An in-house Career Fair was organized at the cafeteria and auditorium of BRAC University on 14 June, 2022 by the Office of Career Services and Alumni Relations. Participated by students and alumni, the event was sponsored by Therap (BD) Ltd. and co-sponsored by BRAC EPL Stock Brokerage Ltd.
Dr. Dave Dowland, Registrar of BRAC University, chaired the event as chief guest while Major General (Retd.) M. Shamim Chowdhury, Director of HR and Vital Assets, Therap (BD) Ltd., and Salim Afzal Shawon, CFA, Head of Research, BRAC EPL Stock Brokerage Ltd., were the special guests. BRAC University alumni Mr. Habib Ghazi, Talent & Employer Branding Expert of Grameenphone Ltd., spoke at the fair.
The fair sought to connect students and alumni to their potential employers by creating a bridge between industry and academia and provide a platform for BRAC University students and alumni to explore job prospects in a wide range of professional areas.
Over 20 renowned organizations from different sectors participated in the event. They included bKash, upay, Nagad, Banglalink, Pathao, Lanka Bangla Finance Ltd., Wunderman Thompson Bangladesh, Arla Foods Bangladesh Ltd., Apex Footwear Ltd, Renata Ltd., BRAC, Rangs Group, Runner Group, Ezzy Group, United Nations World Food Programme, Singer Bangladesh, Augmedix and The ACME Laboratories Ltd.
PepsiCo and Nescafe were the beverage partners, Dhaka Tribune, The Daily Ittefaq and Somoy TV media partners and Sepnil the hygiene partner ensuring COVID-19 safety protocols.