Ural Federal University: Russian Students Looking for Jobs in Economics, IT, and Industry

During the first three weeks of the selection process, Golden Internship participants left 2,661 applications for internship positions at project partner companies. Each student can choose up to three positions. At this point the most popular were internships in the areas of economics and management (23.7% of applications), information technology (23.3%), industry and manufacturing (22.9%).

Competitions for students of Russian universities are organized by the Career Time project of the Presidential platform Russia – Land of Opportunities together with the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation and Ural Federal University.

“More than 6,800 students from Russian universities have already shown interest in the Golden Internship, and registration is open until April 24. Participants choose the fastest growing areas, that is why in addition to basic professional skills it is also important for children to show digital competencies and soft skills. The resume builder developed by the Career Time project experts especially for Russian university students will help to highlight achievements in these areas,” said Aleksey Agafonov, Deputy Director General of the Russia – Country of Opportunities Foundation.

Young applicants have access to internships in marketing and PR, recruiting and other professional fields – more than 200 offers in total from leading Russian companies, among them: “Rosatom”, VK, MTS, Novostal-M, Krastsvetmet, Accenture, etc. For the first time in 2022, participants of the Career Time project also have access to internships in science and education.

“At a time of changes in the labor market, internships are becoming a reliable tool for young job seekers for career development and subsequent employment. The Golden Internship contest is supported by more than 100 market-leading companies, and their offers have been verified by specialists from Ural Federal University and adapted for students. All presented positions involve special adaptation programs, and many employers have even provided remuneration, relocation opportunities, and social guarantees for successful participants,” said Victor Koksharov, Rector of UrFU.

Participants will have to fill out resumes and take tests according to the standards of leading employers, as well as solve case studies on professional knowledge and prove themselves at real interviews with HR managers and executives.

The competition will end on June 10. Participants will be included in the employers’ personnel reserve, and the best students will receive internships at selected companies, as well as valuable prizes from the organizers of the Career Time project and the competition partners.

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