Welcome to the placement office
The placement office works to facilitate full time employment and internships for UCP students and alumni. The office strives to develop and maintain a relationship of mutual benefits between corporate employers and UCP which eventually benefits the students and graduates of Management Studies, Engineering, Information Technology, Commerce, Art & Social Sciences and Pharmacy. It helps students to define their career goals and equips themselves with the skills and information necessary for a successful job search.
The placement office seeks to complement the academic mission of the University by educating and empowering students to take ownership of their professional developments as lifelong learners and to function successfully in a global society. Furthermore, the placement office provides programs and services that create opportunities for employers, students, faculty, and staff to engage in mutually beneficial partnerships that meet the need of an evolving workforce.
Additionally, we want all of our students to graduate with the five basic career competencies listed below:
- Communication Skills
- Critical Thinking Skills
- Interpersonal Skills
- Leadership Skills
- Self Management Skills
Internal and External Placement
The internal placement Cell works on fulfilling the recruitment needs of the sister concerns of Punjab group of colleges with the highly trained and qualified graduates of our own institution. The enormously expanding body of PGC provides limitless opportunities to the graduates wishing to step into organizations pertaining to their respective domains.
The External Placement Cell strives to ensure the smooth and secure transition of our students and graduates from academics into the professional arena. It arranges activities like career counseling, grooming workshops and manages the campus career portal and liaison account.
Last Year Statistics:
No. of Students
Employed on permanent jobs =570
NO. of Students
Employed on internships= 665
Campus Career Portal
The campus career portal Face book page serves as a platform for companies to directly inform graduates about the employment options within their organizations, which currently benefits more than 11,500 UCP students and alumni.
Liaison @ ucp.edu.pk
the liaison account is a useful tool for both job/internship seeking students and employers who seeks to fulfill their recruitment needs. The liaison account keeps a database of CV’s to forward to potential employers and disseminates information regarding vacancies in organizations amongst students and alumni.
Job Fairs and On Campus Recruitment
The Placement office arranges annual job fairs in which top national and multinational organizations participate. It also supports and assists organizations in holding corporate profile presentations, on – campus employer visits and recruitment interviews/ tests. The Department organizated UCP job fairs, 2014 with over 70 top notch companies belonging to various sectors of industry and academia. Moreover, in the previous year only companies including Coca-Cola Beverages Pakistan. Meezan Bank, Hotal One, Haier, Descon, Habib Bank Limited (HBL), Zong has come tp recruit our graduates alumni via very successful on-campus recruitment drives. In addition to this, Human Resource Professionals meet-ups are held on quarterly basis to maintain strong linkages with our corporate partners and increase employment avenues for our graduates.
The Placement office has established relations with different corporations and organizations for the purpose o9f mutual benefit. Meetings with Executives from prominent groups and companies are held on campus which also give UCP valuable feedback on the recruitments of the industry and of the skills that they expect from our graduates.