Dubai - The fair also discussed a variety of topics including proactive job searching, networking for career opportunities, as well as CV writing.
Dubai Science Park (DSP),recently hosted its fourth annual career fair for university students and professionals within the life sciences, energy and environment sectors. A total of 16 industry-leading companies including Olympus, Pharmax, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Dubaiomics, Phoenix Contact, Eurofragance, Sanofi and Energetics took part to showcase their businesses along with job and internship vacancies for aspiring graduates and university students alike.
The one day event took place at the Science Park's Laboratory Complex and featured a wide range of exhibitors. As part of the fair, Momentum Coaching and Consulting hosted a workshop which covered a variety of topics including proactive job searching, networking for career opportunities, as well as CV writing and interview preparation tips.
Marwan Abdulaziz, Executive Director of Dubai Science Park said: "Our annual career fair helps to bridge the gap between business and academia as we support our business partners in finding the right talent to support their growth and development. Access to human capital is a key consideration for any business setting up a presence here in the UAE and we're delighted to be able to link our partners to leading academic institutions, offering majors in the life sciences, energy and environment sectors and help them find suitable qualified graduates."
Jamila Nasim Khan, a graduate from Dubai's University of Modern Sciences and Clinical Sales Specialist at Amerispec Diagnostics, joined the company following her application through DSP's Career Fair in 2015. She said: "I have attended DSP's Career Fair in 2015 which was a great platform for me to meet with employers and identify the ones that match my aspirations.
Amerispec Diagnostics offered the right balance of marketing and laboratory experiences and I am delighted to be part of their team today. Being present in this year's DSP Career Fair as an employer is testament to the value this event presents to university students and I encourage those interested in this field to attend and network. My advice to graduates looking for employment opportunities is to keep pursuing your dreams. Follow-up is key to demonstrating your enthusiasm and interest to employers."