LeipGlo Job Fair
At the LeipGlo Job Fair 3. Photo: Justina Smile Photography

The LeipGlo Job Fair returns on October 17

Leipzig, one of the most vibrant and fastest-growing cities in Germany, is known for its rich cultural scene and increasingly for its dynamic international community. After a long break due to the pandemic, we’re buzzing with excitement as The Leipzig Glocal (LeipGlo) Job Fair makes its much-anticipated return. This year’s event will take place on October 17, from 2 to 8 pm, at Werk 2 Leipzig.

What is the LeipGlo Job Fair?

For those of you who may be new here, the LeipGlo Job Fair is an annual event that brings together glocal job-seekers and internationally-minded employers in Leipzig and the surrounding region. Organized by us over at The Leipzig Glocal, a platform dedicated to connecting newcomers with the local community, this job fair plays a crucial role in bridging the gap between international talent and job opportunities.

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LeipGlo’s founder, Ana Beatriz Ribeiro, at the first LeipGlo Job Fair at Werk 2’s Halle D. Photo by Justina Smile Photography.

Why Attend?

There are plenty of reasons why you should consider joining us at the fourth edition of the LeipGlo Job Fair on October 17:

1. Diverse Talent Pool: The fair attracts a broad range of talented individuals from various backgrounds and industries, making it an ideal place for employers seeking a diverse workforce.

2. Networking Opportunities: It provides a platform for both job-seekers and employers to network, exchange ideas and explore potential collaborations.

3. Job Opportunities: Job-seekers can discover a wide array of job openings, from entry-level positions to senior roles, across different sectors.

4. Community Engagement: The event fosters community engagement by connecting international residents with local businesses and organizations.

The 3rd LeipGlo Job Fair
Our job fairs have helped many people find employment in Leipzig. Photo by Justina Smile Photography.

Meet the Exhibitors

This year’s fair features a diverse lineup of exhibitors, each offering unique opportunities and insights into the job market in Leipzig. Here are our exhibitors so far, along with a brief overview of each:

  • PRISMA European Capacity Platform: A leading company in the gas and energy industry, PRISMA offers a dynamic work environment right here in Leipzig, with a focus on sustainable energy solutions.
  • Bridgestone Mobility Solutions: Bridgestone is a global leader in tire, rubber and transport fleet technology, providing career prospects in the IT and customer service sectors at its Leipzig division. 
  • DHL Hub Leipzig: DHL is a worldwide logistics and shipping company, offering a wide range of positions in logistics and supply chain management at its massive Leipzig-Halle Airport hub. 
  • Lancaster University Leipzig: An esteemed higher educational institution, Lancaster University Leipzig provides opportunities in teaching and administration.
  • Learn and Speak Leipzig: A language school that offers freelance teaching positions as well as teaching certification for multilingual individuals.
  • ETS Global: This international company is involved in educational consulting, testing and assessment services, offering roles in these sectors also at its Leipzig branch. 
  • IT VISTA: IT VISTA specializes in IT solutions and recruiting, making it a great place to explore opportunities in the tech industry in Leipzig.

Die Techniker: TK is LeipGlo’s health partner, generously covering our job fair Services Area, which will feature the following companies:

  • DevHaus Leipzig: A company that prepares people for the job market by training them as coders and also offers positions to instructors in Leipzig.
  • Arbeit und Leben Sachsen: This organization helps people build up their careers in Leipzig by connecting them with employers or vocational training opportunities.
  • Career Service University of Leipzig: A valuable resource the city’s main university makes available for students and job-seekers locally, providing career-related support and information.
  • SMILE University of Leipzig: Also linked to the university, this initiative helps primarily students and graduates to start their own business with coaching, strategies and connections to resources, thus fostering entrepreneurship and innovation in Leipzig.
  • The Leipzig Glocal: The organizer of The LeipGlo Job Fair, which connects international residents with the local community and job opportunities in Leipzig.
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The DHL stand at the first LeipGlo Job Fair in November 2018. Photo by Justina Smile Photography.

LeipGlo Job Fair Exhibitor and Job-Seeker Registration

Exhibitors interested in securing a last-minute spot at The Leipzig Glocal Job Fair can contact elia@leipglo.com for inquiries and registration details.

For job-seekers, registration remains open, and attendees can obtain a free ticket to attend by visiting our event page on Eventbrite.

As you see, The Leipzig Glocal Job Fair is back with a bang, connecting talent and opportunities in Leipzig’s increasingly welcoming and varied job market. Mark your calendars for October 17, 2023, at Werk 2 Leipzig, and get ready to explore career prospects with our exhibitors. Whether you’re a job-seeker or an employer, or just want to check out what’s out there in terms of career prospects, this event promises to be a valuable experience among Leipzig’s thriving, glocal community.

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