From the Campus into the Career: Successful Career Day 2023 at the FHNW

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FHNW Career Day 2023 (Image: FHNW)
FHNW Career Day 2023 (Image: FHNW)
University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland

At Career Day 2023 students of the School of Engineering, the School of Business and the School of Applied Psychology of the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland FHNW met a wide selection of companies.

Kickstart for the career: In the Campus Hall at the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland FHNW in Brugg-Windisch, more than 110 companies presented themselves as attractive employers for the career start after graduation. A wide range of industries is on the lookout for the sought-after specialists: represented were numerous different economic sectors from technology and IT companies to service and consulting firms to financial institutions and industrial companies.

600 students from the three FHNW universities took the opportunity to get an impression of possible career paths, make contacts and compare job offers.

A premiere: the career profiles lounge

For the first time, there was a career profiles lounge this year. Specialists such as IT system engineers, portfolio managers electricity or project managers reported in a personal conversation with the students from their everyday working life.

Those who wanted to deepen the conversations beyond the day of the fair could register for virtual one-to-one talks with the participating companies via the Talentspace app. These took place from March 27 to 29 and offered the chance for a personal exchange with the employer of choice.

Prof. Stephan Burkhart, head of the FHNW career organization next Career Services is very satisfied with the event: "Career Day 2023 was a great success. The more than 110 companies were able to hold exciting discussions with 600 students. The students appreciated the diversity of the companies and the relaxed atmosphere. We are already looking forward to Career Day 2024."