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Texas A&M at Qatar participates in first Education City Career Fair

Published Feb 02, 2015

Texas A&M University at Qatar participated in the inaugural Education City Career Fair 1-2 Feb. at the Hamid bin Khalifa University Student Center. The event aimed to foster valuable connections between industry recruiters and Education City students by providing students a chance to interact with companies, collect information, inquire about positions and apply for internships, sponsorships and full-time employment opportunities. More than 90 companies participated, representing such diverse job fields as media, finance and research.

Dr. Todd Kent, assistant dean for academic affairs at Texas A&M at Qatar, said, “This year’s career fair is a joint effort among Education City branch campuses. The Education City Career Fair is a wonderful opportunity for our students to meet a broad base of potential employers. Texas A&M at Qatar will graduate more than 90 skilled engineers this year and we look forward to these students contributing to Qatar’s future growth and economic development.”

Students from the university’s four engineering programs — chemical engineering, petroleum engineering, mechanical engineering and electrical and computer engineering — attended the fair and discussed their skills and applied for positions with interested industry leaders.