Propel Careers

The European Career Fair at MIT January 30 - February 1, 2010 

November 30, 2009 
by Lauren Celano 

The European Career Fair at MIT:
A Global Quest for Talent

Free registration for candidates is open until next Saturday Dec 5. Companies may register until Dec 18.

The European Career Fair (ECF) is one of the largest transatlantic career fairs in North America. The ECF is an annual three-day recruiting event organized by the MIT European Club in a strong partnership with the European Commission and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

This strategic alliance attracts key individuals from both entities, who host informative discussion panels and workshops and satellite events throughout the Fair. The ECF strategically takes place in Boston/Cambridge - the core of one of the most important educational hubs in the U.S. and home to many of the world%u219s leading universities. The Fair is held on campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, every year during the last three days of January, or early February.

The European Career Fair in brief:
Day 1. Panel discussions and workshops hosted by the European Commission.
Day 2. Career Fair Day with exhibits and presentations by industry representatives, academia and research.
Day 3. Interviews for selected candidates. ECF-affiliated seminars on career development, opportunities and other activities.

The ECF stands out as a unique event aiming to link the best European companies with exceptional U.S.-based candidates. Being the largest career fair of its kind, the European Career Fair gives an exceptional opportunity to over 3000 participants and more than 100 companies to improve their professional network. The candidates - Europeans, Americans and other internationals, have a multinational education and working experience from the most renowned universities in the US and worldwide. The main fields of study include: physical and life sciences, economics, all branches of engineering, business, management and arts. Many of our candidates have graduate (MS, PhD) and other professional degrees (e.g. MBA, MD). Whether for talented young professionals looking for a job in the for-profit or the non-profit sector, the ECF aims to represent the full breadth of the top echelon European employers. The Fair welcomes candidates from all backgrounds and levels of expertise.

For more details contact details are below:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Room W20-401
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139

Fax 1-617-500-0327

11/30/2009 22:05
Dec 2nd Opportunities in Life Sciences Panel
Propel Careers has organized a fantastic speaker panel to discuss Opportunities in Life Sciences on December 2nd, 2009. The speakers are from a variety of life sciences sectors including Computational Biology, Therapeutics, Diagnostics, Medical Device, Consulting, and Finance.

The speaker panel includes: Iya Khalil Founder, Gene Network Sciences; Kevin T. Sprott, Ph.D., Manager, Ironwood Pharmaceuticals; Laurie Halloran, President, Halloran Consulting Group; Bob Lorette, Esq, Managing Director, Transform Ventures; Bernadette Michaud, Life Sciences Team, Silicon Valley Bank; Corey Braastad, Ph.D., Manager of Operations, Athena Diagnostics

The location of the panel is Cooley Godward Kronish LLP, 500 Boylston Street, 14th Floor, Boston, MA 02116. The time is 5:30pm – 8:00pm

To register, see the link,


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