UP HOSTS 2ND ANNUAL CAREERS EXPO 2020
This year, the 2nd Annual Career Expo, was held on Saturday October 3rd, 2020. The Expro was hosted mostly online and designed to:
- support students exploring job opportunities
- allow companies to confirm what they are looking for (skills, soft skills , attitude) in new employees – best fit
- allow students to network – selecting the best companies for better jobs and higher salaries
- help students write covering letters and CVs to maximize their first impressions
Many guest speakers and professors from numerous organizations, institutes, and companies provided informative lectures on interview skills, developing quality curriculum vitae, critically important employment skills and soft-skills such as critical thinking and mainly communication, and professional networking. In addition, the guest speakers explained different job opportunities for students to have a better understanding of job searching and the current job market. The guest speakers provided very valuable advice with hands-on experience and also included a topic on CV writing and job interview skills. Current indus uide job seekers towards making the best possible decision for our student’s future careers.
The Expo was a university wide Career Conference involving staff and students across all faculties. This year, most of the sessions had 60-80 participants reported as a huge increase in number of participants comparing to participation from last year. There are more than 60 % participants among total participants attended Lab Sciences topics and almost all year 7 dental students take part and also reports of a huge success of participation for the other faculties.
The Careers Expo 2020 demonstrates UP’s commitment towards its students future careers., strengthening its partnerships with international as well as domestic brand names, from both the healthcare and the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) industries. We are looking forward to see you again next year!
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