FAQ

Here you can find the frequently asked questions. If you have any more questions, don't hesitate to contact us via the livechat of e-mail us at info@acd.nu.

  • If a student does not attend his/her activity or cancels it too late, we use the IBAN to fine the student. For more details, read our terms and conditions at https://www.amsterdamcareerdays.nl/terms-conditions/

  • The Amsterdam Career Days (ACD) is the largest career event in Amsterdam. The ACD is organized by students for students. Its aim is to guide students in their choices at the beginning of their careers. Through various business presentations, case studies, training, lunches, dinners and other informal activities, you will be able to find out more about a wide range of multinationals and other companies!

  • The ticket-price is €7,89. This will grant you full access to all activities during the Amsterdam Career Days.

  • Most likely, the reason why your CV does not upload is because the document is not in Word (.doc/.docx) or PDF (.pdf) format. Make sure you upload your CV in one of these formats.

  • To get selected, it is in the first place important that you upload your CV. Companies will choose students who suit best their preferred job profiles and wishes. You increase your chances by uploading an up-to-date CV and to register for multiple activities. You can send your CV to campus@joust.nl and receive feedback from them!

  • You can register until 12 February 2021, 23:59

  • If you unsubscribe at least two workdays before the day your activity takes place, you won't receive a fine.
    Beware: only cancellations that were done before 5 PM are accepted. If you unsubscribe later than 5 PM, two days before the activity, a fine of €20,- will apply.

    For example:
    If you are registered for an activity at the ACD on Thursday March 4, you need to deregister at least before 5 PM on Tuesday March 2 in order to not get a fine. Would you deregister at 5:01 PM or later on March 2, this means a fine will be charged.

    Deregistration should take place through email (info@acd.nu). The fine will be collected automatically after the ACD. See the terms & conditions.

  • If you do not unsubscribe at all for an activity at the ACD, a fine of €25,- will be charged. Deregistration should take place through email (info@acd.nu) or call us (Only during the ACD from 08:00-18:00). The fine will be collected automatically after the ACD. See the terms & conditions.

  • If you unsubscribe less than 48 hours before an activity, you will receive a fine of €20,-

    Deregistration should take place through email (info@acd.nu). The fine will be collected automatically after the ACD. See the terms & conditions.

     

  • If you do not unsubscribe at all for an activity at the ACD, a fine of €25,- will be charged. Deregistration should take place through email (info@acd.nu). The fine will be collected automatically after the ACD. See the terms & conditions.

     

  • While it's in your own interest to have your camera turned on during your activity, we also expect you to do so out of respect for the recruiters or employees of the company. Therefore, not turning on your camera during an activity will count as a "no-show". A fine of €25,- will be charged.

  • An anonymised CV is a CV without your personal details.
    Your anonymised CV may NOT include:
    - Name
    - Gender
    - Date of birth
    - Phone number
    - (email) address
    - Social media
    Photos or any other information that can make the selection subjective or can be used by a company to contact you
    Note: You do not have to remove the dates of your education/experience

  • This year, the Amsterdam Career Days will be held online. We will work with the platform Let’s Get Digital. More information about the online platform will follow soon on our website and social media!

  • Due to the current COVID-19 measures, we are unable to have physical activities. All of our activities will be online and therefore also accessible to students who are currently not in Amsterdam. We will use the online platform Let’s Get Digital. More information about this platform and how it works will follow soon.

  • Even though the event will take place online, the dresscode for the Amsterdam Career Days is business formal.

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    • Case: With a group of 25 CV-selected students you will be taken into the work field of a company. This is the perfect way to get to know the company better in an interactive yet formal manner. By doing this, you will get an impression of the work you could do in the future! 
    • Speeddates: Do you want to talk to different employees from different departments? Then speeddates is the activity for you! The speeddates is an interactive activity where students can ask questions and speak to different employees or departments of the company while being in small groups with other students. Every 10 minutes you will speak to another employee.
    • Presentation: A presentation is the best way to get a first impression of a company. During a presentation the company provides you with information about their culture, career opportunities and activities. You will also have the possibility to ask questions. 
    • Individual Meetings: Are you ready to take the next step and get in contact with a company on an individual level? During an individual meeting you get the chance to explore the possibilities the company of your choice has to offer! An individual meeting gives you the opportunity to ask all your questions!
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    • Lunch: Having lunch together with the employees of a company is a good way to ask your questions in a relaxed setting. With a group of 15 CV-selected students you will join the company for lunch. This is a good way to get to know the company atmosphere as well. 
    • Sushi Workshop: Make and taste your self-made sushi while interacting with students and employees of the company! During this 2.5 hour session, you will have the opportunity to ask all your questions in an informal manner and get to know the possibilities for starting a career at the company. The workshop will 
    • Beer tasting: During this 1.5 hour session, you can enjoy a selection of beers while connecting with the employees of the company. You can ask all your questions in a relaxed and informal setting while also getting to know more about a selection of different beers. 
  • Although our focus is on business students, there are several activities that could be of interest to every student!

    See the activities listed below or reach out to us if you are unsure if an activity whether an activity is right for you.

    • Speaker event: Get inspired by the story of successful entrepreneurs and CEOs. Listen to their story and ask all of your questions!
    • Training: A training is the perfect way for you to develop yourself. Do you have some time left between the informal and formal activities of the Amsterdam Career Days? Then take this opportunity to take your skills to the next level!
    • Career corner: This is the perfect place to kickstart your career! In the career corner you have the opportunity to receive feedback on your CV and LinkedIn. Furthermore, we offer a personal branding training and career counseling. Find out more on our website by filtering companies on the sector ‘career corner’. 
  • Due to the RIVM measures, all the activities take place online. We will be using the platform Let’s Get Digital. More information about this platform will follow soon.
    Are you joining a lunch, dinner, high wine, beer tasting or sushi workshop? We will send you the supplies!

  • You can apply, but the chances are high that we are not able to send you a box with the required food/drinks for the informal activity. You need a Dutch shipping address for this. However, if you are interested in the company, you can still attend the event without the food/drinks provided by us.

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