Career Days and Fairs
RWTH offers numerous ways for companies to raise awareness and build interest in their organization, mission, and culture with our students.
With these offerings, we are making it possible for companies – both large and small, established or startup – to become visible to a sizeable group of students. These formats are a great way to address students who have not yet made up their minds and haven’t already committed to a particular company.
Digital Career Days
Virtual Networking With Selected Target Groups
Making contacts and recruiting RWTH graduates for your company is easy thanks to the virtual networking opportunities our Digital Career Days facilitate. These are small fairs for up to eight companies that consist of a company pitch followed by an individual Q&A session. On average, about 150 students register for each event. Career Days offer an opportunity for students and companies in a specific sector to get in touch.
Our video sessions held via Zoom start with a number of company pitches: each participating company has five minutes to give a brief company presentation. A chat function is available, making it possible for companies to share relevant links and ask students questions as needed. In the subsequent Q&A sessions, students can talk to individual companies in dedicated breakout rooms. This allows them to ask questions and engage in an intensive exchange of information via video conferencing or chat. In the run-up to the event, companies also have the opportunity to provide further information and contact details on an online platform, making it possible for students to get informed about the participating businesses.
This format makes it possible for companies to present themselves as potential employers to our talented soon-to-be graduates without the need to travel and with little organizational effort. The format has been successfully offered since 2020 and now permanently complements our face-to-face offerings. If you are interested in participating in our virtual events or have any comments or questions, please send us an email.
The basic package costs 1,300 euros and includes a company pitch, subsequent individual Q&A session, and your company's logo featured on the event website as well as company and contact information published on an online platform.
In the 2023/24 winter semester, we are offering our Digital Career Days on the following topics. Each event starts at 4:30 pm and ends at 7:00pm as a rule:
Digital Career Day Consulting for Women, November 2, 2023
Are you a consulting company that would like to get to know women students and doctoral candidates at RWTH? Then we hope to see you at this special event!
Digital Career Day for Sustainability, November 15, 2023
Is sustainability an important topic for your company? Do you produce sustainable products or have you decided to evaluate and change processes in your company to make them more sustainable? Then take this opportunity to present your company to the students and graduates of RWTH Aachen University.
Digital Career Day Traineeship, November 21, 2023
Are you looking for top students/graduates from the fields of STEM or management and engineering for your trainee positions? Then this is the right event for your company.
Digital Career Day for Women, December 5, 2023
If your company is specifically on the lookout for women, then this Virtual Career Day for Women is the right event for you!
Digital Career Day for Mobility, December 14, 2023
Whether in e-mobility, autonomous driving, or connected mobility, you are developing concepts and products for the mobility of tomorrow and are looking for young professionals with whom you can further develop these topics? Then you will find what you are looking for here!
Digital Career Day for Consulting, January 9, 2023
If you are a consulting firm and would like to get to know RWTH students and doctoral candidates, then please join us at this event.
Digital Career Day for the Digital Future, January 17, 2023
If you would like to present your company to IT-savvy students interested in digitalization, we look forward to seeing you at our specialized event for IT and digitization.
Digital Career Day for Energy, February 1, 2023
Your company looks at topics in the energy sector and you would like to meet graduates who can bring suitable skills and interest to these topics? Then book a place at this event!
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The RWTH Career Center supports the “bonding” student initiative by helping organize the annual “bonding” careers fair. This fair takes place every November and has become a well-established platform, successfully connecting employers and graduates for many years. Please refer to the bonding website for more information in German.
If you have questions about the graduate fair or the student initiative, please contact the bonding team directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Career Center also offers numerous event formats for companies seeking to connect with RWTH students through company presentations. These types of recruiting events continue to be held primarily online.