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MEP Internship Offer

Would you like to find out more about the dynamic working environment of the European Parliament? Do you want to take part in important political negotiations and explore every activities of MEP?

Czech MEP Tomas Zdechovsky (EPP) is looking for an intern for period 7 September 2020 to 30 April 2021.

Requirements:

  • finished university education
  • native English speaker (French or other languages welcomed)
  • research and analytical skills
  • excellent communication and organisation skills
  • proactivity and flexibility

Your main tasks will include mainly following relevant parliamentary committees, back office support for MEP and his team, communication with stakeholders, public and media.

The internship is paid and can be possibly followed by a full-time contract.

Your CV and motivation letter should be sent to sabina.vanderlande@europarl.europa.eu  until 26th June 2020. Please do not forget to mention why are you particularly interested in working in our office and what are you expecting from the traineeship.

Careers Advice during the Corona Virus Outbreak

Throughout the ongoing Corona virus outbreak we can support you in a variety of different ways.

Please email me at aspirations@kent.ac.uk for careers advice, guidance, CV, application and interview assistance via email; or to arrange an appointment via telephone or online (Zoom, Skype, FaceTime, WhatsApp etc).

The Careers and Employability Service are also here to provide support to all students. You can find detailed information on how they can do this on their website: https://www.kent.ac.uk/ces/advice.html

You can also find frequently asked questions on COVID-19 and employability here:

https://www.kent.ac.uk/ces/what_do_we_offer.html

Graduate Roles at Sanctuary Graduates

Graduate Roles available at Sanctuary Graduates

Company: Sanctuary Graduates
Location: London
Roles:
  1. Client Campaign Manager – Search Team
  2. Campaign Manager – Consultancy Team
  3. Client Account Manager – Rotational Graduate Scheme
Salary: £25,000
Start Date: Summer 2020
Degrees Accepted: Any Degree
Apply here:
  1. https://sanctuarygraduates.co.uk/client-campaign-manager-2020/?ref=DEPT
  2. https://sanctuarygraduates.co.uk/campaign-manager-consultant/?ref=DEPT
  3. https://sanctuarygraduates.co.uk/rotational-grad-scheme/?ref=DEPT
Deadline: 20/03/2020

Client Campaign Manager – Search Team

As a client campaign manager, you will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of our newest and most innovative product – our on-campus brand ambassadors! You will manage the client relationships with top law firms, investment managers and leading technology sales firms, giving you responsibility from day one, as well as maintaining relationships with 100+ brand ambassadors

Campaign Manager – Consultancy Team

As a Campaign Manager, you will be helping our clients hire the graduates they need. Our sales team deliver you the clients, and then you will be solely responsible for the entire lifecycle of the campaign, work on numerous projects at once and gain exposure to a variety of companies, spanning industries and regions. Your role is to place the right candidate with the right company, and you will earn commission every time you do this!

Client Account manager Rotational Graduate Scheme

As a client manager, you will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of campaigns for several of our key high-profile clients. This graduate role will allow you to rotate through three teams (search, screen and consultancy), giving you the chance to see how each area of the business works. At the end of the two years you will move into the team that best suits your skills.

Who is best suited to this role?

We are looking for those that have:

– Completed their degree by summer 2020

– Excellent interpersonal skills, great initiative and a strong sense of ownership

– You must be kind, driven, hard-working and love problem-solving and fantastic attention to detail

– The ability to think outside the box, be upbeat and have an excellent and confident telephone manner

– The ability to work to tight deadlines and be truly invested in the work they do

Click here to apply now:

  1. Client Campaign Manager – Search Team: https://sanctuarygraduates.co.uk/client-campaign-manager-2020/?ref=DEPT
  2. Campaign Manager – Consultancy Team: https://sanctuarygraduates.co.uk/campaign-manager-consultant/?ref=DEPT
  3. Client Account Manager Rotational Graduate Scheme: https://sanctuarygraduates.co.uk/rotational-grad-scheme/?ref=DEPT

 

Upcoming POLIR Careers Events

The School of Politics and International Relations has a number of exciting careers events and opportunities coming up this term.

