Original Source: www.qatar-tribune.com,
DOHA OVER 20 companies took part in the third edition of annual career fair organised by Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Education City, recently.
The fair attracted employers in the field of energy, business consulting, engineering, banking, investment, publishing, research, telecommunications, legal and government sectors.
It was sponsored by ExxonMobil.
Speaking about the fair, Dean of the school, Mehran Kamrava said, “This year’s fair was a testimony to the quality of our students and the standard of the private companies and government organisations that hire Georgetown students.
We thank ExxonMobil for sponsoring this edition of our career fair.
Its partnership and continuous support allow us to extend our mission of educating future leaders of the Middle East and the world.” National Development Manager at ExxonMobil Qatar, Abdul Latif al Naemi said, “At ExxonMobil, we cherish our relationship with Georgetown University.
We have participated in all of the career fairs at this institution and have recruited many of its students as interns and permanent staff.
Georgetown University produces high-caliber of students who demonstrate strong leadership qualities.
We are pleased to sponsor and be a part of this career fair.” The companies present at the fair also participated in a presentation series designed to provide students with information about employment opportunities.
Musfata Taouk, a career development specialist from Qatar Telecom (Qtel) said, “This is our first time to participate in Georgetown’s career fair.
We are seeking candidates who are highly educated and motivated to join Qtel.
Georgetown is known for the high-quality of its students, which is why we decided to join the career fair this year.” Speaking about the way her university experience assisted her in her current career, al Jazi Hasan, a graduate of Georgetown University in Qatar and an employee at Katara said, “Graduating from Georgetown with a major in culture and politics helped me find a work place that I really enjoy.
Katara is very interested in hiring more Georgetown graduates, particularly in our new international affairs department at Cultural village.” Nada Soudy, a student in the school said, “I am really glad I attended this fair today because the participating companies are many and cover many fields.
There are new companies that we never had in the previous career fairs.
I appreciate Georgetown for expanding our options.
I find this fair very beneficial because it keeps my options open.
I will have opportunity to apply to these different companies.” Companies that participated in the career fair included ExxonMobil, Shell, Arab Democracy Foundation, Qatargas Operating Company, Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing (BQFP), Hill & Knowlton Inc, Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC), FactSet (UAE), Atkins, Qatar Financial Center Regulatory Authority (QFCRA), Michael Page International, Doha Film Institute (DFI).