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More than 280 students and graduates participate in the University's virtual banking fair and consultancy service

In total, 18 companies received more than 780 applications for internships and employment at the second edition of the Virtual Career Forum Banking & Consulting.

FotoManuelCastells/Students were able to apply to 43 offers of employment and internships on the virtual platform.

02 | 11 | 2021

The University of Navarra's virtual fair for the banking sector and consultancy service is held on the first semester of the academic year to respond to the recruitment needs of companies in the banking sector and consultancy service. On this occasion, Abante Asesores, Bain & Company, Banca March, Banco Santander, Bluecap, Boston Consulting Group, DC Advisory, Deloitte, Deloitte Belgium, Evercore, EY, KPMG España, Management Solutions, Minsait, Nfoque Advisory Services, Oliver Wyman, PwC España and Simon-Kucher & Partners.

More than 280 students and graduates, most of them from School of Economics and Business Studies and the School of Engineering due to the subject of profiles demanded by the companies, were able to apply for the 43 internship offers and employment published. In total, participants made more than 780 applications for the positions offered during the four days the fair was open (from 18 to 21 October).

Carlos Soroeta Rodríguez, graduate in Industrial Organisation Engineering and student of the Master's Degree University Degree in Technological Innovation, was able to take advantage of the fair with the goal to carry out his work End of Final Year Project Master's Degree (TFM). "The experience has been good because I have been able to observe the involvement of companies in the recruitment of students from the University and, in my case, fortunately there have been several companies that have immediately contacted me at contact as soon as I applied", says Carlos Soroeta.

The platform also allowed candidates and recruiters to interact through a chat and one-to-one interviews. In total, 308 private conversations were established between students and companies. Ayrton Vargas, student 4th year Degree at Economics, says: "Events like this demonstrate the University's commitment to our professional development by not only giving us solid academic instructions , but also the opportunity to apply them in world-class companies".

The online format means that Erasmus students can also enjoy the fair. This is the case of Enrique Morales Novoa, student in the 4th year of Degree in Industrial Organisation Engineering and currently at Mid Sweden University, in Sweden: "I was able to find very interesting offers for me, from internships to permanent positions at work . What I liked the most is the ease of applying for multiple opportunities in a simple way and being able to solve my doubts. I believe that by participating in these events we can be more aware of the skills we need to work on in order to improve".

The next virtual fair of employment of the University will be held on 22 and 23 February 2022 and will be multi-sectoral, i.e. it will be open to companies from all fields and profiles from all subject.