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Employer Speed Dating

ESTnetNG Speed Dating

Get ahead of the game, if you’re looking for industrial placements or graduates in 2019, we are delighted to announce, that once again, ESTnet Next Generation (ESTnetNG) will be working in partnership with Cardiff University’s School of Computer Science and Informatics to support the tech industry in Wales. Our unique calendar of events set out below, will create opportunities to connect and build relationships between students and employers. These distinctive events are engineered for students to learn, debate, discuss, pitch, get advice and share experience.

What to expect at Speed Dating?

60 seconds lightning pitches to make a powerful first impression. 
Following the employer's 60 second pitch, a ‘take a table’ session will involve meeting with up to four students at the time each delivering a 60-second pitch (sequentially) to you!
Promote your brand and business
Attract talented individuals looking to gain invaluable industry experience and who can make an impact on your business.
Early insight to spot future talent
Our unique series of events create the opportunity to assess an individual's cultural fit as well as their skills both personal and technical.
Meet industry specific students
Undergraduates, final year and MSC students from the school of are Computer Science and Informatics, will be your audience.

Views from previous candidates and employers...

"There is significant personal value to be gained from working in an SME. Not only can you learn a lot from a tight-knit environment, but you can also easily see the impact that you have made on the company and the product, particularly as a developer’’- A Software Engineer placement at Simply Do Ideas

Employers who attended these events and recruited a student placement stated;
"We would definitely recommend taking a Cardiff University student for work experiences in the same department, and also in other areas of the business. Working with students allows us to get access to unique and fresh viewpoints and insights, which have become invaluable to us. We will certainly continue to use the service.’’– Will Webberley, Simply Do Ideas.

Events schedule;

14th November 18,  Speed Dating

February 19,            Skills Fishbowl

February 19,            Blind Date

March 19,                Fishbowl

May 19,                   Spring into Action


ESTnetNG is working to help businesses secure talented individuals from Wales, studying in Wales for the industry in Wales.

If you would like to join and would like more information please contact