Carla Camps 2-Day Photonics Career Event

31.05 - 01.06.2022

Are you a university student or early-stage researcher? Are you interested in (integrated) photonics career opportunities? Join the 2-Day Photonics Career Camp in Delft and Eindhoven.

Delft University of Technology and Carla, the Photonics Career Hub, organise a Photonics Career Camp on 31 May and 1 June. It will give you a peek into the vast opportunities that the photonics careers landscape offers and provide you with a roadmap for better employability.

Listen to inspiring presentations about Photonics careers and testimonials and network with experts from academia and industry in a casual atmosphere with food and drinks. There will also be included a visit of TNO (Delft) and of ASML (Eindhoven).

For who?

The Photonics Career Camp is aimed at university students and early-stage researchers, including graduates, undergraduates, Master’s students, PhD students and early stage post-docs. The event is relevant for students of the studies in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and, of course, Photonics.

Practical information

Date: 31 May & 1 June 2022
Time: 10:00 – 18:30 / 21:00 (including networking drinks/bbq on both days)

Delft University of Technology (Delft, NL) on the 31st
High Tech Campus (Eindhoven, NL) on the 1st

All days are free for charge – including lunches on both days, and networking barbecue on wednesday, and a bus to move from HTC to ASML location in Eindhoven.


Tuesday 31 May (Delft)
09:30 10:00 Registration
10:00  10:10  Welcoming
10:10  10:30  Photonics is everywhere
10:30  11:30  Group 1: visit TNO Group 2: Yes delft + Academic photonics Ecosystem in NL
12:30   13:30  Lunch
13:30   14:45  Guests I Presentation
14:45  15:30  Panel discussion: a career in academia (fundamental)
15:15   15:45  Coffee
15:45  17:00  Guests II Presentation
17:00   17:45  Panel discussion: a career in academia in collaboration with industry
17:45   19:00  Drinks + networking + art

Wednesday 1 June (Eindhoven)
10:00  10:30  Departure for ASML Campus*
10:30  13:30  ASML Tour
13:30   14:30 Lunch
14:30  15:00 Move to HTC
15:00  18:00 Company presentation & Networking*
18:00  20:00 Barbecue

*Sidenote: depending on the group you are in, you start with the company presentation or with the ASML tour.