Career Development & Advising Department

Chittagong Independent University has formed ‘Career Development and Advising Department’ to assist and answer students’ career related queries and needs. In the beginning of professional life some students sometimes feel lost and helpless, they may have thousands of questions, and they need professional help to prepare for the real work world. A little guidance and advising make them confident, organized and competitive.

The newly formed Career Development and Advising Department will focus on answering the CIU students query about beginning professional life so that they can become efficient entrepreneur, business professional, social worker, corporate leader or successful employer in course of time.

Our Services

  • What major to be chosen, idea about employment opportunities and how it suits the person’s aptitude;
  • Getting right internship opportunity at desired organization and desired jobs;
  • Guidance on how to write professional and convincing resumes, statement of interest and cover letters;
  • Helping with presentation and speaking skill;
  • Preparing for successful job interviews;
  • Guidance to entrepreneurship or start up business;
  • Regular workshops, sessions, talks, events etc. on career related issues;
  • How to apply modern technology at work;
  • Inviting corporate leaders and other successful professional for motivational sessions;
  • Email etiquette and thank you notes;
  • Personal presentation/dressing for success;
  • Online career sites and recruitment tools;
  • Working Internationally, student exchange program;
  • Co-curricular activities and networking for success;
  • Various career support through our strong Alumni network;
  • Counselling and support for overseas higher education opportunities.

Internship for Credit Program

CDAD will try to get CIU students the best internship opportunities matching the students’ interest and career goal. Students gain experience and mentorship in a professional setting through internships in whichever career field they choose. CIU has excellent relationship with almost all of the recognized corporate houses of the city. CIU students have been working everywhere proficiently and employers are welcoming and delighted to host interns from CIU. Undergraduate students who are interested in enrolling for the program please contact: cdad@ciu.edu.bd

Workshops, Events, Talks etc.

CDAD will arrange different in-house events to provide year round support for career preparation. These events will be offered either directly by the CDAD or via specialized and accredited partner organizations such as the American Corner, BSRM, Grameen Phone, Robi, Young One, Berger Paints, Unilever, and other renowned corporate houses etc.

Personal Career Advising

CIU students may schedule a one-on-one advising session for customized assistance. To book an appointment please email at: cdad@ciu.edu.bd with “advising appointment” in the subject.

Career Fair & Other Events

We are aiming to organize Career Fairs in which students will meet and interact with a range of prospective employers. The fairs will provide students with the chance to explore opportunities and inquire from employers regarding their projects, recruitment processes, and seek different possibilities available to them.

Career Fair & Other Events

We are aiming to organize Career Fairs in which students will meet and interact with a range of prospective employers. The fairs will provide students with the chance to explore opportunities and inquire from employers regarding their projects, recruitment processes, and seek different possibilities available to them.

CDAD Office

Contact Person: Ms. Nahid Khan, Deputy Registrar
Office: Room-1312, Minhaj Complex, 12 Jamal Khan Road, Chittagong 4000
Office hours: Thursday, 04:00pm to 05:00pm

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