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This was the virtual karriere.netzwerk 2021

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"May the network be with you!"

In 2021, we still find ourselves in a challenging situation. For this reason, the St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences has once again faced the difficulties and relocated the "karriere.netzwerk" to the World Wide Web.

True to the motto “May the network be with you”, we provided our students with a network of companies, workshops and lectures. Starting with virtual promotion stands of large or leading companies to regional companies that are considered pioneers in the fields of Digital Business, Digital Technologies, Media, Social Sciences, and Health Sciences.

The online career fair is supported, among others, by DER STANDARD as a media partner and by AK Niederösterreich / AK Young, REWE Group and WIENER STÄDTISCHE Versicherung AG.

There was a varied framework programme which accompanied the event. Our students were able to gather information about CV checks, personal branding and technology transfer, and get advice on labour law and education issues from the labour law experts of AK Niederösterreich. Prior to the career fair, two well-received workshops dedicated to “Salary Negotiations” and “Creativity and Innovation Management” took place.

The event was rounded off with a digital scavenger hunt around our virtual promotion stands. Participants were invited to solve a task or play a game at each stand. The main prize was a robot vacuum cleaner. In addition, many other students received smaller prizes in form of career packages filled with all kinds of goodies from the participating companies.

This was the event “karriere.netzwerk Goes Virtual“ 2020

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"Keep calm and connect"

This was the motto of “karriere.netzwerk goes virtual 2020”. Exceptional situations require flexibility, but also allow for new paths. In order to guarantee the safety of our students, teachers and cooperation partners, the karriere.netzwerk 2020 took place online.

The diverse online offer included recruiting slots with companies from various sectors. At the online consultation hour “AK Career Talk” of the Lower Austrian Chamber of Labour, students received information about funding and could ask questions about labour law. Students of the study programme Smart Engineering had the opportunity to get to know seven different companies during online employer pitches. CV checks and tips on remote job interviews were offered by Lower Austria’s start-up agency riz up presented an interesting online seminar on the topic of “Avalanches in Slow Motion – These 12 Megatrends Are Changing Our World”. Additionally, participants also had the opportunity to have their job application photos edited or to get a quick “Body&Mood” boost.


This Was the Event karriere.netzwerk 2019

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“There is no career without a network”

With the fair karriere.netzwerk 2019, the St. Pölten UAS offered 600 students and graduates as well as CEOs and recruiters from almost 60 companies the opportunity to expand their networks. In addition to personal networking opportunities, visitors enjoyed an extensive framework programme with a creative yoga lab, numerous career talks, workshops and exciting guests.

At the panel discussion “Everybody Can Build a Career”, four successful graduates reported on their job entry and gave the students valuable tips for career planning in the field of media and digital technologies.

In the Career Talks, Stephan Blumencron from the Lower Austrian Chamber of Labour provided information on everything you need to know about employment contracts. Daniel Beer gave an insight into his daily work as a backend developer for the employer rating platform kununu. Michael John, founder and CEO of the digital agency LOOP, revealed “The Secret Sauce to Great Digital Marketing”.

In addition, the AK Young stand offered advice on all matters concerning education law. A CV check by HR experts from, a professional application photo shoot with professional make-up by MAC Cosmetics and a lottery with attractive prizes rounded off the event.



This Was the Event karriere.netzwerk 2018

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At this year's job and career fair karriere.netzwerk, 500 visitors met numerous top regional and national companies from various sectors. The event provided the framework for personal networking between students, graduates and young professionals on the one hand and CEOs and recruiters from relevant companies and organisations on the other.

The extensive framework programme focused on business start-ups this year. Ali Mahlodji, co-founder of the career platform “whatchado”, spoke about his experiences as a company founder in the “Influential Career Talk” and the Austrian Economic Chamber’s start-up service offered insights into the creation of business plans in a special workshop. In addition, a representative of the leading multi-channel network Studio71 was invited, which deals with the marketing and support of YouTubers and influencers.

The event was rounded off by various other offers such as advice from AK Young and AK Lower Austria on all matters regarding labour law, a CV check by HR experts and a professional application photo shoot.



This Was the Event karriere.netzwerk 2017

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The job and career fair karriere.netzwerk took place successfully for the 5th time on 8 November 2017. Promotion stands were prepared by around 50 different regional, national and international companies, thus making sure that a wide variety of professionals and experts met the students and graduates.

More than 500 visitors enjoyed the many offered activities. The exclusive framework programme, which included everything from a professional job application photo to a career check, was also very popular. The established special programme for partner companies of the study programme Smart Engineering was once again very well received and is, incidentally, another quality guarantee for the practical training of the students.



This Was the Event karriere.netzwerk 2016

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For the fourth time, the job and career fair karriere.netzwerk, which took place on 9 November 2016, offered a large number of students and graduates an ideal platform to get to know to get to know potential employers and internship providers from the fields they are interested in. More than 50 exhibitors with more than 150 external persons such as recruiters, personnel managers, specialists and CEOs from regional and national companies and organisations were present at this year's karriere.netzwerk.

In addition to numerous companies that have been participating in the job and career fair since the beginning, many new companies, especially from the media and social sectors, could be added this year. For partner companies of the study programme Smart Engineering, a special programme was designed once again this year.



This Was the Event karriere.netzwerk 2015

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Around 700 visitors, 59 exhibitors and 148 external persons such as recruiters, HR specialists, experts and CEOs from regional and national companies and organisations were a part of this year's job and career fair karriere.netzwerk. This took place for the third time on 28 October 2015 with great success. The fair was opened with a ceremony which the mayor of St. Pölten, Matthias Stadler, also attended.


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