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Careers in Diplomacy with guest speaker Owen Traylor
5th March 2020  * 11am – 12pm * GS6
There’s no such thing as a typical Diplomatic career. You could be based in London or working in one of the Foreign Office’s small, challenging or remote embassies, or working on global issues in one of our large embassies in Washington and Paris. Find out more at our Careers in Diplomacy Event. Guest speaker Owen Traylor, former Deputy Ambassador at the British Embassy in Israel will speak about his career in the Foreign and Commonwealth Service. Owen served for more than three decades in the British Foreign Service; including on the Cabinet Office Committee on Northern Ireland in the run-up to the Good Friday Agreement; in Turkey; Japan and Israel.

Brussels Trip to the European Parliament
13th- 15th March 2020
PolIR, EUROSOC, the Global Europe Centre and CAS are organising a student trip to Brussels. It will include a guided tour of the European Parliament, other Brussels-based institutions, museums and the city highlights. If you are interested, please sign up by Thursday, February 27th. The estimated price of the trip is £120 and includes a return bus from Canterbury and 2 nights in a central Brussels hotel with breakfast.

Women in Politics – Careers Panel  – 20th March 2020
From 6pm – 7pm in GLT3 with a reception in the Grimond Foyer
To celebrate International Women’s Day we have invited a panel of accomplished women with careers in a wide range of Political fields. Hear them speak about their career journeys followed by a networking reception with refreshments. CANCELLED 

Careers in International Affairs Forum
POLIR Fully Funded Field Trip – 30th April 2020
Careers in International Affairs Forum is an annual meeting in which students, graduates, recruiters and experts will network, share their offerings and exchange insights in the field of international affairs. Young people interested in pursuing their careers in foreign relations and diplomacy will have a chance to meet and hear from key employers such as think tanks, NGOS and humanitarian organisations. 

POLIR Brussels Trip to the European Parliament

 Date: 13th– 15th March 2020

PolIR, EUROSOC, the Global Europe Centre and CAS are organising a trip to Brussels, taking place on 13th – 15th March. This will include a guided tour of the European Parliament, other Brussels-based institutions, museums and the wonderful city settings.

The estimated price of the trip is £120 and includes a return bus from Canterbury and 2 nights in a central Brussels hotel with breakfast.

Click here for more information and to register!

Please register by Thursday 27th February.

Careers in Diplomacy Event 5th March

There’s no such thing as a typical Diplomatic career. You could be based in London or working in one of the Foreign Office’s small, challenging or remote embassies, or working on global issues in one of our large embassies in Washington and Paris.

Find out more at our Careers in Diplomacy Event

Date: 5th March 2020
Time: 11am – 12pm
Location: Grimond Seminar Room 6

With Guest Speaker Owen Traylor

Owen Traylor, Senior Research Fellow in our Conflict Analysis Research Centre and former Deputy Ambassador at the British Embassy in Israel will speak about his career in the Foreign and Commonwealth Service.

Owen served for more than three decades in the British Foreign Service; including on the Cabinet Office Committee on Northern Ireland in the run-up to the Good Friday Agreement; in Turkey; Japan and Israel.

Surveying, Commercial & Residential Property Internship

The world’s second largest commercial real estate brokerage and investment management firm is in partnership with Sanctuary Graduates to find passionate, diverse interns with an interest in property to apply for their 5 internships.

This forward-thinking firm has a real commitment to diversity and applications from students from all backgrounds are encouraged!

Company: Global Real Estate Brokerage and Investment Management firm JLL
Locations: London, Manchester, Bristol, Birmingham & Edinburgh
Roles: Surveying, Commercial & Residential Property 6-week internships
Assessment Centres: April 2020
Salary: £Competitive
Start Date: Summer 2020
Degrees Accepted: All degrees
Apply here: https://bit.ly/31meYFY – Make sure to select ‘Sanctuary Graduates’ when you’re asked where you heard about JLL!
Deadline: 20/02/20

“Where like-minded people work naturally together to achieve great things”

Who is the company?

