Brac University’s Office of Career Services and Alumni Relations (OCSAR) is a very significant department, vested with a duty to facilitate its students’ efficient & effective transition into their
professional life which will ultimately lead to successful career for them. It’s objective is to prepare graduates well for the world of work they are about to enter and is always there to help whether the students need help writing a CV, or structuring a cover letter, winning an internship with a renowned company, improving their interview technique, or gaining the confidence to convey their strengths intelligently to recruiters.
The Core Services of the Office of Career Services & Alumni Relations (OCSAR)
- Professional Skills Development Program (PSDP)
- Internship placement
- Job placement
- On-campus job/internship recruitment session
- Seminar/webinar/workshop/networking session
- Alumni session
- Career fair
- Career counseling
- Help furnishing CV & cover letter
Professional Skills Development Program
“PSDP Series: Interns' Edge”
The Professional Skills Development Program, “PSDP Series: Interns' Edge” is a unique, intensive course dedicated to prepare the final year students for the “world of work”. The curriculum of the program is designed considering the required soft skills employers value the most and the changing workplace practices.
OCSAR intends to create a bridge between the industry and academic life by fostering partnerships with the employers from different sectors and engage them as trainers in this program. This collaboration helps the students to learn more about the professional life and industry and to prepare themselves for the job market by minimizing the gap between academic learning & hearing from the practitioners.
Upon completion of the PSDP program students receive certificate & opportunity to refurnish their CVs & cover letters with individual care.
- CV & Cover Letter Writing
- CV & Cover Letter Writing Follow-up & Q & A Session
- Interview Skills
Note: Students who have completed at least 90 credits are eligible to enroll for the program
OCSAR helps students secure internships and develop networking opportunities that build confidence and help in defining career goals. OCSAR posts various internship opportunities on the OCSAR website every semester. Students can apply for those internship opportunities through the job portal of the OCSAR website directly.
OCSAR has been connecting employers with the students and vice versa through various job placements. OCSAR has catered to various organizations and provided them with suitable candidates for relevant positions. Similar to internship opportunities, OCSAR posts job opportunities on the OCSAR website on a regular basis. Students and alumni can explore and apply for those opportunities through the job portal of the website directly.
On-Campus Job/Internship Recruitment Session
OCSAR arranges on-campus recruitment sessions for both full time jobs and internships. Every year a number of employers from different sectors hold on campus interview & written assessment
sessions for Brac University students in collaboration with OCSAR.
With the purpose of providing the current students and recent graduates a platform to communicate and create a network with the recruiters and the employers, OCSAR organizes a
number of networking sessions and seminars/webinars conducted by renowned organizations from different industries.
OCSAR organizes “Alumni Talk Series” on a regular basis in order to connect the alumni with the current students and recent graduates. Successful alumni working in different sectors share their
experiences with the current students and also talk about the required skills, preparations needed in order to become successful professionals in different sectors.
With the aim of creating skilled, scientific, innovative, knowledgeable, academically sound, socially responsible graduates and cater them to the job market while creating a bridge between industry
and academia, OCSAR organizes career fairs for the Brac University students.
In order to get assistance regarding career choices, job search and academic counseling (etc.), students can talk to the personnel in OCSAR. OCSAR helps and guide them by answering to their
Help Furnishing CV & Cover Letter
OCSAR helps students to tailor their CV and cover letter according to the market trend in order to get shortlisted for their dream job interview.