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OX and Start-Ups Fair 2019

Blogged by Corina Lacurezeanu on 13/05/2019.

Looking to stay in Oxford after you graduate, or over the summer? The OX and Start-Ups Fair, co-hosted with Enterprising Oxford and the OX1 Incubator, brings together employers and local start-up companies from across Oxfordshire, all with vacancies for full-time jobs or internships!

  • When: Wednesday 5 June 2019 – exhibitors from 16:30 to 18:30. Add the fair to your Facebook calendar.
  • Where: Mathematical Institute, Radcliffe Observatory, Andrew Wiles Building, Woodstock Rd, Oxford OX2 6GG

Download the fair booklet >>

Meet a diverse range of recruiters

Come and chat to exhibiting recruiters. More information about each recruiter is available in the fair booklet here.

Think about what you would really like to know…

  • What is the sector actually like?
  • How can you build up the experience required?
  • What course of further study could you take?
  • How can you network successfully in that field?
  • Which aspects of your CV should you strengthen to be an outstanding candidate?

Fair talks

  • 15:00-16:00: Pre-fair talk: Researchers @ the OX and Start-Ups Fair, Room L3. Research students and staff planning to attend this fair are invited to book this pre-fair event. We will discuss how to get the most out of the fair, job search strategies and networking, and ways of presenting DPhil or postdoc experience to potential employers. Book your place.
  • 16:00-16:30: Opening Talk and Company Pitches, Room L3. Come and hear from Charles Conn (CEO of Oxford Sciences Innovation (OSI)) about innovation and entrepreneurship, including the work OSI are doing around investment, and from Agne Milukaite (CEO of cycle.land), to hear about the growth and development of her start-up here in Oxfordshire. The talks will be followed by a set of rapid-fire (1 minute) pitches to help you find the companies you would like to speak with.
  • 17:30: We will run a second series of pitches in the Café which will be followed by a drinks reception.