The establishment of the Career Development Center at the University of Zakho(CDC-UOZ) aims to provide activities and support, to prepare students and inform alumni for career planning decisions for lifelong professional success. Moreover, the center is specialized to create a better collaboration between students and graduates of the University of Zakho with local and national private sector, companies, and organizations. In addition, the center aims at developing a supportive network between faculty and staff, as well as local, national, and international employers and alumni. The CDC vision is to see all students of the University of Zakho fully engaged in their career exploration in a manner that enhances their student life experience, and also services them to see the connection of their education to their career development, and enables them to accomplish their career goals and make a positive contribution to society.
Leadership - Demonstrating leadership skills in career education for the students at the University of Zakho so that the university students will be better prepared for the career development and the career success of graduates.
Understanding about Customer Service & Access Communication Skills and Student Marketing - Developing and implementing effective marketing and communication strategy skills, for the students of University of Zakho.
Priority & Effective Management - Helping students to develop skills of time and project management plus taking priority in their work career environment.
Team working experience and skills - Create a positive, safe, cooperative, and productive work environment inside the university campus as well as with local private organizations where cultivation of personal expertise and professional development is encouraged for students.
- Professional skills development such as communication, teamwork, time management, critical thinking, and problem solving for students and alumni.
- Experiential learning opportunities and internships. (“Candidates experience is a fundamental in hiring life long career decisions”).
- Job Boards.
- Job fairs.
- Establish an internship program.
- Relationship with industry partners.
- Entrepreneurial training and development.
- Writing a CV or resume writing and job interview skills.
- Students learn how to interact in a business environment through job site visits, panel discussions with employers, and networking events with the business community.
Career Development- Creating opportunities for students to learn about, identify, prepare for, and achieve post-graduation in both public and private sectors.
Skills to obtain a job such as writing a CV, interview techniques, job application, how to apply for part and full time jobs vacancy and events.
Skills require for part time and graduation work such as customer service, office administrative skills and communication for business.
Exploring future directions like chartered institutes of marketing, commercial awareness for the legal sector and organizing your own working shadowing.
Attend workshops or events. The center will also be hosting talks by employers and organizations on CV writing, project management, making most of work-based learning placement.
Relationship building- Enhance and build networks between graduate’s skills with marketing needs and linking the local and foreign employers with alumni.
Building a virtual and mutually bridge between the University of Zakho and other private and non-private sectors. Also link the university with other national and international universities by strong marketing relationships.
Career Development Center - UoZ