Closing ITB Virtual Career Days, More than 15,000 Job Seekers Visit the Exhibition Online

Tuesday, 20 April 2021 - Anne Rufaidah
Translator : Ditmawa ITB

Bandung, DITMAWA ITB - More than 15,000 job seekers enthusiastically participated in the 2021 ITB Virtual Career Days. On this occasion, job seekers visited the virtual page and participated in several online job fair activities. The event, which was held from April 7 to 12, 2021, presented a variety of virtual interactive activities, such as career counseling, company promotions and presentations, to company interviews with job applicants.

"This event is a series of activities that we hold related to the April 2021 ITB Graduation event. This activity also combines promotional activities, exhibitions, and presentations which are conducted online, "said Director of Student Affairs ITB, Dr. G. Prasetyo Adhitama M.Sn during the closing ceremony of ITB Virtual Career Days 2021 some time ago (12/4/2021).

He said, there were hundreds of job vacancies opened by around 15 companies that attended as participants. These job opportunities are not only for graduates in the engineering field. There are also job vacancies for graduates in the fields of science, social sciences, arts, and humanities. In addition, in this series of events, User Gathering and Scholarship Gathering were also held.

Meanwhile, President of the Indonesia Career Center Network (ICCN) Teddy Indira Budiwan S.Psi, MM said, many developments had been made by ITB in providing the job market vacancies during this pandemic. With the virtual fair concept presented, he assessed that many job seekers are interested in participating in the event. The concept of this interactive job fair has strengthened ITB to become a pilot in job fair exhibitions which are held online and are also followed by other universities.

"We hope that after this event, there will be more and more collaborations that can be done between universities and companies to present a job market with a different concept like this. During the initial transition period, of course, not everything will go smoothly. However, I hope that a lot of assistance will be received. alma mater colleges, companies, and the government can do it. The government has also invested a lot in this regard," said Teddy.

The closing ceremony was also filled with a series of closings from several companies as well as testimonials from job seekers. In addition, the event was closed by giving a placard as an appreciation for ITB's partners who have supported the activity. Also attending virtually, the Deputy Rector for Academic and Student Affairs (WRAM) Prof. Ir.Dr. Jaka Sembiring and representatives from participating companies.