Welcome to the Career Services Office!

We are committed to help our students and graduates define and achieve their career goals, both short-term and long-term. This is accomplished in many ways including individual career instruction, programs and workshops, resume and cover letter advice, job search and access to the resource library.

The Office purpose is to assist students in preparing for life after graduation, whether that means starting a productive career, going to graduate school, or other meaningful options. What you will do after you graduate must be a well planned decision, with research beginning in the freshman year.

We encourage you to explore all of career options available to you, such as Coaching, Career Days and Internships. Your career development started long before you arrived at University of New York, Tirana and will certainly continue throughout your working life. The Career Services Office will guide you through this process.

Coming Up at Career Office          > UNYT Career Office Event Calendar                     > Fall 2010Vault Online Library ServiceCareer CoachingCareer Office Activities           > The Forum           > The UNYT Job Fair                    > Other Career Fairs          > Trainings & Workshops                    > Helpful Career-related Links          > Employer Briefings and On-Campus Recruiting          > InternshipsUNYT Alumni Community          > Alumni Reunion – Our New Tradition Coming Up at Career OfficeThere’s always something happening at Career Office! Please see our Event Calendar* to view all scheduled events. Employers interested in participating in our Job Fair* (link to Job Fair information on pg 6 of this document) or events may contact the Career Office by phone at + 355 445 12345 or by email at:career@unyt.edu.al Vault Online Library ServiceThere are many career tools available online. We have added the Vault Online Career Library to our Career Services Office resources at the University of New York, Tirana.

Vault is the world’s leading source of career information. It will make your efforts at researching employers, industries, and career subjects infinitely easier and more efficient. This new online resource contains:

• Vault Career Guides and Employer Profiles in PDF
• 4,000+ Company Profiles
• 3,000+ Vault Career Advice Articles
• Industry and Occupational Profiles
• Access to the Vault Message Boards for insider information
• Much more!

Log on to the Vault Online Library. After you have obtained the password (click on get your password now), the journey begins.  Please beware, you can only access the library password by using your UNYT  e-mail address. No other domain names will be accepted.

Enjoy, and come see us soon!
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Career Coaching
The Career Coach is available for one-on-one appointments to support students and alumni in exploring career, education and life related topics and developing specific action plans for your future.

Appointments can be made in person or by phone+ 355 445 12345.
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Career Office Activities

The Forum
FORUM is an initiative of the Career, Students Affairs and Alumni office, with the aim to engage you in active learning, offering you experiences in many areas of expertise and encouraging you to participate in lively debates. Leaders are invited to the FORUM to deliver speeches and communicate with you directly. Movies are shown and discussed among students, professors from different area of study delivered lectures for all students.

The activities in the FORUM are an integral part of your education experience allowing you to enhance your personal, academic and professional development. The Forum is solely for you, the magnitude of gains from it relates to how much you participate with your mind and presence.  The University likes to, through Forum, give you invaluable input to ENRICH YOUR LIFE and MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

Visit the Career Office Event Calendar to find information related with the Forum events.
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          The UNYT Job Fair
The aim of the Job Fair is to serve as the main networking and job fair of UNYT, connecting companies and institutions with UNYT’s highly skilled and motivated graduate students seeking careers in public and private sectors. The Job Fair will include information session for students, and a Career Fair providing the opportunity of informational interviews with public and private sectors representatives. Full schedule and details are below:

Tuesday, April 21, 2009, 12.00 to 14.00 hrs, Conference Room
Workshop for students –  Preparation for the Job Fair;
Thursday, April 23, 2009, 10.00 to 13:00 hrs, UNYT parking lot

Job Fair – Meet with representatives from different public and private institutions in an open career fair format. Participating institutions include*:
• Agna Group
• Ande-LM
• Balfin Group
• BKT
• DDB Albania 
• Euromax 
• M&D
• Ogilvy Albania
• Pedersen and Partners
• R&T Group
• Raiffeisen Bank
• Sicred
• Vodafone

*Participant list subject to change

                    Other Career Fairs
• American Chamber of Commerce  Job Fair  (May 2009)
Meet outside organizations and employers to learn about a variety of jobs, internships, and experiences. For further information please visitwww.amcham.com.al.
• Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Tirana
For further information please visit www.cci.al
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Trainings & Workshops
The Career Office offers trainings and workshops to help UNYT students and alumni build and practice the skills they need to effectively manage their careers – now and in the future. Throughout the school year, we offer a full calendar of sessions focused on career visioning, marketing the UNYT degrees, resumes, cover letters, networking, salary negotiation and more.

To view workshop dates and times, view the Career Office Event Calendar.

Helpful Career-Related Links
The Internet is a rich source of information about job openings, search tips, and background information on a variety of organizations and topics. Links below include a sampling of sites that may be helpful to UNYT students and alumni:
• www.duapune.com
• www.ande-lm.com
• www.ikubINFO.com
• www.monsterboard.com
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Employer Briefings and On-Campus Recruiting
Many employers of UNYT students and graduates participate in our on-campus recruitment program in order to meet UNYT students in person. The Career Office works directly with these employers to schedule briefing sessions for them to provide detailed information about their organizations and their employment opportunities, and to post those employment opportunities.

Please visit the Career Office Event Calendar for more information on upcoming briefings and recruiting events. The Career Office publishes job and internship opportunities in our job bank. Students are encouraged to filter these jobs by deadline, in order to not miss any opportunities.
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Internships
Many UNYT students earn valuable experience, develop new skills, and learn about fields by pursuing meaningful internships between their third and fourth years of study. These internships provide students an opportunity to develop their skills and to forge relationships with employers in different fields

UNYT students have held internships on different industries. Students bring to the internships their education and leave having had a rewarding experience.

As students begin planning their internship, the Career Office offersInternship Information on what students have done in past semesters, list UNYT’s opportunities, internship networking events. Students can browse the job bank.
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UNYT Alumni Community
The UNYT’s alumni community is one of your most valuable resources. The network is 300 strong and growing. It represents more than ten countries and every sector. Most importantly, it connects you back to the School.

The Career office is trying to:
• Connect its diverse alumni and students through communications (regular e-mailing), letters/cards, activities (one per year), special programs and services.
• Service provided to alumni and assistance in the recruitment.

          Alumni Reunion – Our New Tradition
On May 26, 2008 University of New York, Tirana invited the undergraduate and graduate Classes of 2006, 2007, and the recent 2008 graduates, back to University’s days to celebrate a Class Reunion. This was the FIRST experience organized by a private University since its creation. University class reunion is always a special celebration! It is time to renew old friendships and to remember the “Good Old Days!”

The guest speakers of this event were Mrs. Gülden Türköz-Cosslett, UNDP Resident Representative and UN Resident Coordinator & Bret Schundler, professor of public policy at The King’s College, located at the Empire State Building in New York City and three times re-elected Mayor of Jersey City, New Jersey.

62 Former students attended this event. The data shows that students are working in different companies and institutions all over the country as: BKT, BelleAir, Alpha Bank, AlbaniaOnline, NCSED (NGO), Univers Reklama, Storm Events, Ministry of Intergration, Bechtel-Enka Joint Venture, Military University “Skenderbeg”, Procredit Bank, Institute for Contemporary Studies, Raiffeisen Bank, General Office of Customs, UNDP, Miralb Shpk., Sigma, World Vision Albania, Elbasan ADPA, AGNA Group, “Sigal Life”, Flesh Service Alb Stone/Durres, Eni shpk, Java Publicity, Oil Business, Ferlut Group.
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