Active Job Hunting

Starting on May 2nd, Progetto Giovani, youth policy office of the Municipality of Padua, organizes “Active Job Hunting“, four meetings that are meant to offer a basic orientation around different ways of looking for a job using channels locally available.

Meetings will take place at Progetto Giovani office (via Altinate 71, Padova) – “Altinate/San Gaetano” cultural center (second floor). Free admission, for a maximum of 8 participants. The project is particularly suitable for young people facing their first working or training experiences.

The meetings

Wednesday, May 2nd, 11am – 12:30pm

  • presentation of Progetto Giovani office, with a specific focus on the Informagiovani area: services, opportunities for young people, useful materials available for our users, how and where is it possible to find job related information, presentation of the website;
  • Short introduction of each participant: previous working experiences and professional aims;
  • general overview of the Italian labor market and of the importance of education and training, including internships and volunteering service;
  • projects and services aimed to help and facilitate the job placement (Municipality of Padua, employment bureau, job agency, recruitment portals).
  • question time.

Wednesday, May 9th, 11am – 12:30pm

  • job hunting tools: curriculum vitae and cover letter;
  • job interview: verbal and not-verbal communication competences needed to successfully face a job interview;
  • interview simulation.

Wednesday, May 16th, 11am – 12:30pm

  • individual CV check (about 20 minutes each person), cover letter review/composition.

Wednesday, May 23rd, 11am – 12:30pm

  • job hunting support through the use of the internet access stations of the Informagiovani: simulation of the enrollment on a recruitment portal and examples of how to apply for a job, starting from the offer, sending the CV and cover letter

How to partecipate

Registration is required by sending an email to, stating “Active Job Hunting” as subject of the email and writing your name, surname, date and place of birth, and school certificate/diploma/degree in the email body text.

Further information

Ufficio Progetto Giovani
Via Altinate, 71 – 35121 Padova
Tel.: 049 8204742