Mangaluru: SJEC Training and Collaborations hosts career fair 'Suvidha'
Mangaluru, Feb 11: The Training and Collaborations Offices of St Joseph Engineering College (SJEC), here on February jointly organized a one-day Career Fair on Higher Education and Training Avenues 'Suvidha-‘19' exclusively for the students and alumni of the college.
The event was inaugurated by lighting the lamp. Dignitaries present on the occasion were Fr Wilfred Prakash D’Souza, director of SJEC, Fr Rohith D’Costa, assistant director, Dr Rio D’Souza, principal, Dr Joseph Gonsalvis, chief of R&D, Diana Monteiro, collaborations officer and Flona Shawn Soans, training officer.
In his inaugural speech, Dr Rio D’Souza said, “SJEC is growing and we have realized that collaborations with universities in India as well as abroad and collaborations with industries will put us in the right direction of growth and we have thus taken collaboration seriously. ‘Suvidha-‘19’ will provide the right guidance to the students to take decisions of their careers wisely. Success is achieved when the right opportunity comes at the right time, but many a time, one getd the right opportunity at the wrong time and people let go of opportunities.” He urged the students to not let go of the opportunity and make the best out of it.
The vendors who participated in the fair were IDP, Illinois Institute of Technology, NIIT, IIHT, CorEL Technologies (I) Pvt Ltd, Educaro India, Royal IAS Academy, ACE Engineering Academy, The Chopras, Wizdom Ed, Santa Monica Study Abroad Pvt Ltd, Storm Overseas Education, Jireh Pathway Abroad, Planet Education and Abhijna Education Pvt Ltd. The vendors enlightened the student on avenues like higher education in India and abroad, preparing for competitive examinations like GATE, IELTS, TOEFL and GRE, Ad on courses on niche software and technologies, civil services examinations among many things.
Speaking on behalf of the vendors, Arun Mathias from CorEL Technologies (I) Pvt Ltd said that such a fair was non-existent in his time. Expos like this will provide students with information on all avenues that he/she can pursue as a career. He urged SJEC to make this an annual event.
Diana Monteiro, the collaborations officer welcomed the gathering and Flona Shawn Soans, the training officer rendered the vote of thanks.