Workshops/Presentations Career Forum 2017

During the Career Forum, companies have the opportunity to introduce themselves in depth through workshops, laboratories, assessments and interactive presentations.

Students, in turn, will be able to test their teamwork skills by participating to the activities of the company of their choice.

  • Time 2:00 - 3:30 pm

IMPORTANT: Places are limited and will be assigned on a 'first come, first served' basis. Unregistered students can also show up during the Forum for participating in workshops.


Workshops Speakers Academic Link
Amministrazione Federale

The FDFA represents Switzerland in a hundred countries and has about 360 diplomats with the same goal: to promote and defend the interests of Switzerland in foreign policy. Want to know more?

You will also have the opportunity to attend a job interview simulation. (IT)

Rita Duca, FDFA

Sabina Marra, Responsabile sostituta marketing del personale e salute

At the stand they will also be present: Nicola Leone (SECO) and Daniele Bianchi (Defence)


Mario Jametti
Prof. Economics,
Manuela Barreca
Post-doc Institute of Economics
Avaloq Sourcing

Geared for growth: outsourcing for the banking market. Discover Avaloq and his career opportunities. (EN)

Iris Chillà Head of Training & on-site Support,
Michele Rusconi Head of Digital Banking & Client Management
Paul Schneider, Prof. Institute of Finance
ICRC - Comité International de la Croix-Rouge / cinfo

ICRC: Humanitarian Communication and its crucial role within an international NGO

cinfo: How to start a career in International Cooperation? (EN)
Eros Bosisio
Deputy Head of Unit, Environmental Scanning and Reputation, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Vittoria Groh, Outreach & communication assistant (cinfo)
Francesco Lurati, Prof. Director Mcc

Città di Lugano/Sotell

How to survive to a job interview? (IT)

Marco Homberger
HR Manager

Marco Meneguzzo, Prof. Director PMP / Tobiolo Gianella, researcher Institute of Economics

Corriere del Ticino/ Radio 3ii/TeleTicino/TicinoNews "From reader to journalist: the creation of a news" become journalist and write our news for tomorrow! (IT)
Paride Pelli, Caporedattore del CdT Online e Direttore di Ticino7
Michele Montanari, Redattore Corriere del Ticino
Philip Di Salvo, PhD Institute for Media and Journalism
Credit Suisse

Discover Credit Suisse @ USI

You think that working at Credit Suisse could be really interesting but you don't exactly know what's behind the offered job profiles? Come to our workshop and learn more about two job profiles and get tips & tricks for your CV and career interviews (IT)
Cristina Maglio
Campus Recruiting Ticino,
Bastian Lerch Head Experienced Talent Aquisition Young Talents Ticino,
Luca Mauri Relationship Manager Affluent Team Lugano,
Marco Fiscalini Head Market Area Corporate Clients Bellinzona / Locarno
Carlo Raimondo, Post-doc Communication Sciences
CSC Build the CSC Marketing plan to increase visibility on the market: can you impact? (IT)
Patricia Girolmetti
HR Manager
Monica Mendini
PhD Communication science
Deloitte What impact will you make? Learn more about your career possibilities at Deloitte (EN)
Tommaso Nardi,
Consultant in Consulting

Manuele Ortelli
Assitant in Audit
Emmanuel Kypraios, PhD Economics
EY EY as potential employer for auditors and much more! IT related candidates we are looking for you! (EN) Fabio Ambrosone
Lead experience recruiting,
Giovanni Giudici Auditor,
Milorad Starcevic Auditor
Fernando Pedone, Prof. Informatics
Tarchini Group
"We make space": discover how to build a successful story in the real estate sector" (IT)
Silvio Tarchini President
Giulia Miniero, Lecturer Communication Sciences
Gucci Gucci Brand: what makes and maintains great a luxury brand in the international arena? (IT/EN)
Giovanna Benedettelli
Employer Branding Manager
Edoardo Mollona, Lecturer Economics

How IT Department supports Fashion Business process in one important sector Company.

An insight into our projects and opening positions


Ivano Pellegrini Head of IT,
Theo Fumagalli Team Leader Software Development,
Claudio Carcangiu Team Leader IT Infrastructure & Service Desk,
Francesco Papeo Team Coordinator SAP Consultants


Antonio Carzaniga
Vice-dean Informatics
Michael Kors How to build a retail store and what is the future for retail stores? the work behind the scenes whilst making a purchase (EN)
Davide Fadini, Project Manager Store Design & Construction
Andreina Mandelli, Lecturer Communication Sciences
Pianoforte Group (Carpisa, Jaked, Yamamay)

Brand and Digital Communication in a retail fashion company: challenges and opportunities (EN)

Francesca Bartolomucci
HR Recruiter Specialist,
Nunzio Grillo
Graphic Brand Manager
Jessica Caccia
E-commence Specialist
Kalbaska Nadzeya, Lecturer Communication Sciences
PwC/Pricewaterhouse Coopers

Face to face with the world of work within PwC

Who is PwC?  Which are our goals and our company values? Which career opportunities do we offer to the new graduated? We will reply to these and other questions during our presentation.
Moreover you will have the opportunity to confront yourself through an interactive game: don't miss the chance to be part of the PwC word for one day! (ITA partially in ENG)

Michele Aliprandi Manager Assurance,
Irene Schwarz Marketing
Gianluca Colombo, Prof. Economics
RSI - Radiotelevisione svizzera di lingua italiana

RSI, the look of someone near you.
How do you survive as young graduate, in a professional world in profound change such as the multimedia, radio and television journalism (IT)

Aldina Crespi Responsabile Formazione e Sviluppo HR,
Claudio Giribaldi Consulente HR,

Diego Medolago, Alice Pedrazzini, Alessia Wyttenbach, Barbara Camplani, Gabriele Merlo Praticanti giornalisti
Eleonora Benecchi, Lecturer Institute for Media and Journalism
Swisslife Select

Get to know the "Swisslife Karrier Impulse Academy", where we teach you how to start and accelerate a career in the insurance and financial sector (IT)

Marco Zanoni, Direttore; Fabio Pizzotti, Manager; Luca Portavecchia, Manager

Giovanni Barone Adesi, Prof. Institute of Finance / Cecilia Aquila, PhD Institute of Finance

Ticino Turismo

Behind the scenes of Ticino Tourism: strategy, active markets, communication and products. Discover Ticino Tourism and the career opportunities (EN)


Michel Cavadini Head of Foreign Markets,
Julia Roos Product&Content Manager

Laura Gugelmann, Social Media Manager

Rico Maggi, Prof. Director MT
Rob Davidson, Lecturer Economics


Explore UBS Career Opportunities and learn more about the GTP program for young talents and meet two testimonials: Corrado Vaerini e Mili Ribica (EN)

Sara Bruhin
HR Business Partner
Nikolaus Beck
Prof. Direttore Mmg
VF international

VF bold career choices: choose a career rather than a job!
Discover what makes it great to work for brands you know and love such as Vans, Timberland, The North Face, Lee ... (EN)

Chiara Beretta The North Face, Multi-channel Activation Marketin Manager,
Valeria Pisano Recruiter
Lorenzo Cantoni, Prof. Institute for Communication Technologies

BIG DATA: where are we and what's next (IT)

Boris Tavoso General Manager
Giulio Gatti Innovation R&S, Giovanni La Sala Resp. Area sviluppo
Silvia Santini, Prof. Informatics
Zambon Svizzera

The role of marketing in an international pharmaceutical company (IT/EN)

Paolo Piffaretti
Manager Established Products & BU Specialties
Maddalena Fiordelli, Lecturer Institute of Communication and Health



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