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How to use University Career Services to Prepare for the Job Market

Posted by AUS blog on May 30, 2013 10:00:00 AM

By Andrew Capland

Career services are an incredible resource at every university. Most career service departments provide internship/job planning resources for current students, alumni support and networking opportunities, as well as access to prospective emplyees with business partnerships. Unfortunately, my students do not take advantage of careers services as much as they should.

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Topics: Students, American Univesrity of Sharjah, Culture, career fair

Post-AUS Job Hunt: Survival of the Fittest?

Posted by AUS blog on Mar 26, 2013 1:00:00 AM

American University of Sharjah’s annual Career Fair draws a great number of students and alumni every year. However, as the demand on jobs increases, graduates are increasingly expected to deliver more to the table.

From the 70 companies that showcased internships, summer training programs and jobs to AUS students, many asked students to register through their websites, some of which, like Siemens, temporarily specified jobs for the AUS community during the period of the fair. Alsayegh Media even offered to sign a contract with an applicant as soon as the clock turned 5 p.m.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, American University of Sharjah (AUS), AUS, American University, career fair, jobs

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