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The Bioscience Engineering Career Event is co-organised by the student associations VLK  and the alumni association ABIG, linked to the faculty of Bioscience Engineering at Ghent University.


The goal of this career event is to bring companies of all possible industries together with the bio-engineers and the industrial engineers of the future. 85+ companies will attend the job fair. We strive to help you in your search for your first job or in finding an interesting internship.


BECE 2024 takes place at the ICC Ghent, Familie van Rysselberghedreef 2 in Ghent. It’s located in the Citadelpark, near the railway station Gent-Sint-Pieters.


It is easy to reach by bike or by public transport. There will be no parking spaces reserved for attending students.


BECE 2024 takes place on 6/03/2024


Planning of the day:

1-2 PM Ten companies will introduce themselves in a pitch of 10 minutes. The presentations take place in the Jan van Eyck room and Hubert van Eyck room on the first floor. The schedule of the company pitches will follow soon.

2-6 PM Job fair where students can visit the company booths. The fair takes place on the ground floor and first floor of the ICC. 


6-8 PM Networking reception. Here you can ask further questions to the recruiters in a more informal setting or evaluate the fair with your friends and a free drink. We invite you to go talk to them to discover new opportunities, gain insights into the company culture, and build professional connections. Don't hesitate to approach the recruiters and strike up conversations to make the most out of this networking opportunity.


Apart from the fair itself, we are organising some extra activities that can help you in your job or internship search:

  • 10 companies introduce themselves in pitches of 10 minutes. These presentations start at 1 PM

  • mock job interview and LinkedIn feedback - by Hays. Registration (which is mandatory) is possible via this page

  • CV-feedback - by Randstad. Registration (which is mandatory) is possible via this page

  • networking reception where you can interact in an informal way with the recruiters from the different companies


  • How do I register for the fair?

All information can be found on this page

  • What is the price to attend?

Students can attend BECE free from charge, however registration is mandatory.

  •  What time should I be there?

The company pitches start at 13h. Be on time!

The fair starts at 14h

The networking reception starts at 18h

  • Where is the fair?

ICC Ghent (Van Rysselberghedreef 2, 9000 Gent)

  • What is the dress code?

​Don't worry, there won't be a fashion police at the door and you don't need to dress as if you are going to a ball. However, we do recommend to dress a bit more formal, like you would dress to go to work, as a good first impression could make the difference.


  • Is food provided?

During the job fair, we do not provide food. There will be free coffee and soft-drinks.

During the networking reception, we provide drinks and appetizers.

Do you still have some unanswered questions? Contact us via

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