CSI Prepares the Graduating Students in the World of Work
Dennis D. Chua
The Center for Career Services and Industry Relations (CSI), led by Director Judith Imperial, conducted its Annual Symposia for the graduating students of the College of Business Administration, College of Technology, College of Arts and Sciences, and College of International Tourism and Hospitality Management. This activity aims to inspire the graduating students of LPU Manila as they prepare themselves to face the challenges in their future careers.
With the theme “Journey to the Top, Breaking Barriers”, the event was held on November 6-7, 2018 at the JPL Hall of Freedom with about 400 attendees. The resource speakers were
Mr. Ed Vitug, General Manager, The Bayleaf Hotels
Mr. Carlos Garcia, DOT Trainor, Department of Tourism
Ms. Arlyn Riego de Dios Aliño, Co-Founder, Masterminds Business Collective Co.
Mr. Geuel Felizardo Auste, former Director of HR, New World Makati.
They spoke with passion and conviction, making the audience feel empowered as reflected in the audience feedback: “it was indeed an amazing seminar, I commend them for being one of our inspirations”, “the speakers themselves are very interesting, their life experience and testimony are very timely for everyone, I would love to hear them again”.
On April 10 to 11, 2019, the CSI symposium, with the theme “Shaping the Students' Future Beyond the 4th Industrial Revolution”, was again attended by the graduating students of the different colleges, with a huge turnout of over 1,000 students assembled at the JPL Hall of Freedom.
The esteemed industry practitioners present were
Ms. Rebecca P. Mañale, Operations and Program Head, Golden Success Flight Attendant School
Mr. Danielle Bill Salanio, Learning and Development Manager, I’M Hotel (an LPU alumnus)
Ms. Maria Fides Quintos, Organizational Development Officer, St. Luke’s Medical Center BGC
Ms. Hanelle Reyna, Asst. Department Manager, Land Bank of the Philippines.
They shared the tools for success to face the realities of the 4th Industrial Revolution.
The symposia were a success, as reflected in the students’ feedback: “the symposium is helpful to graduating students, it guided us on how to survive in the industry”, “continue to have many more activities like this in the future ”.