I cannot log in to register. What can I do?
If you are a SCOPE member, you can log in with your details or request a new password. If you are not a SCOPE member but have an account, you can also log in or request a new password. If you do not have an account, you can create one by clicking on the following link and selecting a membership. You have the choice to become a SCOPE member and save 50% of the event or choose a non-member Membership and pay full price.
What should I do if I did not get a confirmation email?
It might take a few days for the payment to proceed. You will get a confirmation email within the next working days. Only after your confirmation email, you will receive your ticket and then you can set your preferences. If you do not receive an email, please reach out to email@example.com.
Who can register for the MBDs?
Every student can register for the Maastricht Business Days. It is a great opportunity for first-year students, second-year students, third-year students, as well as master students.
When is the registration deadline?
The deadline to register for students is the 31st of January 2024, meaning you can subscribe until 23:59. Please note that we cannot offer an extended deadline due to the large number of participants at the MBDs.
The registration deadline for companies is the beginning of January. If you would like to participate in the Maastricht Business Days in the future, you can message us at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will carefully file your details for the next events.
What is the participation fee?
The standard participation fee is 20€. However, SCOPE Members receive a discount on SCOPE events, resulting in a reduced participation fee of 10€. Please note that in order to receive the discount, you have to be a registered SCOPE member before subscribing to the MBDs 2024. To sign up as a SCOPE member, please visit: Membership - SCOPE
How do I indicate my activity preferences?
You can select your preferences under "My Account" - "My Event". When selecting several activities, please make sure that you rank the activities according to which activity you prefer the most in the “Your Preferences” box. Even if activities are not in the same time slot, you must rank them according to your preferences. The algorithm tries to allocate you to the best solution possible for companies and students.
Can I subscribe to more than one activity in the same time slot?
Yes, you can. It even increases your chances of being selected by a company if you register for various activities simultaneously. Just do not forget to indicate your preferences by putting them in the right order. If you only select one preference and you don't get selected, you might not get any activity at all.
How are students selected for activities?
Company recruiters select a group of students they would like to invite to their activities based on their CVs. Afterward, an algorithm will allocate students to activities based on the optimal combination of student preferences and company selections. If you didn't get selected for a particular activity, that doesn't mean that the company is not interested in you. Remember that companies only offer very few spots for their activities, so it's difficult to select students. Therefore, we strongly advise meeting the company of your choice at the company fair. Furthermore, we advise you to fill in as many preferences as possible to increase your chances of being chosen. There will be no room for negotiation about your final schedule and the activities you get selected for.
I did not get selected for a workshop, student chat, presentation, networking drinks, and dinner. What can I do?
We are sorry you didn't get chosen by the companies or your choice for the activities you subscribed for. You still have opportunities to interact with companies at the MBDs, such as the company fair! Furthermore, we are always looking for Company Buddies and Day Crew. Supporting us as a volunteer, gives you further access to companies.
If you decide against joining the MBDs, you will get a refund.
What is the SCOPE Blacklisting Policy?
If you are selected for an interview/workshop/dinner/evening activity and do not show up, you are blacklisted. If you are blacklisted, you can't attend any SCOPE event for one year, starting from the date of the missed event up to and including the same event in the following year. You can cancel activities of the MBDs up to two days after receiving your personalized schedule. Afterward, you do not receive a refund anymore, and the blacklisting policy applies.
Until when can I cancel and receive a full refund?
You can cancel until the registration deadline , and you will get a refund of your participation fee. In addition, after receiving your schedule, you have 1 day to cancel and get a refund. Send an Email to email@example.com.
Can I deregister for certain activities?
Yes, you can send an Email to firstname.lastname@example.org and cancel certain activities. If you keep other activities, you will not get a refund.
If I subscribed but did not get any activities, can I still cancel?
If you do not get any workshops/interviews, you must cancel by the 18th of February 2024 to get a refund. Be aware that if you decide to attend presentations, the opening speech, lunch, and/or the company fair, you will not get a refund.
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Can I become a day crew member or company buddy and help during the MBDs?
We are pleased to get help from YOU! Please email us at email@example.com and let us know what tasks you want to take over.
What kind of task or task can I expect as a member of the day crew or as a company buddy?
As a general member of the day crew committee, you will help out with tasks such as the registration process, the company fair, and more or less everything that pops up and has to be arranged. You will get an exclusive look at how the MBDs are organized. As a company buddy, you are the MBD ambassador towards a specific company during the time the company is present. This means that you need to cater to the recruiters' wishes as well as possible, make sure the recruiters follow their schedules etc. You are an important link between the MBD board and the participating company.
What's in it for you? The ability to get recruiters or a company you are interested in on an exclusive personal basis. If you become a company buddy we expect you to help out with some other more general tasks.
Can I organize the next MBD Autumn or Spring Edition?
If you are interested in organizing the MBDs, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. We are looking forward to hearing from you!
Where do the MBDs take place?
The Maastricht Business Days take place at Tapjin
What happens if the event needs to take place online?
In case the current COVID-19 situation does not allow for a physical event, we will move the entire event online. The Blacklist Policy will apply.