Employment & Career Fair 2018

SBCS invites our current and past students to our 2018 Employment and Career Fair.

This annual fair is a one-day event designed to connect job seekers with employers. More to this, it grants you the opportunity to gain information and guidance on academic and professional development pursuits, aimed at improving your employment prospects. No matter the stage of your career – recent graduate or current students seeking job placement; professional desirous of a career change; employee looking at personal and professional growth opportunities – the Fair seeks to help you orient yourself to effectively engage the current changing job market.

 

Here’s a look at the companies that have been confirmed thus far, for the 2018 Fair:

JMMB Group Trinidad and Tobago  

Swissport Trinidad and Tobago Ltd

PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited

Guardian Group

iQor 

Deloitte Trinidad and Tobago

Scotiabank Trinidad and Tobago Ltd

RBC Royal Bank

Trinidad & Tobago International Financial Centre

ASETT Technologies Ltd   

Eastern Credit Union

Trinidad & Tobago Chapter of International Facility Management Association 

Ernst & Young Trinidad & Tobago

Scrip-J 

Ministry of Labour & Small Enterprise Development – On-the-Job Training Programme (OJT)

ANSA McAL Limited

Ramps Logistics Ltd

Eve Anderson Recruitment Ltd.

The Caribbean Industrial Research Institute

First Citizens

Water and Sewerage Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (WASA)

Avasant LLC

BOSS

YourLifePurpose Ltd

Unicomer (Trinidad) Ltd

Total Convenience Management Ltd

Integrated Computing & Outsourcing Network Solutions (ICONS) Co. Ltd

 

Registration Fee: Free to SBCS students and alumni.

Location: SBCS, Champs Fleurs Campus

Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

 


Why attend?

The Fair opens a host of possibilities in terms of professional advice and potential / alternative careers to you:

  • Minimum cost (free!) for maximum return (job opportunities!);
  • Meet and interact with a wide range of companies and industries;
  • Build and/or broaden your network of professional contacts;
  • Gain valuable interview experience and job search advice from seasoned professionals;
  • Find out about available positions and submit your résumé in person to company recruiters;
  • Receive advice on what qualifications or programmes to pursue to enhance your career prospects.

 

Contact Student Services for further details.


Tips to get the most out of attending the Fair: 

BEFORE THE FAIR

 

Be prepared! Research the companies that you are most interested in at the Fair.

Dress appropriately; first impressions last.

Prepare and print multiple copies of your résumé.

Have a well-prepared elevator pitch.

Review your notes from the Maximise Your Career workshop (Résumé tips; Interview techniques).


AT THE FAIR

 

Bring the printed copies of your résumé.

Approach employers with confidence, a smile and make eye contact.

Deliver your elevator pitch (after all, this is what you prepared it for).

Ask for a business card and remember to take notes.


AFTER THE FAIR

 

 

Send thank you notes to the recruiters of the companies you were most interested in within a few days.

Continue to review SBCE e-learning or contact Student Services for job and internship listings.