European Patent Office opportunities

In 2013 the European Patent Office will recruit more than 200 engineers and scientists
to work as patent examiners

Our graduate engineers and scientists – drawn from over 30 different European countries – work at the cutting edge of technology, examining the latest inventions in every technical field in order to protect and to promote innovation in Europe.

If you have a degree in physics, chemistry, engineering or the natural sciences, a good working knowledge of at least two of the official languages (English, French and German) and the willingness to learn the third, you too could be part of our team of patent examiners in Munich, The Hague or Berlin.

We offer a competitive salary (4200-8000 EUR/ month net – depending on experience) as well as various benefits and allowances.

To find out more about the job of a patent examiner and our benefits package, visit our website

Top Engineers summit

Do you have what it takes to join our recruitment summit in Brussels on 13 – 14 December 2013?

Do you have what it takes to join our recruitment summit in Brussels on 13 – 14 December 2013?Once registered, your CV will be checked by experienced consultants and international company recruiters. Next to the summit in Brussels, you can also apply to one of our OneDayWith online events from your home computer.

Toshiba Fellowship Programme

The Toshiba Fellowship Programme offers outstanding scientists an annual
opportunity to apply to join Toshiba’s research and development laboratories in Japan for up to two years, on a Research Fellowship Contract.

The Toshiba Fellowship Programme is a unique opportunity for recently qualified PhD level scientists, mainly from science, computing and mathematics disciplines. It offers a chance to journey alongside Toshiba into innovation, discovering a new world of research and development, as well as exploring and living a new cultural experience in Japan.

Toshiba Fellows nurture cross-cultural understanding between the UK, Europe
and Japan whilst benefiting from working in our highly innovative and researchcentred
organisation, in a country renowned for its world class technology. Every Toshiba Fellow has a real possibility to contribute to our future technologies

Visit the Toshiba Fellowship Programme website:

2013 British Council China Career Development Workshop & Mini job fair

The British Council China will run a series of workshops in the UK from 26 October to 3 November 2013.

Chinese students will be able to explore their interests and skills to further help them explore the career development process. Participants will also have the chance to interact with business representatives who will be able to offer career development advice and information on their own job opportunities.


Please visit below link for more event details or to sign up to attend this workshop:


Winning entry to be published in The Sunday Times and on 

Leading graduate career website Milkround have launched a competition giving current students the chance to win £5,000 towards their living expenses at university. In partnership with The Times and The Sunday Times, it marks the publication of the Good University Guide.

The competition, which opened this weekend with the publication of the Good University Guide in The Sunday Times, asks students to answer, in 500 words or less, “how confident do you feel about your future career and how do you think university is helping you?” As well as receiving a cash prize of £5,000, the winner will also have the chance to write an article on student life which will be published in The Sunday Times and on The judging panel will be made up of education experts from The Sunday Times, Milkround, and student charity AIESEC.

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A career trading oil, currencies, natural gas and metals with Integrated Supply &
Trading (IST) is a demanding, highly technical and exciting role. We only hire the
most talented graduates and interns to join us.

We take great pride in creating a diverse and inclusive work environment.
Learn more about IST and where you could fit in at our Live Day on 15th October.

Freelance interpreters needed – AtoZ Interpreting and Translation Services Ltd

Looking to recruit individuals to register with us as interpreters on a self-employed freelance basis. They receive interpreting assignments from the NHS as well as private clients and match these up with interpreters who are registered with us: so you could be interpreting in hospitals, GP surgeries, solicitors firms, schools and children centres among other venues.

The nature of a freelance contract makes this an ideal opportunity for students seeking employment alongside their studies during term time or the vacations. Although most of their obs are currently in the Birmingham area they are looking to expand outside the city and would therefore welcome applications from Leicester and other regions.

We are looking for all languages

We urgently need a polish interpreter for Friday 27th September. Please contact If you have any queries you can e-mail us or phone us on 0121 246 1479

Fulbright Scholarships for 2014-15 – For UK Citizens to Study in the USA

Deadline: 15 November 2013

The Fulbright Commission is the only organisation that offers scholarships for academic work in any subject, at any accredited US university. Each year, we give Awards to approximately 50 UK citizens, including approximately 30 at the postgraduate-level. More than funding, our Awards offer scholars the opportunity to have a transformative cultural and academic experience and provide unparalleled support both during and after their Fulbright year. (Non-UK citizens are encouraged to use our advisory service in the UK and attend USA Grad School Day, but to apply for Fulbright scholarships through the Commission or Embassy in their home country.)

For more information about the Fulbright Awards Programme visit:

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Mace 2014 Graduate Development Programme



The two-year Graduate Development Programme aims to build up graduates’ technical skills and their confidence to conduct business with professionals across Mace, their industry and clients. The industry leading graduate programme focuses
on technical as well as interpersonal skills development and is
aligned with the requirements of four professional bodies: CIOB,

The application deadline for both the Graduate Development Programme and the 12-Month Placement Programme is Friday 29 November 2013.
To find out more and apply visit