Careers for SSEES Students
A big welcome from UCL Careers!
Maximise your chances of landing an attractive job or academic position after your degree by getting involved early on in UCL’s extensive careers and employer skills programme. We’ve put together a handy five-step guide to get you off to a flying start. Much of our work is delivered in your department by dedicated careers consultants who you will meet during your inductions, but to see what you can go on to do with your degree visit
At UCL you will be given every opportunity to gain skills and experience that will make you stand out in future applications. Key programmes include Education for Global Citizenship, Key Skills, and the Skills4Work programme. We advertise part-time and temporary work, internships and graduate level jobs through our dedicated jobs board, UCL JobOnline and UCL Talent Bank our short listing service, connecting you to employers.
If you have
any questions, please get in touch, and we hope you have a rewarding time
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
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 potentially looking to recruit a number of temporary staff this autumn. 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.
Editorial Internship in online publishing
openDemocracy Russia is an online journal and think-tank, publishing articles daily on a wide range of issues affecting Russia and beyond. oDRussia are currently looking for an editorial intern who is fluent in Russian and has a good understanding of the politics, economy, culture of Russia and the post-Soviet space, to provide part-time support (3 days per week) to the editor-in-chief and the oDR team.
How to apply: Read the job description and send a CV and a brief cover note (max 1 page) outlining your relevant skills, experience and ambitions to: Jeremy Noble at email@example.com.
Closing date for applications is 26 September 2014.
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.
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 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
Programme for October 2014
13 October Planning Your Job Hunt
15 October Find and Fund a PhD
16 October Planning Your Job Hunt
20 October PhD Applications
22 October Effective Job Applications
27 October Introduction to using Social Media in your Job Hunt
30 October Effective Job Applications
All talks run from 1.00-2.00pm
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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.