SINGAPORE: More than 4,000 jobs are up for grabs at this year’s Nanyang Technological University (NTU) career fair. The three-day event, which started on Tuesday (Jan 27), is expected to attract around 15,000 students.
The career fair will be held on Jan 27, 30 and Feb 3.
A total of 230 companies, a majority of which are multinational corporations, will be participating at the fair. The university is also doing its own recruitment – it is looking to hire 13 career coaches across various industries, whose role will be to guide students plan their careers.
Launching the fair on Tuesday morning, Minister of State for Trade and Industry Teo Ser Luck said that while such career fairs provide “door opening opportunities”, the challenge comes after the job is secured.
“How long will they stay in a job, whether they stay long enough to develop specialised skills to contribute to the company and subsequently, collectively to the economy. And at the same time, whether they are filling up gaps within the job market as well as within the industry or different industries itself,” said Mr Teo.
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