Published On: Fri, Apr 19th, 2019
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FAST-NU holds annual Job Fair

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ISLAMABAD: Following the tradition of offering its students the direct access to market giants for job placements, FAST-National University of Computer & Emerging Sciences (FAST-NUCES) holds annual job fair 2019 here at Islamabad Campus featuring 150 companies and live presentations of final year projects.


According to details, the annual job fair at Islamabad campus offered 150 companies this year and more than 400 potential graduates took part in the hiring process in their respected area of interests. The representatives and panels of different companies including Pakistan Air Force, National Logistics Cell (NLC), Telenor Pakistan, Mobilink Microfinance Bank, Askari Bank, Bentley, LMKR, Automotive Artificial Intelligence (AAI), Pepsi Pakistan and others managed multiple interviews of fresh graduates while searching for best suitable potential employees.


The job fair this year featured live presentations of 123 final year projects in total by the students of Computer Sciences, Management Sciences and Electrical Engineering departments. Companies’ representatives shown keen interests in the projects and asked many technical questions to the students. Representative panels observed and evaluated students’ projects and also interviewed the graduating students for possible hiring/recruitment to their organizations.


Earlier, the annual job fair was formally opened by NUCES Islamabad Campus Director Dr. Waseem Ikram while he was accompanied by heads of different departments, senior faculty members and university management. While talking on this occasion, campus director termed the job fair a unique opportunity for potential graduates to learn the art of getting hired. Job fair not only provides direct access to market but also gives the students an opportunity to build professional networks with big companies, he added.


While talking on this occasion, NUCES Deputy Manager Career Service Amna Ali Khan said that “last year NUCES job fair was a huge success as we achieved 80 percent employment ratio while 120 companies came in to interview around 400 students from different departments.”


She said that we are expecting more success this year following the significant increase of potential employers. Career Service department prepares a detailed Graduate Directory featuring Résumés of potential graduates to ease the employers in their selection process, she added


The day long activity presented huge opportunity to future graduates for social networking by meeting up with various market leaders. Such event may play a pivotal role in professional developments of students as they get chances to portray their talent in front of industry officials, a student remarked.

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