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UM graduates find jobs within three months of graduation
The University of Macau (UM) today (23 March) kicked off the Career and Internship Fair 2017. This year’s fair attracted more than 100 companies, offering around 4,000 job vacancies.
According to UM’s latest Further Studies and Placement Survey, over 90 per cent of bachelor’s degree graduates in the 2015/2016 academic year found a job within three months of graduation. The employment and further studies rate among the graduates was 91.1 per cent, with the further studies rate reaching 16.7 per cent. The top three industries where the graduates found employment are education, hospitality, as well as banking and finance, with the median monthly income being MOP 14,340. 57.5 per cent of the respondents receive a monthly income at or above MOP 14,000.
Wei Zhao, rector of UM; Chan Un Tong, deputy director of the Labour Affairs Bureau; Vong Iut Peng, function head (assistance to higher education students) of the Tertiary Education Services Office, and other guests officiated at the opening ceremony. The fair aims to provide a platform for graduating students to find jobs and for second-year and third-year students to find internships. From 23 March to 24 March, exhibiting companies will conduct onsite job interviews for applicants. UM will also hold recruitment talks during the period.
Source: Communications Office
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