Frequently Asked Questions

Subscription

Do I have to sign up via the Econometric Career Days website for the Grand Opening or Grand Opening Drink?

No, you are always free to attend these events.

How is the selection process done?

Selection for the informal events and dinners is done through CV selection by the companies themselves. For all other events, except the Symposium and Symposium Drink, the selection is done by the committee as fairly as possible.

Can I join later or leave earlier for a case?

No, once you sign up and are selected for a case, you have to attend the entire session.

When do I hear whether I was selected for the events I signed up for?

We strive to let everyone know whether they were selected for the events they signed up for on Wednesday the 8th of November.

Till what date can I unsubscribe from an event?

You can still subscribe and unsubscribe from events till the 1st of November.

How do I unsubscribe from an event?

You can unsubscribe with your account. Go to profile – Events – Events I’m attending.

How does the subscription procedure work?

You can make an account on our website and sign up for each individual event.

How can I see which events I’m attending?

You can see this on your email.

What happens if I don’t show up to an event without a valid reason?

If you do not show up announced or without a valid reason, we will be forced to give your name and personal details to the company the event was organized by, we cannot vouch for what they will do with it.

How do I add a motivation/CV in my Profile?

You can do this in Profile -> Edit.

Dress code

What is the dress code for the ECD Grand Opening?

The dress code for the ECD Grand Opening is business casual.

What is the dress code for a case?

The dress code for a case is business formal.

What is the dress code for a company presentation?

The dress code for a company presentation is business casual.

What is the dress code for a skills training?

The dress code for a skills training is business casual.

What is the dress code for the dinners?

The dress code for both dinners is business formal.

What is the dress code for the informal events?

The dress code for the informal event is business casual.

What is the dress code for the masterclass?

The dresscode for the masterclass is business formal.

Miscellaneous

How long is a case?

Cases are 3 hours long, afterwards there will be either a lunch for a morning case or a drink for an afternoon case with the company.

At what time does a morning case start?

Morning cases start at 09:30h, but make sure to arrive 15 minutes in advance.

At what time does an afternoon case start?

Afternoon cases start at 14:00h, but make sure to arrive 15 minutes in advance.

What do I have to bring for a case?

This differs per case. Once you are selected for a case, you will receive an email with the details.

What do I have to bring for a company presentation?

Nothing, notebooks and pens will be provided.

What do I have to bring for a skills training?

This differs per training. Once you are selected for a training, you will receive an email with the details.

Can I attend the Econometric Career Days if I do not study econometrics at the Erasmus University?

No, you cannot attend the Econometric Career Days if you do not study econometrics at the Erasmus University. However, the Symposium is open for alle students.

Can I attend the Econometric Career Days if I am not a member of FAECTOR?

No, you can only attend the Econometric Career Days if you are a member of FAECTOR. You can sign up at:

https://faector.nl/students/about/membership/become-a-member 

However, the Symposium is open for alle students.