by Irene Joy B. Dayo
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (PIA)–Aiming to provide more employment opportunities to their learners, the University of Science and Technology of the Southern Philippines (USTP) gathered industry partners and student leaders from Cagayan de Oro City and Jasaan campuses for its Career Networking 2022, held January 10.
Career Services and G-I-C Relations Director Lera Fay Cotiangco-de la Rama thanked the industry partners for their confirmation in the event, which is the first for this year.
During the event, industry partners engaged with student leaders by asking prepared questions to jumpstart the conversation. Each student leader is given eight minutes to interact with the company before moving to another one. The USTP Career Center gave tokens to student leaders who had the most engaged industry at the end of two hours.
The USTP Career Center conducted this activity for student leaders to learn, spark connections with industry partner representatives, and build networks. The services offered by the USTP Career Center include helping people find jobs, career peer coaching, career assessment, career counseling, an on-the-job training program, and keeping a database of e-career portfolios.
Among the partners are Del Monte Philippines, Inc., Office of the Building Official, Factset Phil. Inc., Ororama Supercenter, Inc., Innovuze Solutions, Inc., Emerging Business Solutions, Syntactics Inc., HSI Technologies, Kaamulan Multipurpose Cooperative, Oro Gadgets Inc., Northgate Hotel Ventures Inc. – Seda Centrio, Spruce Designer Network Inc., Harbest Agribusiness Corporation, Minergy Power Corporation, AGT Petroleum Corporation, A Brown Company Inc., Fligno Software Philippines Inc., RSpot Solution Inc., and Analog Devices Inc. (IJBD/PIA-10)