The Rome International Careers Festival
The Rome International Careers Festival is a networking and meeting opportunity between brilliant young minds, institutions, companies, NGOs, and international organizations, whose second edition will take place from the 11th to the 14th of March 2017 within the beautiful framework of the city of Rome.
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.
Application and deadlines
The following deadlines and requirements apply for all four projects of the Festival, that is, the RomeMUN, Rome Business Game, Rome Press Game, and the International Careers Course.
December 9th 2016 - Deadline for scholarship applications
December 16th 2016 - First deadline for applications and admission tests
If there are vacancies after the first deadline, there will be a second deadline of January 13th, 2017.
The application procedures are completely automatic and are as follows:
ONLINE APPLICATION (submitted here) -> ENGLISH TEST (if necessary) -> REGISTRATION OR SCHOLARSHIP
Students enrolled in the following programs can apply as participants for the International Careers Festival:
High school students in their last two years;
I or II Level Master’s students ;
Students who have graduated (no more than a year after receiving their diploma);
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 WEP (World Education Program).
Fees and Scholarships
Participation fee – 250 Euros includes:
participation to all conference sessions,
access to the online forum,
online preparation meetings (3 meetings of 3 hours each),
lunches during the days of the conference,
certificate of participation.
Any paid participation fees, whether partial or total, will NOT be refunded, IN ANY CASE, after the 16th of December 2016.
For the 2017 edition of the International Careers Festival, Giovani nel Mondo will have 200 scholarships available which will cover partially, or in full, the conference and accommodation fees (the accommodation will be chosen by the Association). The scholarships, for which all those interested must apply before the 9th of December 2016, will be awarded after an analysis and selection by the Research Committee of the Giovani nel Mondo Association.
Scholarships DO NOT cover travel expenses.