Carer Counseling Center News Fall 2015
2016-01-24



Bdjobs.com Campus Career Festival at EWU

Bdjobs.com with the cooperation of CCC had organized a Campus Career Festival 2015 on 9-10 December 2015. 24 companies had participated in that festival including-ACI Godrej Agrovet Pvt. Ltd, ACI Limited, AjkearDeal.com, Asiatic 360, Bangla Trac Miaki VAS, Colours 101.6 FM, DBL Group, Fair Distribution Ltd., Golden Harvest Agro Industries Ltd., Kazi IT, Lafarge Surma Cement Ltd., LankaBangla Finance Ltd., Macomm Bd, MetLife, Metrocem Group, National Polymer Industries Ltd., Nitol Niloy Group, Olympic Industries Limited, PRAN-RFL Group, RSPL Health BD LTD., Servic Engine BPO, SGS Bangladesh Limited, W3 Engineers Ltd.

 

 

The Vice Chancellor, Professor Dr. M.M. Shahidul Hassan was the Chief Guest who inaugurated the event on 9 December 2015. Prokash Roy Chowdhury, Manager, Sales & Marketing, Bdjobs.com Ltd.. CEO, Bdjobs.com Ltd, Nahid Hassan Khan, Adviser, Students’ Welfare & Head, Career Counseling Center were present as guest. Dr. Mohammed Farashuddin, Chairperson, Board of Trustees initiated the program by cutting the ribbon for Bdjobs.com Campus Career Festival then visited the stalls.

 

 

Banglalink HR Seminar at East West University

Banglalink, in collaboration with Career Counseling Center of East West University, organized a seminar on ‘Banglalink HR’ at the University campus on 8 October 2015. Quazi Nafees Ahmed, Recruitment Senior Manager, Banglalink and his team conducted the seminar. From that seminar the students received the important guidelines to prepare themselves for the corporate world.

Then they discussed how to write a proper CV, focusing on what to include or what not to include in it. They gave an idea on the specifics of facing the interview board as a fresh graduate. They also gave an overview on the Banglalink network and the work atmosphere inside Banglalink.

 

Interview for Internship by BexTex

Beximco Limited (Textiles & Apparel Division), in association with the CCC, arranged an on-campus interview session for an Internship program at EWU on 19 October 2015. Shehryar Burney, Executive Director of Yellow by Beximco, interviewed fifteen shortlisted students. One joined as an intern.

The session started with the introduction of Beximco’s ‘Internship Program’ aimed at developing tomorrow’s leaders, with a view to recruiting candidates who will show best performance on their internship period.

Battle of Minds 2015 by BATB


British American Tobacco, Bangladesh arranged a road show for introducing their recruitment program “Battle of Minds 2015” to the students of East West University on 2 November 2015 in the CCC lobby. Battle of Minds, a platform that grooms upcoming prospective graduates for their future, once again stepped into action with the help of EWU students.

The program started with an opening speech by Nahid Hassan Khan, Adviser, Students’ Welfare & Head of CCC. It continued on by speech from BAT members, two EWU graduates among them. They introduced the recruitment process to the students, motivating them by showing related videos and some interviews by their employees.

West University moderated the dialogue.

 

Presentation on Freelance employment at Daraz

A seminar on Freelance employment for university students was held at East West University, in joint collaboration of Daraz Bangladesh and EWU CCC on 25 November. Antonio Fantappiè, Business Development Manager, Head of Sales Force, began the session by walking the students through an educational and captivating presentation on Daraz and how it operates. Selected students will be given a special log­in ID and will be able to place orders and work for Daraz as Sales Consultants.

 

 

 

Unilever "BizMaestros", a case competition program by Unilever Bangladesh

Unilever Bangladesh Limited, in association with Career Counseling Center, organized a presentation on 12 October 2015 at EWU campus. The program was conducted by Ipshita Fahmin, Manager, Employee Engagement & HR Projects, Human Resources, Unilever Bangladesh Limited.

 

 

Seminar and Workshop

 

 

Eve of Victory Day: EWU arranges a seminar for students to hear the story of the Liberation War

Career Counseling Center East West University arranged a seminar titled “Bijoyer Masher Surute Bijoy Dibosh”. The program was arranged for students to hear the story of the Liberation War. Noted Freedom Fighter and Recipient of Swadhinata Padak, Lt. Col. (Retd.) Quazi Sajjad Ali Zahir Bir Protik described the story to the audience. He pointed out, how freedom fighters had brought the victory in the battlefield against the Pakistani army in 1971. He also described the great courage and sacrifice of freedom fighters during the struggle. Quazi Sajjad Ali Zahir urged to the new generation to capture the perception of the heroic liberation of Bangladesh. The seminar was held in the university campus at Aftabnagar, Dhaka on Tuesday, 1 December 2015.

 

Dr. Mohammed Farashuddin, Chairperson, Board of Trustees and former governor of Bangladesh Bank was the Chief Guest on the occasion. He described some incidents during the freedom fight in 1971. Prof. Dr. M.M. Shahidul Hassan, Vice Chancellor, EWU chaired the program.  A large number of students, faculty members, officers and staffs attended the program to hear the story of the liberation war.

 

 

East West University arranges a seminar on Anti Smoking Awareness

East West University arranged on 18 October, 2015, at their campus in Aftabnagar, Dhaka a seminar on anti smoking awareness titled “Smoking Kills”. Professor Dr. Pran Gopal Datta, former Vice Chancellor of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University was the Chief Guest and delivered the Key-note address.

Dr. Pran Gopal laid out the danger of Tobacco and how it is a major health concern for the country.  He stressed the need for public and private initiatives to raise anti-smoking awareness among the people.  He blamed the cigarette companies for targeting the youth through attractive marketing techniques.  He believed that only active social awareness can reduce the smoking practices among the youth. Dr. Datta urged to the students to take the initiative to curb smoking among their friends and relatives.  He also answered some interesting questions raised from the audience.

Dr. Mohammed Farashuddin, Chairperson, Board of Trustees, East West University and former Governor, Bangladesh Bank Chaired the seminar while Professor Dr. M.M. Shahidul Hassan,  VC of East West University was the Special Guest. Pro-VC Professor Dr. M Sekander Hayat Khan, Deans, faculty members, students and university staffs were also present in the seminar.   

 

Grameenphone partnered with Agami Education Foundation

Grameenphone and Agami Education Foundation in support of CCC organized an event title “Translate-a-thon” in order to translate quality educational contents of Khan Academy on 27 October at EWU.

Grameenphone and Agami Education Foundation (AEF) are working to localize the Khan Academy platform to make these quality education materials open for the students of Bangladesh. Localization of this portal requires translating around 2 million words and dubbing more than 1200 videos. As this is a huge task, besides employing professional translators, voluntary contributions from different sources would also be helpful. These sessions were conducted by Marjuk Ahmed, Program Associate with the assistance of Rashedul Haque Rifat, Translator of AEF. Hafizur Rahman Khan from GP was also present.

 

 

Bdapps.com platform by Robi Axiata

Robi Axiata Ltd. in collaboration with Career Counseling Center, EWU has organized a workshop on bdapps.com at EWU campus on 24 November, 2015.

 

The intention of this program was to aware the students about the new initiative of Robi and how to become a digital entrepreneur in student life. They told the students how to use Robi network based features. They also told the students that two types of applications can be developed through this platform- Bdapps Pro and Bdapps Lite.

 

Bdapps Pro is basically for those acquainted with programming like- CSE, EEE, IT etc. Bdapps Lite is for those who have only basic understanding about programming aspects like the students of Business Administration, Economics, Social Science etc.

 

In this seminar Mr. Salah Uddin (Manager, Digit Marketing, Robi Axiata Ltd.), Mr. Amit Kumar (Specialist, Robi Axiata Ltd.), Mr. Emranur Haque Shawon (Manager, Business Development, Bangla Trac Miaki Vas Ltd), Mr. Nahid (Apps Developer, Bangla Miaki Vas Ltd), Mr. Faisal (Program Co-coordinator, Bangla Trac Miaki Vas Ltd) came and spoke in the seminar.

The seminar continued for three hours.  Robi placed a help desk with a volunteer before the event day to make the students aware about the platform and to notify them about the event.

 

CS MUN

LiGHTHOUSE IMPERIUM with the help of EWU CCC arranged a workshop named ‘Chittagong Summit Model United Nation (CSMUN)’ for the students of EWU on 30 November 2015 through ambassador Md. Irteza Chowdhury, a student of East West University. Two of MUN specialists of our country Fahmida Faiza and S.I.M. Shadman Sheikh came here.  It was an elaborated workshop about the procedure of getting into MUN. Student response was overwhelming.

Training

 

CV Writing and Interview

CCC arranged a workshop on ‘CV Writing and Interview’ for graduating students, who will be doing internship in Spring 2016 on 3 December 2015. The program was conducted by Quazi M. Ahmed, Lead Consultant & CEO, Future Leaders.

 

Seminar on Numbers in our life

Rupa Roy, Habibur Rahaman, Md. Rakibul Hasan Raihan, students of Business Administration, organized a seminar on “Numbers in Our Life”, supported by CCC, on December 7, 2015 at East West University Campus. The objective of this seminar was to give the knowledge about career in finance and motivation. The chief speaker was Edwin Anthony Paul International Senior Trainer (Soft Skills/Employability Skills /Motivational Speaker).

 

Other Programs

 

MCCI, Dhaka

The Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dhaka, organized an event titled 'Education and Scientific Innovation - Pathways for a new Poverty-Free World'. Around 30 invited students from East West University attended the program on 28 November. 

Acclaimed scientist and Physics Professor of Princeton University in the USA, Dr. M. Zahid Hasan, who recently discovered massless particles, was the key speaker at the program. Former Bangladesh Bank Governor Dr. Mohammed Farashuddin, Chairperson, Board of Trustees, East