Saturday, 08 May 2021

Inspiring the Next Generation – Career Fair 2019


The Career Fair 2019 organized by the Career Guidance Unit of University of Kelaniya was ceremoniously launched on the 13th December 2019 at Sri Dhramaloka Hall.

This is an iconic event of the university calendar as it is organized with the aim of creating career opportunities for the undergraduates by introducing potential employers and by providing the undergraduates with professional exposure.

The ceremony started with the welcoming of the Vice Chancellor and other distinguished guests and the first item of the event was the launching of the Career Fair 2019 magazine. It was held at Auditorium, Department of Industrial  Management  in the Faculty of Science. The occasion was graced by the Vice Chancellor of the University of Kelaniya, Professor D.M. Semasinghe and Director of the Career Guidance Unit. Deans of the Faculties of Commerce and Management Studies, Science, Humanities and Graduate Studies, Senior student  counselor, Academic and Non academic staff members, Career counselors and Heads of the several companies  participated in this event.

This was followed by the most important item of Career Fair 2019, which was the conducting of interviews for undergraduates seeking employment opportunities by representatives and officials from the co-operate sector and other institutes. 34 companies took part in this   A total number of 325 undergraduates participated in the interviews, representing all faculties except the Faculty of Medicine.


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