"Internal labor market, one step" job fair Interuniversity

November 19, 2014

The purpose and objectives

  • strengthen cooperation between the university and the labor market
  • create and develop inter-university cooperation with other organizations dealing with the career of students
  • to provide access for graduate students and graduates to the Armenian labor market and challenges
  • to support career guidance for students and graduates to solve the employment issues
  • to assist organizations participating in Job Fair in the process of recruitment of young professionals

The relevance of the project and a brief description

Program's relevance lies in the fact that it was the first of its kind and scale of inter-institutional cooperation.

Taking into consideration the current conditions in the labor market integration, the center emphasizes the importance of holding similar job fairs. The open platform allows for mutually beneficial cooperation between the university and the labor market.

Such programs are aimed to support the newly graduated students and graduates to familiarize themselves with the labor market first, as well as to orientate in career building.

The event is the platform where the job employer and the job seeker have an opportunity to meet face to face, get the initial agreement, and if possible, to lay the groundwork for future cooperation.

The project was implemented in 3 main stages:

Phase I

  • 2014 March - May -The meetings with the directors of organizations dealing with the problems of career in state universities.
  • 2014 May 26 - signing a memorandum at YSU on cooperation between the directors of organizations dealing with the problems of career of Yerevan State University, Yerevan State Linguistic and Social University after V. Brusov, American University of Armenia, Armenian State Pedagogical University after K. Abovyan, State Engineering University of Armenia, National Agrarian University, Armenian State Economic University.

Phase II

  • 2014 June - September - meetings between the directors dealing with the problems of career from state universities who signed cooperation memorandum
  • 2014 September - October- notification about the upcoming job fair to the Armenian organizations, job fair participation agreement for the acquisition
  • 2014 November - organizing works for labor market.

Phase III

  • 2014. November 19 - "One Step from University to Labor Market" an inter-university job fair, which was held in several directions.
  1. Each employer provided with information about company and the available vacancies, internships and other information regarding the Company’s human resources policy, provided with the opportunity to conduct preliminary interviews with candidates, as well as consulting. The program was attended by around 100 organizations, as well as more than thousand visitors, students and graduates of different universities.
  2. Job fair was held on the same day within the educational system and the labor market. The objectives and measures aimed at expanding the existing cooperation entitled 'The seminar was attended by a number of enterprises, international organizations officials, state officials and the industry
  3. The program included three training courses for students:
  • "Higher education opportunities of Erasmus +"
  • "Possibilities offered by the internal audit profession"
  • "What are the basic skills to be competitive in the labor market"

Cover topics of the program

  • cooperation between the university and the labor market
  • Inter-university cooperation
  • Graduates’ employment issues

Collaboration program

The event was organized and implemented by the directors occupied in the problems of career building of Yerevan State University, Yerevan Brusov State University of Languages and Social Sciences, American University of Armenia, Armenian State Pedagogical University after Kh. Abovyan, State Engineering University of Armenia National Agrarian University, National Polytechnic University of Armenia and Armenian State Economic University.

"Internal labor market, one step" job fair Interuniversity

Contacts

Director: Lilit Hakobyan

Tel. (+374 60) 71-01-80 (inner line 11-80),

       (+374 60) 71-01-79 (inner line 11-79),

E-mail: acc@ysu.am

 

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