Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Center for Career Development

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "Center for Career Development"— Presentation transcript:

1 Center for Career Development
Nahlah A. Al-Jubeir Director Center for Career Development

2 Center for Career Development
The Center was established in March 2013 to assist Saudi students in: broadening their skill sets deepening their professional experience by: connecting them with potential internship and training opportunities in the US helping them find jobs in the Kingdom with Saudi and international companies.

3 Data Number of Graduates in 2013: 7,283
Total Number of Students in the US: 82,547 Average Annual Increase in Number of Students: 32%

4 Top Three Majors Business and Management
Engineering and Engineering Industries Information Technology

5 Benefits for Students Training in the US
Opportunity for translating classroom learning into practical experience. Exposure to potential employers before making a final commitment about their future. Cultural exchange between company employees and Saudi students/graduates.

6 Benefits for Organizations Providing Internship and Job Training in the US
Access to a large pool of well-educated Saudi students. Lower overseas training costs of future employees. Opportunity to know prospective employees before offering permanent employment. Cultural exchange between company employees and Saudi students/graduates.

7 Benefits for Organizations in Saud Arabia
Access to a large pool of well-educated Saudi students. Lower hiring costs. Decrease in overseas training costs of future employees. Familiarity with American business practices & proficiency in the English language.

8 Ways to Connect with Saudi Students
Ads Job Board (www.jobsearch.sacm.org) Job Fairs

9 Internships and Training Programs
Examples of Positive Internships and Training Programs

10 Example 1: Alanoud, a second year software engineer student, was asked to test a software program. Whenever she tried to run the program, it would crash. She was able to find seven bugs that were affecting the program.

11 Example 2: Jafar worked in business development and performed an analysis of the training market opportunities for a Fortune 100 company. His recommendations were well received by senior leaders across the company.

12 Example 3: A major U.S. company offered summer internships to over 20 students. The following year the company offered employment to most of these students. Students will go through a two-year training program before being assigned to their jobs at the company’s Saudi operations.

13 For more information, please contact the Center for Career Development
Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission Center for Career Development Hilltop Road Fairfax, VA website:


Download ppt "Center for Career Development"

Similar presentations


Ads by Google