20th of February 2018

Jönköping University's Annual Career Fair

What is Nextstep?

Nextstep is the annual career fair at Jönköping University arranged by students since 1994. Whereas local, national and international companies exhibit during the day, with the purpose to present their business and attract the most talented students at the university. During the career fair interesting meetings will be combined among with exciting guest lectures, workshops and contact calls.

Jönköpings International Business School(JIBS), associated with Jönköping University, was the first institution in Sweden to be announced a double accreditation of AACSB and EQUIS. By that JIBS belongs to the top of the 0,1 percent world’s universities having the same awards. JIBS also acquire a place number at 62nd out of 13 000 business schools in the world with the EPAS-accredited programs. Almost 2 000 students are registered at International Business School, where as 45 percent of those are international students. JIBS is known for its three watchwords internationalisation, entrepreneurship and responsible.

Enjoy the most international
career fair in Sweden


The fair reflects the international &  entrepreneurial spirit of the school and all the companies that attend should feel that this is a recruiting event of an exceptionally high caliber.

Contact Calls

Before the career fair, students have the chance to apply for contact calls. This service offers a personal conversation in a separate room between the company and the student, in order to communicate individual benefits and possibilities. The applications will be reviewed on beforehand of the companies, where they choose those students that are most suitable for its business. Nextstep will then schedule so that students are able to attend to several contact calls.

Guest Lecture

The fair is arranged among with various lectures that follows Nextstep’s theme of the day, with purpose to create inspiration and future possibilities for the students. The lectures will be held by companies during the fair at the International Business School. 

Marketing

All exhibitors will be exposed in the magazine of Nextstep, where there will be information about each exhibitor as well as inspiring readings about the upcoming events. Everyone will also be exposed on Nextstep’s webpage and through Nextstep’s social medias.

Banquet

The banquet will conclude the entire Nextstep-day, guest invitation will be sent to both companies representatives, the team of Nextstep and of course students from the university. A three-course dinner with entertainment and pleasant company is promised to be held in one of Jönköping’s most festive premises. The banquet will entertain and celebrate the success of the day as well as the future opportunities.

Free exhibition competition for startup companies

Read more about the competition

Experience Nextstep in 3 minutes