Professional Development Initiative for Students of CIIT Lahore

Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) amid mutual collaboration of Office of Placement Cell & Industrial Liaison; held a seminar on “Effective CV Writing Techniques” for the students of CIIT Lahore on October 06, 2016 in Seminar Room, Block A.
In this regard, Mr. Nadeem Mustafa (Director Business Development, Dollar East Exchange) was invited as guest speaker. Parallel to the session on CV Writing; he gave a thorough introduction of his organization, its’ various success stories and the available job opportunities.
The opening address was given by Lecturer, Ms. Naima Khurshid, whereby students were encouraged to attend such knowledgeable sessions for their future career progression. The guest speaker, Mr. Nadeem Mustafa was then invited for an interactive session with the students of 7th and 8th semesters of all academic programs. Close to 130 students attended this seminar.
Through the seminar, the students gained rich insight on how to prepare interview and job winning resumes. Moreover Mr. Mustafa’s exchange on job opportunities at Credence Group was very informative, and the students exhibited avid interest to apply for job positions in Credence Groups’ various companies.
The wrap-up session included an enlightening interaction of Prof. Dr. Saleem Farooq Shaukat (Head ORIC) with the students. He was of the opinion that career counseling of students should become a mandatory part of their semester activities. They should undergo regular workshops and trainings on CV Writing, job searching techniques and interview preparation.