Data Science Career Fair in Amsterdam


February 28, 2018 - 15:00
ADS Event

Introducing the Amsterdam Data Science & Big Data Alliance ‘Data Science Career Fair’

A chance for Data Science organisations to connect with Students from Data Science-related domains

Students: Want to find out your career options, for example internship & job opportunities?

The Fair will comprise:

  • Speed dating sessions
  • Workshops and cases by leading Data Science organisations
  • Advice sessions on: starting your own business, an academic career, working at a governmental organisation, working in industry
  • Pitches from organisations
  • Networking over free beer & pizza!!

Where? ACE Start-up Village, Science Park 608, Amsterdam

How? Free to attend, but please subscribe in advance HERE

The goal: A chance for data science students to connect with companies looking for interns and/or permanent employees for data science positions. Our event will show students their career options and give companies the chance to show what they can offer.

Who’s coming? 150+ Students Currently Registered (Bachelor, Master, PhD), keen to follow a data science career (e.g. Business Analytics, Econometrics, Informatics, Information Studies, Software Engineering).

CompaniesAdidas, Anchormen,,,, CGI, Chipsoft, CQM, DatascienceLab, Dutch Analytics, eBay, Elsevier, GoDataDriven, KLM, KPMG, KPN, NewRelity, OPT/NET, ORTEC, Peace Tech Lab, Qualogy, Tapp, Tiqets, Viriciti. 

The programme:

14:30-15:00: Registration

15:00-16:00: Workshops

  • A (Room: Shark): ‘From fourier analysis to deep convents to use cases’ – I. Everts (GoDataDriven)
  • B (Room: Day): ‘Experience the life of a data scientist in one hour’ – E. D’Acunto & R. Monné (ORTEC)
  • C (Room: Inno): ‘Data science and AI in the real world’ – P. Hulsen (CQM)

16:00-16:30: Inspire sessions

  • A (Room: Shark): What can I expect from an academic career? – C. van Son (VU) & A. Meroño (VU)
  • B (Room: Inno): What are my options after my masters or PhD? – C. Zandvliet (Xomnia) & D. Graus (FD Mediagroep)

16:30-17:00: Inspire sessions

  • A (Room: Shark): Want to start your own business? – Y. Bodnar (ACE) & M. Farzanehpour (SCITODATE)
  • B (Room: Inno): Want to work at a government organisation? – J. Goilo (Datalab City of Amsterdam)

17:00-17:30: Quick fire pitches (Room: Day & Night)

  • Companies present their career opportunities in one minute

17:30-18:30 Speeddates (Room: Day & Night)

  • 7 minute blocks. Note: it is your responsibility to know your exact time slots

18:30-19:30: Beers, pizza & networking  (Room: Day & Night)


Questions? email Esther