Published on 21 October 2016
Un candidat et un recruteur

The PhD recruiting Fair for all kind of disciplines is taking place on October 21th 2016 at the Centquatre, 5 rue Curial, Paris 19.

The fifth edition of the forum created by the association PhDTalent* is organized with the support of the Communautés d’Universités et Etablissements (ComUE) of Ile-de-France, for the second consecutive year together involved in PhD recruitment.

On October 21th, 2016 at Paris, 2000 doctors and doctoral students of all disciplines will meet 80 companies, start-up as well as multinational companies, coming for recruiting PhDs. Initiation to entrepreneurship workshops, CV optimization workshops and interview simulations will be organized all day long. These workshops are going to be animated by PhD Talent partners: Adoc Talent management, ABG L’intelli’agence, APEC and

This year the contest "The start-ups show" organized by PhDTalent and Adoc Talent Management and supported by the  French Ministry of Higher Education and Research, will put forward start-ups and SMEs that will present themselves in limited time to the young talents spectators.

The professionnal speech contest of the ABG will also takes place this year again, in partnership with PhDTalent and CASDEN.

As they participate to this Forum, the cluster of the Université Paris-Saclay,  Université Sorbonne Paris Cité Paris, Sciences et Lettres, Université Paris Lumières, heSam université, Université Paris-Est, Sorbonne Universités and Université Paris-Seine gather their strengths to highlight the specific skills of PhDs. The Fair will also be the opportunity to present the results of the study focusing on the career of PhDs, realised with the support of the region Ile-de-France.

At the end of the day, the visitors will be invited to attend a conference on the PhD regulatory progress and employability, in presence of business representatives and universities presidents.

More information and program on

Press contacts :

PhD Talent : Dounia Kamouni Belghiti,

Universities of the region Ile-de-France : Virginie Paris – Communication officer – Université Paris-Saclay- Tel. : 0033 (0) -


About PhD Talent*

PhDTalent is an association founded in 2009 by doctoral students in the region Ile-de-France. The two main objectives are to give the opportunity for doctoral students and new graduates to better know all the professional possibilities and to help companies to meet their future employees. PhDTalent initiated this Fair 5 years ago. Website: