Events and Activities

Career Days

The center organizes on a monthly basis on campus interviews that helps placing our graduates in the industry. During these Career Days, many alumni have been placed in the industry. Career Days were held with a number of companies, i.e. Huawei, Gulf Bank, National Bank of Kuwait, Al Ahli Bank, Rajhi Bank, Burgan Bank, Weatherford, Al-Zour Operations and Maintenance Company, Jazeera Airways, Schlumberger, Halliburton, BAK, Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Center, Partake, Ebla Computer Consultation, Kuwait Industries Union, Red Cross among others.

Career Fairs
Career Fair – March 19 to 20, 2018

The Australian College of Kuwait (ACK) held its 2018 Career Fair on campus at the Aviation Hangar. The Fair hosted a total of 43 leading companies from different sectors in Kuwait to provide multiple networking, career, and internship opportunities for its students and alumni. The record-breaking attendance was about 3,000 visitors during the two days. The guest of honor, Mr. Bandar Al-Rashed, Assistant Secretary General for Manpower and Government Restructuring Program (MGRP) and on behalf of ACK, Prof. Isam Zabalawi - ACK President, Dr. Usameh Jamali - Advisor to the Chairman, Engineer Sager Abdullah Al-Sharhan – Advisor to the President, - Industry, Dr. Abdullah Karkouh - Vice President of Administrative Affairs, and Dr. Jasem Hajih - Senior Manager of Student Support and Alumni, inaugurated the Fair with the traditional ribbon cutting ceremony and opening remarks welcoming all guests and visitors, thanking the participating companies, and encouraging students and alumni to take this unique opportunity to connect with potential employers. The Opening Ceremony was followed by an official tour of the booths, awarding each participating company with a token of appreciation. This is the largest and the most successful Career Fair that happened in the history of ACK, after three years of not hosting any Fair.

Resume Clinics

Two Resume Clinic workshops were held on campus, by Career Hunters and Bayt.com, one week prior to the event to assist students, potential graduates, and alumni in their resumes so they are prepared for the Career Fair.

Career Hunters – March 12, 2018

It is a career development workshop Staff confirmed that she met 120 students and alumni and helped editing their resumes. It consisted of sessions in Resume Building, Interview Skills. The goal of this workshop was to provide a hands-on-training in these skills in order to prepare students and alumni for the job market.

Bayt.com – March 13, 2018

It is a career development workshop Staff confirmed that she met 250 students and alumni and helped editing their resumes. It consisted of sessions in Resume Building, Interview Skills. The goal of this workshop was to provide a hands-on-training in these skills in order to prepare students and alumni for the job market.

Events
ACK Alumni Educational Trip – Huawei “Seeds for the Future” Program 2017

The Alumni and Career Placement Center placed four alumni out of a total of eight in the free educational trip to China from October 27, 2017 to November 12, 2017, while the center covered the trip on a daily basis using #ACKAlumniChina2017 on Social Media.

China Educational Trip
Learning Chinese Language
Tourism
Work in Huawei Lab
Tea Factory Shop
Alumni Network Gathering – School of Business – 2018

The Alumni and Career Placement Center at ACK in collaboration with the Business School organized an Alumni Gathering on October 25, 2017 at Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa in Kuwait. A total of 15 alumni attended and five faculty members from the School of Business. The gathering provided a networking opportunity among our alumni. The purpose of the gathering was to gather feedback from our alumni about their experience at work and as well as during their time at ACK

Alumni Network Gathering – School of Engineering – March 29, 2017

The Alumni Engineering Network Gathering was held at ACK Auditorium in collaboration with the Engineering school. Our Chairman Executive and Management Team members and Faculty from the School of Engineering attended to support our Alumni. The purpose of the gathering is to receive valuable input from our Alumni. Approximately 200 alumni attended and provided their feedback, using our survey and through an open discussion. The event was very successful.

Workshop
LinkedIn Workshop – November 21, 2017

The Center hosted a LinkedIn workshop conducted by LinkedIn professionals from Dubai. The event started at 11:00 am with Americana serving brunch for all. The LinkedIn professionals introduced and explained the basics of getting started and creating new professional profiles. The lecture was followed by a successful hands-on workshop where profiles were created or enhanced, honoring the best two profile winners with a prize.

Alumni Internships
Internship opportunities with Alghanim Industries – August 30, 2017

The Manager of the Alumni and Career Placement attended the Alghanim Industries Internship Graduation Ceremony, which was held at the JW Marriott hotel for its summer interns who completed an intensive four-week program in July 2017. The Australian College of Kuwait (ACK) received an award in recognition of its continuous support towards the Alghanim Industries summer interns this year.