CEU Careers Newsletter, October 18, 2018, Issue No. 7

Welcome to the 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.


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Working in the field of political risk requires excellent research and analytical skills and strong communication and writing skills. Regional and/or country-specific expertise is also frequently sought in this field, as is the ability to think creatively regarding possible future scenarios. Learn more during a special session led by members of the Government and Political Affairs team at BP.
Date and place: October 29, 12:45 - 13:30, Room N15/101 Quantum

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 effecting job applications, both for academic and non-academic purposes. Click on the links to attend the programs in November and December or suggest topics for future skills training sessions. 
Job Search Strategies  Date and place: November 8, 1 5:30 -  18:30, Room N11/616
CV Writing for Academic Applications  Date and place: November 21, 15:00 - 18:30, Room N11/004
From Academic CV to Job Resume Date and place: December 6, 15:30 - 18:30, Room N11/004

Nationale-Nederlanden (NN) Company Presentation
NN is a financial services company with a strong, predominantly European presence in 18 countries.  Join the company's HR Director, László Tóth for an introductory presentation and learn more about the company and the opportunities they offer for your professional development. 
Date and place: October 31, 13:30 - 14:30, Room N11/004

Careers in EU - EU Commission Traineeship
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!

Careers in United Nations
Learn about career paths in the UN and what it takes to get there. 


Basics of Project Management Workshop at CEU
Are you eager to work in the non-profit sector? CEU's Human RightS Initiative (HRSI) is organizing a one-day workshop to provide you with practical skills. The training is recommended for those with relatively little or no experience in strategic planning in the sector. To learn more, click here
Please apply by filling out  this form .
Date and place: October 27, 9:00 - 17:00, CEU campus


Microsoft, located in Cambridge, UK  is looking for an
intern to develop applied research in Human-Computer interaction. Requirements: undertaking a PhD in HCI or a related social science field and research experience. Deadline: Apply as soon as possible

Real Eyes, based in Budapest, is looking for an intern with interest in Data Sciences and Machine Learning. Great coding experience in Python and SQL is required. Deadline: As soon as possible

International Affairs seeks passionate writers/bloggers for 3-month online internships. University students from all over the world are encouraged to apply, no previous experience required. Deadline: Rolling

Memory Studies Association , a professional association for Memory Studies scholars, offers online  internships (unpaid) . Deadline: Rolling

Saving Antiquities for Everyone (SAFE) seeks part-time interns. This is an online opportunity that requires a minimum commitment of 10 weeks. Deadline: Rolling
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) offers internships in Gender Mainstreaming based in Vienna. This is a 3-6 month opportunity requiring a background in gender studies or social sciences with a gender focus.  Deadline: Rolling

United Nations University in Japan is looking for Junior Fellow Interns. The candidate must be currently pursuing or have recently completed postgraduate studies. Deadline: October 31
Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development (ACTED), is seeking an Appraisal Monitoring and Evaluation Intern to be based in Ukraine. A university degree in Public Administration and experience in field-based data collection methods are preferable. Deadline: November 5
Human Rights Watch is offering an internship for graduate and law students for the summer of 2019 in the New York office. Fluency in English is required and proficiency in French is desirable. Deadline: November 15
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, based in Beirut, is offering an unpaid research internship. Requirements: a degree in a social science related field, and a proficient level of Arabic and English. Deadline: December 28

career>next HIGHLIGHTS: JOBS

Dealogic is seeking a Junior Research Associate to be based in its Budapest office. The position is perfect for fresh graduates or career starters. Good communication skills, strong work ethic and high attention to detail are required along with good spoken and written English and fluent French, Spanish or German. Deadline: As soon as possible

Geneva Global, a philanthropic consulting company, is seeking an Associate to be based in Paoli, PA, USA. Impeccable organizational skills as well as strong writing and editing skills are required. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States for more than one year. Deadline: As soon as possible

Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), a commercial real estate company, is now hiring a Research Analyst to be based in Budapest. Candidates should have strong analytical skills and the ability to interpret data, as well as excellent knowledge of Excel. Fluency in English is a must. Deadline: As soon as possible

The Freud Museum London is looking to hire a Planning Assistant to support the Development Project Team in London, UK. This is an excellent opportunity to gain first-hand experience by working on an ambitious museum development project and by supporting the Director to learn about the inner workings of a small but very busy museum. Deadline: October 22
The Climate Change research group at the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) is looking for a Senior Researcher to contribute to IIED's work in London or Edinburgh, UK. Candidates must have a postgraduate qualification in a social science or environmental discipline and speak English and French fluently. Deadline: October 26

The Earth Institute at Columbia University in New York City, USA is looking for applications for its Postdoctoral Research Program in Sustainable Development from innovative, doctoral candidates or recent Ph.D., M.D., J.D., or Sc.D. recipients (within 5 years of degree receipt). Candidates must submit a proposal for research that would contribute to global, sustainable development. Deadline: October 31

Rethink Priorities, a project of Rethink Charity, is looking for a Junior Researcher to work part-time, remotely. The project is dedicated to doing foundational research on neglected causes in a highly empirical and transparent manner. The position is a great opportunity for self-directed applicants who are comfortable with working independently. 
Deadline: November 1

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees' (UNHCR) Global Service Centre based in Budapest is looking for qualified candidates interested in joining a roster for potential temporary appointment (TA) in a number of areas. Deadline: November 12
Do you want to see more? Go to career>next and do a search according to your preferences!

Get inspired about your career planning by listening to Designing The Rest of Your Life TED Talk by Dave Evans. If you want to take it further, learn about the  The Power of Mind Maps to Build Your Career Master Plan . This simple technique/exercise helps you organize and structure your ideas and gets you thinking about your future goals. 


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.

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