No. The companies prepare especially for students of the University of St. Gallen. The event is organized by the university and is made exclusively for students of the University of St. Gallen.

If you can not participate in an event, you should unsubscribe no later than 48 hours before the event. You can unsubscribe via the following link: 

The HSG Consumer Goods & Retail Days are designed for matriculated students of the HSG. For occasional exceptions please contact us via cgrdays@unisg.ch.

It depends on the different modules. You can participate in the presentations without registration or application. You will have to apply for Workshops, Interviews, Speed Dating, Company Dinner, Escape Room, Confect & Connect in advance of the event.

You will receive a definitive confirmation or refusal until 72 hours before the event.

No, not as long as the application deadline of the event is respected.

Please fill in all relevant information in your profile on hsgcareer.ch and set it to public ("organization). The companies will receive an overview of your details (structured as a CV). Uploaded CV will not be forwarded directly to companies.

Events in German and English are taking place. You can decide yourself if you want to fill in your profile details in English or German. Remember to set your profile to visible for public (“organization”).

Every company selects according to their own criteria. The organizing team of the HSG Consumer Goods & Retail Days has no influence on the selection.

Yes, in any case! The HSG Consumer Goods & Retail Days is a great opportunity to get in touch with companies, to fill your profile on hsgcareer.ch for the first time (you will need it more often later on) and to establish first contacts. The companies are looking for students from all study levels and majors. It is possible that you are exactly the person for whom they are looking for.

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

We recommend that you do some in-depth research about your preferred companies to 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: https://www.hsgcareer.ch/en/for-students/.


There is no universal answer to this question. For the  workshops and interviews we recommend business clothing (suit/trouser suit). For the modules escape room, confect & connect and Speed Dating 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.