The School of Business and Administration hosted DISTED career fair on-campus on 28 Sept. The fair
The career fair was sponsored by gradmalaysia, OSC Wealth and hireNow.
Participating companies included Resort World Genting, BOSCH, Jabil, Sime Darby Industry and many more.
In attendance for the career fair were DISTED’s CEO and President Dr Seah Soo Aun and guest speaker Ms Boonsiri Somchit.
Dr Seah Soo Aun was invited to officiate the career fair. In his opening remarks, Dr Seah said 90% of DISTED’s students found employment 6 months after graduation.
Dr Seah also mentioned as Penang’s first private not-for-profit institution of higher learning, DISTED has groomed more than 10,000 young and talented professionals and has given them the foundation to become a productive member of society.
Guest speaker Ms Boonsiri Somchit was invited to give a talk about leadership. Ms Somchit is a world-class leader in Global Business Service (GBS), she has 18 years of finance and accounting experiences.
She’s also the co-founder of Xtrategize as well as the brand ambassador if the Chartered Institute of Management Accountant Malaysia.
Ms Somchit introduced her first book, the “When The Chicken Dies. Everyone Cries” during the career fair. The book is about leadership wisdom and her insights to leadership, life and dealing with various career challenges.
This was the fair for participated companies that have internships, full-time jobs and part-time jobs. Students of all disciplines are encouraged to attend the event and be familiarised with companies’ requirements and expectation and be prepared when they begin looking for jobs and internships.