EDHEC Career Centre's Expertise at Students' Service

Written on 22 September 2014.

EDHEC Job Forum

The Centre is an invaluable resource; it provides comprehensive career services to help students prepare for their professional lives.

The Career Centre provides students with a wealth of information about recruitment processes, job contents and industries, and posts more than 17 000 job and internship offers a year.

The Career Centre also offers career assessment and guidance with the TICD ‘Talent Identification & Career Development’ programme. The TI&CD programme, the only one of its kind in European business schools, offers students valuable insight and tailored career guidance. Inspired by corporate best practices, the programme is designed to accompany and prepare students for the international recruitment process run by major companies. In 2010, the TI&CD programme was recognised as one of our best practices by AACSB and EQUIS.

In addition to personal coaching sessions with career advisors and external consultants who provide individualised support in developing personal career plans, the Centre, through workshops, counselling and assessment, helps students gain the self-awareness necessary to build an effective job and internship search.

Numerous events to streamline career plans and find suitable internships and jobs are also organised on a regular basis:

On-and off-campus Recruitment Sessions
Companies such as Accor, Auchan, FMCG, Chanel, Oxylane China, Yves Rocher, Henkel, PepsiCo, P&G, Unilever, JP Morgan, Eurostar, L’Oréal, Coca-Cola, Ernst & Young, Samsung, Adfinitas, Samsung and many others, pay regular recruiting visits to our campuses.

Attending the Audit Recruitment Days, for example, were such leading consulting firms as Ernst & Young, Deloitte, KPMG Audit, Grant Thornton and PwC.

EDHEC Finance Career Day
Bringing together top financial institutions and corporations, the EDHEC Finance Recruitment Fair allows companies to meet EDHEC students preparing for a career in finance.
Amadeus, Banque Privée Edmond de Rothschild, BlackRock, BNP Paribas, Bouygues Construction, Casino, Citi, CFM Monaco, Casino, Deutsche Bank, Ernst & Young, Euler Hermes, Faurecia, ICAP, JP Morgan, KPMG, L’Oréal, groupe Lactalis, Mazars, Morgan Stanley, Natixis, Nomura, Oddo & Cie, Orange, PwC, Société Générale, Syngenta and others.

Job Forum (Paris)
The largest event organised by the Career Centre taking place in January. Over 120 companies participate each year to recruit our students and graduates:

Accenture, Acted, Aelia - LS Travel Retail, Air Liquide, Allianz, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldwide, Atoz, Axa, Bacardi Martini France, BMW France, BNP Paribas, Bouygues Construction, Bouygues Immobilier, Bouygues Telecom, Brasseries Kronenbourg, British American Tobacco, Camaieu International, Capgemini Consulting, Carrefour, CIC, CMS Bureau, Francis Lefebvre, Coca-Cola Entreprise, Crédit Agricole Group, Danone, Dassault Systemes, DBApparel, Deloitte, Deloitte Luxembourg, Ernst & Young, Eurogroup Consulting, Generali Assurances, GlaxoSmithKline, Grant Thornton, Groupe Alpha, Groupe Bel, Groupe BPCE, Groupe Casino, Groupe Crédit du Nord, Groupe Edmond de Rothschild, Groupe Galeries Lafayette, Groupe Lactalis, Groupe Roullier, Groupe Seb, Groupe Soparind Bongrain, Groupe Yves Rocher, Groupon, HappyChic, Hay Group, Heineken Entreprise, Henkel France, Hewlett Packard, HSBC France, IBM France, Imerys, JCDecaux, Kantar Worldpanel, KPMG, Kraft Foods, Kurt Salmon, La Banque Postale, La Poste, Lagardère, LCL, Leaders League, Leroy Merlin, Lidl, Logica, Business Consulting, L’Oréal, LVMH, Lynx, Mars France, Mazars, McCain Alimentaire, Métropole Télévision - M6, Microsoft France, Ministère de la Défense-Service du Commissariat des Armées, Natixis, Nestlé, Nielsen, Oddo & Cie, Orange, Oresys, Pepsico France, Pernod Ricard, Philips France, Printemps, Prisma Media, Procter & Gamble, Protiviti, PwC, PwC Luxembourg, Reckitt Benckiser, Redcats, Renault SAS, Sagemcom, SFR, Sia Conseil, Société Générale, Solucom, Sopra Consulting, Taj, Société d’avocats, TNS Sofres, Total Supply Marketing, Ubisoft, Unilever, Uniqlo–Groupe Fast Retailing, Valeo, Verallia–Groupe Saint Gobain.

Skills Seminars
These seminars connect companies with EDHEC students through workshops dedicated to key elements of corporate life (negotiation, open innovation, mock recruitments, and so on).

Company Treks
Students get first-hand experience in company offices.

Roundtable Events
Career plan guidance through talks on such specific career paths as investment banking. The panel of speakers is made up of professionals and alumni working in the industry.

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