What do we expect from a Delegate?

  • You are an interested and motivated student, who is keen on discovering the country and culture of America and Canada with colleagues from different fields of studies from FHNW
  • You are seeking job opportunities after the bachelor as our partners are actively trying to fill their vacancies with our delegates
  • You are interested in the topic “From Waste to Wealth”

What Level of English is required?

Good English knowledge and willingness to further improve and practice the language.

How many get accepted?

Our delegation usually includes 20 FHNW-Students. We are looking for equal portions of men and women and a distribution across all careers.

Is is difficult to get in?

No. The majority of all applicants are accepted.

How much does it cost?


What is my contribution as a Delegation Member?

  • 1 ECTS credit for the Preparatory Seminar earned for a short report about one assigned speech
  • 3 ECTS for the On-Site Seminar for summarizing the knowledge gained in reports and participating actively in group works
  • + Interest and openness towards meeting companies

What is included in the payment fee?

  • Flights, Transportation and Accommodation
  • Joint dinners

What is the content of the Preparatory Seminar?

  • Interactive workshops and interesting speeches
  • Meet our partners at the career fair and practice your networking skills
  • 2 interesting company visits

What is the content of the On-Site Seminar?

  • The mega cities of New York, Los Angeles, Seattle and Vancouver
  • A mix of company visits, discussions, networking and cultural time
  • Time to explore the Cities

What topics will be treated?

Grasp the concepts of Circular Economy, Corporate Social Responsibility and Innovative solutions for our Environment.