March 2017

Dear friends,


March was full of holidays, interesting events and new career opportunities for our students. Company days, workshops, business games, and many other events aimed at students' professional development took place in between the 8 of March and Nauryz celebration. 
For Alumni Relations March was full of alumni meetings all around the world, reminiscing old memories and meeting old friends. 
Read more about all March activities of the Career and Advising Center in our monthly newsletter! We hope you enjoy it!


CAC Team 

Career and Employment

Guest talk by Ancor representative


On March 15 NU CAC conducted a workshop by the Head of Astana branch of Ancor recruitment agency Natalya Zarubina. Read more>>>

Job offers from EY


On March 16 EY company delivered a presentation about the activities of the company and conducted a selection test for the positions in their Audit team.  56 students participated in the test, 26 successful candidates were invited for the interviews.

Our sincere congratulations to 11 students who successfully passed the interviews and received job offers!


Resume workshops


We cannot underestimate the importance of having a good resume. First impressions on a potential employer will only be made by means of a good resume. This is going to be the only chance to capture a potential employer’s attention. Read more>>>


Summer 2017 - Ready for Internships? 

On March 14 NU CAC conducted the Information session on Summer-2017 Internships. During the session CAC manager Liliya Tleukenova explained application procedures, timelines and talked about companies where students may apply for the internship.                           
Starting from this year all the applications for internships will be received only via CAC Career Net  - a special “headhunter” system available only for NU students.  
We kindly ask the students to read the messages from in order not to miss the important deadlines in future. Good luck!

PwC "in audit style"

During March 27-31 PwC conducted an event “In audit style” for 50 NU students. During five days students had a unique opportunity to learn more about PwC Assurance department, obtain technical knowledge and communicate with PwC people. Moreover, NU alumni visited NU and shared their own experience at PwC. Read more>>>

Field Trip to Microsoft Kazakhstan


On March 27 NU CAC organized a field trip to Microsoft Kazakhstan office for 25 NU students. During the trip students were introduced to working environment of the company and had an opportunity to communicate with company employees. Read more>>>


Internship opportunities 


On March 30 Schlumberger conducted a test among the 3rd year School of Engineering students for summer paid internship in Aktau and 2nd year students for one-week summer school in Tyumen (Russian Federation).
51 students had a 2-hour test and as a result were invited for the selection interview on April 4.
The results of the selection will be announced in mid-May. During the internship students will have a full coverage of air flight, accommodation and meals expenses. After successful completion of the internships the students might be recommended for job openings after Graduation. 

Alumni Relations

Business trip to the University of Wisconsin-Madison

On March 6 – 18 in the framework of the business trip to the University Wisconsin in Madison, USA, Senior Manager on Alumni Relations Gaini Yessembekova arranged meetings with NU alumni pursuing graduate study and those who work in the USA. Read more>>>

NU alumni in London

Nauryz is a special holiday, when families get together and NU family in London also decided to celebrate the new year altogether. Rauan Sagidulla, the Chairman of NU Alumni Association Council went to United Kingdom for Nauryz holidays and met with NU alumni.
There are 25 graduates pursuing education in British universities. The top hosting universities for our graduates are the University of Oxford, Imperial College London, University College London and London School of Economics and Political studies. 

NU alumni in Almaty
On March 10-11 CAC Senior Manager on Alumni relations Aliya Sakhariyeva went to Almaty to meet with NU alumni and attend the Bolashak Job fair. Click here to read more. 

NU graduates in figures 

The diagram shows allocation of NU Undergraduate (2015-2016) graduates by industries as of March 18, 2017. To learn more about NU Alumni in figures and facts click here.

About CAC CareerNet


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Meet a new member of CAC Team

We have a new member in our CAC team - Ainur Kaliyeva.
Primary responsibilities: coordinating the work with companies on employment issues. 
About me: I hold MBA degree from KIMEP University and have three years of working experience in audit and finance areas.
My free time I like to spend with my family and friends, reading books in cozy coffee shops of the city and watching good movies.
Goal: Love and travel.

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