Worldwide enterprises exhibit on the campus of Jacobs University along with regional companies and freshly founded start-ups: On Wednesday, February 22, 2017, from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. the Jacobs Career Fair will again be facilitating contacts between students of Jacobs University and potential employers from the widest range of areas. Students of other universities and institutes are also welcome to attend. Admission is free.
The nearly 40 exhibitors include international companies such as Microsoft, Tesla, Amazon, AB InBev, KPMG, Barry Callebaut, and Roche, as well as institutions such as the Federal Foreign Office, the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ), and the children’s charity SOS Kinderdörfer. TheAlfred Wegener Institute, Marum, and Fraunhofer Mevis are among the prestigious research institutes represented as potential employers, along with start-ups by graduates of Jacobs University.
The numerous Jacobs alumni reporting on their work at the Career Fair include Cornel Amariei, Innovation Manager at Continental, and Ankur Modi, founder of the IT company “Status Today”. The two were selected by Forbes Magazine for inclusion in the European list of the most influential people under 30 in the area of technology.
At the Career Fair, entrepreneurs and personnel representatives also hold workshops with helpful tips for the application process and strategies for founding companies. Furthermore, personal talks provide an opportunity to discuss internships and trainee programs, as well as research projects and entrylevel positions. Additional information on the program is available at www.jacobscareerfair.de. It is also possible for participants to register there for individual workshops.
Note for editors:
Interested journalists should register by February 21, 2016, 12:00 noon, indicating their name and medium by sending an email to media [at] jacobs-university.de. If you indicate a time at which you want to visit the Career Fair, we will be happy to meet you at the entrance to the Campus Center and guide you through the fair.
Additional information and registration at:
Thomas Joppig | Brand Management, Marketing & Communications
t.joppig [at] jacobs-university.de | Tel.: +49 421 200-4504