JAMMU, Aug 27: AWWA White Knight Corp organized a career fair for the students of classes XI and XII of Army Public School and KV Nagrota.
This comprehensive fair was held at APS Nagrota and saw a good attendance of students along with their parents.
The fair aimed at increasing their exposure to the diverse job opportunities available today, along with information about the relevant colleges and the pattern of their entrance examinations.
The fair hosted inspiring sessions held by several experts in their own fields. Ranging from providing an overview of the changing Indian economy to emerging sectors and new skills that students ought to focus on, there was a standalone session highlighting the importance of understanding and mastering the art of Emotional Intelligence.
Apart from providing information on career options which are common across streams, to offbeat alternative careers, subsequent sessions did a deep dive on the specific options after school for students who have opted for Sciences, Humanities and Commerce.
The fair also provided vital information about alternate courses in medical sciences like paramedics and alternative therapeutic approaches such as Ayurveda etc and the various opportunities that are now being availed by science students other than Medical and Engineering.
The inspiring session on how to join the Armed Forces had many takers and was well attended by both boys and girls. The Career Fair concluded with a highly interactive Q&A session with the esteemed speakers who shared their wealth of experience to address the queries of enthusiastic students.
In her closing address, Dr Bandita Singh, Zonal President, AWWA, White Knight Corps, reinforced the importance of the role that parents and teachers play in influencing a child’s choice of career.
She spoke about the importance of having flexibility of thought and embracing change. She told the students the importance of being passionate and happy about the choices they make and then working hard to make it a reality.