18 January 2020 – The Career Unit under the Student Affairs Office and The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) held a career talk at the Lecture Theatre 3, Library Complex, UTB.
The half-day talk entitled Facing Challenges in 2020 was conducted by Yang Mulia Mr. Simon Leong Kian Ann, a chartered engineer from IET with more than 25 years of working experience and manages his own engineering consultancy for more than 10 years.
About 30 students from the Faculty of Engineering attended the talk. The talk focused on goal settings and tips on achieving them. Techniques in communications, networking and handling interviews were also explained.
According to the chartered engineer, there are steps that needs to be taken to achieve goals such as writing down your goals clearly by putting it in specific actions and time frame; scheduling action list, reviewing progress and achievements; and reviewing the plan at determined intervals.
The students were also guided on ways to ace in creating an effective Curriculum Vitae; interpersonal skills; importance of work ethics and networking; and interview techniques.