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Career Week at FHWien der WKW

October 9 – 12, 2023

This year, for the first time, our Career Day will become a Career Week – from October 9 to 12, 2023, it’s all about your career!

With a mix of online and offline offerings, there’s something for everyone. Take advantage of the opportunity, expand your network and get ahead professionally!


Numerous top companies are looking for new colleagues at the Career Week and have internships and permanent positions to offer. You have the opportunity to get to know the companies offline or online. Find out if the chemistry is right!

Virtual 1:1 Conversations

Daily from October 9-12

The point here is to introduce yourself briefly and significantly and to make a lasting first impression. Your 20-minute 1:1 meeting with the company is like a first job interview – it’s about finding out whether you could fit into the team and also about specific jobs! Take your chance – find out about the company’s open positions in the Career Center and approach them directly in the 1:1 conversation.

Here’s how it works: The companies select their conversation partners based on their CVs in the Career Center. Register now via this link.

The 1:1 conversations take place ONLINE.

Meet & Eat

October 9 & 10

During a casual lunch in a small circle, you will exchange ideas with your company of choice in an informal atmosphere. Food and drinks are free.

Here’s how it works: The companies select their table mates based on their CVs in the Career Center. Register now via this link.

The Meet & Eat Lunch takes place at JO&JOE Vienna.

Optimize Application Documents

Your application documents are a key element in making a lasting impression on recruiters. Our services help you to optimize them.

Application Photo Shoot

October 10 & 11

Let our professional photographer put you in the right light for your job application photo.

Here’s how it works:

The application photo shoot takes place OFFLINE at the FHWien der WKW.

We offer this service in cooperation with the ÖH FHWien.

CV Check

October 10

At the free CV check, you’ll get tips from StepStone’s experts on how to optimize your resume.

Here’s how it works: Register now via this link.

The CV check takes place OFFLINE at the FHWien der WKW and parallel online.

We offer this service in cooperation with StepStone.

Tips & Tricks for career & application

In our lecture and workshop program, everything revolves around the topics of job applications and careers. You will learn tips and tricks from experts that you can apply right away.

Lectures & Workshops

October 12

The program will take place ONLINE and OFFLINE at FHWien der WKW on October 12.

You can find the details as well as the registration links here:


11:45: "Application Videos via Smartphone" by Laif Hasselberg, Freelance videographer and founder of Hasselberg Videografie (Room B102)

In this interactive workshop, the expert will give you valuable instructions and practical tips on how to create compelling application videos. Since applicants often do not have professional video equipment, the focus is on using smartphones as an affordable and accessible alternative.

During the workshop, the videographer Laif Hasselberg will share technical tips and tricks that will help you achieve professional and persuasive results. In addition, you will get content advice, i.e. regarding relevance, how much creativity is allowed without losing seriousness, what is the recommended ideal length for the video, and how to attract the attention of potential employers and be remembered.

The workshop will include practical exercises where you will learn step by step how to record, edit and optimize your application videos. During the process, the expert will be at your side, answering questions and offering individual advice.

Register now via this link.

15:30 – 16:30: "Your Network is your Net Worth" by Benjamin Ruschin, WeAreDevelopers (Room B002)

“Be direct and get to the point. The worst thing that can happen is to get a rebuff.” Benjamin Ruschin, founder of WeAreDevelopers, talks to you about his personal experience and how important it is to have a strategy when networking. Learn networking and relationship management tips and tricks from the pro.

About the Speaker: Benjamin Ruschin’s career confirms that his tactics work: After starting at Marketing Natives, he founded WeAreDevelopers, Europe’s leading community for software developers. With his dedication and passion, he repeatedly won top speakers for his events and made it to the Forbes 30 under 30 list.

Register now via this link.

16:45: ""Don’t be afraid: With artificial intelligence to the dream job" by Claudia Lorbeer, Recruitment Strategist, Blogger & Author (Room B002)

In this interactive keynote, expert Claudia Lorber will teach you how you, as a job seeker, can use artificial intelligence to your advantage in the application process.

You will learn:

  • How is AI currently being used in recruiting? – Tools and programs that employers (can) use.
  • How can I use matching algorithms & co to make sure my application successfully makes it through the selection process?
    • How do I proceed?
    • How do I formulate and design my resume?
  • Will you conduct job interviews with humans or avatars in the future?

Afterwards, there will be time for your questions about the job search.

Register now via this link.

18:00: "Universal Journey by JobTeaser - How to get to know yourself better, explore the market and find career opportunities." by David Froese, JobTeaser (online)

In this presentation, David Froese, Senior Strategic Partnerships Manager at JobTeaser, will explore some common preconceptions of career orientation. He will show how JobTeaser can help you find your way using proprietary psychometric tests.

Register now via this link.

18:00: "Career Talk: Discover your path to success!" by the Marketing High Potentials (MHP) (Audimax)
  • Are you curious about how to strategically plan your career?
  • Would you like to receive valuable tips for a convincing job application?
  • Wondering how to maximize your chances for advancement?

Then join us for the “Career Talk” – a captivating program item at the end of the Career Week! Immerse yourself in an inspiring panel discussion with experienced experts in the communications industry. They’ll share their secrets, give insider tips, and answer your most burning questions about career planning, application processes, and opportunities for advancement.

No registration is necessary.

Subsequently: "Business Lounge - Celebrate with us!" by the Marketing High Potentials (MHP) (Room B109)

After an inspiring and informative day full of exciting discussions, all participants and the panel guests of the MHP – Career Talk are cordially invited to the MHP Business Lounge.

  • Toast with like-minded people, experts and new contacts.
  • Establish valuable networks and exchange experiences.
  • Enjoy a relaxed atmosphere and end the evening in the best company.

No registration is necessary.

Registration Information

Please register in time via the registration links above for the respective program item.

Company Overview

Have a look at the participating companies:

Data Protection

In the course of this event, photos/videos/sound recordings may be made by or on behalf of FHWien der WKW. By participating in the event, you acknowledge that photos, video materials and/or sound recordings may be used for press coverage and published in a wide variety of (social) media, publications and on FHWien der WKW websites. These recordings may be associated with the pictorial representation of persons present, whereby the selection of persons will be random.

You can find the privacy policies of FHWien der WKW on our website.