Career (week)day at the Faculty of Organization and Informatics in Varaždin

From Monday, May 2nd to Friday, 6th May 2016 the fifth Career (week) day will be held in the organization of the Student Support and Career Development Center of the Faculty of Organization and Informatics, University of Zagreb. The event was extended to a whole week this year, and it is focused on career reflection and linking employers, institutions, alumni and students. The program brings a handful of activities aimed at career thinking and development, especially through lectures and workshops that will be held by over 30 employers from the IT and the business sector. On Thursday, in addition to other events, a round table will be held “How higher education institutions support the career development of students?”.
This year on the main panel participants will be Gordana Kovačević, Company president of Ericsson Nikola Tesla, Damjan Mravunac, CMO at CROteamu, Hrvoje Prpić, CEO at Trilleniumu, Damir Sabol, CEO at Photomath, and Alan Sumina, co-founder of Nanobit, and the discussion will be moderated by Matija Kopić, founder and CEO of Farmeron.
After the discussion, employers will present themselves to students through pitch presentations, and they will have to take on the role of the jury. After refreshments, the former FOI students, or alumni, will together with the students from the FOI Debate team discuss some of the most pressing topics related to career, business, IT and business, and the transition from studying to working. Afterwards, the present employers will have another chance to impress the students through part of the agenda Techshowcase & Employer Hangout in which will they will exhibit some of their technology and innovations, which will also be an opportunity for everyone, and especially for employers and students, to connect and socialize in an informal atmosphere.
This year’s Career (week)day, organized in the form of a scientific professional colloquium, is co-financed from the European Social Fund as part of the Human Resources Development 2007 to 2013, as part of the Project development model to support students in the development of early careers.