4 December 2017

Career Day at MGIMO University

November 29th-30th, XXIII International Career Day unfolded at MGIMO. For the first time, the event lasted not one but two days.

Career Day gathered over four thousand people: representatives of private corporations, of state institutions, MGIMO students and young professionals seeking employment. On the first day, stands well held by the Russian Foreign Ministry, the Federal Taxation Service of Russia, the Ministry of Defense, the Moscow Region Government, the Ministry of Justice, as well as by Ernst & Young, Vegas Lex, Auchan, Sibur, Alrud, PwC, Inter-Air, Uniqlo, Deloitte.

The following day, new participants set up their stands: the Federal Antimonopoly Service, the Ministry of Energy, Linklaters, ACCA, the Red Cross and many others. Business managers and civil servants made presentations about career prospects in different fields and answered questions about how to participate in recruitment programs. Students and graduates also participated in master classes devoted to learning practical skills, such as how to write a resume.

In the framework of Career Day, a round table dedicated to the creation of an All-Russian Association of Career Centers was held. Rectors of major Russian universities, representatives of several ministries and experts discussed the ways to reduce the outflow of young Russian professionals abroad.

— See the MGIMO web-site for more photos and russian version