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Soft Skills and Academic Qualifications: What tech giants seek in recent graduates

Soft Skills and Academic Qualifications: What tech giants seek in recent graduates
How has 2020 changed the agendas of the Internet companies? For which jobs the hiring is on the rise right now? What qualities do Internet companies seek in candidates? These and other questions have been raised by the round table New Trends in Internet Business During and After the Pandemic: What qualifications do Internet companies seek in new hires? Organized by HSE ICEF, the roundtable had among its speakers the alumni who are currently employed by Amazon, Stripe, SberMarket, Ozon, Yandex.

'A true professional is unlikely to be concerned by market crises but instead evolves in response to them'

'A true professional is unlikely to be concerned by market crises but instead evolves in response to them'
Kirill Chuyko is a member of the second cohort of ICEF’s BSc Programme and the graduating class of 2002. Currently in charge of Analytical Department at BCS Global Markets, Kirill continues to support ICEF by offering hands-on training to its students. In this interview, Kirill tells why international education is important, how to get your work cut out for you, what the job of an equity analyst is, and why economists are unlikely to be left jobless during the crisis.

Companies about ICEF graduates

Companies about ICEF graduates
ICEF graduates make successful careers in leadingcompanies both in Russia and abroad. Among the graduates, over 1750 to date, there are lots of great specialists, who contribute to the development of business and industry.Top managers of the leading companies share their opinions about ICEF graduates, talk about who they want to recruit in the financial field and in consulting and what demands are placed on the candidates.

ICEF Attended Virtual EMFSS Open House

ICEF Attended Virtual EMFSS Open House
March 23-25, the members of ICEF Team took part in a series of webinars to discuss the progress, prospects and updates to the University of London EMFSS Programmes, academically directed by LSE. The event closed on March 26 with a presentation of awards to the highest achieving students.

Financial Stability in the Aftermath of COVID: Figures, facts, prospects

Financial Stability in the Aftermath of COVID: Figures, facts, prospects
Udara Peiris, Associate Professor of Finance at ICEF, hosted a webinar that dealt with how the toll of the COVID crisis on human lives has caused new financial risks and impacted the real economy. His analysis of the responses of governments, Central Banks, and financial regulators can shed more light on ways to get economies back on track.

‘The state has a great need right now for people who are good with numbers’

‘The state has a great need right now for people who are good with numbers’
When hard times hit the financial industry, economics university graduates gravitated to jobs in the public sector. Denis Deryushkin, head of the Energy Ministry’s Analytical Centre, told Success Builder how an ICEF graduate could wind up in a key role in the energy sector. He also explained how to monetise research skills, why government ministries are being reformed, the latest developments in the fuel and energy sector and what is so appealing about working for the state.

ICEF Students Recognized by University of London as World Class

ICEF Students Recognized by University of London as World Class
On March 26, the University of London EMFSS programmes, academically directed by LSE hosted their first online award ceremony. Of the 245 students commended and awarded for their performance in the 2019-20 Examinations, 60 students are from ICEF.

ICEF Alumnus Appointed Head of Sirius Science City by RF President

Andrey Stolyarov
Andrey Stolyarov, a graduate from ICEF Bachelor’s Programme class of 2001, has accepted the post of interim head of Federal Territory SIRIUS and as such will be dealing with science and technology development and administrative decision-making for the benefit of business and infrastructure projects.

"Scholarships keep you from being complacent"

Andrey Voronin
ICEF’s top performing students know they are the best. Their sense of confidence is heightened by their being qualified for merit-based scholarships from VTB Bank, awarded to bachelor’s and master’s students for outstanding academic progress. One recipient of VTB Scholarship is Andrey Voronin, a third year student earning ICEF Bachelor's Degree. Here is why he thinks ICEF outperforms other faculties, how HSE Lyceum helps achieve better academic progress and what’s in store for students of ICEF Academia.

I’ve been prepared to live up to ICEF’s demanding expectations from the start and knew my effort would be rewarded

I’ve been prepared to live up to ICEF’s demanding expectations from the start and knew my effort would be rewarded
ICEF’s top performing students know they are the best. Their sense of confidence is heightened by being the recipients of scholarships from VTB Bank, awarded to bachelor’s and master’s students for outstanding progress. The recipient of one such scholarship is Ekaterina Ivanushkina, a third year undergraduate student. In this interview, Ekaterina shares about what drives her to be at the top of the rating, how to earn the trust of the University of London, and why she loves ICEF.