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Career Services Office

Mission

We assist USEK students in exploring their career options and enhancing their employability through the development of lifelong career management skills by:
  • Creating an energized student-centered environment that makes career education accessible to all.
  • Providing expertise and leading the integration of career development and experiential education into USEK life and promoting their benefits to students, faculty, staff, and partners.
  • Providing high-quality career development and experiential education to students, faculty, staff, and partners.

Vision

Our vision is to see all USEK students actively engaged in career exploration in a way that enriches their student life experience, enables them to understand the connection of their education to their professional development, and allows them to realize their career objectives and make constructive contributions to society.
Plan your future with the USEK Careers Team. If you are a new USEK student, or returning to complete your degree, our careers services will help you map your career route and succeed.

Online advisory appointment

Due to exceptional COVID-19 circumstances, appointments usually taking place in person will be replaced by e-appointments over Microsoft Teams. (Highlight on website)

E-advisory appointments times:
10:00 a.m. till 12:30 p.m.

Online resources: higher-ed masterclasses

Do you want to take your career for the next chapter? take part of the Masterclass Series which cover a variety of key topics.

Here is the list of topics:
https://usek.gethighered.global/resources

E-workshops: career readiness

The CSO is delivers a series of Career Readiness Workshop over Microsoft Teams

The series is divided into 4 sessions:
1. CV and Cover Letter writing
2. Interviews
3. Internships
4. Email Writing and Job Search techniques

Follow the CSO on Instagram (@USEK_CSO) to check out the schedule/register

Online Internship assistance

For inquiries about internships, please email Dr. Nicolas Badaoui – your Internship Coordinator – on nicolasbadaoui@usek.edu.lb

Office Hours

Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
The CSO is now active member in three international associations with expertise in career guidance and development.

NCDA: National Career Development Association

The National Vocational Guidance Association (NVGA) was founded in 1913. In 1985 NVGA was renamed and became the National Career Development Association (NCDA). Thus NCDA is the first, longest running and preeminent career development association in the world. NCDA is the recognized leader in developing standards for the career development profession, for the provision of career counseling programs and services, and for the evaluation of career information material .
    Professor Nehme Azoury
Director
+961 9 600 580
nehmeazoury@usek.edu.lb
 
     
    Dr. Nicolas Badaoui
Internship Coordinator
+961 9 600 584
nicolasbadaoui@usek.edu.lb
     
    Gaby Semaan
Career Guidance Officer
+961 9 600 580
gabysemaan@usek.edu.lb

We are EVERYWHERE, no excuses. Get in touch

Opening Hours:
Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. till 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. till 4:00 p.m.
We are located in D421.

Contact us on:
+961 9 600 580 or email us at careers@usek.edu.lb

Connect on Facebook / Instagram:
www.facebook.com/usekcso
https://www.instagram.com/usek_cso/

All the internship and job openings at your fingertips.


Are you looking for an internship or a job? Go to careers.usek.edu.lb where you can search for local internship and job opportunities. Simply use your USEK ID and password to login.


Create your future abroad

Internships, part-time and full-time jobs all around the world and in every sector. All you have to do is to go to usek.gethighered.global, sign in with your USEK email and password and start searching through hundreds of positions



Build your Career Readiness

Starting off with the basics, let’s get down to business!
Book your advisory appointment today.

Whether you need to build, review your CV, or cover letter, to learn more about the strategies of an effective job interview, to receive some portfolio guidelines or even to learn more the techniques of searching for an internship or a job.

The meeting takes place in the Career Services Office, Monday till Friday from 10:00 a.m. till 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. till 4:00 p.m. Meetings last around 20 minutes.

How to book your appointment
You can communicate directly with the person assigned to your school/major by clicking here.
Or call us on +961 9 600 580 or in person by visiting our office located in D 421.

Important notice:
    If you need to cancel your appointment, you must notify the team either by email or by phone at least one day before your scheduled session.
    If we need to cancel an appointment, our team will contact you by email as soon as possible to reschedule.

Learn outside the classroom walls - find out how.

Experiential learning: Internships
You might be asking yourself why undertake an internship?

Here are a few of the BENEFITS:
  • Learning experience
  • Uplifting your skills and acquiring new skills
  • Application of what you have learned
  • Opportunity to “test drive” your career: decide whether to pursue or not this career
  • Opportunity to expand your network
  • Build-up your resume
  • Could lead to a full-time employment


What to do before applying for an internship?

Follow these steps to have a better chance at landing an internship
  • Update your resume
  • Apply early; don't wait till the last minute
  • Prepare for the internship interview
  • Use your network of family, friends, advisors, teachers
  • Contact many companies; take advantage of social media
  • Attend job fairs or any networking event
  • Reach out to the Career Services Office

Making the most of my internship


Getting the internship is just the first step, knowing what to do once you get there is a whole other process. Here are a few tips to help you get the most out of your internship:
  • Set goals
  • Watch and learn
  • Be professional
  • Stay organized
  • Manage your time wisely
  • Keep track of your projects
  • Meet with your supervisor regularly


Beyond the internship
I finished my internship, now what?

Your internship is coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean your experience is over
  • Schedule a last meeting with you supervisor
  • Thank people personally.
  • Exchange contact details
  • Ask for a reference letter from your supervisor
  • Send a thank you note to your supervisorFind and apply for internships

If you wish to browse or apply for internships posted by USEK stakeholders, go to careers.usek.edu.lb.

Use your ID and password to login. This platform is exclusively for USEK students and graduates.

Get noticed! Encounters with recruiters are your chance to shine

List of previous events / workshops
(List of 2020-2021-2022 workshops will be shared subsequently with the Communication Office)

From CVs to Cover Letters, download your free samples here

Click here to view a sample of a professional CV
Click here to view a sample of a cover letter

The 4-Year Career Plan

The 4-year career plan is tailored by the Career Services Office (CSO) team to ensure your readiness before hitting the job market:

1st Year DISCOVER
  • Learn about the Career Services Office (CSO)
  • Explore your career options and possibilities
  • Book your first advisory appointment

2nd Year PREPARE
  • Start building your CV/register at the portal
  • Meet with the internship Coordinator to land an internship
  • Develop your language skills
  • Strive for a strong GPA and academic achievements

3rd Year CONNECT
  • Attend the CSO workshops
  • Start networking with employers
  • Update and fine-tune your CV
  • Attend the job fair

4th Year ACHIEVE
  • Meet us for essential interview tips
  • Get your CV reviewed by the CSO team

Are you looking for USEK Students/Grads to join your team? Click here.


Refer to the below e-card to include infographic steps on how to register


Our events and workshops - headhunt the right talent for your business

List of previous events / workshops
(List of 2020-2021/ 2021-2022 workshops will be shared subsequently with the Communication Office)

Let’s collaborate, get in touch

Contact us on:
+961 9 600 580 or email us at careers@usek.edu.lb

Connect on Facebook / Instagram:
www.facebook.com/usekcso
https://www.instagram.com/usek_cso/
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