07-22-2019

Wake UP: applications for the International Careers Festival 2020 are now open!

Applications are now open for the only event in Europe dedicated to youngs-work and international: the International Careers Festival 2020 

Do not miss the opportunity to kick start your international career! Join us at the International Careers Festival from the 7th to the 10th of March 2020 in Rome and be part of an amazing team of brilliant young minds, institutions, companies, NGOs, and international organizations. Applications are now open for the only event in Europe dedicated to youth-work and internationalization. The event has the patronage of relevant Italian and international institutions. 2020 edition will be the eleventh one so the organizing team is planning many news to make the event even better than before. 250 scholarships available for the most deserving students.

Organization: The Giovani nel Mondo Association is an independent, non-profit, non-denominational, and apolitical organization. The Association pursues educational and cultural, both international and national, goals; its primary focus is youth and young adults, ages between eighteen and thirty years old, to assist and accompany them on their education path and their professional, academic, and socio-cultural growth.

 

Do you want to learn more about the International Careers Festival? Read about the experience of the participants and meet the protagonists of the past edition!

 

Duty station: Rome, Italy, at l'Holiday Inn EUR Parco de Medici and Sheraton Hotel Parco de Medici.

 

Open to: high school students, university students and young graduates

 

Timeframe: from the 7th to the 10th of March 2020

 

Deadline: Applications and registrations are open until 20th December 2019; however, there is a limited number of places available, therefore it is recommended to apply as soon as possible. 

 

Description: The Festival is composed of four main projects, which participants can apply to based on their academic background, professional aspirations or general interest.

The four projects are:

ROME MODEL UNITED NATIONS - Diplomatic simulation of the United Nations. Recommended for students of (or those interested in) international relations, diplomacy, political science, law;

ROME BUSINESS GAME - Simulation of business realities involving case study competitions. Recommended for students of (or those interested in) economics, business, management, marketing, computer science;

ROME PRESS GAME - Journalism and media (web, tv, radio) simulation. Recommended for students of (or those interested in) communication, media, translation and interpretation, literature, philosophy;

INTERNATIONAL CAREERS COURSE - A guidance course filled with practical workshops for a successful international career. Recommended for students from any faculty/academic background.

There are a limited number of places for all four projects. In order to participate, you must complete the application form and pass the selection process.

Nevertheless, the Festival has an area which is entirely open to the public: the International Careers Fair. The Fair is a large exhibition area open to both participants and the public alike. It will be divided into two different sections: the education/university area and the work/internship area. It favours the interaction between thousands of students, whether they are looking for study/training/internship/work opportunities, and industry experts.

The International Careers Festival projects are quite complex and articulate, therefore it is important to carry out a pre-event preparation in order to favor an adequate participation.

Giovani nel Mondo offers, included in the conference fee package, access to training materials, based on the different project chosen, as well as numerous webinars before the conference, extremely precious to clarify the experience you are about to undertake. 

Requirements: Students enrolled in the following programs can apply as participants for the International Careers Festival:

-High school students in their last two years;

-Undergraduate students;

-Postgraduate students;

-I or II Level Master’s students ;

-Students who have graduated (no more than a year after receiving their diploma);

-Doctorate students;

A B1 level of English (in accordance with the European standard) is required in order to participate in the Festival. As you complete your application form, you will be asked to upload a certificate or to take an online English test provided by our partner.

-Certificate: You will be asked to upload a certificate, whether provided to you from an English language institution or by a university, which proves your level of English, or;

-Online English test: Should you not have a certificate, you will have to take our online English exam (you will be able to access the test through the application form). Once you have finished the test, the result will be sent to your e-mail address. You will then be asked to upload the result of your test as a screenshot or as a pdf to your personal account of the Festival's website.

  

Application process:

The application procedures are completely automatic and are as follows:
APPLICATION -> ENGLISH TEST (if necessary) -> REGISTRATION OR SCHOLARSHIP

The APPLICATION and REGISTRATION of aspiring participants must be completed and submitted by the 20th of December 2019 (for students who need to pass the english test, we must also receive €15 membership fee by the same date);


If selected, candidates must complete the registration Form and at least make a first payment of €150 (the full payment costs €250) by and no later than 7 days after receiving the acceptance e-mail (however no later than the 20th of December 2019);

The balance of the participation fee, for those already registered, must be paid by the 24th of January 2020;

For those who applied for scholarships, results will be announced around DEcember the 13th, 2019. 

 

Useful links:

International Careers Festival

RomeMun

RomePressGame

RomeBusinessGame

InternationalCareersCourse

Fair

Application link

 

 

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