On April 15th, 2021, at 10:00, the digital event entitled Connecting the Business World and Universities: The Contribution of the “Liaison Office with the Labor Market” was conducted with great success. During the event, more than 100 participants had the opportunity to be informed by the distinguished speakers about the contribution and services of the Liaison Office, through the experience of all collaborating parties.
Specifically, the important contribution of Neapolis University Pafos’ Liaison Office in the communication of the study programs with the contemporary needs of the labor market was highlighted, while the advantages, gained by Neapolis University Pafos, for both students and academics in this process were presented.
The active support of the students for their future career approach and their gradual integration in the labor market is a main goal of Neapolis University Pafos’ Liaison Office. Through the Liaison Office, the University has succeeded in intensifying its communication with the business world, in order to receive feedback on its curricula and to offer its students the opportunity to gain work experience related to their field of study, through placements in the private, public and semi-public sector bodies.
At the same time, the participants were informed about the benefits related to the placement of students in companies and organizations for internship purposes. Τhe benefits arising from the cooperation between the academic community and the labor market were also described, thus giving young people the opportunity to achieve their goals, but also to work together discovering new paths in emerging sectors, through innovative ideas and projects.
Finally, Neapolis University Pafos’ Alumni, shared their experiences gained through the placement in companies and organizations and explained how they exploited these opportunities for their professional rehabilitation.
Coordinators: Project “University Liaison Offices with the labor market”, Neapolis University Pafos
Media Sponsors: IN Business magazine, REPORTER