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Talent Night: International Talent

Thursday Gathering March 14th

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by Simonas Baltenis in Event
February 25, 2019 comments

On March 14th in collaboration with Rotterdam Partners, we are organizing the second edition of our Talent Nights. This time we will focus on international talent. For this event, we invited various speakers to showcase their vision on international talent in Rotterdam – current challenges & future opportunities. Also, expect to learn more about career opportunities in Rotterdam

During the evening you can expect:
1. Keynote speakers from Unilever, Antler & Nuffic.
2. Job fair
3. Career advise
4. Connections with talented people
5. Dynamic workshops to improve your application skills
6. Inspirational sessions on the future of the job market
7. Professional profile pictures
& much more!

Join this special Thursday Gathering to connect with the innovation community, get inspired and receive the right tools to kick-off or take the next step in your career!

Thursday Gathering March 14th

16:00–19:00 Side Event: Firmhouse Venture Lab Demo Day - Firmhouse
The second 3.5-month Firmhouse Venture Lab Program culminates with Demo Day and they are inviting you to experience the hard work of their startups first-hand. Come listen to their pitches!
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Get to know more about the internships at LizardApps
LizardApps will host an Info-table and will provide more information about the (international) internships that they are offering for talented students.
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17:00–18:30 Office Hours: Does your idea need IP protection? Get a free & confidential IP consult! - The Netherlands Enterprise Agency, the Netherlands Patent Office
Can you talk about your innovative idea without IP protection? Get a free consult at Venture Café to find out! Get independent information from Karen Kraan-Sam (patent advisor at the Netherlands Enterprise Agency) to see if your idea needs IP protection. A safe environment since secrecy applies: so grab your opportunity to openly talk about your idea here!
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Talent Night: International Talent - Adams Multilingual Recruitment
Adams Multilingual Recruitment is proud to be part of the Talent Night: International Talent. We will be more than happy to answer your queries regarding job opportunities for internationals in Rotterdam.
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Holland Career Ambassadors - Holland Alumni network
Holland Career Ambassadors are international professionals that have studied in the Netherlands and are now working here. Ask them about the Dutch Business Culture, Job Market, Orientation Year or any other question that you have!
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Upskilling for the Future: Mistakes to avoid - 361degreesLAB
361degreesLAB helps professionals and organisations to develop the right skill set for the future. Stop by to talk about critical skills for the coming years and mistakes with learning one needs to avoid.
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Accelerate Your Potential - World Startup Factory
Do you dream about working in an international team and a growing organisation that is operating in the dynamic startup scene? We are searching for interns with an entrepreneurial spirit who want to learn, grow and build a network fast. Talk to us!
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17:00–18:00 Break Out: The Spouse Program - Reinvent yourself
Have you moved to Rotterdam with your spouse and you have no idea what is next for you? Rotterdam Partners, Venture Cafe, Madam Rotterdam, IWNG and Expat on the Move are joining forces to help you get to the next level.
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17:00–20:00 Office Hours: How to LEARN to USE Dutch YOUR way? - CoBuild
"Because I want to integrate into Dutch society" is not a good enough WHY for learning Dutch. SMART(er) goal setting is required...
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Looking for exceptional individuals to launch new startups - Antler
Antler is a global startup generator and early-stage VC that is building the next big wave of tech. We are currently looking for great candidates to start building new businesses in the Netherlands as of May.
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: YES!Delft is scouting the next promising AI startups! - YES!Delft
YES!Delft is looking for the next promising AI startups! Join Emma Kluwen, Startup Scout, at this info table to learn more about their program!
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Swabit Looking For Geniuses! - Swabit
Would you like to be part of a growing Rotterdam-based startup made up of creative, international and highly experienced people? Swabit is searching for an iOS developer to work with us and a digital marketing expert who loves data!
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: How Oracle and The World Bee Project are Using AI to Save Bees - Oracle
Bees and pollinators are critical to the future of the world's 7.6 billion people and to the future of the planet. In this session, Onur Kuzu will discuss how Oracle and the World Bee Project are using AI to save bees. Also, you will be able to explore career opportunities at Oracle!
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Explore Career Opportunities at Unilever
At Unilever we’re hiring purposeful and future-fit people from diverse backgrounds all over the globe. Through our innovative recruitment process we source the best digital talent.
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17:00–19:30 Info Table: Update your professional profile picture
Update your professional profile picture, LinkedIn photo or the headshot on your website! A professional photographer will be offering this amazing service to you for FREE - 50 spots available!
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Looking for talent for our startup - Cocoautomotive
Cocoautomotive is looking for co-founders and team members with a technical, marketing and sales background
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17:30–18:30 Break Out: Career Ownership; where do you start? - UQ Talents
In the UQ Talents Workshop you will digitally create your unique personal Talent Dashboard and become inspired on the why and how of Career Ownership.
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17:30–18:30 Break Out: Career Hacking as a top skill for the coming decade - 361degreesLAB
It becomes a norm to go through many jobs and careers in a lifetime. The successful career management and transition is longer an incidental activity, it is a skill. What do you need to hack your career?
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17:30–18:00 Break Out: Get inspired: learn from Holland Career Ambassadors - Holland Alumni network
Holland Career Ambassadors are international professionals that have studied in the Netherlands and are now working here. In this session they share their personal story on finding a job, give tips and tricks and answer any questions that you have.
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18:00–18:30 Info Table: Get a Tour Through CIC! Explore the beautifully designed innovation center - CIC
Venture Café is located in Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC). Are you curious about the rest of the space? Join a tour through this beautifully designed innovation center!
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18:00–18:30 Break Out: How Oracle and The World Bee Project are Using AI to Save Bees - Oracle
Bees and pollinators are critical to the future of the world's 7.6 billion people and to the future of the planet. In this session, Onur Kuzu will discuss how Oracle and the World Bee Project are using AI to save bees. Also, you will be able to explore career opportunities at Oracle!
Read more >

18:00–18:30 Break Out: Get inspired: learn from Holland Career Ambassadors - Holland Alumni network (Second Part)
Holland Career Ambassadors are international professionals that have studied in the Netherlands and are now working here. In this session they share their personal story on finding a job, give tips and tricks and answer any questions that you have.
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18:00–18:30 Break Out: Effective Online Networking - Erasmus University
While face-to-face networking is still the best way to grow your network of substantial relationships and possible job opportunities, online networking using media like LinkedIn shouldn't be ignored. Learn how to do it right.
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18:30–19:30 Keynote Session: Unilever, Antler & Nuffic - Challenges & Opportunities for Talent in Rotterdam
Join this keynote session and get to know more about the vision on (international) talent in Rotterdam: the challenges & the future, by three keynote speakers from Unilever, Antler & Nuffic.
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These are the confirmed events so far. Changes to the program may occur.

Comments on Talent Night: International Talent

  • Tyas Hanjani

    Hello, how can I register/ sign up for the event? please help, thank you

    • Venture Café

      Hi Tyas,

      There is no pre-registration for this event. Just come to CIC, Stationsplein 45 (Groothandelsgebouw, 4th floor). We are starting at 17:00.
      Our Thursday events are freely accessible for everyone.

      See you on Thursday!

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