IPB Facilitates Students and Graduates to Meet Employment Providers


IPB University Student and Career Development Directorate strives to be a facilitator between college graduates and the business world as providers of employment by holding IPB Jobfair and Scholarship Expo 2019, Saturday-Sunday (27-28 / 4) at Graha Widya Wisuda (GWW), Dramaga IPB Campus, Bogor.

IPB is currently realizing Techno-Socio Entrepreneurial University. Where graduates are expected to become technopreneur and sociopreneur with integrity and transformative with the power of soft skills. "At present universities must integrate the relationship between the world of education and the needs of the workforce, especially in the field of entrepreneurship. So, graduates do not just look for work, but are able to create new jobs," said the Rector of IPB, Dr. Arif Satria when opening the event.

The Rector of IPB emphasized that students must have entrepreneurship skills to be ready to enter the workforce, create their own employment opportunities and advance the nation's economy. The factor of success in getting a job or opening the main job is honesty, discipline, intelligence, hard work and high responsibility.

While the Director of Student Affairs and Career Development of IPB, Dr. Alim Setiawan Slamet explained that every year IPB organizes Jobfair 2 times in April and October. "IPB Jobfair Career and Scholarship Expo 2019 was participated by 34 companies, provider scholarship was attended by thousands of visitors. Participating companies consisted of companies engaged in agriculture, banking, education, information technology, consumer goods, manufacturing, and scholarship providers. incorporated are from universities and institutions providing scholarship information inside and outside the country, while visitors are from students and alumni from universities, both IPB and other universities in Bogor and surrounding areas who want to find work or prepare to enter the workforce," explained Dr. Alim. (RYS)



Published Date : 03-May-2019

Resource Person : Dr. Arif Satria

Keyword : Jobfair, scholarship, employment

SDG : SDG 8 - DECENT WORK AND ECONOMIC GROWTH