National career expo takes place today
ISLAMABAD: The Allama Iqbal Open University ( AIOU) will hold first- ever nationallevel ‘Projects, Start-ups and Career’ expo on Wednesday (today) to provide a platform to graduate students, showcasing their research-based projects.
The two-day event will facilitate the students to get an opportunity of entrepreneurship and building their future career.
The event is being organized in collaboration with Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry and other relevant institutions. The three-fold event will help the students to seek job opportunity or to start their own business.
While presiding over the event-review meeting held Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Shahid Siddiqui said the AIOU will act as a bridge between the students and the industrial sector for the country's socio-economic development by bringing the innovative ideas and reserachbased projects into practice.
An office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) has already been set up at the University for providing linkage between the researchers and the industries for projecting and taking benefit of new research and innovations in various disciplines.
Through this activity, the AIOU was going to provide the students an opportunity to directly interact with the job market and industry as well as corporate sector.