Talent Expo

Aalto Talent Expo 2021

The recruitment and contact fair Aalto Talent Expo was organized live for the second time on November 11th, 2021.
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Aalto Talent Expo –messut järjestettiin Otahallissa 11.11.2021. Live-tapahtuman lisäksi tarjolla oli virtuaalista messuohjelmaa 9-10.11. Messuille osallistui 83 organisaatiota eri toimialoilta ja yli 3000 taiteen, talouden ja tekniikan opiskelijaa.

The contact and recruitment fair Aalto Talent Expo was organized in Otahalli on November 11th, 2021. Over 3 000 students of art, business and tech met with 83 organizations from different fields.

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2021 fair

+ 3000 students visited the fair

83 exhibitors

4,4/5 average grade for the live fair from students

4,1/5 average grade for the virtual fair from students

4,3/5 average grade fror the event from exhibitors

Examples of school tags in the fair & 75 % exhibitors hiring non-finnish speaking students

Employers specifically interested in...

64 % Students from the Aalto School of Engineering

69 % Students from the Aalto School of Business

22 % Students from the Aalto School of Chemistry

81 % Students from the Aalto School of Science

60 % Students from the Aalto School of Electrical Engineering

15 % Students from the School of Art, Design and Architecture

Pie chart of company types in Aalto Talent Expo

Most common industries & types of employer organizations

40 % Other service industry

33 % Information and communication

18 % Manufacturing

11 % Professional, scientific and technical activities


"Impressive" - Student

"The event was well organized. I liked how each company has the different tags from specifics schools of Aalto" - Student

"Too little companies for ARTS students" - Student

"We were very happy with the branded wall material. The general look of the fair was better since many companies had wall materials. Overall the fair was well organized and we were satisfied with the event. We reached a lot of students. Thank you for organizing!" - Exhibitor

"The support was really good even when though I was often unaware of arrangements. Your staff was well-informed and clear on what was planned and when :)" - Exhibitor

Feedback from the students

89 % agreed that there were enough participating employers in the live event

83 % agreed that there were enough participating employers in the virtual event

86 % easily found relevant employers

4,2/5 Average grade for the 1:1 video meetings

4,1/5 Average grade for the CV & LinkedIn -clinic

3,8/5 Average grade for webinars

4,5/5 Average grade for portfolio reviews

3,8/5 Average grade for speed mentoring

Feedback from the exhibitors

4,4/5 Information & communication regarding the event

4,4/5 Support & arrangements throughout the event

3,9/The number of students visiting your stand

3,7/5 The number of students visiting your virtual events

News from the event

Picture of Aalto Talent Expo fair in action

Aalto Talent Expo 2021 was organized successfully both live & virtually

”Combining the virtual world and physical fair is absolutely a positive thing, keep at it!"

- Student feedback from the Aalto Talent Expo fair

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