CGU

Our vision is to help undergraduates to be socially responsive, efficient members of the future work-force with necessary knowledge, skills and motivation to compete in the job market.

Career Guidance is dedicated to bridge the skill gap among OUSL students and to build well rounded individuals to meet the present day workforce requirements.

    • Enhancement of career development competencies of Open University students by organising career skill development workshops / seminars / personal career mentoring.
    • Counseling on career exploration & planning for prospective students.
    • Career Guidance / Counseling to all students from the first year onwards to focus on their future careers.
    • Counseling with regard to behavioral competencies.
    • To develop a database of online job training opportunities and job placement.
    • Organize career fairs to provide opportunities for prospective employers to meet undergraduates and graduated students.
    • Research to be conducted in assessing strengths and weaknesses of OUSL students who are employed with a view to increase their employability.
    • Facilitation of student welfare activities
    • A stand alone, Zero credit course to be introduced in view of creating a greater sense of professional responsibility, social responsiveness and ethical behavior among students.

The Career Guidance Unit intends to organize several activities in guiding students for gainful employment opportunities based on their abilities, desires and expectations. This is to be achieved by educating under-graduates with necessary knowledge, skills, attitudes and motivation required by prospective employers both in the State and Private sector.
Facilitation of student welfare activities is another component of this unit. Hence students are welcome to channel their welfare activities through this unit to the respective forum in view of achieving optimum benefits out of available resources.

The following activities are lined up for you at the Career Guidance & Student Welfare Unit through out the year.

  • Counselling with regard to behavioral competencies
  • Counselling on career exploration and career planning.
  • Career skill development workshops/ seminars / personal career mentoring on..
  • CV writing.
  • Facing interviews & Aptitude tests.
  • Leadership and Effective communication skills.
  • Team work & Time Management.
  • Professional ethics & Interpersonal relationships.
  • On line job training opportunities & job placement.
  • Facilitation of Inter university Competitions

Phone: 0112881049

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Location: CRC New Building, Ground Floor

Industry Placements / Job opportunities
Job Title Company/Institute Description Qualifications and Requirements
Trainee Software Engineer Konekt Holdings (Pvt) Ltd. Forward your CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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Trainee UI/UX Engineer Konekt Holdings (Pvt) Ltd. Forward your CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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Sales & Marketing Executives/Trainees - IT Products & Services Konekt Holdings (Pvt) Ltd. Forward your CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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Interns for Commercial and HR & Admin Department Adamjee Lukmanjee & Sons Pvt Ltd Commercial Dept. - To do commercial sales of Animal Feed and Documentation (Management/Marketing Degree holder who is in his/her final year is preferred)
HR and Admin Dept. - For our head office and Pannala Factory (Administration/Human Resource Degree holder who is in his/her final year is preferred)
In Plant Trainee Industrial Systems Engineering Department – Linea Aqua Duration – 6 Months
Salary – An Allowance will be given during the period
Those who are followed a degree/diploma in the areas of Work Study Production Management or Clothing and Manufacturing
Assistant Manager Business Development OMAK
  • Management of web/telephone and email based inquiries
  • Undertake desk based research to support the Business Development team in identifying new lead opportunities
  • Research & deliver intelligence that will inform proposition development for new investment projects
  • Develop a network of operational contacts that will support the work of the Business Development Team
  • Provide support in accurately maintaining the company CRM system
  • Completing visit reports on behalf of the team and assisting the Sales Analyst
  • Ideally educated to degree level or able to demonstrate equivalent experience
  • Must be flexible to work with changing priorities
  • Knowledge of one or more of our target markets would be desirable
  • Capacity and aptitude to undertake research and collate information as required
Free Placement of Nurses America / Overseas Click to see the Details for EB3 Nurses Sri Lanka
  • Fluent in English
  • Possess a Degree or Diploma in Nursing
  • Have worked at least 18 months in hospital set up
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