Rapidly changing job markets require that graduates possess strong skills in job search, personal representation and the ability to assess their strengths against market demand. The Career Management Services Department of COSTAATT is committed to assisting students in making a successful transition to the workplace by providing the necessary tools and guidance to ensure sound career/employment preparation, planning and practice.
Through individual coaching and access to online career guidance software, students will be able to analyse personal attributes and assess aptitudes for particular careers. They will be able to benefit from support in designing job search strategies, and training in CV/résumé preparation and interview skills. In addition, the department hosts workshops and seminars on self development and soft skills relevant to the work place, such as time management and workplace communication.
The College recognizes that participation in internship programmes is a critical part of preparation for the world of work. All students (with the exception of those pursuing degrees with an integrated internship or practicum) are encouraged to register for internships advertised through the College or to seek assistance in sourcing internships of their own. All internship programmes provide students with an opportunity to integrate theory with practical experience and acquire skills/competencies relevant to their areas of study.
As part of its commitment to supporting students’ transition to the world of work, the Career Management Services Department will host an online recruitment service featuring a database of job vacancies for registered student subscribers. In addition, it will offer on-campus recruitment and networking events, career explorations and job fairs.