Robi Axiata Limited, one of the leading mobile phone operators organized a day long program named “Robi Career Carnival” at Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology (CUET) on 27 October, 2014. Robi organized this program to make the students of CUET aware of the career opportunities available with the company and the industry at large.
The day-long event was packed with a lot of interesting activities for the students. Robi had set up Career Booth inside the campus where information regarding internship opportunities as well as regular employment scopes was informed to the students. Besides, an on campus recruitment test was conducted for CUET students interested to join Robi as part of the career carnival.
Separate student sessions titled “Career at Technology” and “Alternate Career” were organized as part of the event. In these sessions high level officials from Robi shared their experience in developing their career in the field of mobile technology. Moreover, CUET students were also made aware of career opportunities beyond mobile technology within the mobile telecom industry.
In addition an open discussion was organized for CUET students to share knowledge and experience on career planning and development. Following a workshop on Career Development a quiz competition was held for the students. As a measure of facilitating experience on real life problems a Case competition was organized. Students took part in the competition in small groups. They were expected to come up with innovative solution to real life problems faced by the experts of the industry. At the end of the competition, prize was distributed to winning groups.
Similar activities were held at East Delta University at the port city on 26th October 2014, Sunday. A career workshop was also organized at the Asian University for Women on the same day.
Meanwhile, Robi has organized an interesting fun activity for the students of the said universities on its official facebook page. The students were asked to spot the difference between two pictures that was uploaded in the facebook Robi fanpage.
Speaking on the occasion; Robi’s Vice President, Resourcing; Ms. Sharmin Sultan said that “Robi always strives to facilitate its customers to ignite the power within by providing them technology based mobile solution. Hence, we are always on the look-out for fresh Engineering graduates to help us grow our business. We believe that through this career carnival students from CUET have had a very clear idea about Robi as a prospective employer and how they need to prepare themselves in order to join and excel in their career with this thriving industry.”
About Rob Axiata Ltd:
Robi Axiata Limited is a joint venture between Axiata Group Berhad, of Malaysia and NTT DoCoMo Inc, of Japan. Robi is the second largest mobile phone operator in Bangladesh in terms of revenue, with over 24 million subscribers, as of June 2014. Robi network provides nationwide coverage to nearly 98% of the population with more than 9,450 2G sites and more than 1,430 3.5G sites. Robi proudly claims to have the widest international roaming service in the market, connecting over 500 operators across 207 countries.
It is also the first operator in the country to introduce GPRS and 3.5G services in Bangladesh. The Company has introduced many first of its kind digital services in the country and has invested heavily in taking mobile financial services to the underserved communities in the rural and semi-urban areas.