The Center for Career Placement and Alumni (CCPA) recently organized a number of workshops for internship students on campus to prepare them to excel in their field of studies and be productive members of society. The workshops covered areas such as leadership in the workplace, the benefits of internship, and innovation in education.
The CCPA provides support for different professional training programs in the colleges through internship and Work-Integrated Learning (iWIL) services, and through building bridges between academic education and the current job market. The workshops for IT internship students included The Way to a Career, presented by certified trainer and lecturer Mr. Rashid Bainuna, who explained the benefits of professional training, the mistakes commonly made by students during their internships, and other information relevant to internship students.
Ms. Mariam Al Ghaithi and Ms. Salma Al Dhaheri, from the Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC), presented a workshop on Leadership in the Workplace for College of Education internship students, about distinguished leadership skills and how to achieve and maintain success and excellence.
They also presented a workshop titled Innovation in Education, which discussed the differences between innovation and creativity, and teaching methods that lead to innovation, among other topics.
These workshops were provided as part of the university’s plan to prepare leading alumni and successful students and to support the internship process by improving students' skills to help them excel in their future careers.