The Career Development Center Conducted a Seminar at Zakho Campus
On Tuesday, 23rd of February 2021, the Career Development Center at Zakho Technical College and Institute hold a seminar on Writing effective CVs and Cover letters. The seminar was presented by Asst. Prof. Qais Mustafa Abdulqader, the CDC program coordinator at Zkho Technical College of Petroleum and mineral science; and Miss. Nazdar Nizar Ibraheem, the CDC program coordinator at Zakho Technical Institute.
During the seminar, the presenters explained that a CV should be well organized in terms of presenting information professionally and in different sections, for example, personal summary, work experience, education, achievements, skills and abilities, volunteering and training courses; and most importantly there must be honesty and creativity in it. Furthermore, presenters show students some examples of bad CVs and well-prepared CVs. Some best online sites to create a CV and Cover Letter have been offered and presented at the end of the event.
The purpose of the seminar was to educate students on how to gather and list ideas for what information a CV and Cover Letter should contain, explain each one, and identifying why each piece of information might be relevant and vital to the job a candidate applying for.
It is important to point out that the seminar was held for 85 second-year students of the Department of Customs Administration.