Fourth Edition of IUGB Career Day: Shape Your Career Is Our Business
On Saturday November 17, 2018, IUGB hosted its fourth edition of Career Day “Shape Your Career Is Our Business” on the University’s Grand-Bassam campus. About 350 attendees participated in the event, including corporate representatives, students, faculty and staff. The program was designed to connect students with local businesses and the local job market.
Twenty one (21) companies participated in the event:
Coca Cola, Nestlé, Citibank, GT Bank, Société ivoirienne de Banque (SIB), Agence Emploi Jeunes, Société Ivoirienne de Technologie Tropicale (SI2T), General Electric (GE), Côte d’Ivoire Tourisme, Cémoi, Choco+, Atalan Global Services, Etudes de Maitre Aurelie Yeman, Isao Ltd, Sunita Impex, Taxijet, Save the Children, Cummins, Brassivoire, Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC), Except Group.
The Vice President for Academic Affairs opened the general session with a welcome address and provided company representatives with detailed information about the University, its academic programs and its major activities, as well as IUGB graduate profiles. Company representatives then presented their organizations and their activities.
Representatives from individual companies had conversations with students in assigned classrooms. The students took the opportunity to speak one-on-one with company representatives and to present their resumes in hopes of securing internships and job offers.