Posted on February 14, 2018

The Clinical Training Committee at Qatar University College of Health Sciences (QU-CHS) recently held a career planning workshop titled “Excel your career”.

Organized in collaboration with QU Career Services Center, the workshop engaged 30 fresh graduates from CHS departments of Biomedical Sciences, Human Nutrition and Public Health. The workshop was delivered by QU Senior Career Counselor Mr Maged Fathallah. He provided students with a brief on the components of a successful career planning including writing a winning résumé and conducting a successful job interview. He also highlighted the common pitfalls of interviewee to be avoided in the future.

Commenting on the workshop, CHS Dean and Biomedical Research Center Director Prof Asma Al-Thani said: “CHS puts the quality of education and its impact at the top of its priorities with the aim of making health education with all its components and elements reach a level of international standards, and in order to graduate health care professionals who are able to achieve the best performance in the health profession in Qatar and beyond. This workshop reflects the college’s commitment to help students make sense of the knowledge they have acquired from studying at the university, allowing them to combine theoretical and experiential learning and to develop solid knowledge attainment skills that are rooted in experiential learning. It also highlights CHS ongoing efforts to offer its students training workshops and other forums to equip them with the necessary skills, competencies and mindset to ease their transition into the workplace and ultimately become the nation’s future leaders.”