Posted on April 09, 2015

Qatar Petrochemical Company (QAPCO) Q.S.C., a leading petrochemical powerhouse and the pioneer in petrochemical production in the Middle East, recently conducted a workshop with engineering students at Qatar University highlighting key tips for a successful job interview. As the students are about to commence their profesional career, the objective was to prepare them for their upcoming interviews and to assist them by focusing on strategic skills to make a strong impression.

On the occasion of this continuous development initiative between education and industry sectors, more than 80 promising engineering students from the College of Engineering at Qatar University attended the workshop. QAPCO presented communication ideas and practical tools that help planning a successful interview. Role-plays and CV writing exercises were also organized.

QAPCO organizes workshop on [].jpgEng Abdulla Najji QAPCO Learning & Development Department Manager commented on this original collaboration by saying, “At QAPCO, it is our role to support the talented youth of Qatar by providing them with the means to reach their aspirations. We are committed to accompanying them through the different stages of their education and professional path. We are proud to offer both Qatari and Expatriate students learning opportunities that will help them to be prepared for growing prospects in the Oil & Gas Industry in Qatar and around the world”.

Commenting on this event, College of Engineering Dean Dr Rashid Al-Ammari said: “This cooperation with QAPCO to run a workshop represents the strong relations between academia and industry and the commitment of both to prepare and graduate highly professional engineers in different industrial areas that will fit the 21st engineer. We are proud of these joint events which added great value to education at QU, and from which students will greatly benefit".