The Econometric Career Days (ECD) is the biggest on-campus career event for econometricians in the Netherlands. The event will take place from the 7th until the 14th of November at the Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) and will be organised by FAECTOR. The purpose of the ECD is to connect highly motivated Econometrics & Operations Research students with potential employers.  During the grand opening of the ECD the Best Econometric Thesis Award (βETA) will be handed out to the best Bachelor and Master theses. The activities of the ECD range from cases, workshops and off-campus activities to socials drinks and company dinners. The ECD is topped off with a closing party and is open for all  students with a quantitative background.

  • Career

    These days will be marked by prestigious companies that will give a little peek into the future of an econometrics student. It is a great opportunity for motivated students to get in touch with the business world.

  • Education

    Writing a thesis takes a lot of effort, so we want to reward you for this hard work! That is why FAECTOR, in cooperation with Veneficus and the Econometric Institute, organises the Best Econometric Thesis Award (βETA).

  • Social

    On Monday the 14th the event will be concluded with a great party, which will be open for all students! So be there, or be square!


Deep Blue Capital is a highly automated proprietary trading firm that operates without clients, using only their own capital. They operate a number of statistical arbitrage strategies that trade on over 30 equity and futures markets worldwide.

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KPN is a Dutch landline and mobile telecommunications company. The company was formerly called Koninklijke PTT Nederland, and prior to that Staatsbedrijf der Posterijen, Telegrafie en Telefonie or PTT and was the publicly owned fixed-line operator of the Netherlands.


Optiver is an international trading company, headquartered in Amsterdam. With more than 700 colleagues across four continents we constantly offer fair and highly competitive prices for the buying and selling of stocks, bonds, ETF’s et cetera. We build markets and provide liquidity.


Ortec Finance is a global provider of technology and advisory services for risk and return management. Ortec Finance has 200 employees who combine mathematical ability, business awareness, and practical application to deliver innovative and pragmatic solutions.

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Zamro is a young, ambitious e-commerce company and crazy about technical parts and tools. Backed by a global leader in the market of technical products, we are a new player on the e-commerce market. Our ambition is to be the leading supplier in Europe for industrial supplies.
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FAECTOR is the faculty association for aspiring econometricians at the Erasmus University Rotterdam, and one of two faculty associations at Erasmus School of Economics. Our mission is to enrich the student experience of all econometricians, in the broadest sense of the word.

FAECTORStudy Association

An event organised by FAECTOR