Career & Employability Services

UR-Careers and Employability Service (CES) staff training was held in “Musanze”

A ten days training for all staff in Careers and Employability Service has been concluded. The training took place from 7th to 17th May at la Palme Hotel. It attracted 25 staff from UR campuses.

The purpose of this training was to equip all careers and employability staff and selected academic focal points with skills that will enable them to help students to make informed career choices, help students to carry out self-assessment or self- discovery for career purposes, develop skills in job searching and application, interview skills and other employability skills that students need to acquire before they join the world of work. 

Participants listening to the UR Vice Chancellor.

 

The training covered work readiness modules offered by “Akazi Kanoze” Access which include personal development planning, interpersonal communication, work habits and conduct, leadership, safety and health at work, rights and responsibilities of workers and employers, financial fitness and exploring entrepreneurship opportunities as well as internship management and school to work transition which was mainly on coaching and mentoring students as they transit to workforce. It was also a great moment for Careers staff to share experience, build team and collegiality, network and build a shared understanding of their responsibilities.

Mash mallow challenge- participants building a tower as they learn leadership (problem solving).

 

Published by: Renee Nshimiye
Corporate Communication Office