Frequently Asked Questions

Subscription

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

No, you are always free to attend these events.

Do I have to sign up via the Econometric Career Days website for the Lustrum Drink at NRC?

No, you are always free to attend this event.

Which events can I attend as a first-year student?

The Symposium and Symposium Drink, the Port Day, the Skills Trainings and the Lustrum Drink.

Which events can I attend as a second-year student?

The Symposium and Symposium Drink, the Port Day, the Company Presentations, the Skills Trainings and the Lustrum Drink.

Which events can I attend as a third-year, pre-master or master student?

All events are open for students from these years.

How is the selection process done?

Both the informal event and finance dinner are 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 fair 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 2nd 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 at Profile – Events – Events I’m attending

Dress code

What is the dress code for the ECD symposium?

The dress code for the ECD symposium 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 finance dinner?

The dress code for the finance dinner is business formal.

What is the dress code for the informal event with PwC?

The dress code for the informal event is business casual.

What is the dress code for the Port Day?

The dress code for the Port Day is business casual.

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?

Nothing, notebooks and pens will be provided.

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://www.faector.nl/students/association/membership/become-a-member

However, the Symposium is open for alle students.