The Beta Business Days is a unique two-day career event for all students from the Faculty of Science & Engineering of the University of Groningen. The upcoming edition will take place online on the 16th and 17th of March 2021.
The Beta Business Days gives more than 3500 students nearing the end of their Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD programme the opportunity to investigate their career prospects and make contacts that could lead to a placement, final-year project or even a job.
Various activities will familiarize students with the needs of the participating companies. Companies can deliver a presentation or host a stand on the digital exposition to generate brand awareness among the attending students.
Furthermore, there will be informal networking opportunities for students and the participating businesses. The programme will also include activities such as case studies/workshops and individual meetings for which participants will be selected on the basis of their CV or motivation. These activities will give the companies and students in their target group get the chance to get to know each other.
16 & 17
9.00 - 19.00
During the Beta Business Days, you will be able to participate in different types of activities. During these activities you will have to perfect opportunity to orientate yourself about your future.
These 50-minute long presentations are a good way to get an impression of the company and its career opportunities.
During a case, you encounter what a company actually does. You will work in a team to solve a case problem.
Business Speed dates
During speed dates, you rotate every 10 minutes to a new company. This way you get a fast view of what different companies have to offer.
An individual meeting gives you the opportunity to speak half an hour with a company recruiter. This often leads to master project internships but can also serve as a job interview.
During the high tea, you will get the opportunity to get in close personal contact with the companies in an informal atmosphere.
During the business expo, you can visit companies at their stand and get to know them. Companies will organize interesting activities at their stand such as table football and virtual reality experiences.
On March 16 there will be an interesting openings speaker at 9:15 to start of this two day event.
Besides these activities, the Beta Business Days offers other activities like a lunch expo where you can take your LinkedIn photo or get your CV checked, free coffee, snacks & lunch, workshops and free drinks at the end of each day.
The Beta Business Days is the carreer event to boost your prospects. It is easy to enroll. Just sign up, fill out your profile and subscribe for the activities you wish to participate in.