MGIMO Career Centre

MGIMO Career Centre provides a wide range of career and recruitment opportunities. Its main goal is to help students and graduates launch their careers in:

  • Major Russian and international firms;
  • National public/government bodies and agencies;
  • International organizations;
  • International research centers and think-tanks.

The Career Centre holds up to 40 events annually including MGIMO Career days, professional master-classes, workshops, case-studies and simulations, companies’ presentations, etc. The Career Centre has supported hundreds of students and graduates in fi nding internships and full-time jobs.

Among MGIMO graduates – presidents, foreign ministers, prime ministers, ambassadors of Russia and foreign countries.

The MGIMO Career Centre provides students with prestigious career and internasip opportunities through its collaboration with many public and private organizations, such as ministries, federal and local administrative bodies, transnational corporations, mass media, think tanks  and political consulting firms.

The MGIMO Career Centre has signed long-term cooperation agreements on internships with over 100 companies, both Russian and international, allowing students to start their careers early on by doing internships, which are integrated into their curriculum.

The MGIMO Career Centre seeks to assist students in embarking on their perfect career path through a large scope of means, such as implementing career guidance courses and tests into education plans, organizing lectures, presentations, case studies and workshops with the participation of potential employers and partner companies, holding Career Day events, posting information about job openings, internships and other career opportunities.

Over 50 Russian and international companies take part in the traditional MGIMO International Career Day, which is held twice a year welcoming over 5000 guests. Career Day activities include poster sessions, presentations, seminars, career aptitude tests and competitions.

The MGIMO Career Centre is one of the main founders of the all-Russian Career Centres Association, established in March 2018. The Association sees its primary task in building a strong network of career guidance institutions across Russia to enable experience sharing, as well as, cooperating with governmental structures with the view to optimize the employment processes of students and graduates. 

Over the years, the career guidance strategy of the University has proven to yield positive results. According to the 2019 version of the QS Graduate Employability Rankings, the University enjoys a 100% graduate employment rate (measured within 12 months of graduation), topping the list of world universities by this indicator.

Head of the department

MGIMO Career Centre

Anton Podshivalov


+7 495 234-84-66
+7 495 234-58-73

Room 1035