Over 3000 students participate annually in the events of 'De Delftse Bedrijvendagen'

About 'De Delftse Bedrijvendagen'

Since 1996, 'De Delftse Bedrijvendagen' has been the best way for students and companies to get in touch with each other for internships, jobs and graduation projects. Last edition, over 150 companies participated in total, and approximately two-thirds of all Delft University of Technology students participated in 'De Delftse Bedrijvendagen' once during their time as students.

History

Before 1996 there were two major career fairs in Delft. The chemical and mechanical engineering study associations Technologisch Gezelschap and Gezelschap Leeghwater organised the ‘Bedrijvendagen Delft’. In addition, the ’Bedrijvencarré’ was organised by Vereniging voor Technische Physica, W.I.S.V. ‘Christiaan Huygens', VSV 'Leonardo da Vinci' and i.d., which are the study associations for Applied Physics, Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Aerospace Engineering and Industrial Design. In 1995 five of the six study associations mentioned above decided to organize one big career fair together. The reason was that the Delft University of Technology and the industry benefited from having only one major career fair. i.d. withdrew herself. On 19 December 1995 the foundation 'De Delftse Bedrijvendagen' was founded. This is also the date on which the most important alliance of study associations in Delft was founded. This also established the most important partnership in Delft, 'Het Pentagon'. 'Het Pentagon' consists of:

Goals

'De Delftse Bedrijvendagen' was established to promote two goals:

  • Bringing students into contact with the business community to help them find a job, an internship or a graduation project.
  • To give the industry insight into graduating Delft.