Looking to improve your speaking and leadership skills? Ignite your career? Gain the confidence to speak up?

Looking to improve your speaking and leadership skills? Ignite your career? Gain the confidence to speak up? On 6th of November at 18.30 in Faculty of Architecture, room 305 Rīga Toastmaster together with RTU Career center organizes Rīga Toastmaster meeting where you will have the chance to find all that.

“Technology can be our best friend, and technology can also be the biggest party pooper of our lives.” (S.Spielberg)

Join us at Rīga Toastmasters meeting to better understand and to enjoy technologies and techniques of public speaking.

The meeting will consist of prepared and improvised speeches, as well as several leadership roles. A Toastmasters meeting is a “learning-by-doing workshop,” there are no instructors at Toastmasters meetings. Instead, members evaluate one another’s presentations and offer suggestions for improvement. This feedback process is a vital part of the program’s success.

Registration: No prior registration required

Since 1924, Toastmasters International has recognized worldwide as the leading organization dedicated to communication and leadership skill development. Through its worldwide network of clubs, each week Toastmasters helps more than a quarter million men and women of every ethnicity, education level, and profession build their competence in communication so they can gain the confidence to lead others.

Digital Freedom Festival 2019

Tap into your inner unicorn & become part of Digital Freedom Festival 2019 Volunteer Squad!

The Digital Freedom Festival is a meeting place to celebrate digital culture, seek the answers to our future, and discuss the benefits of the digital revolution. We’re looking for ambitious and committed volunteers to help ensure that the DFF is a mind-blowing, memory overloading, never-ending fun and successfully overwhelming experience for all attendees!

It will take place in Riga, Latvia, November 14th (@various locations), November 15th (@Hanzas Perons)

This year Digital Freedom Festival will focus on the impact of technology on sustainable development and the role of humans in the new technology age.

Volunteering at the Digital Freedom Festival is a great opportunity to: • Experience what goes on behind the scenes at one of the most influential technology festivals in the Baltics by helping create an outstanding event • Network and gather contacts for your future career, and make new friends • Learn about the latest trends, hot topics, issues and gain insight into the worldwide digital culture • Gather inspiration from the various events and motivating speakers, as well as feel and observe the surrounding spirit of entrepreneurship • Test your skills and gain new knowledge, as well as share your experience Become part of the DFF team – gain invaluable firsthand experience that you will never forget!

Apply here
>> to have some fun and get stuff done!

Potentialpark Study 2020

We know that searching for jobs may be easy, but finding the right one is not a walk in the park.     By sharing your thoughts in our study, you are shaping the future of recruitment!     And as a thank you gift, you will get access to several rewards!
  • Exclusive tips and tricks on landing your dream job
  • Attendance to a Personal Branding Webinar
  • Chance to win Amazon Vouchers
  • Tailored list of internships from Top Talent Friendly Companies
  • An opportunity to meet top global employers at our Potentialpark Conference.
  Start the SURVEY and score all the rewards!    When you complete the survey you will be sent a tailored list of internships based on your answers!

Scholarship Opportunity for Globally-Minded Leader

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – educations.com is offering a €5000 scholarship to one ambitious Master’s student studying abroad in Europe in the fall of 2020. The scholarship will be awarded to an outstanding leader that is motivated to positively change the world.   The motivation behind the scholarship is educations.com’s desire to support a generation of new leaders that are internationally-minded and passionate about global betterment. The ideal applicant will be an ambitious student that has been active in extracurricular activities and has maintained outstanding grades.   To prove their commitment to a vision of an interconnected and improved world, applicants are asked to submit a short essay that highlights how studying abroad will foster their growth as a leader. Prospective master’s-level students will have from April 8, 2019 until April 13, 2020 to submit their applications. The winner of the €5000 scholarship will be announced from June 1, 2020 and awarded in the fall of 2020.   Find more information and start your application here   About educations.com: educations.com is part of EMG – Educations Media Group, the leader in education marketing in Northern Europe. Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, EMG reaches out to students worldwide through its leading online services, comprehensive media partners, print, school visits and education fairs.  

