Program of the week

Further information

Opening Conference

Monday 8th

Don’t miss out on the week’s first grand event: Forum EPFL’s famous Opening Conference, this year featuring Yves “Jetman” Rossy!

As every year, we invite you to the SwissTech Convention Center for this one-of-a-kind event, for which you can register by clicking on the following link:

http://www.forum-epfl.ch/conferencedhonneur/register

IAESTE – Internships abroad

Monday 8th

Starting at 15:00, our partner, The Association for The Exchange of Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE) will explain in a presentation how to apply for their for paid internships abroad through their exchange program. We invite students from all backgrounds to join this talk, which will include former participant sharing their unique IAESTE experience.

Cultural Differences in the Workspace - By IAESTE

Monday 8th

At 16:00, The Association for The Exchange of Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE) welcomes you to a hands-on workshop on cross-cultural differences in the workspace. You will learn how these affect both companies as well as you as an individual and you will try to find solutions for international teams. (registration here)

How to negotiate your salary? - By Academic Work

Monday 8th

Starting at 13:00, we invite you to a conference given by our partner Academic work on the subject of negotiating your salary. It will be followed by a workshop on the subject to help you practice their advice.

Forum Get Ready

Monday 8th

This is your last chance to prepare yourself for the Forum. Last minute CV corrections, language tests, advice on how to approach stands or even photoshoots are awaiting you there.

 

Registration may be required

Presentations

Monday 8th and Wednesday 10th

Throughout the day, companies will give various presentations to introduce themselves, show their activities, their work-methods and their goals.

Further information

Speech Contest

Tuesday 9th

The Forum EPFL is proud to invite you to it’s speech contest in partnership with EPFL MUN, come test your skills or watch some of the school’s best speakers compete for our prizes.

Click on the following link for more information:

http://www.forum-epfl.ch/MUN/concoursdeloquence

Exploring your market and validating your idea - By Genilem

Tuesday 8th

Our partner Genilem will host a conference and offer advice to help you with exploring your market, followed by a workshop on the subject (registration is mandatory).

Start-Up Day

Tuesday 9th

The Start-Up Day is a day dedicated to the meeting of start-ups and students. 70 start-ups, conferences, success stories,…

The 2018 Edition will celebrate its 10th anniversary of the Start-Up Day!

See the Start-Ups page

Industry Roundtable - By the Career Center

Tuesday 9th

The Career Center is proud to invite you to it’s Industry Roundtable in partnership with the Forum EPFL on the subject of:
What does sustainability concretely mean in the daily work of architects and engineers?

Roundtable starts at 17:30

Further information

Presentations

Monday 8th and Wednesday 10th

Throughout the day, companies will give various presentations to introduce themselves, show their activities, their work-methods and their goals.

Further information

Stands

Thursday 11th & Friday 12th

Meet all the companies attending the Forum EPFL 2018 on their stands at SwissTech Convention Center. Their representatives will gladly welcome you and inform you about their organisation and recruitment opportunities.

Workshops

Monday 8th, Tuesday 9th & Thursday 11th

Since 2013, Forum EPFL offers to companies the opportunity to organise workshops in which they can meet students in a more interactive setting.

Examples : roundtables, presentation workshops, case studies, …

 

Invitation required

Interview Rooms

Thursday 11th & Friday 12th

During stands days, companies can select students in our CV library. Those students will be invited to pass an interview directly on the Forum EPFL’s premises, in our Interview Rooms.

 

Invitation required

Contact-luncheons

Thursday 11th & Friday 12th

Lunch breaks are also an opportunity for meetings between companies’ representatives and students who will share a meal and discuss in a small party.

 

Invitation required

Further information

Stands

Thursday 11th & Friday 12th

Meet all the companies attending the Forum EPFL 2018 on their stands at SwissTech Convention Center. Their representatives will gladly welcome you and inform you about their organisation and recruitment opportunities.

Workshops

Monday 8th, Tuesday 9th, Thursday 11th, Friday 12th

Since 2013, Forum EPFL offers to companies the opportunity to organise workshops in which they can meet students in a more interactive setting.

These include : roundtables, presentation workshops, case studies, …

 

Invitation required

Interview Rooms

Thursday 11th & Friday 12th

During stands days, companies can select students in our CV library. Those students will be invited to pass an interview directly on the Forum EPFL’s premises, in our Interview Rooms.

 

Invitation required

Contact-luncheons

Thursday 11th & Friday 12th

Lunch breaks are also an opportunity for meetings between companies’ representatives and students who will share a meal and discuss in a small party. -by invitation from the companies only

 

Invitation required

International Fair

Friday 12th

For its closing day, Forum EPFL will welcome partner universities and institutions. Joined by EPFL’s Student Exchange Office, they will meet and inform students about opportunities for exchanges, double diplomas or even joint degrees.

For students wishing to find out more: you can find further information by clicking on the following link:

https://www.forum-epfl.ch/etudiants/international-fair/

Register to the forum EPFL Register