CEU Careers Newsletter, October 18, 2019, Issue No. 16
Welcome to the Monthly 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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By participating in the SPARK YOUR CAREER program, you will get a clear roadmap that helps you keep your career planning on track. You will gain the skills  to approach career planning with confidence and e xpand your knowledge of career opportunities . You will d evelop application materials that tell your professional story and help you transform  your CEU experience into impact and success. A s a bonus, you will be awarded with a certificate  from our office.  

Learn more and join the program by clicking  here!


Curious to know what alumni are up to six months after graduation? The CEU Career Services Office is proud to present the 2018 Master's First Destinations Report, which includes information about the employment outcomes and next steps taken by students from the class of 2018.


Weekly Career Pop-Up - Drop in with quick questions!
Do you want quick feedback on your application materials? Need interview tips and tricks? Perhaps some networking advice? Or just crave a snack? The CEU Career Services Office offers quick career advice with a side of popcorn every Wednesday (except on holidays) from 12:30 to 14:30 on both campuses. Watch social media for exact locations.

Info Session - Scholarships and Research Funding in Austria
Werner Fulterer from the Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education and Research  (OeAD) will give insights into research in Austria, EURAXESS and grants.at, the Austrian database for research and grants.
Date and location: October 25, 12:40-13:30, Vienna, Q51 D-002  
Join a virtual info session led by CEU alum Peter Boros (INTR '18), who is currently pursuing a second master's degree at the Yenching Academy in Beijing. This is an opportunity to learn about a fully funded opportunity to pursue an interdisciplinary master's degree that provides a 360-degree understanding of contemporary China. Register here . Date and Location: Monday, October 28, 12:45-13:30, Budapest, N13 412/A, Vienna, 
Q51 D-212
Kantar, the world's largest data analytics and market research firm, is looking to increase exposure to global graduate applicants interested in consulting, data and analytics, research, technology, or account management. Their Talent Management Team will hold a virtual employer talk at CEU. CEU alum Aidan Lawrence (MBA '14), Kantar's Associate Director of Operations, will share more about Kantar's work, including tips for increasing your chances as an applicant and information about early career and graduate schemes. Register here. Date and location: Tuesday, 
October 29, 12:40-13:30, Budapest, N13 412/A, Vienna, Q51 D-212         
Careers in Political Risk Management
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 Otilia Dhand,
who currently serves as a Senior Vice President with Teneo Risk Advisory and has 10+ years of experience in the field. For full details, watch for an email from your career advisor. Date: Tuesday, November 19, 12:45-13:30 
Citi's Markets Quantitative Analysis (MQA) & Trading group in Budapest invites up to 30 students to visit their offices. This open day gives selected students the opportunity to learn about Citi MQA's work and to meet the team, including Assistant Vice President Illés Farkas, Vice President Márton Sebők, and Managing Director David Mitchell. Preference will be given to applicants who, based on their CV, could meet the requirements for job and internship positions at Citi's MQA division. To be considered for this event, apply here before November 1. 
Date and location: November 28, 13:30-17:00, Citi Offices, Promenade Gardens, 1133 Budapest, Váci út 80.
CV/Resume Workshop
Wondering what to include in your CV/resume if you have little work experience, or what to leave out if you have a lot? Which should go first, education or experience? How to write effective bullet points? Get answers to these and many other questions during the interactive CV/Resume workshop. For full details, watch for an email from your career advisor.


Learn & Engage Program
This program, set up by the Community Engagement Office, provides consultation, training and resources to support CEU community members in Budapest and Vienna (student, staff, faculty) in designing, developing, and delivering their own civic engagement projects to bring about change to people in need in Hungary and in Austria. To apply, click here. Deadline: October 25
MacKinsey & Company - Next Generation Women Leaders Award 2020
The Next Generation Women Leaders award is a scholarship designed to recognize talent and support students who would like to maximize their potential. Applications are accepted from current students working towards a Bachelors, Masters or PhD, from any discipline or background based in one of the participating locations. Click here for more details and to apply. Deadline: November 11  


