American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS) hosted its tenth annual Career Fair on April 19, 2022. Under the theme "Working Together Towards Change," the Career Fair returned to an in-person event on the AUIS campus after a two-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic. This was an exciting opportunity to bring students and graduates from the area's top universities to meet and network with leading national and international employers. Attendees met with employers from 32 different organizations, including nine local startups, AUIS alumni-owned business, and well-known national and multinational companies looking to recruit talented new hires and interns. Access to some 1,500 top-quality and in-demand students and recent graduates Attendees from universities across the region Students and graduates from departments including Engineering, Business Administration, IT, International Studies, and more! AUIS was proud to welcome current and former students, in addition to students and graduates from various universities in the region like University of Sulaimani, Hawler Medical University, Qaiwan International University, Sulaimani Polytechnic, University of Human Development, Komar University, Halabja University, and University of Kurdistan-Hawler. Check out photos from the 2022 AUIS Career Fair on our official Flickr account. Click here to view our 2022 AUIS Career Fair program booklet. The Career Fair’s organizing committee would like to extend special thanks to the event’s Sponsors:
American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS) hosted its eighth annual Career Fair on April 24, 2019, bringing together 36 sponsors and exhibitors, and continuing its tradition as a forum for talented jobseekers to meet and network with recruiters from the country’s most sought-after companies and organizations. Under the theme, “Bringing the Best to Sulaimani,” the 2019 AUIS Career Fair organizing committee extended invitations to top students from universities across the Kurdistan region and southern Iraq to participate and attend the one-day event. Students from Baghdad, Basra, Sulaimani, Erbil, and Koya attended the event and high school students from the Sherko Bekas School in Sulaimani also made an appearance at the Fair as part of their scheduled campus visit to AUIS. Eighty percent of AUIS alumni are employed full-time or pursuing graduate studies. Companies and organizations from both the public and private sectors were present at the Fair, representing a range of sectors from oil and gas; banking and finance; telecom; media and advertising; business; education; non-profit and civil society; e-commerce; and more. Some 800 attendees took advantage of the chance to meet face-to-face with representatives and learn about employment and internship opportunities as well as developments in various industries. As one of the highlights of the spring semester, the annual Fair plays an important role in providing opportunities for students and alumni to evaluate future career paths. The Fair itself, along with career-themed seminars and workshops that take place during the week, give students and alumni a chance to explore themes in employment and post-graduate studies. Find more photos from the 2019 AUIS Career Fair on our official Flickr account. The Fair’s organizing committee would like to extend special thanks to the event’s Platinum and Gold sponsors:
American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS) held its seventh Career Fair on April 12, 2018, featuring some 30 diverse employers from across Iraq and the Kurdistan Region. The annual event provides a unique opportunity for alumni and students graduating from AUIS and other universities in the region to engage with top employers. The 2018 event included companies, non-profit organizations and alumni businesses and sponsors, from both the private and public sectors, as well as the humanitarian community. The organizing committee thanks the Career Fair’s Platinum Sponsor Qaiwan Group, as well as the Gold Sponsor Moka & More. AUIS held the largest career fair in the region, the Sulaimani Job Fair in 2015, in collaboration with Foras/USAID. The two-day event attracted some 47 employers and 1,400 job seekers. The next year’s job fair was held exclusively for AUIS students and graduates and despite the ongoing financial crisis, 36 companies from the private and public sectors registered for the event, as well as a number of NGOs and international development organizations. In 2017, AUIS continued hosting this unique platform for both employers and job seekers as an arena meet and discuss employment opportunities, and for companies to network and promote their brands. The 2018 Career Fair was once again open to both AUIS students and alumni as well as upper-level students from top universities in Kurdistan. Exhibitors present at the seventh career fair event enjoyed access to the most competitive pool of job seekers in Kurdistan. We thank our sponsors and exhibitors for choosing to be part of the 2018 Career Fair!