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Here are the different steps you must follow in order to register:

1) Be a 3rd year of Bachelor, a Master student or a doctorant at EPFL.

2) Create a profile here.

3) Upload your CV which must not be more than 2 pages long.

4) Wait for your CV to be verified (you will receive an email).

5) Register to the services by logging in and clicking on Services – Individual services.

The Forum Skills Week will be held from the 1st to the 5th May 2017. This is a week during which experts from great Swiss universities and multinational companies will be at your disposal to read and to correct your CV and motivation letters.  You will also be able to challenge yourself during fictive recruitment interviews.

To participate, you have to create a complete profile and compulsorily integrate your CV (2 pages maximum) on our website in order to be registered in the Forum Skills Week from the 20th March.

In order to get the best job or internship, your CV will have to be perfect. During the Forum Skills Week, experts from career centers of the biggest Swiss universities and multinational companies will be there to givr some advice in order to make your CV more effective.

The correction is done privately with the expert, during half an hour. The CV can be written in French or in English. The conversation with the expert can also be done in one of these two languages but it is necessary to precise it during the inscription.

This event will be held at the Rolex Learning Center, the 1st, 2nd and 3rd May 2017.

In order to participate, it is necessary for you to be in third year of bachelor, in master or in PhD. You also have to upload in your profile your CV (2 pages maximum) with eventually a picture.  The participation is free but you have to register on our website. Be careful, places are limited.  

The motivation letter is often under-evaluated by the students but it sometimes happens that it is even more important than the CV, allowing you to detach from the others. The Forum Skills Week is the opportunity to correct your text by experts coming from careers centers from the biggest Swiss universities and multinational companies.  

The correction is done in private with an expert, during half an hour. The letter can be written in French or in English. The conversation with the expert can also be done in one of these two languages but it is necessary to precise it during the inscription.

The corrections will be held on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd May 2017 at the Rolex Learning Center.

In order to participate, it is necessary for you to be in third year of bachelor, in master or in PhD. You also have to upload in your profile your CV (2 pages maximum) with eventually a picture and your letter.  The participation is free but you have to register on our website. Be careful, places are limited.

This year the Forum organizes once more the interview simulation workshop at the EPFL, which is based on the following concept : if you are applying to a job, particularly in a multinational company, you’ll pass a general interview, with a human relationship manager, an engineer or a project chief. To prepare, the Forum Skills Week offer to students the possibility to do one with an external expert. Members from the EPFL career center will observe the performance during 40 minutes and will give you their feedback directly after the interview. The chosen language has to be precised at the inscription.

Theses simulations will be held at the Rolex Learning Center, on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd May and in CE1100 for the 4th May 2017. The participation is free but is asking  preparation  in order to allow everybody to benefit this opportunity.

On Thursday simulations are different and have the following particularities :

  • They focus on the negotiations of your future salary as an EPFL student
  • They are organized in a bigger room for more dynamic spirit

Three sessions are planned : 9.00-9.45, 10.00-10.45 and 11.00-11.45. Each session is organized as following : participants welcoming, individual interview with an expert and general feedback by the EPFL Career Center. Be careful, each session is limited to 10 participants. The morning will end with a general feedback about the event and with advices given by the experts. This last point of view is opened to all the participants and will take place from noon to 12.30.

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Most of the companies you will apply to require to know your level in the languages you practice (A1/A2, B1/B2 or C1/C2).

In partnership with Cambridge University, EF Education proposes to conduct standardized tests (orally and written) to allow you evaluate your level in various languages.

EF Education offers language tests that are as reliable as the TOEFL or the Cambridge English FCE.

The language tests will take place in Rolex Learning Center from Monday 1st of May till Wednesday the 3rd, from 2 :00 pm till 5 :00 pm. You will have the possibility to test the following languages : french, english, german, italian and spanish.

This is your occasion to take a professional picture that you could use for your CV !

EPFL’s Club Photo will be present on Tuesday 2nd of May from 9 :00 am till 5 : 00 pm in the Rolex Learning Center. It takes less than 10 minutes and is a plus for your CV.