Careers for SSEES Students


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 at UCL.

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

Vacancies

Translator (Russian to English) and Communications Assistant at ITE Group Plc


To start ASAP  Competitive Salary  Closing date: 14 November 2014 Job description

How to apply: Please email your CV together with a covering letter to hr@ite-exhibitions.com

Please note that due to the volume of enquiries relating to job opportunities, we cannot respond individually to those not selected for further consideration.

The successful candidate’s language skills must be at English – native level; Russian – advanced level.   The position would suit a confident translator with an interest in PR and internal communications. Information about the company


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.

Potential candidates should contact John Power directly and also upload their details to the Committees' database

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.

Internships

INSTINCTIF

INSTINCTIF are looking for an intern to support their Russia/CIS team. 

Responsibilities include: 

Media monitoring; Russian – English translation of press releases; Research for new business opportunities; Preparing company presentations.

Key Skills and Attributes

Excellent knowledge of Russian; Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office; an interest in both the UK and international media; attention to details and high levels of accuracy; an understanding of capital markets would be beneficial. 

To apply for this position, please send your CV to jenny.payne@instinctif.com

This is an excellent opportunity for those interested in the region to gain experience in financial communications.  To find out more about INSTINCTIF 


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


Life and Health Sciences Week 

Applications and CVs for Life and Health Sciences
24 Nov
1.00pm
A career in Medicine
24 Nov
5.30pm
Careers in Public Health
25 Nov
5.30pm 
Biotech and Pharmaceutical Careers
26 Nov
5.30pm

Sign up for these events via your My UCL Careers account.

For general information on the Careers Service visit the website.

Employer Presentations

 Mandarin Consultant
 17 Nov
 1.00pm
 G-Research - Coding Challenge
 17 Nov
 5.30pm
 PwC Legal
 17 Nov
 6.30pm
 JP Morgan
 18 Nov
 1.00pm
 Ashurst  18 Nov
 6.00pm
 JP Morgan
 18 Nov
 6.00pm
 Skadden  19 Nov
 6.00pm
 EDF Energy
 20 Nov
 1.00pm
 BMC  25 Nov
 5.30pm

Sign up for these events via your My UCL Careers account

Skills4Work


Workshop: Presenting and Influencing with Morgan Stanley and PwC
 18 Nov
 5.00pm
Interview Coaching with Norton Rose Fulbright or WSP
 21 Nov
 9.45am
Application Coaching with Morgan Stanley or Net-a-Porter
 21 Nov
 2.00pm
Workshop: Leadership with Teach First and EY
 24 Nov
 5.00pm
Workshop: Negotiation skills with KPMG and Herbert Smith Freehills
 27 Nov
 5.00pm
Interview Coaching: with Net-a-Porter or DWF LLP
 28 Nov
 9.45am
Application Coaching with KPMG or Reynolds Porter Chamberlain
 28 Nov
 2.00pm

 Sign up for these events via your My UCL Careers account.

Masters QuickFix! Event

International Student Events


 Online Job Applications
 18 Nov
1.00pm
 How to Network with Employers
 25 Nov
 1.00pm

 Sign up for these event via your My UCL Careers account

PhD/Researchers Events

Careers Consultant-led: Interviews and other methods
 21 Nov
 10.30am
Careers Consultant-led: Academic Interviews
 25 Nov
 1.00pm
Employer-led workshop: Pitching the PhD with Atass Sport
 25 Nov
 2.00pm
Careers Consultant-led: CVs and Application Forms
 27 Nov
 10.00am

To sign up for these events visit the Doctoral School Skills Page


Careers in the Education Sector: Employer Forum for PhDs and Researchers

27 November 2014 5.30-7.30pm

The aim of this event is to help PhD students and other researchers with their career planning by providing an opportunity to question, to hear from and network with employers that come from a variety of roles within the Education sector, who are PhD holders themselves. The panel of speakers will give tips on how research students can use their qualifications and experiences to enter this field as well as information about their sector.

Panel of speakers will be:

Mark Llewellyn - Director of Research, Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)

Marek Kukula - Public Astronomer, Royal Observatory Greenwich

Mary Henes - London Regional Director, The Brilliant Club

Rosalind Mist - Head of Education Policy, The Royal Society

Steve Heggie - Institute Manager, UCL Eastman Dental Institute

Steve Cross - Head of Public Engagement, UCL Public and Cultural Engagement

To find out more and to read the speakers’ biographies

Research Students book

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.

Jumpstart your job hunt events


Surviving Assessment Centres
10 Nov
1.30pm
Succeeding at Interviews (repeated)
11 Nov
10.00am
Considering Postgraduate study
11 Nov
1.30pm

 Sign up for these events via your My UCL Careers account