DIFC to hosts Internship Open Day

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Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the financial and business hub connecting the region’s emerging markets with the developed markets of Europe, Asia and the Americas, will host an Internship Open Day for UAE-based students from 8:30am – 5pm on Wednesday, 22 May 2013,at the DIFC Conference Centre. The Open Day, held in collaboration with firms based in DIFC,will allowcandidates to directlysubmit CVs and job applications to participating companies. Students will also have the chance to participate in ‘on-the-spot‘ interviews.
The purpose of conducting the DIFC Internship Open Day is to create awareness of DIFC and its operating companies amongst undergraduates at local universities. In addition, the initiative will introduce Emirati students and students studying in the UAEto potential career opportunities. For the firms, the event represents a resourcing acquisition opportunity and serves to enhance the local talent pool available to DIFC based employers.

Nabil Ramadhan, Chief Operating Officer, DIFC Authority, said: “The DIFC Internship Open Day will not only helpstudentswho are seeking work experience and jobopportunities, but will also help companies based in Dubai to connect with an available workforce within the DIFC community. DIFCis proud to offer students the possibilityof working in within the Centre’s multicultural, vibrant working environment. We extend the invite to all students to visit our open day and explore the internship programmes which DIFC and its clients offer”.

The universities attending include: University of Sharjah, Zayed University, American University of Dubai, American University of Sharjah, Canadian University, Al Ghurair University, Hamdan Bin Mohammed University.

DIFC-based firms participatingin the Open Day include: DIFC Authority, Abraaj Capital, DIFC Courts, Deloitte, KPMG, NASDAQ Dubai, Citi Group, Zurich, Standard Chartered Bank, Aon Hewitt, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Ritz Carlton-DIFC Hotel

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