Students and companies in the Biotech City met in week 44 for a job event to find the right match for 17 internships and 13 student jobs.
The programme included student jobs for the first and third semester students of the biotechnology and mechanical engineering diploma programme, as well as internships for the fifth semester students of the biotechnology programme, who will spend five months in a final internship.
BATTLE FOR STUDENTS
The atmosphere was intense and thick with excited anticipation during the event, which offered 15 minutes of job and internship speed dating, but both company representatives and students had smiles on their faces. And with good reason. The majority of both internships and student jobs have already been filled, with the remainder in the process.
Overall, there was enthusiasm for both the event format and the students' efforts:
The same positive picture seemed to emerge for students:
COOPERATION IN A CLASS OF ITS OWN
The Biotech City is working towards a vision of locally cultivating the talent that the city's industry needs. To achieve this, a close link between the city's businesses and educational institutions is needed, and the matchmaking event is one of many examples of this.
The biotech city's world-class industry and unique collaboration across the city even reaches beyond the country's borders and has, among other things, formed the basis of educational choices for several of Absalon's students:
The matchmaking event is organised in collaboration between Biotech City companies, Absalon University of Applied Sciences and Knowledge Hub Zealand.