Tag Archive: Placement Office


Registration for the Career Counselling Session


ICTEC in collaboration with Alumni Association brings to you a comprehensive Career Counselling event !images

Sponsored by RED BULL

Register at: http://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?formkey=ci1nSU1PWjJaSkltWlNwcG5oNmtJRFE6MA..

Whether you need advice on resume writing or want to improve your interview skills?
We have it all under one roof…CAREER ADVICE, RESUME WRITING, INTERVIEW tips and even MOCK INTERVIEWS by alumni of EME. Be guided by the best of the industry on what they look for when they are in the hiring seat. Know the first hand experiences of different people from different sectors of industry. Get the answers to your entire career oriented questions in one place.

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Tentative Event Schedule:

9:00 A.M. Career Advice session
10:30 A.M. Tea Break
11:00 A.M. Resume And Interview Tips
11:45 A.M. Mock Interviews
1:00 P.M. End of Event
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Event Details:

1) Career Advice session:

9:00 A.M. Presentation /Talk by panelists
10:00 A.M. Q&A Session                                                                                            Duration 90 minutes
Nature Semi-formal

Four/Five Panelists with expertise/experience in any of the following areas:
• Telecom Sector
• IT Sector (Software /Application/Web Development)
• Supply Chain Department(Product Industry)
• R & D Sector
• Energy Sector(Oil &Gas)
• Management in any services or product oriented company

Each panelist will be given 10/15 minutes to give an overview of career in his respective field. Half hour will be dedicated to questions and answers. Each panelist will answer questions asked from him/her.
2)Resume and Interview Tips:

11:00 A.M. Presentation /Talk by panelists                                                            Duration 45 minutes
Nature: Interactive
Two to three panelists who have had experience of short listing candidates and interviewing them

3)Mock Interviews:

11:45 A.M. Interviews                                                                                                  Duration 75 minutes

Four interviews from students representing each of the four departments i.e. Electrical, Mechanical, Computer and Mechatronics, each of duration 10/15 minutes. At the end of each interview, the assessors will give a summary of the mistakes made by students during the interview.

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Guest Speakers/Panelists:

1. Muhammad Ali Khan -DE16 E- BE and MBA-working in Telenor Finance as Manager
2. Salman Malik -DE16M- BE and MBA.
3. Umair Afzal- DE18E…
4. Waqas Jabbar- DE18E- BE & MS,… self employed as well as working as consultants for some SW houses…. BE & MS
5. Shahzad Javed – 18M
6. Jehanzeb Khan – 18C.
7. Faisal Abdullah -DE18C ,working as CEO for an offshore R&D setup
8. Haris Anis – 21C
9. Tahir Abbas – 21E
10. Adeel ur Rehman DE19C
11. Muzammil Butt DE24C ,working in mobilink in RF
12. Syed Usman Ali DE-26E

We’ll be updating the list of speakers and their profiles.
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There is no registartion fee.Transport will be provided for pick and drop.

If you want to volunteer for mock interview ,kindly email to aneeqaishaq@hotmail.com with your name,degree,discipline and ur updated resume.

For any queries,please contact:

Aneeqa Ishaq(President ICTEC)
Uzair Sukhera(VP ICTEC)

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Living in a digital Mess


Living in this era of “technology” one happens to come across several bizarre scenarios, which simply do not make any sense. Internet is the rule of law in this era and most up to date professionals in computers happen to be engineers in Pakistan. Almost everyone knows that the job postings are mostly announced online, in fact many smart people would join the online hiring portals and the mailing lists to stay abreast of these opening, yet most of our engineers appear totally naïve when it comes to maintaining of mailing lists. In this entire college, full of engineers, we hardly have any mailing lists (yahoo groups etc) of which all the students of a class are part of.

Working with the officer in-charge placement office I have had a good deal of experience of the total chaos we have in our college. Seeing from this end of the world my fellow engineers seem to be living in a world almost a decade back! Yes its true. Let us be specific in quoting examples. I have been trying to ask the students from various disciplines to work on improving their yahoo groups. Now most of the classes have separate groups for separate sections: seems like they live in close clan societies! Groups are configured not to accept mails from the non-members, making it impossible to mail them any urgent news regarding some job opening.

Most interesting scenario is that the mailing list of 27 computers is the most flawed of all! Mails sent to their yahoo group address simply get lost in the communication network backbone or maybe routers all over have been configured not to forward mails from placement office to 27 Computers!

Its not really the group of 27 Computers in serious trouble, the Mechanical 27 hasn’t really been able to bring all the class fellows on one single group: seems like they aren’t much interested in useful mails. The only well organized groups are of 27 Mechatronics and 27 Electrical: both having almost all the class on-board. This doesn’t necessarily mean that everyone gets the mails! The email address of 27 Mechatronics group seems too tedious to get hold of. You have to see every time if you have entered all the scores (“-“) correctly. So we are left alone with 27 Electrical’s yahoo group. Phew! we have a one living example. No problems registered with 27 Electrical’s group. All information gets through “unharmed” or without being “bounced back”.

The dimensions of this digital mess extend much beyond. The traditional flow of information from the Cadet Battalion is still through the Staff (reminds me of postmen). News regarding the closing of college due to strikes or else the news of the start of semester is conveyed through the “traditional-old-fashioned- IONs”. Emails seem to be a thing of next century here! Most funny situation occurs when I ask my fellow SNS about the change of uniform to summer uniform and they tell me they don’t know it: I end up informing them that Army has taken off sweaters. Gosh! Do these college appointments do anything worthwhile or not is a separate issue but at-least the cadet battalion can do us a lot of favor by passing on info to our “representatives”:@

Welcome to the world with digital-divide. We have technology but we don’t know how to use it or even worst of all do not want to use it! Those who feel hurt with this mail and want to bring a difference are most welcome to contact the writer and we can help bridge the digital divide through the ICT and Entrepreneurship Club.

contact: uzairsukhera27@ee.ceme.edu.pk

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