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Career Week

On Tuesday the 27th of February the Chemistry Career Day has taken place in the Vagant.

On this day a company fair with (chemical) companies was present to tell you more about what they do. It was also possible to follow workshops and there were drinks afterwards.


The program was as follows:

12.45u - 13.00u  Registration  Vagant
13.00u - 13:15u  Welcome  Vagant 
14.15u - 15.00u  Lecture Moniek Tromp, NWO  Vagant
15.15u - 16.00u  Company fair  Vagant
 1st workshop round  Minnaert 011, 013 and 2.08
15.15u - 16.00u  Company fair  Vagant
 2nd workshop round  Minnaert 011 and 013
16.00u - 17.30u  Drinks  Vagant 


Workshop 1: Unilever –  Welcome to Unilever
What does Unilever do and what are the possibilities as a starting chemist?

Workshop 2: Career Services – Networking
This workshop is all about how to build, expand and use your network to your advance!

Workshop 3: People in Science – A career outside the academic world
There are a lot of careers in the academic world, but what about the world outside of that? A lot of different possibilities!

For the first workshop round you could choose between workshop 1, 2 and 3. For the second workshop round you could choose between workshop 1 and 2.

The pictures of this day can be found here

The companies that were present at the company fair are:

                         

                   

On Thursday the 1st of March the BASF Business Case challenged you to solve a (chemical) problem. Several teams worked on problems to make up a solution for a given challenge. The teams gave pitches and everyone could vote for a winner. The winners of the Business Case are Laura Zoutendijk, Matt Peerlings and Saskia Wunderink. The programme was as follows:

18.00-18.30      Introductie BASF 

18.30 – 18.45   Uitleg Challenge - opsplitsen in groepen   

18.45 – 19.00    1st round Challenge

19.00 – 19.30    2nd round Challenge

19.30 – 20.00    3rd round Challenge

20.00 – 20.30    Pitches and voting