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.
Login into your account to book appointments, secure your place at events and book onto workshops.
To search and apply for jobs, visit Job Online, which is updated daily and advertises thousands of vacancies.
If you have any questions, please email email@example.com or call 020 3549 5900.
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 519.
- 3pm-5pm on Mondays
- Room 519 (for Term 3), 16 Taviton Street, London, WC1H 0BW
- Exception on 23 May when the session will be held in Room 536
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
Language Quality Assurance Specialist for Webinterpret
Location: Warsaw, Inflancka 4a
Webinterpret is a leading e-commerce specialist solution that helps facilitate cross-border trade. Its operations center is in Warsaw, Poland, where this position is based. They are seeking a SSEES graduate or undergraduate undertaking a year abroad to fill the position of Language Quality Assurance Specialist, and the focus of the Language Quality Assurance team is to develop a machine translation system in cooperation with in-house developers. The working languages are English and French or German.
The main responsibilities of the role do not involve translation in the traditional sense. Instead various forms of machine translation and localization output are analyzed, and input modified. Based on the output analysis, the team seek improvements to the system. The work is defined by the marrying of linguistic and cultural backgrounds (provided by the team) and information technology (provided by colleagues in development). Experience in machine translation is not requisite but interest in it is welcomed; as is experience in translation, linguistics, language and culture, or a related field. All employees are required to speak English, though in practice this is a great opportunity to learn Polish and experience Poland.
Policy and Events Internship at Open Europe
Salary: National Minimum Wage
Open Europe is a leading think tank on the UK’s relationship with the European Union. In the wake of the historic EU referendum result, an exciting opportunity has now arisen at Open Europe's London office to contribute to Open Europe’s work to inform the forthcoming UK-EU exit negotiations.
The intern will work both with the research team, on short briefings for journalists, and longer pieces of public policy research, as well as assisting in various tasks including helping organise events and conferences. The role also involves media monitoring, contact with journalists in addition to administrative tasks.
Various internships become available at Open Europe throughout the year. They are voluntary, can be tailored to suit your schedule, and typically last two months. If you are interested in making a prospective application to become an OE Intern please email email@example.com. OE cannot guarantee a reply in all cases.
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.
HR Internship (Paid) at Richemont International Ltd
Richemont International Ltd are looking for a self motivated, resourceful person with a passion for learning to join their team. In this role you would assist the UK HR Team dealing with the administration function of the team.
This role is available to start immediately, for a duration of 6-12 months. Details of salary will be available on sending application.
To apply please contact Shona Adams, Human Resources Officer at Shona.ADAMS@richemont.com
J.P. Morgan: Multiple Opportunities
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.
- UCL Careers Service Events
Global Citizenship Employability Programme
As part of the Global Citizenship Programme, UCL Careers offers students the opportunity to participate in the Global Citizenship Employability Programme. This innovative two week programme running between 31st May – 10th June 2016 is designed to give students a head start in today’s international, competitive job market.
By the end of the fortnight, participants will have a broader understanding of global citizenship and how these values can be incorporated into their chosen career, as well as the skills to be successful in the graduate job market. They’ll tackle all parts of the job search: from initial self-reflection right through to every aspect of a selection process. This programme is run in collaboration with a wide range of employers who have an interest in the values of Global Citizenship.
The two week programme involves a mix of workshops, talks, panel sessions, networking events, and personalised one-to-one coaching with employers and Careers Consultants, as well as priority access to the end of year jobs fair.
This event is open to second, penultimate and final year Undergraduates and taught Master's students only.
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