From Engineering to Consulting: Thanks to Personal Aspirations!

By, Cheah Kok Fye (Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) Accounting and Finance). “Leng zai, (meaning handsome boy; commonly used by the Chinese community to address male strangers), must get a job that is related to your studies or else you will waste your parents’ money…” – this was what everyone kept telling me when I was a …

My Career Journey to Becoming A Human Resource Manager

By, Jie How Lim (BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering). I graduated in 2014. I had applied for Future Leader Programme (FLP), a kind of accelerated development management trainee programme at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), one of the top leading pharmaceutical and consumer healthcare companies; joined and graduated from the programme as a Human Resource Manager for …

From Engineering to a Career in Banking

By, Roger Lee Kwan Loon (MEng Mechanical Engineering). I joined University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNM) back in Sept 2012 and graduated in June 2016. I am currently a Branch Service Manager (BSM) in United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB), Singapore. I manage the service level in my branch, ensuring all my customer inquiries are answered and …

Insights on “Life After A PhD”

On September 26, the Head of Careers Advisory Service (CAS) together with Dr. Khor Jeen Ghee and Dr. Kevin Lee were invited to share their experience and insights on “Life After A PhD” at the annual postgraduate research showcase of Faculty of Engineering, which located at The Great Hall, University of Nottingham Malaysia. Here are …

Field Trip to AECOM Malaysia

On November 3, 2017, Careers Advisory Service (CAS) organized a field trip to AECOM Malaysia which located at Bukit Damansara; a multinational engineering firm with over forty years in Malaysia, that provides design, consulting, construction, and management services to a wide range of clients. About 33 students joined the field trip and supervised by careers advisor, Mr. Kevin …

UNMC Engineering Careers Day 2015 Exposes Career Options

“There’s nothing I believe in more strongly than getting young people interested in science and engineering, for a better tomorrow, for all mankind.” – Bill Nye Engineering Careers Day was held on the 11th of November 2015 which took place at the Great Hall. Organised by Careers Advisory Service (CAS), this event was an outstanding opportunity …