Working in Latvia: tips and tricks on how to find a good job in Latvia

Seminar: Working in Latvia: tips and tricks on how to find a good job in Latvia The seminar will take a place on Tuesday, February 4th, 16:30-18:00 at Riga Technical University Faculty of Power and Electrical Engineering, room 115, 12/1 Azenes Street. Seminar is organized in cooperation with SIA Cabot Latvia. Cabot Corporation is a global specialty chemicals and performance materials company with 4500 employees worldwide. SIA Cabot Latvia is a Business Service Center (BSC) for Cabot EMEA and North American regions which is actively expanding now and soon will have 220+ talented team members. Within the BSC organization, Cabot is ensuring core end-to end business processes: Report to Record (R2R), Plan to Deliver (P2D), Source to Pay (S2P) and Order to Cash (O2C). In addition to that, Latvian office has a number of other functions that supprot Cabot organization on regional or global level. Finding a job can be easy, but at the same time getting a job offer for the position you really like can be very difficult. The purpose of this seminar is to give an overview of how employment market in Latvia works. We will dive into personal and professional attributes that local and international employers are looking for in potential employees. Main topics:
  • Latvian employment market;
  • What employers are looking for;
  • How to best present yourself to the potential employer
Seminar will be led by: Marija Gendriksone, Talent Acquisition Lead at Cabot Corporation for EMEA and North American regions. Marija is working in recruitment since 2012 and has been a part of  the international organization, recruitment agency and currently employed with Cabot since opening of the BSC in 2014. Over these years, Marija gained  extensive experience sourcing for  professionals in various fields including IT, manufacturing, engineering, business leadership, commercial, finance, etc. Marija has identified a set of candidate attributes that are attractive to employers and others, that can easily turn employers off. During the seminar, Marija will share her knowledge and will be open to answer to questions of the audience. Seminar language – English. Participation is limited, please register in advance! Register for the seminar by filling the electronic application form For additional information please contact

Seminar about IBANPAY

RTU Career Center invites to a seminar about company IBANPAY

RTU international students are invited to attend a seminar about company IBANPAY, which will take place on January 27 at 18.30 at the Faculty of Power and Electrical Engineering of Riga Technical University, room 116, Āzenes street 12/1.

During a seminar, IBANPAY’s representative Dmitrijs Golonovs will provide general information about company, provided services, competitive advantages and vacancies foreign students are welcome to apply for.

IBANPAY is specialized in provision of outsourced services in the areas of customer support, payment processing, customer relationship management, change control, risk management and data gathering and filing.

If you speak English and one of the following supported languages: ES, DE, IT, RU, TR, AR, PT, FR, PL, CN, JP you may find your future employees there.

Applying by filling in anelectronic form.

Call for volunteers

Every year RTU Career Center hosts Career Day and thsi year it will be held on March 6, 2020. The aim of Career Day is to inform engineering, natural and social science students about the best and strongest companies in their respective fields, to connect with potential internships and employers.
Every year the most active RTU students and students of other institutions join our organisers team. If you also want to gain experience in organizing a big event and meet new people, join our volunteer team by December 20:
Follow the news on our website and check out last year’s RTU Career Day 2019 photo gallery. If you have any additional questions, write to

Workshop: Dialogue about GENDER EQUALITY

On Tuesday, June 11th, 14:00-16:00 at Riga Technical University Faculty of Electronics and Telecommunications, room 121 (Āzenes street 12) a workshop on gender equality will take place. Working language – English. Workshop is organized in cooperation with Center MARTA and the goal is to reflect on how inequality affects us in our relationships, talking about gender stereotypes and roles. Description of the workshop: As we said, we want to create a space for debate, where we can all share experiences and talk about how gender affects us in many situations in our daily lives, so that we can become aware and empowered. Main topics:
  • Stereotypes, gender roles, prejudices;
  • Toxic relationship (myths of romantic love, cycle of violence, adaptation mechanism);
  • Resources available in Riga.
Seminar will be led by: Alba Maria Sánchez Álvarez (Social Worker by the Universidad de Oviedo) and Kimey Barrionuevo Santamaria (Social Integrator by Universidad del País Vasco), two students in their last year of Promotion of Gender Equality studies in Spain, who are doing their internship in the Centre Marta. Participation is limited, please register in advance! Register for the workshop by filling the electronic application form For additional information contact

Apply for camp “Step by Step:How to be the BEST of the BEST”