The Climate Action Network's (CAN) Internship Program is an opportunity to contribute to efforts to fight climate change. Interns work remotely, either full or part-time, and choose between Secretariat or National/Regional tracks. Strong interest in climate change issues, experience working with NGOs, and ability to work independently in a remote office environment required. Deadline:Rolling

BlackRock Budapest is seeking a Product Strategist Intern to work either full- or part-time. Preference is given to applicants enrolled in a program related to quantitative, finance, economics, or business disciplines. High proficiency in Excel, desire to learn about the Investment Management industry, and strong communication skills required . Deadline: Open until filled
Cultural Vistas / Fund for International Fellowships and Cultural Dialogue is seeking applicants for the Alfa Fellowship Program that aims to foster a community of emerging leaders with first-hand experience in the business, public policy, and cultural environments of Russia and the region. Candidates must be U.S., U.K., or German citizens between the ages of 25 and 35 and have a demonstrated interest in Russian, European, and Eurasian affairs, and exceptional academic and professional credentials. Russian language experience is preferred. Deadline: November 15
The Wall Street Journal has an opening for a Video Intern in London. This paid position is designed for students who intend to pursue a career in video journalism. Strong interest in international and business and financial news, basic video shooting and editing skills, as well as an understanding of video formats and delivery methods, are necessary. In addition to English, fluency in one additional European language is strongly preferred. Deadline: December 1
African Court on Human and People's Rights is accepting applications for internships. All nationalities are encouraged to apply, however priority will be given to citizens of the Member States of the African Union. Interest in human rights, ability to work in a multicultural environment, and excellent command of at least one of the AU working languages (English, French, Arabic or Portuguese) are required. Knowledge of any of the other working languages will be an advantage.
Deadline: 6 months before intended starting date
The Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest offers internships in all four of their museums (Museum of Fine Arts Budapest, Hungarian National Gallery, Vasarely Museum, Ferenc Hopp Museum of Asiatic Arts). Positions are granted based on the needs of different museums and departments and the applicant's prior experience.
Deadline: Rolling

career>next HIGHLIGHTS:  JOBS
The Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED) is hiring a number of remote researchers to assist in the collection, review, and management of political violence and protest data across East Asia and Europe. Requirements include: local knowledge and language skills and professional experience in journalism, media monitoring, conflict research, civil society research, or similar fields, together with a minimum availability of 20 hours per week. Deadline: Rolling

The Young Professionals Program (YPP) is an entry-level program to attract highly qualified and motivated individuals to the Asian Development Bank (ADB ) for a fixed-term appointment of 3 years. Qualified candidates must be nationals of one of the ABD member countries, and be born on or after January 1, 1988. Proven academic track record in a field relevant to the job and minimum of 2 years of relevant professional experience required. Deadline: October 31

who will be responsible for gender-sensitive messaging and communications on gender equality priorities. An advanced degree in communications, gender studies, journalism, marketing, or a related field, and minimum four years of relevant experience is required, together with excellent written and verbal communication skills in Arabic and English. Deadline: Open until filled 
Moody's is accepting applications for its Ratings & Research Support Early Careers Program . The program is open for final year MSc students, as well as recent graduates with up to 3 years work experience. Fluency in English is required and professional proficiency in one of the following languages is highly desired: Italian, French, German, Russian, or Spanish. The Program is open to candidates who have the eligibility to work full time in the UK and/or EU. Deadline: Rolling
The European Climate Foundation (ECF) is seeking an Associate for their Energy Systems Programme. Proven ability to work as part of and in support of a team and at least 2 years of relevant work experience in the EU energy and climate space required. Experience in the private sector in the field of electricity is an asset.
Deadline: Open until filled

The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) is looking for an  Engagement Editor
to help with telling cross-border investigative stories in a variety of online settings. Excellent writing skills and native English proficiency are a must. Additional language proficiency, particularly Russian, and familiarity with anti-corruption, press freedom, and international development issues strongly preferred.  
Deadline: October 25 

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. 


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