CUI holds ‘2nd Job Fair’ at Sahiwal Campus
COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI) holds 2nd one day ‘Job Fair’ at its Sahiwal Campus. Alumni and students of different discipline from engineering and computer sciences participated in the fair.
Main purpose to arrange this event was to bridge academia-industry gap and provide opportunity to the graduates enabling them to directly interact with the industry thus opening up robust prospect of employment.
Commissioner Sahiwal Division Arif Anwar Blouch inaugurated the Job Fair along with Campus Director, Prof. Dr. Saleem Farooq Shaukat and President Chamber of Commerce, Sahiwal Rashid Hameed Ch in which more than 70 renowned companies, organizations and firms have set their booths for interviews.
Speaking at the occasion Commissioner Sahiwal said “It is a healthy activity to enhance academia-industry collaboration and an opportunity to find out the needs of market, so that the university produces graduates that meet the industrial requirements.”
It was a great opportunity for students to show talent and compete in the job market: Director CUI, Sahiwal Campus
Prof. Dr. Saleem Farooq Shaukat, in his address stressed the need to strengthen linkages between academia and industry while emphasising to develop understanding to find the solutions of contemporary problems.
He added that such opportunities are play key role for career development and polishing talent of the students. Prof. Dr. Saleem Farooq Shaukat also briefed the representative of companies about the university and its contributions for the development of the country.
The representatives of the companies provided the students with career advice and shared the requirements of the job market and availability of internships and job opportunities for graduating students, collected their CVs and conducted on spot screening for further processing.
Deputy Registrar, Safdar Ali said that above 1,000 students visited the job fair. Alumni members also visited the job fair and highly appreciated the efforts of CUI, Sahiwal Campus in bringing them closer with the student body and to the institute as well.