Students interact with a representative from VIVO energy during the 2018 Career Fair. Photo: Antonio Longangi
By Antonio Longangi
Over 40 local and international organizations took part in this year’s annual Career Fair organized by the Placement and Career Services office from Tuesday, July 24 to Thursday, July 26 on campus. Themed “Harnessing the millennial potential”, the fair consisted of a series of activities purposed to connect USIU-Africa students and Alumni with various organizations operating in the region and globally.
Attended by over 2000 participants, the event provided a platform for students and alumni to align their skills and talents to the current job market through three stages; self-assessment of skills, exploration of career options in various industries and organizations and connecting students to work opportunities where they submitted applications for hiring considerations.
The event featured an exhibition at the Graduation Square, a series of workshops, panel discussions and seminars held at the Auditorium and the library bookshop that focused on technology, banking, humanitarian work, professional training, human resources and more.
Some of the organizations present included Aga Khan University Hospital, Brighter Monday Kenya, KCB Bank, Lori Systems Corp, National Oil Corporation of Kenya, United Nations World Food Programme, Association of Media Women in Kenya (AMWIK) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) among others.