Recruitment

Shape Utnarm

Utnarm is the largest career fair in Uppsala with over 100 exhibitors and more than 3000 students. It's been arranged by students, for students since 1991. As a student at the Scitech-faculty, YOU have the opportunity to be part of this grand event and gain a lot of good experience and expand your network.

You can adapt your involvement in Utnarm depending on how much time and effort you want to put in. The earlier you jump on the Utnarm train, the more you can shape the event and develop yourself.

Timeline

Become a part of Utnarm 2021

Committee recruitment is still open! We are still looking for people to fill the roles: IT-Admin and Event Manager. Apply for the Utnarm committee 2021 and get the unique opportunity to create Uppsalas largest fair with 19 other extraordinary people. This is a great chance to apply your skills outside of your studies or learn something new. Apply in the button below and we will call you to a digital interview.

Full position descriptions can be found here. More info about involvement within UTN can be found here.

No earlier experience is required. Do you have any questions about a specific position or about Utnarm in general, email [email protected]

Fair group

Creates all those important meeting places where you get to meet and interact with other students and exhibitors to get inspired, exchange ideas and have a lot of fun on the way. The group is responsible for physical and virtual events, recruitment, stream, lounge, lunch, banquet and facilities.

  • Event manager (x3)

    Do you have a really good idea of an event that fits Utnarm? Or do you simply think it's fun to arrange things? As Head of Event, together with two others, you will have the main responsibility for the opening ceremony and all events during the event weeks. You can also call and be in contact with a number of companies. We would like you to have a sense of inclusion, being innovative and structured.

  • Head of Lounge and Banquet

    Do you like to relax? Do you also like party? Are you a social person who also is organized? As Head of Lounge and Banquet you are responsible for the student and company lounge during the fair and for the Utnarm Banquet. You need to be a good leader, structured, stress-resistant and good at delegating.

  • Head of Logistics

    Can you juggle seven balls at once? Are you structured and a problem solver? As Head of Logistics, you are in charge of the streaming of events during the Utnarm’s fair and event weeks as well as planning and structuring Utnarm's fair facilities and transportation.

  • Head of HR and Recruiting

    Are you social? Do you enjoy working closely with others? As Head of HR and Recruitment you are responsible for recruiting and appointing group coordinators and personnel. You need to be good at team work and communication.

Marketing group

Marketing and good communication is key for any successful event. Our students and exhibitors need to know about our values, activities and all the benefits of visiting Utnarm. The marketing group works with IT, webbsite, film, photo, graphic material, social media and much more to ensure the visitors know the where,when and how of Utnarm.

  • IT-admin (x2)

    Are you driven to make ideas into reality? Are you solution-oriented, creative and curious? As one of two IT-Admins for Utnarm, you will work on developing our website, as well as working on developing the systems necessary for Utnarm.

  • Art Director (x2)

    Do you get excited about design and creating? Is illustrator your best friend or someone you want to get to know? As Art Director, you will, together with one more, be responsible for everything graphic, as well as picture and film during Utnarm. You need to be creative and structured, and we think that the ability to think outside the box is a big plus!

  • PR

    Do you have amazing ideas about how to get people excited? Are you great at handling social media accounts? As Head of PR in Utnarm, you will be responsible for Utnarm’s posting on social media, marketing on the website and coordinating all marketing within the committee.

Corporate relations group

Responsible for the contact with companies. This includes getting companies to exhibit at Utnarm and sponsor Utnarm. The group is also responsible for the virtual platform of the fair.

  • Head of Enterprise (x2)

    Can you talk your way through anything? Are you outgoing and want to be in touch with companies and expand your network? As Head of Enterprise, you and the second Head of Enterprise are responsible for the contact with companies as well as investigating what companies SciTech students want to see at the career fair. You need to be structured, professional and positive.

  • Head of Sponsors

    Do you want to provide students with free stuff at Utmarm? As Head of Sponsorship, you are responsible for Utnarm's sponsors, for example sponsorship for the goodie-bags or profile products. You can also call and be in contact with a number of companies. You need to be professional, creative and positive.

  • Head of Virtual Fair

    Are you outgoing and good with clear communication? As Head of Virtual Fair you will be the main bridge between the companies, the students and the digital platform provider. You will also be responsible for teaching how the platform works to all parties as well as assisting Head of Enterprise with contacting companies and answering company questions. You need to be structured, professional and positive.

The organization

Project manager

The Project manager is the main responsible for the event and the economy of the event. The Project manager is recruited in October and leads the project from start to finish with the support of the management team.

Management team

The management team leads the committee throughout the year. The management team consists of three group leaders, the project manager and the convenor.

Committee

The Utnarm committee consists of 20 people who together plan and execute the project. Being part of the committee, you get the opportunity to shape Utnarm and make it one of the best career fairs in Sweden. You will have an area of responsibility which you get to plan, structure and execute, with the help of the committee at your disposal. During the year you will have a group leader who will guide you and you might get to be in charge of some group coordinators and personnel. The committee consists of four groups. The management team, the fair group, the corporate relations group and the marketing group. The committee is recruited at the end of March.

Group Coordinators

The group coordinators work with the operational parts of Utnarm. They are an extension of the committee and will work together with a committee member with an area of responsibility to simply get things done. As group coordinator you work from September to November.

Personnel

The personnel is one of the most important parts of Utnarm. They mostly work during the fair day to make the experience the best it can be to our students and exhibitors. Personnel are recruited in the beginning of September.

Perks of joining Utnarm

  • Experience you can’t get in your studies
  • Inside connections with recruiters
  • Great on your CV
  • Friends for life
  • Leadership practice
  • Lots of fun
  • Graphic design in adobe
  • Free stuff
  • Memories for life
  • And much more!

FAQ

  • Do I need any prior experience to apply for Utnarm?

    No prior experience is needed. If you have worked with or attended Utnarm before it’s a bonus of course. What’s important is that you are driven and motivated to make Utnarm a great event and have fun along the way!

  • How much time does it take to be part of the committee?

    We have 2 evening meetings a week and sometimes we have team buildings or work days on the weekends. Some positions have their work more spread out and some have more intense periods.

    Since it’s a student involvement it’s adapted so there shouldn’t be a problem to do this while you study. You will have the freedom to do as much as you want, within the position's limitations.

  • Is it fun?

    It’s a lot of fun! Ask people who have been involved in Utnarm before if you are unsure!