Friday, March 09, 2018

3rd Philippine Engineering Students Congress


The 3rd Philippine Engineering Students Congress has once again brought together the graduating engineering students from all over Luzon and the companies looking for fresh graduates to join their workforce. The Congress was hosted by Jobstreet.com and in partnership with the Technological Institute of the Philippines (TIP) held at the Quezon City campus. 

Jobstreet.com is the largest job site in the country and has helped thousands of candidates land their dream job. Country Manager Philip Gioca said that engineering-related professions are among the top 10 most advertised and most in-demand specializations year-on-year for both local and overseas jobs posted on Jobstreet.com. 

Philip Gioca, Jobstreet.com Country Manager
The program opened with a welcome remarks from Dr. Elizabeth Quirino-Lahoz, President of TIP.  Speakers from Schneider Electric, Sunfish Energy, and Department of Energy were invited to share insights about what goes into the minds of the companies. Also present were Padilla Review Center President Engineer Perfecto Padilla Jr. and TIP pride Charles Julius Oloquino who ranked number 4 at the November 2017 board examination for Civil Engineer.


Aside from the topics discussions in the morning, there was a Personality Development Session by Mary Kay, a Quiz Bee Competition, and Project Presentation of TIP students.


Career exhibit  formally opened at the congregating area mid morning. There were 30 companies who joined the event, including Coca-Cola FEMSA, Department of Energy (DOE), Filinvest Land Inc., Ginebra San Miguel, Meralco, Uratex Foam, AMMEX I-Support Corporation, and Emerson Electric. 


Companies provided talks about the future that awaits engineering graduates, and showcased career paths that they could take.


The Congress has been held annually since 2016 to inspire graduating students in preparing them for the career journey ahead.




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