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What are the Beta Business Days?

Beta Business days

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 at the 17th and 18th of March 2020 in Martiniplaza, Groningen. 

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 to generate brand awareness among the attending students. 

The general lunch and networking reception will be informal networking opportunities for students and the participating businesses. The programme will also include activities such as case studies/workshops, individual meetings and business lunches 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.


Beta Business days
Beta Business days

Leonard Springerlaan 2

Beta Business days

17 & 18 March 2020

Beta Business days

9.30 - 19.00


Beta Business days

During the Beta Business Days you will be able to participate in different type of activities. During these activities you will have to perfect opportunity to orientate yourself about your future.

Business Presentations

These 50-minute long presentations are a good way to get an impression of the company and its career opportunities.
Case studies
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.
Individual interviews
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. 
Business Lunch
During the business lunch, you will have the chance to network with employees with a company of your interest to find out more about their company climate.
Business Expo
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.  
Openings speaker
On March 17 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 deadline of enrolling for the activities which require CV selection (such as cases and interviews) is March 8 2020. Other activities are open for enrollment until the 12th of March!




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Participating companies

Beta Business days


Beta Business days

The Beta Business Days are being held at the Martiniplaza.

Leonard Springerlaan 2
9727 KB Groningen

Zernike Complex to Martini
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Groningen Centraal to Martini
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Martiniplaza is de locatie van de Betat Business Days

Enroll now!

Beta Business days

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.