Employers – Thinking of exhibiting at a STEM Women event?

We will be running a number of virtual and hybrid careers events throughout 2022, with new features and packages available for prospective employers. Our events will be a mix of general STEM careers events and industry-specific careers events. We are also able to deliver single company events for targeted talent attraction. 

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Our STEM Women Community

Since 2018, we have held 43 inspiring face-to-face and virtual events, introducing over 20,000 attendees to 303 exhibiting graduate employers across the UK, Ireland, Europe and Australia. Our events are aimed at individuals who identify as female or non-binary, and are studying a STEM subject at university. We have an online STEM Women community of over 17,400 students who have registered for an event since autumn 2020. The most popular courses studied by the attendees were Computer Science and Data subjects (33%), followed by Business, Finance and Management (24%), and Engineering related disciplines (17%). The highest proportion of attendees were in their final year of study at university.

On social media, we have 28,594 followers on LinkedIn and our events are promoted by relevant university departments, student societies and careers services.

How our events will work online

Our online platform has many benefits for employers. Companies can engage with students via webchat, and decide which conversations get progressed to a voice or video call. They can also assign enquires to suitable representatives based on the students’ CV/bio, and deliver speaker sessions that can be viewed live or played back. Our favourite feature is a “sourcing” tool that enables companies to see who is active within the fair, to filter by course, and to then reach out and initiate a chat with their chosen attendees. So there’s no need to worry about a star candidate walking past the stand!

2022 Graduate Careers Events

In 2022, we are running a number of graduate careers events, both virtual and hybrid. These events will cover the UK, Ireland, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand and will be a mixture of general STEM careers events and industry-focused events. All of our events will provide employers with an opportunity to meet highly relevant students seeking internships, placements and graduate jobs. See our events line up. 

Single company events

We can also host a targeted bespoke careers event for your company. You can let us know your preferred course split, graduation year, geographic locations and ideal numbers. We will then invite suitable students and set up a virtual event on your behalf. Your team can then chat to the attendees, conduct interviews via video call and deliver webinars introducing your different business areas. To recieve the bespoke event guide, please fill out the form at the top of this page and select the technology event guide from the options. 

You can email or call us to request our event pricing, arrange a demonstration of our online portal or discuss your requirements in more depth.

Reach out to Lauren Jenkins at laurenj@stemwomen.co.uk or call +44 151 236 8000.

STEM Women Background...

We work with employers who want to attract more applications from female university graduates in order to attain a more diverse workforce by hiring STEM Women. We help hiring managers in recruiting a diverse workforce by introducing graduate recruiters to our female STEM community. STEM Women runs events throughout the UK, Ireland, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. We also offer a job board, CV search and applicant shortlisting service to help you hire STEM women.

Context: Why it is hard to hire STEM Women Graduates

There is a growing expectation for hiring managers to achieve a gender balanced graduate intake, whilst also attracting the strongest talent available and filling the required number of roles.

In some sectors, it is almost impossible to achieve ambitious hiring targets whilst also maintaining a gender balance. According to WISE, a community interest company that encourages women into STEM education and industries, for the third year in a row just 14% of engineering graduates are female and only 15% of computer scientists are female, down from 16% last year.

As a result, the competition to attract applications from talented female students is intense. Engineering, finance and tech focussed companies must take positive action in order to get women to apply for their graduate jobs and we are here to help them.

How to hire STEM Women

Positive Action: How we can help your company recruit female employees, hire STEM women and achieve gender equality in the workplace

We have grown a community of female students through developing relationships with university departments, social influencers and word of mouth.

Our STEM Women communities meet graduate employers at our physical and virtual events.

Options: STEM Women female recruitment packages to suit each company

  • Exhibitor Packages – Companies can pay to exhibit at a STEM Women careers event in their desired location. Students approach the employers throughout the afternoon and the busy, engaging networking sessions are the highlight of each event.
  • Speaker Packages – Each event has an area for employer talks, enabling companies to speak directly to students and to participate in a panel discussion. These sessions are popular with students and employers, providing companies with an opportunity to educate students about their brand and their internship, placement and graduate scheme opportunities. For virtual events, talks are streamed live.
  • Sponsorship Packages – A small number of sponsorship packages are available at each of our events. These packages offer event naming rights, an invitation to speak to all attendees during a welcome talk and branding opportunities.
  • Digital and PR – Employers can list vacancies on our female recruitment website, sponsor selected jobs and place banner advertising. We can work with companies to create relevant content that can be shared via our online blogs and through our social channels.
  • Candidate Sourcing – We have a team of specialist recruitment consultants who offer a fee per placement or fee per assessment centre attendee service. This service is particularly well suited to companies who need to attract applicants to an assessment centre at short notice and those with an immediate graduate job that needs filling.
  • Bespoke Campaigns – We work with a small number of graduate employers who want the ultimate access to our STEM Women Community. Our STEM Women team can contact selected students on behalf or our clients. We can deliver applications from pre-screened students and graduates or run bespoke company specific events.

For more information about how we can help you hire STEM women, contact us today on 020 3687 1004 or get in touch here.