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UCA Students Participate in Professional Development Programme

With support from volunteers contributing their time and knowledge, UCA’s Cooperative Education Department organised a six-month long professional development programme to help students prepare for prospective internships, jobs, and graduate studies.

Throughout the porgramme, students attended workshops conducted by professionals from international agencies. The topics of the sessions included: elevator pitch, career counseling, professional social media sites – do’s and donts, personal branding and networking, communication skills, interview tactics, preparing stellar resumes, securing scholarships at international universities, effective cover letters, and essay writing.

Approximately 25 students from the School of Arts and Sciences have benefitted from the programme.

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UCA students during a session by volunteer speaker, Ayesha Kanji (top right), who has over 15 years of experience as a Technical Trainer in Career Coaching and Facilitation.