On RTU Career Day, Young People Will Meet With Businesses and Pursue Career Education Activities

Students from all Latvian universities are invited to the Career Day of Riga Technical University (RTU), which will take place on 6 March in the International Exhibition Hall in Kipsala and will bring together 130 company representatives from 40 different sectors, in order to gain insight into the situation on the labour market, meet with business representatives in person, establish contacts valuable for career development and participate in educational activities – a discussion, an inspirational workshop and a short interview to explore their opportunities for receiving a very concrete job offer. This year, the RTU Career Day, the largest youth professional orientation event in Latvia, will be held with the participation of Latvian businesses, as well as four foreign companies, inviting both Latvian and foreign students to it. The Career Day exhibition – meeting with representatives of busiesses at the Exhibition Hall will take place from 10:00 to 16:00 and the admission is free. To enable all RTU students to visit the Career Day, lectures will be cancelled from 12:30 on 6 March. Alongside with activities in the Exhibition Hall, where young people will meet with business representatives, three educational and practical career-related activities will take place: • At 11:00 – 12:00, a seminar on profession selection “The Future Is in Your Own Arms” will be held, chaired by TV personality and actress Ieva Florence-Vīksne. The lecturer will share her experience of seeking and finding her profession, will talk about obstacles, overcoming them and using them for her own good. One will also find out during the workshop where to take inspiration from when one wants to give up. Registration is by completing the application form. • At 12:30 – 13:30, discussion on future skills and labour market challenges will take place, with the participation of the Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry of Education and Science Reinis Znotiņš, RTU Vice-Rector for Strategic Development Artūrs Zeps, Anta Praņeviča from Fontes company, representative of the Board of RTU Alumni Association and CEO of MILZU company Enno Ence. Participants of the discussion will present their vision of the most important issues on the labour market in terms of its development, inviting visitors to participate as well. The discussion will be moderated by Director of RTU Public Relations Department Ivars Svilāns. • At 13:00 – 17:00, a speed dating event will take place, with the participation of 50 companies, inviting students to a four-minute talk during which both sides will be able to assess the potential for starting an employment relationship. If interests of both parties coincide, the young people can receive very specific job offers after the event. Upon short interviews, students will be able to meet and talk to representatives of other companies as well. The time from 13:00 to 15:00 is allocated for talks in Latvian and from 15:00 to 17:00 in English, providing an opportunity for foreign students to attend the event. To participate in the speed dating event arranged by the social enterprise Visas Iespējas, it is required to register and complete the application form. More information is available on the Facebook page.

RTU Karjeras diena 2019 BRĪVPRĀTĪGAIS / RTU Career day 2019 VOLUNTEER


On the 1st of March the biggest event devoted to professional career growth in Latvia – Riga Technical university (RTU) Career day – will celebrate it’s 15th anniversary. While getting ready for this event, RTU Career center invites students to join professional orientation events – creating and improving your CV with help of a consultant and other. To have more succesful conversation between students and potential employers, Career center invites to bring your CV to Career day, therefor it is important to prepare it or update it in advance. RTU Career center career consultant Viktorija Gaina points out that «CV is the first contact with potential employer and also the impression we create about ourselves. During the consultation it is possible to recieve «an outside view» that may help to adapt it for a specific vacancy or simply to notice details, that you have missed». Consultations for improving your CV will be available in Career center, Āzenes street 6 on 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th of February from 9.30 till 19 or by sending you CV to email Viktorija.Gaina@rtu.lv. Until the begining of January for participation in RTU Career day applied more than 100 companies from 27 different industries. RTU Career day will take place on the 1st of March from 10.00 till 16.00 in International Exhibition centre in Ķīpsala, Kipsalas street 8 and the entrance is free of charge. RTU and students from other universities are invited to attend this event, because there are broad career growth opportunities and demand for future specialists are very different. Every attendant will have the opportunity to personally talk with companies, get to know their representatives, ask questions and find out about career and internship possibilities. During RTU Career day there will be opportunity to attend diffrent seminars devoted to career topic and also to participate in brain game quiz to win valuable prizes. Supporters of «RTU Career day 2018»: SIA «MSC Latvia», SIA «Atea Global Services», SIA «Evolution Latvia», AS «Drogas», SIA «KRONOSPAN – RĪGA», SIA «Visma Enterprise», SIA «ITAB Shop concept Latvia». Informative supporters: Career and education portal SIA «Prakse.lv», SIA «CVO Recruitment Latvia», SIA «CV-Online Latvia». Find detailed program and follow latest news: RTU Career center web page http://karjera.rtu.lv/career-day/ «RTU Career day 2018» event on Facebook : http://ej.uz/1kfa

Companies can apply for RTU Career day 2018

Companies can apply for RTU Career day 2018 Riga Technical university (RTU) invites companies to apply for the biggest event dedicated to student career orientation in Latvia – RTU Career day. It will take place on 1st of March 2018. It will be a chance for companies to meet more than 2000 potencial employees or trainees from RTU and other universities as well. RTU Career day is the biggest even tin Latvia dedicated to student career and internship related topics, that gather companies from various fields. Companies will have opportunity not only to inform attendees about their vacancies, different events or possibilities to participate in different projects, but also to offer diffrent activities such as – tests, competitions or give consultations. All Latvian students are welcome to attend Career day. It’s planned to publish information about every company in RTU Career day catalogue, that will be available for free for every attendant of the event and also throughout the year in RTU Career centre. RTU Career day will take place on 1st of March 2018 in Kipsala International Exhibition Centre, Riga, Kipsalas street 8. Application to participate in the event is organized in 3 parts. Until 30th of November when participation fee was lower, and starting from 1st of December and 1st of January when the participation fee will become bigger. Collaboration offer is available HERE. To apply for Career day, write and email to karjera@rtu.lv.