Habib Career Connect 2024: A Match of Excellence

On February 17, 2024, Habib University’s Office of Career Services organized the sixth annual HU Career Connect 2024. The event guided students through a smooth transition from university to professional life, emphasizing career development.

Habib’s Intellectual Experience

Habib Career Connect 2024 had attendees from over 120 leading organizations across various industries. These included advertising, banking, education, FMCG, health, information technology, insurance, investment, manufacturing, NGOs, power generation, and theater.

More than 300 Habib students and alumni visiting the school as corporate representatives attended the job fair to inspire recent graduates ready to enter the workforce.

Habib University students presenting their respective programs to the industry patrons at HU Career Connect 2024.

As part of the ‘Opening Ceremony Exhibit,’ a ‘Walk-Through’ unfolded at Horizon, Habib University’s newest collaborative learning space. During the session ‘Unveiling Habib’s Intellectual Experience,’  faculty and students showcased Habib University’s unique interdisciplinary Humanities and Engineering programs to industry patrons.

This immersive experience at the Career Fair 2024 opened doors for networking and mutually beneficial partnerships between academia and industry.

Networking Opportunities and Screening

Following the job fair exhibit, the company representatives proceeded to their stalls to conduct on-the-spot screening interviews, collect resumes, and present students with exciting career prospects and insights into the hiring processes. The industry patrons also guided students regarding their career choices and current hiring trends.

A glimpse of Habib University’s students networking with the country’s leading organizations at HU Career Connect 2024.

Another exciting initiative by the Office of Career Services this year was an engagement exercise where participating students received a ‘Career Vanguard’ card. This card allowed students to collect stamps from employers they effectively networked with. Upon collecting 20 verification stamps, students could enter a lucky draw for a chance to win exciting prizes.

Shaping Future Pathways

Shoaib Khan, Assistant Director of Career Services & Alumni Office, highlighted the significance of job fair aligning with Habib University’s institutional goal of ensuring outstanding student outcomes. He also emphasized the pivotal role of Career Connect in Pakistan, which helps students and alumni understand the expectations and requirements of top employers in the country.

Representatives from Hilal Group of Companies receiving a token of appreciation from Shoaib Khan, Assistant Director, Career Services & Alumni Office.

One of the top priorities of Habib University’s undergraduate program in Pakistan is to ensure the success of its students during their four-year journey at the university and after graduation. In this regard, the annual flagship job fair, HU Career Connect 2024, served as a valuable networking platform for students and alumni to connect with the country’s top employers.

Many organizations praised the management of Habib University for hosting a well-planned and effectively executed job fair event. They commended the university for endorsing initiatives that help students assess and evaluate their employability prospects.





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