The second annual Epic Job Expo, hosted by UCT’s Careers Service, took place on Wednesday, 7 August, at the Sports Centre. The hundreds of students who attended the event had the chance to meet, talk to, learn from and apply to over 80 exhibiting companies. Check out the gallery to see how the day went!
There were also TED-style talks where students, in an intimate setting, were offered insight and guidance into the world and the future of work.
Click on the titles below to watch the ted-styled-talks and review movie of the Expo
Epic Job Expo review
The Power of Branding
Technology and AI
Power of the Humanities Degree
Surviving the Fourth Industrial Revolution
The future of work
Eipc Job Expo was an epic success
Meeting potential employers, receiving first-hand advice from industry leaders and having their curriculum vitae checked by the experts were just some of the things University of Cape Town (UCT) students took advantage of at the country’s largest job expo. Read more!
Claral Watson - Social Entrepreneurship
Caral was included in the 2019 Mail & Guardian's TOP 200 South Africans List for her contribution to education. She founded foryouandyours and is a founding member at the Jakes Gerwel Fellowship as Programme Officer.
Tamlyn Brink - The Power of Branding
Tamlyn spent six years at Deloitte where she completed her articles and established herself as an Audit Manager. Tamlyn has covered many industry sectors including renewable energy, financial services, hospitality, retail and fishing.
Dr Mark Nasila - Technology and AI
Dr Nasila is a Chief Analytics Officer of Consumer Retail and Chief Risk office segments at FNB. He is internationally recognised as an expert in the development of new techniques and methodologies in data science.
David Buckham - Power of the humanities Degree
David Buckham is the CEO of Monocle Solutions with years of experience in the software and corporate finance markets. David founded Monocle in 2002. He holds a BSc in Mathematics and an MA in English
Nhlanhla Lucky Nkozi - Surviving the Fourth Revolution
Nhlanhla Lucky Nkosi is a Software Engineer. Lucky works in BBD's dedicated Research and Development ATC team. He is pursuing a postgraduate degree in Game Design and he sits on the Department of Art and Culture's Social Cohesion Advocates board. He has worked for several NGOs.
David Buckham - The future of work
David Buckham is the CEO of Monocle Solutions with years of experience in the software and corporate finance markets. David founded Monocle in 2002. He holds a BSc in Mathematics and an MA in English Literature from UCT and is an avid athlete.
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