Internship and Jobs Opportunities in Greece with Job Trust

On November 28 at 15:30 in Riga Technical University (RTU), Azenes street 12/1, room 116, Job Trust company will inform students and graduates about the Job and Internship Opportunities they have around Greece. For more than 12 years, Job Trust has been recruiting, selecting and placing highly qualified personnel in luxury hotels and resorts around Greece and beyond. We pride ourselves in being able to combine cost-effective and suitable HR services for the tourism industry with free of charge placement and advice for thousands of selected candidates. Through our collaboration with more than 500 universities in more than 20 countries, we are able to provide a large number of luxury hotels and resorts in Greece and abroad with staff carefully selected at the highest standards.   Every year, thousands of students from all over Europe choose Job Trust to come and work in one of Greece’s finest hotels and resorts. They get to complete their training on the job, work at top hotels, in top tourist destinations, alongside top professionals. They experience how large hotels and luxury resorts work and they enrich their CV’s before even getting their degree. They do a lot more than work though. They learn how to adapt to a different culture, they meet people from all over the world, they get to practice their foreign languages, they take in all the beauty that Greece has to offer, and last but certainly not least: they make friendships that last for a lifetime.   If you want to participate in presentation, please fill application form.   For more information you may visit our company’s site

Inserting picture in ORTUS

To get your RTU ID card in 2.september, come to Student service center, Azenes street 6, 1st floor, we will take a picture of you, and your card you will get in first lecture day in your faculty. If you want to insert your own picture, you can do that in ORTUS in section profile. P.S. If you want to get your card in 2.september you need to take a picture or upload it in ORTUS until 24.august. How to insert picture in ORTUS

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 «Prakse.lv», 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: http://karjera.rtu.lv/portfolio-item/karjeras-diena/ «RTU Karjeras diena 2019» Facebook event: ej.uz/RTUKD19

ACADEMIC STUDENT CONFERENCE 2019

The Academic Student Conference (ASTUCON 2019) is designed to provide a platform for university students to participate in a conference either through presenting their own work, projects, theses, or through attending lectures and workshops, thus promoting a platform for students to share their work/research, connect with other social circles with which they have a shared interests and thus promoting the cooperation between the students from different universities. Academic Student Conference 2019 will be held between 13-17 of March 2019 at Aliathon Village Hotel in Paphos-Cyprus. Destination: STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics). University Students are invited to attend the conference with or without a presentation. If participating with a presentation please proceed with the preparation and submission of the abstract. The Conference will consist of several workshops and sessions covering multiple themes (more information). Deadline to submit your abstract for presentation: 30th of January 2019.  Registration for conference here.

4th Riga-Cambridge Venture Camp

Location and time: Riga, Latvia (1 November – 15 December 2018) and Cambridge, UK (21-26 January 2019) The goal of the Riga-Cambridge Venture Camp is to promote the implementation of new, prosperous business ideas by developing participants’ skills in team building, attracting funding, and other aspects of business. The program takes place in two modules: Riga module and Cambridge module. The Riga Module includes practical lectures, teamwork, mentoring sessions, business stories, homework, and in the end – business idea pitches to business experts at the “Bears’ Cove” event, when 25 best participants will be nominated to take part in the Cambridge module. The Cambridge module consists of more in-depth practical lectures and mentoring, as well as networking with entrepreneurs and professors of Cambridge. Target audience:  young people who want to develop their career in business;  startups. The working language is English. Registration before 31 October: http://www.connectlatvia.lv/cvc-1/registration-form/ A participation fee of EUR 20 must be paid by 1 November 2018: Association “CONNECT Latvija” Reg. No. 40008072469 Account No. LV82HABA0551004308833 Purpose of the payment: Name, surname participation fee for CVC Additional information: by e-mail info@connectlatvia.lv or by phone +371 29100252 (Elmars Baltins).