Each year, the JIBS Student Association (JSA) organizes Nextstep, an international career fair. The fair has the purpose to connect students with companies to identify recruitment and business opportunities.

What is Nextstep?

Nextstep is the annual career fair at Jönköping University. It has been arranged for students, by students since 1994. Where local, national, and international companies exhibit during the day, with the purpose to present their business and attract ambitious students at the university. During the career fair, interesting meetings will be combined with exciting guest lectures, workshops, and contact calls. Nextstep helps students take the next step in their career.

You can find more information on Nextstep's own websiteexternal link, opens in new window.

During the year of Nextstep, multiple social events are hosted, all in the purpose of bringing students closer, creating awareness of career choices, and having a great time. Nextstep also includes a unique opportunity for students to network with potential employers and find leads to future career opportunities. Alongside the fair, students have the opportunity to apply for contact calls, which are private appointments between a student and a company representative. These contact calls are highly valued as they are an excellent opportunity for students eager to present themselves and their ambitions. Moreover, the day of the fair also provide interesting lectures and workshops, and a grand banquet marks the closing of the event. Everything at Nextstep is created for all students at JU, this is an opportunity to take the next step in your career.

Why Nextstep?

Nextstep will be held on 2nd of March, 2021

Nextstep is the bridge between students and companies. This is where both parties have the opportunity to interact with each other, establish relationships, work on their network, and hopefully finding connections. This could potentially lead to future job opportunities, trainee programs, internships, or part-time jobs during studies. The combination of ambitious and international students and companies, makes Nextstep a unique, prominent career fair and an excellent opportunity to meet your future co-workers.

Nextstep Team

During their studies at JU, all students have an opportunity to participate and plan the fair together with other students. Being a part of organizing projects like Nextstep students gain important learning experiences and exercise skills which are highly appreciated by future employers.

This year’s Nextstep team consists of 22 engaged and driven students from both Jönköping International Business School and School of Engineering.