On Saturday, 25 November 2023 American International University – Bangladesh (AIUB) organized the annual AIUB Job Fair 2023 under LEDP (Learning & Earning Development Project), ICT Ministry. The fair inaugurated in the D building’s auditorium of AIUB at 10:30 AM. The national Anthem was played to commemorate the contributions of “Father of the nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman” and our honorable Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina, who designed Smart Bangladesh. The host gave a hearty welcome before the job fair got underway.
As the keynote speaker at the “Smart Job Fair,” Mohammad Navid Safiullah (The Joint Secretary of the Information and Communication Technology Ministry) advised attendees to gain more skills to become more skilled citizens of a smart Bangladesh.
As the special guest, DR. MD. Abdur Rahman (The Pro Vice Chancellor of American International University-Bangladesh) shared some insightful remarks regarding machine learning and freelancing. He also emphasized how AIUB focuses on providing students with a partial education and effectively developing their abilities. A video about learning and earning, and how it can improve the lives of diverse men and women, came next.
As a motivational speaker (Associate Professor of Science and Technology and Special Assistant to the OSA) Abhijit Bhowmik, encourages people to aspire to skillfulness and stimulates job seekers. Later, that prosperous man appears on stage and shares their triumphs shared by everybody.
Subsequently, Professor Dr. Dipnandi (The Associate Dean Faculty of science and Technology, American International University-Bangladesh) took the platform to present some actual instances of intelligent Bangladesh. (The Joint Secretary of the Information and Communication Technology Ministry), Zohora Begum, talks on the value of talent in developing into a knowledgeable citizen of a modern Bangladesh.
Following that, Md. Humayun Kabir (The Director of the Learning and Earning Development Project at the LEDP, ICT Ministry) took the stage and engaged the audience in conversation about how the Learning and Earning project had transformed the lives of thousands of individuals by equipping them with new skills. He also solicited audience feedback and discusses the second project of LEDP, which aims to teach and skill seventy thousand people so they may work as freelancers and earn money. Mr. Humayun thanks everyone in attendance, addresses all participating organizations, distinguished visitors, and independent contractors, and declares the inaugural ceremony to be over.
The event featured over 92 top software companies as well as well-known domestic and international businesses, such as banks, IT solutions, telecommunications, networking solution providers, pharmaceuticals, leasing and finance companies, call centers, car manufacturers, real estate developers, employment portals, accessory, and equipment providers, FMCGs, and many more. Many of the participating companies’ representatives were university alumni, who expressed their happiness at being able to return and support their Alma mater. Every year, the AIUB Job Fair is held to give current students and graduates a platform to advance their careers in the corporate sector.