Riga Technical university Career center together with student organization “BEST-Riga” invites you to apply for summer camp “Step by Step: How to be the BEST of the BEST”, that will take place from 8th to 11th of August in “Jaunlīdumi”, Jelgava. During these 4 days participants will have the opportunity to take part in various personal skills trainings, meet company representatives from leading companies in industry, improve English level and to meet other RTU students. During summer camp trainings on topics like team work, presentation skills, creative methods of leadership, project management and others will be held by internationally recognized trainers of BEST. All participants will be challenged to test knowledge gained during camp in a case study about problems in everyday work environment. Application is open until 24th of May, by filling the APPLICATION FORM. More information can be found on website. Supporter of the camp: «Visma» and «Solvay Business Services Latvia». Questions related to summer camp you can ask via email

Student assessement of employer

A call for students to complete student assessment survey. The RTU Career Centre collaborates and communicates with many employers every day. We invite you to fill out this survey, so that we can make suggestions for an attractive employer. Survey is intended to find out what students appreciate in employers, what is expected from companies and which employers currently are recognised among students.   !!! Three lucky ones will get valuable prizes from our sponsors. The prizes are a hoody, selfie stick and Universal size waterproof bag (fits all smartphones).

TransNav 2019

It is our great pleasure to invite you to take part in the 13th International Conference on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation TransNav 2019, which will be held from 12 to 14 June 2019 (Wednesday-Friday) in Gdynia, Poland. The Conference is jointly organized by the Faculty of Navigation of the Gdynia Maritime University and The Nautical Institute. The papers will be published in 2019 and 2020 issues of TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation. This journal is indexed by the following services: Web of Science Core Collection – Emerging Sources Citation Index, SCOPUS, EBSCOhost, Directory of Open Access Journals, TRID Database and others. The full papers will be peer-reviewed before acceptance, to maintain the quality of the final publication in order to meet the requirements of the academic and research community. This Conference will rely on its Committees as the main contributing body to the review process and acceptance of papers. We are interested in problems related to Sea Transportation and each form of Navigation, especially to Marine Navigation, Inland Navigation, Pilot Navigation, Under Water Navigation, Land Navigation, Indoor Navigation, Urban Navigation, Personal Navigation, Astro Navigation, Aeronautical Navigation, Air Navigation, Satellite Navigation, Deep Space Navigation, Green Navigation, Ice Navigation, Arctic Navigation, Polar Navigation, Tactical Navigation, Integrated Navigation, Alternate Navigation, Inertial Navigation, Autonomous Navigation, Multi-Sensor Navigation, Cognitive Navigation, Terrestrial Navigation, Radio Navigation, Radar Navigation, Electronic Navigation, and e-Navigation. The focus of International Conference on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation TransNav is high-quality, scholarly research that addresses development, application and implications, in the field of maritime education and training (MET), nautical science, maritime safety management, maritime policy sciences, maritime industries, marine environment and energy technology. Subjects of papers include telecommunications, electronics, robotics, computer engineering, astronomy, mathematics, GNSS, geodesy, GIS, cartography, hydrography, meteorology, command and control, psychology, operational research, maritime traffic engineering, risk analysis, theoretical physics, operation in hostile environments, instrumentation, mechanical engineering, ergonomics, port and ocean engineering, financial planning and law. Also of interest are logistics, transport and mobility. The conference provides a forum for transportation researchers, scientiscts, engineers, navigators, ergonomists, and policy-makers with an interest in maritime researches. Additionally special session on Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS) research will be organized. The Conference will be held in Gdynia, the one of the youngest Polish cities, which is reflected in its appearance and atmosphere. Its bustling centre and harbour are visited mainly in the summer, due to its maritime location and the long sandy beaches. Throughout the entire year, it plays the role of one of Poland’s major seaports and a major shipbuilding area. Apart from the shipyard, Gdynia is a thriving centre of business, boasting the status of the most prosperous Polish city. Its close vicinity to two other towns, Gdansk and Sopot, which together form an urban agglomeration, helps to develop commercial activity. On the website you can find the First Announcement. Although the deadline for Conference registration passed 31st October 2018, for your information the gate is still open. You can use the Conference Website: We are waiting for the registartioin, abstract and full paper submission till 10th of April 2019. The Conference registration fee is expected to be in the range €550-650, which will include the technical programme attendance, one copy of the conference proceedings, welcome reception, lunches, coffee-breaks and conference gala dinner. The papers will be published in TransNav Journal ( Please reserve your time to visit us in the middle of June and do not forget to inform your colleagues about our Conference. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us:

IEEE Conference in Istanbul/Turkey

The Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan is organizing 5th International Conference on Power Generation Systems and Renewable Energy Technologies (PGSRET), which will take place in Istanbul/Turkey on 26-27 August 2019. The event is highly international with the technical collaboration and joint organization of International Islamic University (Pakistan), and local institutions Istanbul Technical University (Turkey) and Gazi University (Turkey). This two-day conference will be held at one of the most pioneering universities on engineering, namely, Istanbul Technical University. In addition to academicians and technicians, experts, engineers, professionals, policymakers, investors, sector representatives, industrial bodies and and other parties are welcome to the event. The event will cover keynote talks, regular advanced R&D oral presentations, specific lectures, and poster presentations and offers opportunity to review recent developments in the energy systems and technologies from micro- to mega researches. The conference covers many topics under different fields such as renewable electricity/power generation, sustainable systems and technologies and can be seen at . All accepted papers will be published in IEEE Explorer. Venue: Istanbul Technical University, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Maslak, 34469, Maslak/Istanbul, Turkey    

RTU Career day offers wide career opportunities

On February 22nd Riga Technical university (RTU) invites RTU and students and graduates of other universities to attend biggest event in Latvia devoted to professional career orientation – Career day. The event will take place in International exhibition center in Kipsala, Riga and there will be opportunity to meet more than 130 companies and organizations from 37 different fields. During Career day visitors will have the opportunity to meet companies, get to know their representatives, ask about career and internship opportunities, company’s requirements and job specification and other questions. Companies will have prepared surprises for visitors – attractive activities, contests and different tests. For conversations with potential employer to be more productive, it is suggested for visitors to bring their CV in several copies. During Career day seminars devoted to different career aspects will take place. 12.00 – 12.25 RTU Alumni association will present Mentoring program. This program will be opportunity for members of NGO’s and volunteers to learn topics connected with mentoring. Career day visitors will have the opportunity to meet some of the mentors. Presentation will happen in Latvian. 12.30 – 14.00 Prototyping challenge «Career lift» in collaboration with RTU Design factory. In this challenge participants will have a task – to make a prototype for a device that will be able to lift a figure from place to another and after that to present their solution. Authors of the best idea will have the opportunity to consult with one of the RTU Design factory coaches, who will help to set goals for 2019. Challenge will happen in Latvian. Apply for the challenge by filling this FORM. 11.00 – 12.00 Lecture «How to be productive?» lead by executive director of company «Printful» Dāvis Siksnāns. In this lecture Dāvis will share valuable advices and techniques tested by himself to improve productivity, that allows to reach goals more effective in work and personal life. Lecture will happen in English. 13.00 – 14.30 Seminar «How to manage everything?» lead by Toms Grēviņš. He, based on his own experience, will talk about questions connected to balancing work responsibilities and personal life. Seminar will happen in Latvian. You can apply for lecture about productivity by filling this FORM. Entrance in Career days and parking for its visitors is for free. RTU Career day is supported by: MSC Shared Service Center Riga, SIA «Atea Global Services», SIA «Evolution Latvia», VISMA, AS «Emergn», «Printful Latvia AS», SIA «Kronus». Informational supporters: Career and education portal SIA «», SIA «CVO Recruitment Latvia», SIA «CV-Online Latvia». Hashtag for communication in social media: #Karjerasdiena2019 #ESIlabakais To see full program and follow news visit: RTU Career center website: «RTU Karjeras diena 2019» Facebook event:

IV International Scientific Conference “INDUSTRY 4.0”

Humanity is facing the biggest challenge of its existence. The proposed strategy in “INDUSTRY 4.0”, is where the physical world merges with the virtual. Information technology, telecommunications and manufacturing are united when the means of production are becoming more independent. It is still impossible to say how smart factories will look in the future. The scientists from around the world, from all scientific fields are called to seek an answer to the many challenges of “INDUSTRY 4.0”. On behalf of the Scientific-technical Union of Mechanical Engineering, Republic of Bulgaria we have the pleasure to invite you to participate in thе IV International Conference in Bulgaria “INDUSTRY 4.0” which will be held from 24 to 27 June 2019 in the Hotel ATLANTIS Resort&Spa”, Burgas, Bulgaria. Complete information about the conference can be found in the attached file and on the conference website The conference program will give you the chance to find new friends and ideas, to relax, to amuse, and amusements and becoming acquainted with the Black Sea charm.