Publish Date : 21st August, 2017
Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Department of United International University (UIU) organized the “UIU IT Job Fair 2017” on 18th August, 2017 in association with Center for Development of IT Professionals (CDIP), UIU Cisco Networking Academy and Career Counseling Center (CCC) of UIU. The objective of this job fair was to increase employment opportunities for the UIU graduates and offer wider choice for selection to the recruiters. In association with this Job Fair, a half-day workshop, titled “IT Career Guidance” was organized on 29th July 2017. Around 100 final semester students of the CSE department participated in this workshop, where they received training on CV writing and tips on job interviews. Later, around 200 job seekers including fresh graduates, final semester students and alumni submitted their resumes. More than 15 renowned companies including Synesis IT Ltd, Brac IT Services Ltd, MF Asia Ltd, Selise rokin’ software, Nascenia IT, DataSoft Systems BD Ltd, Ergo Ventures Limited, Edusoft Consultants Ltd, ReliSource etc. participated in the job fair. BASIS President, Mr. Mustafa Jabbar was the Chief Guest of the inauguration ceremony. During the job fair, a number of written and oral interviews, and different seminars were held. The program concluded with a panel discussion, where prominent personalities from both software industry and academia debated on the topic, “Are Universities producing appropriate graduate or Are industries giving proper atmosphere?”. Prominent panelist Prof. Dr. Chowdhury Mofizur Rahman, Pro Vice Chancellor, UIU, Dr. Rezaul Bari, Associate Prof. and Chair, Dept. of ECE, NSU, Papias Hawlader, Chief Information Officer, Leadsoft Bangladesh Litd. M. Manjur Mahmud, Director and COO, DataSoft System Bangladesh Ltd. Fahim Mashroor, CEO, Bdjobs.com Ltd. were present in discussion.