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Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Employer Event

Employer Event
MSF event
Thursday, February 25, 2021, 12:45 pm – 1:30 pm

For 50 years, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been providing medical help to people caught in catastrophes, including armed conflicts, natural disasters, epidemics of disease, and malnutrition crises.

The organization seeks to alleviate human suffering, protect life and health, and restore and ensure respect for human beings and their dignity.

CEU's Career Services Office will host an info session with a short presentation and a Q&A with the Humanitarian logistical manager and CEU alum Katalin Romics (BUSI '09) and Laura Spannocchi who is responsible for HR marketing and recruiting at MSF’s Austrian office.  

During this session you will learn more about: 

  • Why work for MSF and what it really means to do humanitarian work in the field
  • Job profiles and how to apply
  • Different career paths in the field and at MSF headquarters


Katalin Romics (BUSI '09) - holds a BA in economics, MA in Art, and an MBA from CEU Business School. After having worked 9+ years in the private sector, mostly in the energy industry in business development and supply roles, she transferred into the humanitarian sector.

Since 2016 she has done 5 long-term field missions with Médecins Sans Frontières in Ethiopia, South Sudan, Sierra Leone, DR Congo, and Venezuela in various logistician positions in supply and technical logistics, such as mission supply manager, flying supply consultant, and deputy logistical coordinator.

Laura Spannocchi is a graduated nurse and holds a master’s degree in romance languages & social anthropology. After beginning as a field nurse with MSF in 2007, she now oversees HR marketing and recruiting in the Austrian office of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). Following two assignments in DR Congo and Cameroun, she started working in the HR team of MSF Austria in 2009.

The Austrian section of MSF handles applications from the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Slovenia, Croatia, Republic of Moldova, Kosovo, and Montenegro.

“If you get a chance, take it. If it changes your life, let it.” 

This event will be held via Zoom and is intended for all CEU students and alumni interested in learning more about MSF. Participants must register in advance to receive the link to join the event.