12-11-2018

New deadline for the International Careers Festival set at January 25th, hurry up!

Don't miss the opportunity to kick start your international career, you have time until January 25th! Join us at the International Careers Festival from the 9th to the 12th of March 2019 in Rome and be part of an amazing team of brilliant young minds, institutions, companies, NGOs, and international organizations. Applications still open for the only event in Europe dedicated to youth-work and internationalization. The event has the patronage of relevant Italian and international institutions. 2019 edition will be the tenth 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.

To Apply go to www.internationalcareersfestival.org/registration.asp



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 this edition!

 

Duty station: Rome, Italy. For the tenth edition it is also possible to register to a pre-event preparation trip on the Costa Diadema Cruise

 

Open to: students and fresh graduates

 

Timeframe: from the 9th to the 12th of March 2019

 

Description: The Festival is composed of four main projects from which participants can choose the one most suited to 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 (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.

Furthermore, 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. And this year, for the 10th anniversary, GnM decided to offer its members a special further opportunity to follow a live training course pre-conference. It will include a series of enhancement meetings both on the practical-procedural aspects of the event and on international careers in general, so as to make participants more aware and therefore better prepared to face the final experience of the participation in the Festival with great satisfaction.

Thanks to the partnership established between GnM and Costa Crociere, this training course will take place within a unique setting: the beautiful Costa Diadema ship. Being an International Careers Festival, GnM decided to propose a trip to some of the most beautiful cities of the Mediterranean within the week before the Festival, during which it will be possible to participate every day in a 3-hour session of structured preparation for the Festival. In addition, participants will have an opportunity to experience the countless services offered by Costa Diadema and visit marvelous cities such as: Savona-Marseille-Barcelona-Palma de Mallorca and Palermo, all destinations that have been the scene of the exchange of cultures, traditions, history, trade and collaboration between states and different nations.

For the first time, therefore, the Festival becomes itinerant and, in addition to the Roman experience, all the interested participants can also join the pre-event training week.



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.

 

Deadline: ICF still welcome applications and registration untile January 25th 2019.

For those applied for scholarships results will be announced around January 10th, for those who already paid the conference fee in full there is still time to book the accommodation package at Sheraton Hotel Parco de Medici.

 

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 25th of January 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 25th of January 2019);

The balance of the participation fee, for those already registered, must be paid by the 25th of January 2019;

For those who applied for scholarships, results will be announced around January 10th.

 

Useful links:

International Careers Festival

RomeMun

RomePressGame

RomeBusinessGame

InternationalCareersCourse

Fair

Application link

 

 

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