15th June,2022: International office, COMSATS University Islamabad campus had organized a training session titled "Academia Industry Linkages: Challenges & Opportunities for Fresh Graduates in Job Market. The purpose of the training was to bridge the gap between academic and industrial practices and the challenges a fresh graduate faced at their work place.
Mr. Arshad Mahmood Akif CEO of ASK Development, a professional trainer & HR consultant was invited as a guest speaker. He explained the students about the challenges they might face as a new grad, and mentioned tips to overcome them. This interactive session provided the students an effective solutions and remedial actions which will contribute to their success as a professional.
Ms. Robeela Bangash, CEO Human Resource Development Network (HRDN) who was also the co-host of the event shared her thought and experiences with the students. She said that getting the first job after university is an exciting but also terrifying prospect for newly graduates. Lack of work experience is a problem a lot of recent graduates are facing where they requiring work experience in order to get a job, but unable to acquire that experience without first landing one. She extended her offer of doing internship for CUI students at HRDN.
Mr. Ali Tawab Baloch, Head International office specially thanked the chief guest for taking out the time from his busy schedule and for sharing such a wonderful talk which was very informative and at the same time very motivational for the students. He further added that International office of CUI is always endeavor to organize such kind of activity to polish the skills of our students apart from their academic activities. Event ended with a group photo.
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