MWCapital connects 350 international students with Barcelona’s digital ecosystem companies

MWCapital connects 350 international students with Barcelona’s digital ecosystem companies

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More than 350 students have participated in the 3rd edition of IT.nerary Day, the event organized by Mobile World Capital Barcelona, in collaboration with the Barcelona City Council, to promote the incorporation of international student talent into the city’s leading digital companies.

The event brought together participants from more than 60 countries –foreign students who are studying university degrees in the digital-technological field in Barcelona–, over twenty universities and 22 companies based in the Catalan capital that seek to incorporate technological profiles for sectors as diverse as biopharmaceuticals, energy, food, automotive, consumer electronics or mobility.

In the morning, each participant visited two of these companies in groups to learn about their activity and technological projects. At noon, students and company representatives gathered at the Estrella Damm Old Brewery venue to participate in a large networking meeting, opened by the Director of Corporate Development and Head of the Digital Talent area of MWCapital, Jordi Arrufí, and the Commissioner for International Relations and City Promotion of the Barcelona City Council, Pau Solanilla. The space also featured an area for contacting companies where students could continue talking with recruiters and professionals from different fields, in order to generate new relationships and contacts.

The event had the collaboration of 22 companies (Allianz Technology, Alexion, Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim, EdPuzzle, Eurofirms, HP, Ingram Micro, Lufthansa by Quantion, MediaMarkt, Nestlé, Novartis, NTT Data, Ocado Technology, Pepsico, Porsche Digital, Ricoh, Sanofi, Schneider Electric, SEAT:CODE, Wordline and Zurich) and 20 training centres such as Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Universitat de Barcelona, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Barcelona Technology School, SGS, EAE Business School, La Salle, Ironhack and Barcelona School of Economics, among others.

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