Henry Mutebe, a lecturer at Kyambogo University and also a social programmer at the Ministry of Gender, labour and social development has advised students to always start working in low level jobs to enable them build their profile.
While sharing a few tips with the students of Nkumba Universit during the NSSF career expo, Mutebe noted that it is good to start with a low level job since it enables one gain experience
“In order to get to work in the white-collar environments, you need to start in the low-level jobs, these will help you build your profile and also could provide a network to a high-level job,” he explained.
This advice has come at moment when most youths mainly graduates are unemployed due to the fact that they don’t like starting with low level jobs.
This year’s expo will equip university students with practical knowledge of utilizing available means to build a solid career after university, information on job opportunities and graduate trainee programs offered by partner institutions and financial literacy skills and entrepreneurship skills.
The partnering institutions include Ability Explored, KCCA, CBA, Post Bank, Housing Finance Bank, NTV, KFM, and Dembe FM.
The expo is a full month event happening in the whole of March, it was started with MUBS on 4th – 5th, Kyambogo University on 6th, Makerere University on 7th, Kampala International University on 11th, Nkumba University-Entebbe Campus on 12th, Ndejje University – Bombo Campus on 13th, Islamic University in Uganda – Mbale Campus on 15th, Gulu University on 19th, Uganda Martyrs University- Nkozi on 25th, Mutesa Royal University-Masaka on 27th and Bishop Stuart University Mbarara on 29th.
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