ADDIS ABABA – Huawei Ethiopia said it has hosted its first regional job fair in Hawassa and Haromaya cities on June 21 and 22, respectively.
Mind Solutions PLC (IMS), Ethiojobs.net, and Dereja.com, as well as Hawassa and Haromaya Universities, are collaborating on the job fair.
Huawei Ethiopia has organized a number of job fairs to promote opportunities to graduate students including its second annual hand-shaking forum in the Capital in collaboration with Addis Ababa University on May 9 and 10, 2022.
Huawei Ethiopia said it has held the company’s first-ever regional job fairs in Hawassa and Haromaya, with the goal of providing job opportunities to local residents.
“Huawei is encouraging new graduates from all over Ethiopia to apply for internships and jobs at the company,” it said on Tuesday.
Huawei also offers a specific internship program that allows fresh graduates to participate in a three-month internship at its Ethiopian headquarters.
“This year’s goal is to provide internship opportunities for more than 300 interns, and more than 90%of that goal has already been met,” it said.
At these job fairs, it has a plan to collect over 1,000 resumes from new graduates of various universities, among whom Huawei-certified students will receive special consideration.
In its job fair in Addis Ababa last month, over 500 resumes from graduates in the fields of science, engineering, math, and information technology were collected at the handshaking forum.
The company arranged interviews with the applicants and distributed their lists to its partners to be recruited for potential job opportunities.
“The same will be done with the resumes collected at this job fair,” Huawei Ethiopia said. “The job expo will travel to other regional cities.”
Over 4,500 students are registered and associated with ICT academies, and over 2,200 students are active and attending online and onsite classes, according to current student operation data.
About 339 students from Hawassa and 345 students from Haromaya have registered and are affiliated with these ICT academies.
Huawei has a long history of training and certifying new graduates and providing them with the latest industry trends such as Datacom, Artificial Intelligence, Storage, LTE, Bigdata, Wireless LAN, and more.
The company said It will continue to bring innovative ICT solutions to Ethiopia, as well as actively promote the development of the country’s ICT industry and collaborate with local partners to create a fully connected Intelligent World.