Careers for SSEES Students

SSEES Students

Careers Advice

Careers Consultant Patrice Ware can provide SSEES students with advice on various careers paths and is available for brief drop-in sessions (no appointments):

  • 11am - 1pm
  • Every Wednesday morning during term time
  • Room 503, 16 Taviton Street, London, WC1H 0BW

This is in addition to the Short Guidance and Application Advice Rota on other days of the week at the UCL Careers Office.

SSEES holds two career events annually in Term 1 and 2 for all SSEES students.

Vacancies & Internships


URGENT Russian Speaker for Translation

Fluent Russian speaker, or someone with a very good knowledge of the language, required by SOAS PhD student who needs help reading Russian texts, either for direct translation or summarising the main points into English. Contact Katherine Hughes at: or tel: 07837 484446.

Stagiaire (Trainee) in MEP's Office, Brussels

Applications are invited for the position of Stagiaire (trainee) in the office of Richard Howitt MEP, based at the European Parliament in Brussels.

Richard is Labour MEP for the East of England, Labour Link Person on Foreign Affairs, Human Rights and on Employment and Social Affairs. This is a particularly exciting opportunity for a recent graduate/post graduate who is looking to move further in either the political or EU fields.

The Stagiaire will start at the beginning of the Parliamentary year at the end of August 2014 and extend until the end of the current Parliamentary year in July 2015. Deadline for applications: 1 July 2014.  Further information can be obtained from or by telephoning Alex Bate on 01223 240202. Richard Howitt's website

Teacher of Economics

There is a vacancy for a teacher of economics at Lancing College in West Sussex. Contact former SSEES graduate Catherine Mole (Head of Department) for details.

Volunteering in Russia

Russian language teacher, Galina Deriabina, is looking for English native speaking volunteers for an English language summer youth camp in her home town of Ulyanovsk for 24 June -14 July (4 places).  Applications from those who can attend for both periods are particularly welcome.  Ideally applicants will have previous experience of working with children.  Please contact Galina Deriabina at

Tutor to work in Moscow

 Bonas MacFarlane Education, a leading education consultancy, have received a request for an experienced tutor to work in Moscow. Accommodation, flights and insurance covered. Ideally PGCE qualified to tutor an 11 year-old boy to help prepare him for 13+ common entrance exams. Start date mid-July. If you are interested email using SFL in the email subject line. Please include a covering letter, CV (highlighting your educational experience).


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.  Russian Art and Culture website

Opportunity for Russian-speaking Production Assistants

An internship opportunity has arisen for one or two production assistants over the next few months at Adam Smith Conferences. 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. 

Careers Events

UCL Careers Service Events

The programme of Careers Events recommence after Induction Week on 22 September 2014. 

If you want to be notified when booking opens for a particular event(s) that you're interested in, you are strongly recommend to register with UCLAlert so that an email can be sent to let you know nearer the time.  

For general information on the Careers Service visit the website.

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 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.