– JLL is the world’s second largest commercial real estate brokerage and investment management firm, who have interests in investment, leasing, property management, and development totalling over $4 billion in revenue

– Founded in 1783, this is a truly global business with around 80,000 employees and over 250 offices in 80 different countries

– Sanctuary Graduates are proud to be representing a true leader in their field, who buy, build, occupy and invest in a variety of assets including industrial, commercial, retail, residential and hotel real estate. From tech startups to global firms, their clients span industries including banking, energy, healthcare, law, life sciences, manufacturing and technology

– Some of their best known properties include the Olympic Park, the Shard, Battersea Power Station and MediaCityUk in Manchester – home to the BBC and ITV

– Their in-depth knowledge of energy and environment design makes them a go-to consultant for energy and sustainability services, including smart building solutions, alternative energy designs, and energy-efficient retrofits for existing properties

What are the roles?

– On these 6-week internships, you will work closely with Graduate Surveyors on a variety of their projects

– You will carry out research into sales and marketing of comparable properties using internet sources and calling agents

– You will have the opportunity to sit in and attend key client meetings

– You will have responsibility from day one for individual tasks to support the teams’ day to day function

– You will be involved in key research tasks to assist surveyors and wider teams

– There’s opportunities for site visits and inspections, as well as to attend an array of sport and social networking events

– You will undertake inspections of development sites, private residential property or social housing (accompanied by graduates or qualified staff)

– You will be preparing spreadsheets of findings and inputting into valuation models, as well as preparing pricing schedules for property development schemes and attending team meetings

Why should you apply?

– High performers on the internship are fast-tracked to Assessment Centre for the 2021 graduate scheme

– Sanctuary Graduates are delighted to be in partnership with a firm that allows you to develop as a person to achieve your ambitions within an entrepreneurial, inclusive culture

– Learn from the best in a leading global firm, with dedicated soft skill training

– You will gain exposure to experienced stakeholders in the Real Estate sector

– With 2 socials throughout the internship, there will be lots of opportunities to network within the business

Who is best suited to these schemes?

– These internship schemes are available to applicants in any year, however penultimate year students are preferred

– You must be on track for or achieved a 2.1 in your degree

– For the Residential Property & Commercial internships (London & Bristol), and Property Asset Management (London, Bristol, Birmingham and Edinburgh) you can be from any degree background

– For the Building Consultancy and Surveying internships (London & Manchester) we are looking for those from any Building or Quantity Surveying/construction related degree

– You must also have a grade C or above in all A-levels and GCSE’s

Click here to apply now: 

https://bit.ly/31meYFY

It only takes 30 seconds to register your interest in these roles, and Sanctuary Graduates will support you throughout the full application process.

 

Civilian and Military Police Careers Event

Careers in Policing

In conversation with alumni working in the Met Police
Thursday 5th March, 6-7pm in KLT3

An informal talk about the experiences of a law alumnus and a history alumnus who both have policing roles with the Metropolitan police and the military police at the same time! The speakers, Jamie Gordon and Jon Roberts will welcome your questions whilst also talking about their experiences.

Jamie Gordon is a serving Inspector within the Metropolitan Police. He works in the Directorate of Professional Standards, the organisation’s Internal Affairs function investigating and prosecuting police officers and staff whose actions fall below the standards expected. He has previously worked in Child Sexual Exploitation, Public Order and Intelligence roles within the Met. Jamie is also a Major in the Army Reserve and he commands a company of Military Police Officers based in South London. Prior to this he worked as a Captain in NATO’s Public Affairs branch and deployed to Slovakia, Norway, Hungary and Germany in that role. Jamie has also served on operations in Afghanistan. Jamie is alumni of KLS/UKC having read for a Law Degree at the University.

