About 600 fresh graduates have been hired through the Higher Education Ministry (MOHE) - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) Virtual Career Carnival 2020 website.
UTM Career Centre director Associate Prof Dr Osman Ibrahim said the website provided 11,602 job opportunities in 40 companies.
“The website was introduced on Oct 11 to help the graduates during the Covid-19 pandemic.
“Apart from providing wider employment opportunities to UTM graduates, the website also facilitates final-year students to find placements for their industrial training, ” he said when contacted.
He said the Virtual Career Carnival programme from Oct 11 to 16 was conducted to enable the students to apply for a job virtually.
“Visitors can watch the entire programme posted online at www.utmcareercarnival.com and apply for a job based on the listed companies and the vacancies, ” he said.
He added that various contents had been compiled to expose students to the latest job market needs, including satellite programmes.
“In addition, the webinar and interview sessions were also conducted twice a day during the carnival, ” he said.
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