No. The companies focus exclusively on students of the University of St.Gallen. The event is organised by the University and is intended only for HSG students.

If you are unable to attend an event, you must inform us no later than 48 hours before the event. Please use the following link: http://www.hsgcareer.ch/en/application/events/show-my-registrations/ .

The conference is intended for students who are enrolled at the HSG. For exceptions, please contact us at info@hsgtalents.ch.

That depends on the module. For the opening panel, the career fair and all company insights, you can simply drop by. For workshops, interviews, company dinners, escape rooms and Confect & Connect, you have to apply no later than seven days before the event.

You will receive notification no later than 72 hours before the event.


No, as long as you comply with the application deadline of seven days before the event.


Enter all the relevant information in your profile on hsgcareer.ch and change your profile to “public” (organisation). Companies then receive a compact overview of your profile (structured like a CV). Uploaded CVs are NOT automatically passed on to the company.


Events will be held in English and German. Which language you use for your profile is your decision. But be sure to change your profile to “public”.

Each company has its own selection criteria. The HSG TALENTS Conference team has no say in the selection.


Yes, definitely. The conference is a great opportunity to get to know companies, fill in your profile on hsgcareer.ch for the first time (you will need it regularly in the future) and start making your first contacts. The companies are on the lookout for students from all years and subjects. You could be just the person they are looking for! The presentations and the career fair in particular will give you a good first impression and an opportunity to speak to company representatives.


You can find an overview of all the companies on our website. 

We recommend that you do some in-depth research about your preferred companies so that you can make a good first impression. Furthermore, the Career & Corporate Services (CSC) of the University of St.Gallen offers professional advice on everything relating to careers and applications. You can find out more via the following link: http://www.hsgcareer.ch/en/offers-for-students/offers.


There is no universal answer to this question. For the career fair, workshops and interviews we recommend business clothing (suit/trouser suit). For the modules escape room and confect & connect we recommend a smart casual look.

Furthermore the recommendable dress code may vary depending on the companies expectations. In order to get a feeling for a companies expectations we recommend to visit the companies website and look for pictures of similar events.

Yes, some legal firms will be represented, and many of the larger companies will be recruiting lawyers for their legal departments.