Afstudeerbeurs / Job Market for Young Researchers 2017

Cluster

Career management

Job fair: AUGent Afstudeerbeurs / Job Market for Young Researchers 2017

Block your diary and join us on 28 March 2017 (12pm-6pm), Gent ICC (International Convention Center) for thé career event of the year!

The Afstudeerbeurs again organises an exclusive Job Market for Young Researchers targeted toward doctoral students and postdocs. This cross-disciplinary career fair, hosted by AUGent and the Doctoral Schools provides a unique chance to meet in a single afternoon 90+ companies in person, build networks, practice and sharpen interview techniques, and collect valuable industry and company information.

Please visit the website of the Afstudeerbeurs for further details and register NOW!

CV analysis: free, but please register

Simultaneous to the job fair CV analysis is being offered. Unfortunately spaces are limited, so do not postpone booking your 20-minute face-to-face consultation with an expert. Take advantage of this unique opportunity!

Having received confirmation upon registration, you will be able to log in and arrange a CV analysis by Ghent University, Ghent University TechTransfer, Randstad Professionals, IAD consult, VDAB, Passion for Work, Ronny Van Haesbroeck and Nadia Ouzoubair. Do not forget to upload your CV beforehand, and make sure to also bring some paper copies to the job fair!

Ghent University / Jasmien Van Daele & Inge Vanheule cover all academic disciplines. [FULLY BOOKED]

Ghent University TechTransfer / Patrick Dhaese covers life sciences, exact sciences and architecture. [FULLY BOOKED]

Randstad Professionals / Dennis Dreesen covers life sciences, exact sciences and architecture, IT, engineering and technology. [FULLY BOOKED]

IAD consult / Ignace Dewaele covers life sciences, law, economics and business administration, exact sciences and architecture. [FULLY BOOKED]

VDAB / Joke Bosch [FULLY BOOKED], Eva Vincke [FULLY BOOKED] and Lindsay Hofman [FULLY BOOKED] cover all academic disciplines. Vincent Petillion [FULLY BOOKED] covers life sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities. Shirley Vroegen [FULLY BOOKED] covers life sciences, law, economics and business administration, social sciences, arts and humanities, pedagogical sciences, exact sciences and architecture, IT, technology and engineering. Gert Demuyter [FULLY BOOKED] covers life sciences, law, economics and business administration, social sciences, arts and humanities, pedagogical sciences, exact sciences and architecture, IT, technology and engineering.

Passion for Work /  Isabelle Decramer [FULLY BOOKED], Katleen Straetmans [FULLY BOOKED] and Karin Cammaerts [FULLY BOOKED] cover life sciences, law, economics and business administration, social sciences, arts and humanities, pedagogical sciences, exact sciences and architecture, IT, technology and engineering.

Ronny Van Haesbroeck covers IT, technology and engineering, exact sciences and architecture. [FULLY BOOKED]

Nadia Ouzoubair covers all academic disciplines. [FULLY BOOKED]

ACLVB / Luc De Bie covers life sciences, law, economics and business administration, social sciences, arts and humanities, pedagogical sciences, exact sciences and architecture, IT, technology and engineering. [FULLY BOOKED]

Euroclear / Dimitri Herremans covers law, economics and business administration, social sciences, arts and humanities, pedagogical sciences, exact sciences and architecture, IT, technology and engineering. [FULLY BOOKED]

Doctorat.be / Laurence Theunis covers life sciences, law, economics and business administration, social sciences, arts and humanities, pedagogical sciences, exact sciences and architecture, IT, technology and engineering [FULLY BOOKED], Ana Franco covers social sciences, arts and humanities and pedagogical sciences. [FULLY BOOKED]

Hudson / Sarina Van Hecke covers life sciences, law, economics and business administration, exact sciences and architecture, IT, technology and engineering.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: We are fully booked on all our CV analysis slots, but not to worry as on 28 March also free drop-in CV consulting will be available. Please note that these places are limited and will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis.

Workshops & info sessions

Check our diversified programme of free career-related workshops and information sessions

List of companies and organisations recruiting among doctoral degree holders

An alphabetical list of all companies attending the Afstudeerbeurs can be found here.

The companies interested in hiring, and networking with, doctoral degree holders are:

4D vision Ablynx Abylsen ACV Oost-Vlaanderen
AIESEC (Gent) AKKA BELGIUM *Amaris Amplidata Anacura
Atlas Copco Airpower *Bayer Cropscience Belchim Crop Protection BMW Group Belux ChipSoft België
Clarebout Potatoes CNH Industrial Belgium Colsen, adviesburo voor milieutechniek *Conundra
*Daikin Europe Delaware Consulting *Euroclear *EuroJobsites Experis Belgium
*Faro *Galilei *GE General Electric Geysen H.O. Go Strange
Greenfish *GSK Harvey Nash *Hays Hudson
i-Theses *imec *INVE Aquaculture *Janssen Pharmaceutica KBC Bank en Verzekering
Keyrus Konvert Office Lab Support *McKinsey&Company MONO
Nationale Bank van België *NextStep coaching *Nokia *Passion for Work PDM Industrial Excellence
*pi *Profacts Quality by Design Queaso Systems
Randstad Belgium Randstad Professionals Reconfirm *Schelstraete Delacourt Associates *Securex
Selor sensolus *Skyline Communications Smals SOFICO
Stad Gent Stylelabs Stedelijk Onderwijs Gent Studiebureau R. Boydens Talentree
Teach for Belgium Teamleader CRM Tec ICT Technical HR Experts *TMC Science & Technology
TrueGEN U2U Training *USG Professionals UZ Brussel Van Marcke
VDAB Vereniging voor de Verenigde Naties VINCI Energies *Vlaamse Overheid (ILVO) *Vlerick Business School
VNZ (Vlaams & Neutraal Ziekenfonds) Voka, Kamer van Koophandel West-Vlaanderen VPK Packaging Group *VRT
WEP (World Education Program) *WIENERBERGER Xplore Group *Valesta (NEW) *Analizo (NEW)
Africa Platform UGent China Platform UGent *doctorat.be (NEW) *Emtex (NEW) *Aligno (NEW)

 

The *-marked companies recruit exclusively among doctoral degree holders and are to be found only on the 2nd floor of the ICC. The other companies are to be found on the ground floor.

Additionally, programme managers and advisers of FWO, BAEF & Fulbright will shed important light on a wide array of academic challenges and opportunities for PhD students and postdoctoral fellows.

Prepare for the fair

Much like the workplace, the Job Market for Young Researchers provides opportunities first and foremost to those who are driven to succeed. Check out our multi-step plan!

Recognition as tranferable skills seminar

Doctoral students who would like to have their job fair attendance recognised as a transferable skills seminar (cluster ‘career management’), are expected to combine their visit to the fair with (registered) participation in at least TWO other activities (workshops, CV analysis...)

Doctoral students visiting the job fair on 28 March, should register with, and pick up further information from, the Doctoral Schools booth which will be set up on the 2nd floor of the ICC.

Venue

Gent ICC (International Convention Center), Van Rysselberghedreef 2 (Citadelpark), B-9000 Gent

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