Face-to-face Job Dating made a Comeback this year

Face-to-face Job Dating made a Comeback this year

Organised by the Department of International Programs, this year’s “Job Dating” shifted back to in-person after two virtual versions. Held on 24th May 2022, the career event has brought together 22 companies and provided more than 100 internship opportunities to EPITA students in the Master of Science in Computer Science, Master of Science in Artificial Intelligence Systems and Master of Science in Artificial Intelligence for Marketing Strategy programs.

The event started with the presentation of the companies, which introduced their businesses and open positions. Students then visited corporations’ booths that correspond to their internship search.

Connecting students with potential employers, the event not only helped students to land an internship but also allowed them to network with people in IT industry and improve their interview skills. Students found the event very useful.

Profile of EPITA students highly sought after

Having acquired proficiency in technology, business and management, EPITA students are versatile and highly regarded by companies of various sectors.

“A very rewarding jobDating, which allowed me to meet a large number of quality candidates!” The Blockchain Group, an organization which aims to create a blockchain-powered ecosystem, highly appreciated the event.

Participating companies include Baracoda Daily Healthtech, Centreon, Contentsquare, DataDome, Europ Assistance, Hello Pomelo, Mithril Security, Linguistic Commuication, Mooncard, Neobrain, OCTO Technology, Opensee, Pivot & Co, Red Alert Labs, Roadcare, Scal-e, Sonate, Stockly, The Blockchain Group, Ubisoft Paris, VINCI Energies SI, and WeWard.

Recruiters found the face-to-face exchange at a recruitment event invaluable.

“A return to physical interaction is pleasant after this long period of Covid. Students the curriculum are serious,” DataDome, a company that fights against online fraud, said.

Boosting EPITA students’ career

Dedicated to help students to find a job before their graduation, EPITA organizes a variety of career events throughout the year. Examples include career fair, conferences week and job dating. Upon graduation, over 90% of EPITA graduates are employed by various sectors of IT in France and around the world.