CV workshop

RTU Career Center and Foreign Students department invites to a seminar about CV and cover letter, and Internship organization procedure.

RTU international students are invited to attend a seminar, which will take place on February 6th at 16.30 at the Faculty of Power and Electrical Engineering of Riga Technical University, room 115, Āzenes street 12/1.

During a seminar, Viktorija Gaina from RTU Studentu Service will provide general information about CV and cover letter adapting for Latvian labour market.

Signe Laizane from RTU Foreign Students department will speak about Internship organization procedure at RTU and process of getting a job.

Apply by filling in an electronic form.

 

CV Mondays

In preparation for the largest career development event in Latvia – Riga Technical University (RTU) Career Day, which will take place on March 6 at the International Exhibition Center in Kipsala, the RTU Career Center invites students to focus on career guidance.




RTU Career Center invites you to bring your CV with you to the event, so that the student’s interview with potential employers can be more successful, so you should prepare or update it in advance and improve it. «A CV is a business card for a potential employer and also a picture of ourselves. During the consultation, it is possible to get an ‘outside view’, which can help you tailor your CV to a particular job or simply notice details that you missed yourself, ”says Career Consultant Eva Patmalniece at RTU Career Center.




To create or improve their resume, students are invited to face-to-face career counseling on four Mondays, February 10, 17, and 24, and March 2  starting at 10am. 10am to 4pm in person at the Student Service Center, Azenes Street 6 or by sending a CV to Eva.Patmalniece@rtu.lv. You can get acquainted with the program and follow the latest news on the website of the RTU Career Center and the RTU Career Day 2020 Facebook page.




According to the order of RTU Vice-Rector for Studies Professor Uldis Sukovska on March 6 from 12.30 to 16.00 Lectures are canceled for RTU full-time study programs, providing all students with the opportunity to attend RTU Career Day.

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 eva.patmalniece@rtu.lv

Europe’s leading app developer offers top young talent all-expenses paid trip to Milan

Italy’s Bending Spoons launches competition to select 20 students to attend three-day event on tech and programming

 

MILAN – 15th Jan 2020: Bending Spoons, the biggest European iOS app developer and among the top ten in the world, today launches a competition to invite the 20 best tech students in Europe to a three-day, all-expenses-paid trip to Milan.

 

The competition, First Ascent International, is now in its second year and is open to all European Computer Science and Software Engineering students, including those from Russia and Turkey. Last year’s event saw students from 13 countries gather in Milan to enjoy talks by renowned professors and tech entrepreneurs.

 

Applications open on January 15 and will be accepted until February 23, with the event itself taking place from July 31 to August 2.

 

The winners will attend an exclusive event in Milan on July 31, and enjoy a wide-ranging agenda including workshops, sightseeing and inspirational talks by prominent academics.

 

Bending Spoons, which has been recently appointed the best place to work in Italy by the Great Place to Work Institute, is passionate about showing today’s young tech talent the wealth of opportunities the city of Milan has to offer.

 

A company spokesperson said: “Milan is a great city for the tech sector. It is growing fast and opportunities are on the rise. The international community living in the city is dynamic. It’s a great place to live.”

 

For further information, please visit : https://international.firstascent.io/.

The Baltic Science Network Mobility Programme for Research Internship (BARI)

BARI stands for Baltic Science Network Mobility Programme for Research Internships. BARI offers summer research internships with appropriate academic training across the Baltic Sea Region to students with interest in Life Sciences, Photon & Neutron Science and Welfare State.




During their internship, students will assist in research and lab work for a proposed project.
They will be hosted by doctoral students who wish to strengthen their ties within the Baltic
Sea Region (defined as members of the Council of the Baltic Sea States: Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Sweden, Russia and the observer member Belarus) by hosting a motivated and well-qualified student.
Successful applicants will receive a scholarship to help cover living expenses and travel costs. Funding is available for a period of up to three months Working language will be English.




The Baltic Science Network Mobility Programme for Research Internships (BARI) has four objectives:
1.To provide promising students (interns) with the opportunity to gain research experience in an exciting project of their choice.
2.To provide doctoral candidates (hosts) with additional skills (intercultural skills, language skills, personal management competencies) which are of prime importance in the global workplace.
3.To raise awareness of the next generation of researchers of the value of international cooperation within the Baltic Region.
4.To support high quality research projects.




Who can apply?
PhD students can apply to host an international student during a summer research internship.
The PhD student should be employed by or affiliated with an accredited academic institution or a non-profit research institution, working in the field of Life Science, Photon & Neutron Science and Welfare State within the Baltic Sea Region. They should be motivated to work closely together with an international intern who would like to contribute to their research project.
Bachelor and Master students can apply for the opportunity to work in one of the research projects which have been offered by the PhD students. They should be studying at a university within the Baltic Sea Region and they should be enrolled as a student during the whole duration of the internship.




How does the application process work?




The process (Steps 1 to 4) ensures an optimum fit between the intern and their host.
Placements which are not accepted by the intern and the host are avoided.
The database and the broad promotion of the programme ensures a widespread effect which cannot be achieved by an individual institution.
The bottom-up structure promotes personal initiative.
The flexibility of the structure allows for an easy integration into institutional strategies.
The scholarship funders’ engagement can easily be adjusted to the individual objectives and resources.




Schedule and Deadlines




01.02 – 23.02.2020 Web portal opens for PhD students to submit their proposals. Researchers register online and submit an internship offer.




24.02 – 28.02.2020 Evaluation and release of the PhD project proposals into the portal database.




29.02 – 31.03.2020 Web portal opens for BA/MA students to submit their application for BARI research internship.




29.02 – 06.04.2020 Web portal opens for professors to send their references.




11.04 – 19.04.2020 PhD host students rank the applications to their projects.




20.04 – 25.04.2020 Matchmaking: The Portal administrator places students with internship projects and administrates the scholarships.




27.04- 08.05.2020 The PhD host students and the applicants are informed about the outcome of the selection process




01.06 – 16.10.2020 Internship period (the starting date and the duration of the internship are arranged between the PhD student and the prospective intern)





For further Information on BARI please visit website or contact Ms. Nina Ms. Nina Akrami Flores (n.akrami@daad.de)

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.