External Employer Events and Career Fairs

In response to Covid-19, many organizations have moved their recruitment and career fairs online. If you are interested in participating, please bookmark this page. We will regularly update it as we learn about new opportunities relevant for CEU students and alumni. 

Please note that these events are organized by external providers. You can find more information about CEU-specific events on the CEU Events Hub.


SEPTEMBER 20-21: Career Steps for Postdocs in Academia & Industry

The  Max Planck Society would like to invite you to a one-day online event offering an overview on how to access the academic job market, how to pursue a career outside academia as well as training, coaching and individual advice for successfully planning your future career steps. The program includes presentations and workshops on topics such as: ‘Non-Academic Careers for Postdocs from the Humanities and Social Sciences’, ‘Preparing for Unsolicited Applications – Tailoring Your Approach’, ‘How to Become an Editor of a Scientific Magazine’, ‘Career Talks with Industry and Non-Academic Partners’, and more. Slots for participation in the workshops are limited! The events will be held in English and are relevant for postdoctoral researchers.

SEPTEMBER 28 - OCTOBER 7: Webinar Series 2021 Euraxess Worldwide & European Research Council

The Euraxess Worldwide Network and ERC will organize 7 webinars between 28th September and 7th October for researchers from different regions around the world. ERCEA Scientific Officers will present ERC funding opportunities and provide information on applications and evaluations, while ERC grantees will share their experiences applying for grants and give advice to applicants based outside of Europe. R&I Science Counsellors based in EU delegations in the different regions may take part and give an overview of the global approach to international cooperation in research and innovation. All webinars will have live Q&A sessions with the audience. To find out more and to see the full schedule, please click here.

OCTOBER 5: Global Engineering Opportunities in Science, Technology & Space

This online event is mainly focused on Electrical Engineering, Computing and RF Systems. Candidates with a University Degree and who speak English fluently (in some cases, an additional European language will be considered an asset) have the opportunity to engage with CERN, ESA, ITER and SKAO’s representatives during live one-on-one conversations. This event offers access to cutting edge technology and front-line scientific research in an international and diverse working environment. To find out more and register, please click here.

OCTOBER 9-10: Startup Live Vienna

Learn the tools needed to grow a startup faster and smarter. Join the event to connect with like-minded entrepreneurs, a talented group of founders, experienced mentors, and industry leaders. You will have the change to pitch in front of investors and have the opportunity to secure a spot in Startup Live Vienna's zero21 acceleration program, that supports you in making your startup investment ready.

OCTOBER 15: Speed Networking Vienna

This event, organized by Euro-Mediterranean Organisation for Training & international Consultancy (EMOTiC), is an online networking for women (and all genders). To learn more about the host organization, please click here. To register for the event that takes place from 7pm-10pm, please email viennaspeednetworking@gmail.com.

OCTOBER 20-21: Career Calling Digital Days Career Fair

This event is geared toward students studying business, law, engineering, or human sciences and those students close to finishing their studies. Career Calling is a career fair for during and after your studies, for employers from all industries – from start-up to corporation – as well as jobs – from internship to entry-level positions. You will learn a lot of background information on application, the job market & more.

OCTOBER 21: Global Careers for Women

The International Public Sector bears much responsibility to set the agenda and lead the way on gender parity. Much work remains to be done, particularly in recruiting women from the under-represented countries and empowering women into senior staff categories in multilateral organisations. To address these deficiencies and assist their clients, Global Careers will be holding its 10th Edition of the Global Careers for Women Autumn Event on 21 October. Participants will be able to connect with recruiters from leading organizations such as UNOPS, CTBTO, OSCE and AIIB. Register here.

NOVEMBER 11-12: Virtual Forum cinfo – The Swiss Event on Work and Careers in International Cooperation

Forum cinfo is all about work, career development and career opportunities in international cooperation. This dynamic event, the only of its kind in Switzerland, brings together individuals at all stages of their career, a wide range of internationally active organisations, and institutions that provide (further) education relevant to working in this field. Registration will open in September. More details, and also a recap of the previous edition, with session recordings, available here. This event is mainly relevant Swiss students, but also international students are welcome (especially as many of the organizations are global or multilateral).