Jon Roberts is a Detective Sergeant within the Met’s Improvement Command where he works as a supervisor on the Central Specialist Drugs Team. His role is focused on tackling the supply of illegal drugs within the capital. Jon has previously worked in a variety of investigative and front line roles. Jon is also a Major within the Army Reserve and is cap badged to the Military Police. Jon currently works as a Young Officer Development Advisor where he is part of the team selecting and shaping the Army’s next generation of leaders. He has held a number of posts at regimental level and has also served on operations in Afghanistan. Jon is alumni of UKC having read for a War Studies degree and Master’s in History.

Join us for this fascinating and unique insight into career pathways in policing and law enforcement.

There is no charge, but please can you reserve your place at this event: https://cutt.ly/careersinpolicing

The event can also be accessed here: https://www.kent.ac.uk/events/event/43808/careers-in-policing

 

Volunteering for the Brussels Forum 2020

GMF’s Brussels Forum Volunteer Program

The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) is seeking volunteers to support operations at GMF’s Brussels Forum, a world-renowned international foreign and security policy conference. The Forum will take place June 25–26, 2020, at the Steigenberger Wiltcher’s Hotel in Brussels.

Volunteers will get first-hand experience providing operational support for a major international conference, attend exclusive events, and expand their professional network.

Why You Should Participate

GMF offers the opportunity for highly motivated students and young professionals to take part in the logistical coordination of GMF’s Brussels Forum conference. Volunteers will be offered the opportunity to work with a variety of teams including communications, security, guest relations, transportation, and production. Volunteers will also be able to participate in parts of the official conference.

Participation in the Brussels Forum Volunteer Program will count favorably towards a future Young Professionals Summit application, as well as other GMF events and programs.

* Please note that this is an unpaid volunteer position for a period of approximately one week. GMF will provide lunch and dinner during the conference. However, we ask that you arrange your own accommodation and transportation during your stay in Brussels.

Qualifications

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and willingness to work within a team
  • Ability to work in an intercultural and fast-paced environment
  • Fluency in English and preferably another European language
  • Flexibility to work long and demanding hours
  • Interest in transatlantic relations
  • Experience in event management is a plus, but not necessary
  • Full availability during the days of the conference (June 26-29)

If you have any preference and/or experience in one of the following fields (security, guest relations, production, transportation assistance, and/or media), please indicate it in your cover letter.

Dates

Volunteers are expected to be fully available for the days of and day before the conference June 24–26 and partially available for the days preceding the conference June 21–23. Depending on availability, volunteers can also help with conference preparations from June 16–19.

How to Apply

To apply please send a cover letter and a resume to Zachary Tarrant at ztarrant@gmfus.org. The deadline to apply is at midnight on April 3, 2020.

For further information, or if you have any questions, please email Zachary Tarrant at ztarrant@gmfus.org.

Thinking of a career in journalism?

The Guardian is offering summer placements for two weeks for those aiming to start a career in journalism.

The London office is running four schemes during the summer, one scheme for people with disabilities and multiple schemes for BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) applicants.

Successful applicants will gain an insight into the profession, working across the newspaper and website.

You’ll also have an experienced journalist as a mentor to offer advice on careers.

The Guardian Positive Action Schemes

Disabilities scheme – reference code KIN0001UT

You will gain an insight into the workings of the newspaper and website, on sections such as Features, Society and Multimedia.

BAME all-editorial scheme – reference code KIN0001UP

You will work across a number of sections such as Weekend Magazine, Books, G2, Global Development, The Guide, Society and Multimedia.

BAME sport scheme – reference code KIN0001UQ

You will work on our sports desk alongside our team of journalists and editors, learning how we cover the biggest sporting events across the globe.

BAME podcasting and audio storytelling scheme – reference code KIN0001UR

You will work alongside our podcast producers, editors and hosts in our audio department.

BAME photography scheme – reference code KIN0001US

You will work alongside our photographers and picture editors, learning about different aspects of photo-journalism.

If you are interested please apply online by visiting www.theguardian.com/workforus using the relevant reference code above.

Please note that the schemes are only open to applicants over 18 years old.

Deadline for receipt of applications is Monday 30th March 2020 for these schemes.

*Positive action is covered by section 158 of the Equality Act 2010