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Career Success Centre2020-11-12T11:46:45+02:00

The UNIC Career Success Centre (UNIC CSC) targets to equip students with the essential skills and competencies that the industry requires.

The UNIC CSC provides students and alumni with vital insights and guidance with regards to their professional choices, supports them in exploring career opportunities and developing key skills to help them reach their full potential.

Students and alumni have access to information, advice and guidance through a series of workshops, presentations and seminars, one-to-one meetings and other initiatives/events.

With the support of UNIC CSC, students/alumni have the opportunity to find full or part time employment, internships and gain valuable career experience through a network of companies, which cooperate with the University.

Many UNIC graduates have gone on to work in renowned multinational companies, both in Cyprus and in their respective home countries or elsewhere abroad, or have succeeded in establishing successful businesses of their own in a variety of developed and emerging industries.

UNIC CSC makes every effort to stay ahead of organisational and human talent developments across sectors globally, to be able to equip UNIC students with essential skills and expertise that businesses need, thereby enhancing students’ employability.

Our Vision: Preparing students/graduates for a successful long-term career.

Our Mission: Investing in the personal development of students and graduates and cultivating their learnability culture to shape them as competitive and adaptable candidates, whose skills will match with the current needs of the industry.

Job vacancies and internships are available to all students and alumni through the professional network which UNIC CSC has established with prominent organisations around the globe. During the last academic year, UNIC CSC has cooperated with 350 companies to fill their openings, has posted 480 job/internship advertisements in internal advertising channels and has recommended 1450 students/graduates for open positions. Please visit our website to learn more.

UNIC CSC works to develop mutually beneficial relationships with partner organisations and to connect students, faculty and the industry in the framework of valuable partnerships, including research projects, student internships and full-time employment opportunities. UNIC CSC actively supports organisations to not only identify suitable candidates but also to shape and acquaint talents through the establishment of tailor-made partnerships/schemes to cover the needs of the organisation.

The Industry Liaison Program aims to support students in educational development and career planning as well as in networking with the labour market in order to promote job placements. In particular, it provides internship opportunities to students who are in the 3rd or 4th year of study in academic programs in which internship is an elective course, such as: Accounting, Finance and Economics, Human Resource Management, Information Systems and Social Media, Management, Marketing Communications, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering. The Program offers financial support for the placements. We have been working with some of the largest and most well-established companies in Cyprus. During the last academic year, 90 companies and 110 students have shown interest in the internships. It is worth mentioning that 55% of students/alumni initially placed through the Program have been permanently employed.

UNIC CSC offers specialized seminars and workshops focusing on professional and personal development (free of charge and with certificate of attendance). Seminars and workshops provide an ideal opportunity to learn about vital topics such as CV Writing, Interviewing Techniques, Time Management, Stress Management, Self Confidence, Emotional Intelligence and many more which enhance employability and essential skills. Companies are welcome to contact UNIC CSC should they wish to participate in seminars/workshops.

UNIC CSC offers advice and guidance on career development such that students/alumni increase their probability of landing a job. Offerings include CV and cover letter support, mock interviews, advice on professional dress code/attitude/behaviour and many more.

UNIC organizes the largest career and employment event in Cyprus, namely the Cyprus Career Expo (CCE) along with Ergodotisi.com. It is an excellent opportunity for students and graduates to meet potential employers and discuss career prospects.
The CCE is one of the UNIC’s major annual initiatives, contributing to the wider societal issue of enhancing career and employment prospects and matching these accordingly to top employers and recruiters.

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Affiliated Departments and Useful Programs

Erasmus+

Erasmus+ is without doubt the world’s most successful mobility programme It is the EU’s programme to support education, training, youth and sport in Europe. Its budget of €14.7 billion will provide opportunities for over 4 million Europeans to study, train, and gain experience abroad.

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EDC-UNIC

UNIC European Documentation Centre (EDC-UNIC), which promotes services and tools provided by the European Commission, offers advice, guidance and training on using EU resources/tools to search for internships/traineeships and jobs in the European Union. These placements refer to either specific EU institutions (e.g. European Parliament, Court of Justice) or companies in EU countries. In addition, EDC-UNIC helps students make informed decisions when moving to another country, providing access to legal, administrative and demographic information.

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MENTOR

The MENTOR programme takes its name from the ancient Greek word mentor, which refers to an elder who offers practical guidance, help and spiritual guidance to someone younger. The programme connects elementary school children from underprivileged families, with university students. Students have the opportunity to act as mentors, friends and role models to these children, enabling them to build positive and supportive relationships. Through this interaction, children are given the chance to unfold their limitless abilities and talents.

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