IT Career Day 2020 - For companies

At IT Career Day 2020, your company will meet bachelor and master students from the computer science study programmes as well as other study programmes within IT and programming at University of Copenhagen. This is a great opportunity to meet the students in their home ground and to establish contacts with your future employees.

Registration

The registration is now closed - you can contact club@di.ku.dk for possible cancellations.

All premium members of DIKU Business Club have first priority and are guaranteed a stand but must sign up via the registration link before the deadline to secure their spot. The stands are distributed according to the first-come, first-served principle.

Anyone else interested can also sign up from 6 January 2020 but will be put on a waiting list for any excess stands. The registration closes on 28 February 2020 at 12.00. All companies on the waiting list, will be informed no later than 4 March 2020 whether they have been assigned a stand.

Price

Participation is free for premium members of DIKU Business Club. For all others a stand is DKK 30,000 plus VAT. If you wish to become a premium member and avoid the waiting list, you have to join the club and then sign up for the career day before the deadline. Read about DIKU Business Club and the premium membership here.

Stands

The stands are about 4-6 m2. You can start setting up your stand from 1 pm on the same day. We can supply you with two high café tables, if you so wish. The tables are to be booked in the form when you register. The stands may be decompiled from 7 pm which is the official closing time of the fair. The stands will have to be cleared and all equipment taken with you on the same day.

There will be power sockets distributed in the entire exhibition area. If you have very power demanding hardware, please bring extra sockets and cables. A KU Guest Wifi connection is available.

Programme

13.00 - 15.00 Setting up stands
15.00 IT Career Day 2020 opens
15.15 - 16.15 Kick-off in Auditorium 1
15.15: Welcome by Mads Nielsen, Head of Department of Computer Science, University of Copenhagen (DIKU)
15.25: 1 Minute of Madness with all participating companies
16.15 - 17.15 CV bar and the opportunity for a portrait photo (for students)
18.00
The food is served and the beer taps opened
19.00 IT Career Day 2020 closes
19.00 - 20.00 Pack up stands and clean up

As always, IT Career Day starts with 1 Minute of Madness. Each company is given one minute and one slide to pitch your offerings to the student audience such as full-time jobs, student jobs, graduate programs, internships, project collaboration, etc. You have free rein to produce your own slide. It's an intense and fun session and has been rated very successful in the previous years. 

If you have participated in the previous years, you will know of the many attempts to test Company Dating in various editions. Following evaluations, we have now chosen to remove Company Dating as part of the programme this year. This does however not mean that you cannot invite students aside for an in-depth conversation. We will set up an isolated area where you can go with interesting candidates you have met at the stands. In this way all companies will still have the chance for a private talk with potential applicants.

Again this year, we will also guide the students through CV assistance and a new portrait photo, so that you can receive even more exciting applications from our students in the future. We will collect these CVs from our students and can send them to those of you who are interested in receiving them. You can mark your interest in the registration form.

This year we will place extra attention to project and job postings so that students can clearly see on the day which companies have specific offers and can contact you directly. You will learn more about this in the spring.

Food and drinks

All companies will be supplied with a basket with tea, coffee, water, and snacks at arrival. At the end of the day, there will be a food and drinks buffet.

Sponsorships

You may choose to enhance your employer branding through sponsor packages for food, drinks, etc. As a sponsor, you will have your logo on programme flyers and posters at your stand, at the buffet and bar and throughout the area of the fair as well as on slides for the kick-off in Auditorium 1. In addition, you will be highlighted on the website as well as the Facebook event as a sponsor. If you are interested, you can mark it in the registration form. A sponsorship costs DKK 3.000 plus VAT and you will be charged before the IT Career Day.

Communication

We will send you more practical information through direct mail, once you have registered for the career day. You will receive a link for a webpage where we post all important information for participating companies so that we do not drown you with emails. Everything conveniently in one place.

We will start announcing the IT Career Day to the students in January 2020.