Based Interviews
Job Search Skills Development - November 28, 11:00 am (CET)

Competency-based interviews, also known as Behavioral or Situational interviews, are used across industries to evaluate the experience and skills of job candidates. The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) will host a webinar on preparing for competency-based interviews. OECD recruiters, staff and mission members will discuss how competency-based interviews are used at the OSCE and provide examples and tips. To register, click here.   



The Ocean Cleanup is looking for a Communications Intern to be based in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The position focuses on managing the NGO's everyday engagement and implementing improvements. Ongoing study and near-native English language knowledge are prerequisites for application.  Deadline: As soon as possible

Amazon is seeking Financial Analyst Interns in one of the following locations in Germany: Munich, Graben, Rheinberg and Pforzheim. Students who are working towards an Economics, Finance or Applied Mathematics degree with strong knowledge in Excel and who have a work authorization in Europe are encouraged to apply.  Deadline: Rolling  

The Danish Institute for Human Rights, based in Copenhagen, Denmark is offering two unpaid  internships. A high standard first (BA) degree in human rights, law, political science, development studies or related field is required. Deadline: November 18
Dalberg , a consulting firm for development issues, is seeking paid  interns  to work as analysts in Geneva, London or Paris. English and French proficiency is required for the position based in Paris, France.  Deadline: November 21

The Institute of Advanced Studies at the University of Warwick  is seeking to recruit early career researchers to its Warwick Interdisciplinary Research Leadership Programme (WIRL). Successful candidates have a PhD or four-years' of relevant research experience. Deadline: November 30

International Innovation Corps (IIC) is accepting applications  for its India Based Project Associate Program. The position is open for recent and forthcoming graduates of any undergraduate or graduate degree program with excellent English proficiency. Deadline: January 28, 2019
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is offering an internship based in Rome, Italy. Candidates must specialize in a field relevant to the mission and work of FAO and be nationals of FAO member nations. Deadline: March 1, 2019

career>next HIGHLIGHTS: JOBS

Know History, a Canadian firm providing historical research, is seeking a Research Associate to be based in Ottawa, Canada. They welcome applications from MA graduates in History with some knowledge of Canadian and Indigenous history and strong writing skills. Deadline: Rolling 

The  International Research & Exchanges Board (IREX)  is looking for a  Program Associate  to join its Communities & Governance practice. A bachelor's degree in international development, international relations, Middle East Studies, or a related field is required.  Deadline: Open until filled

Schneider  is offering a position as  Energy Cost Forecasting Analyst  based in Budapest. A degree in Economics or a related field, as well as experience in the energy industry or financial reporting operations are required. Deadline: Open until filled
BlackRock's FMG Portfolio Risk team in Budapest is looking for a Portfolio Risk Model Researcher in Budapest, Hungary to contribute to the research and model development effort required for building and maintaining BRS's suite of risk models. Candidates with a strong quantitative background and good writing skills are encouraged to apply.  Deadline: Open until filled

The  Central European Labour Studies Institute , based in Bratislava, Slovakia is looking for a  Junior Researcher . A master's degree or equivalent in the social sciences or humanities and previous professional experience in working on labor market research topics are required. Deadline: November 20

The Open Society Initiative for Europe (OSIFE) is seeking a Program Administrative Specialist to work in Barcelona, Spain. A bachelor's degree and 3-5 years of experience are required. Deadline: November 29
Looking for more? Check  career>next for many additional vacancies!


While technology has taken over and improved many areas of our lives, it is only natural that professional networking happens online as well. Are you planning on introducing yourself via email, but you have no idea how to do it?  In their 3-part article, The Idealist gives you valuable advice on the  Do's and Don'ts for Connecting over Email.  


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.

Action Without Borders Inc., also known as the Idealist.org, was established in 1995 to bring the non-profit community together on one platform. Here you can find job, internship and action opportunities and connect with like-minded people. Currently, almost 130,000 organizations use this site. 

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