Careers for SSEES Students
A big welcome from UCL Careers!
SSEES students go on to build careers in many different sectors, in the UK and around the world. While you work towards your degree, the extensive services available via UCL Careers can help you to plan, develop your skills and finally to stand out from the competition in taking on your next challenge, whatever that might be. We have put together a handy guide of what you could be doing in each year of your studies in our Employability Plan.
UCL Careers provides resources, events and one to one support to guide you through each step of the process, teach you valuable employability skills and to introduce you to employers and potential career ideas. There are also specialist services for international students, masters students, researchers and recent graduates.
To read more about all the services available to you please visit our website www.ucl.ac.uk/careers.
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How to use the services at UCL Careers
Careers guidance and applications advice is available for SSEES students every weekday during term time and most days outside of term.
For more information and to book and appointment, please visit www.ucl.ac.uk/careers. These appointments are held at Student Central (4th Floor) which is five minutes walk from SSEES.
Along with one-to-one appointments, many events and employer led workshops are hosted at Student Central. There is also a library where you can access careers resources, including books and information to take away.
Bryony Wills supports students here in the SSEES building, offering guidance sessions and applications advice as well as workshops. These sessions will be held on Mondays in term time in Room 536.
- 3pm-5pm on Mondays
- Room 536, 16 Taviton Street, London, WC1H 0BW
If you have any questions in the meantime, please feel free to contact Bryony directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SSEES holds two career events annually in Term 1 and 2 for all SSEES students.
Vacancies & Internships
Journalism Trainee Scheme
The BBC’s Journalism Trainee Scheme (JTS) is the flagship journalism entry and training scheme run by the BBC Academy. For full details visit http://www.bbc.co.uk/academy/work-in-broadcast/trainee-schemes/journalism-trainee-scheme.
Applications open from Monday 25 January 2016.
Researcher and Administrator at Celtic Research
Are you interested in Genealogy, Family History and want a rewarding job that doesn’t involve just sitting behind a desk? Celtic Research is an investigative company engaged in the business of locating missing heirs. Colloquially known as ‘Heir Hunters’, they are looking for someone to join their Central London Office.
The working schedule is flexible, but mostly restricted to Mon-Fri, 10 am to 5 pm. They require someone to work at least 2 days a week, either half or full days, between 10-20 hours per week. Preference is given to candidates able to commit to the post for at least one year, or longer. The salary is £8 per hour, increasing as the candidate assumes more responsibility.
For details of vacancy contact: email@example.com
Translation at EESC/Committee of the Regions
The English translation unit at the European Economic and Social Committee/Committee of the Regions in Brussels is looking to recruit a number of temporary staff. The main priority would be to take on native English-speakers who have, among other things, a good knowledge of Slovak, Czech, Bulgarian, Slovenian or Finnish. The contract would be for an initial period of six months but, depending on various factors, might be open to extension.
The Committees are two of the smaller EU institutions and are consultative bodies that share a joint translation service. Candidates would be joining a team of 20 English-language translators and five assistants.
Russian speaking Marketing Assistant
Researcher- Social Media
Closing Date: 21 Mar
Internship at Sotheby’s
Sotheby’s auction house has a vacancy for an intern in the Russian Paintings and Works of Art department. Send CV and cover letter to Sophie Burfitt
RTG Group: Training Coordinator and QC/QA at RTG Tilmash Kazakhstan
Paid Internship in the Translation and Linguistic Services
RTG Group are looking for a talented final year or postgraduate linguist to take on a position in their office in Atyrau, Kazakhstan assisting with written translation, training programmes and business development. Given the area of business, applicants require a high level of Russian.
Successful candidates will be expected to get involved in all areas of the business, but responsibilities fall into the two main areas of training and quality control of written translations. Help will be provided in obtaining a work permit and finding suitable accommodation and transport.
To apply contact Maggie Lund at firstname.lastname@example.org with a covering note and CV. Also contactable on: (telephone) +7 7122 32 35 57 or (mobile) +7 777 437 76 00.
Eclectic Translations: Freelance Translator Trainee Positions (Paid) and Internships
Eclectic Translations are looking for promising linguists to join them as freelance Russian-English translators in a trainee capacity. This is an excellent opportunity to hone your language skills while you study, work on a flexible basis and gain valuable feedback designed to help you learn and improve as a professional.
Eclectic Translations also offer internships based at their offices in St Petersburg.
OECD Global Relations Secretariat (South East Europe Division)
Several internship positions in Paris
The OECD Global Relations Secretariat (GRS) is seeking bright and ambitious students to complete a six-month internship (or longer) at OECD Headquarters in Paris.
Successful candidates will work under the guidance of a project manager on exciting projects aimed at supporting governments in South East Europe in improving their investment climate and fostering private sector development.
The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS): Research Economists
For more information please visit J P Morgan website
Internship with Russian Art and Culture
Would you like to work for a leading arts blog?
Russian Art and Culture is a popular website specialising in Russian art and culture and currently looking for bright, motivated and resourceful students or recent graduates who would like to gain some work experience working in the world of art and online publishing based in their London office. Go to the Russian Art and Culture website.
Opportunity for Russian-speaking Production Assistants
Adam Smith Conferences offer ongoing internship opportunities for Russian-speaking production assistants. Based close to UCL, the company require fluent Russian speakers. Hours and days are flexible and can fit around studies. Expenses can be discussed directly with the recruiting manager, Christina Raeburn.
Adam Smith Conferences is the leading organiser of business events for Russia and the CIS. They provide the flagship annual event in many industry sectors including energy, transport, banking and finance, pharmaceuticals, automotive, consumer goods and metals.
Contact Helen Stonestreet, Human Resources Administrator, IIR Ltd on 0207 017 7071.
- UCL Careers Service Events
Monday 8 February to Thursday 11 February
For more information visit: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/careers/events/getinto/environment
Life & Health Sciences Week
Week commencing 7 March
Sign up for events via your My UCL Careers account.
For general information on the Careers Service visit the website.
- UCL GradClub
Graduating soon? You will still find support with UCL GradClub for up to two years after you leave. Whether you are just starting your job search or need support in your first job, we will be here to advise you every step of the way. Details.
- UCL Talent Club
UCL Talent Bank is UCL Careers' exciting new shortlisting service. Designed to put students and graduates in touch with small to medium-sized organisations, including UCL alumni, we actively source temporary, part-time, full-time, internship and permanent opportunities for UCL students and present CVs to employers. Details
- UCL Economics & Finance Society
Interested in £1000 prize money? Fancy receiving mentoring for a year, exclusive business software, and the title of 'EFS Startup of the Year'? Is spending two days learning with a London Business School coach appealing?
Complete a short application by Feb 14 to take part in the STARTUP BOOTCAMP, run by UCL Advances and EFS, on March 5 and 6 2016.
For more information and to submit an application visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/652988431508181/