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Registration Opens for QCDC Winter Career Camp 2017

Qatar Career Development Center (QCDC) has opened registration for its Winter Career Camp 2017, which will welcome Qatari preparatory school students for the third consecutive year.

The camp aims to instil the basics of a strong career culture in students and help them discover their skills and talents, which will allow them, in-turn, to carefully choose their future careers.

Abdulla Al Mansoori, Director of QCDC, said:

The Winter Camp has continuously attracted eager participants over the last three years. We call on Qatari students to step up and take part in the various activities that will feature in the camp’s third edition. The programme is specifically designed to enhance students’ self-confidence and guide them to make intelligent decisions that will reflect positively on their professional and academic futures. It also aims to demonstrate the dynamics of Qatar’s labour market, the country’s various economic sectors and the future needs of Qatar.’

The one-week camp will feature educational and cultural activities as well as interactive workshops that have been designed to develop students’ personal skills and empower them to pursue the academic studies in-line with their career aspirations.

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Students on a visit to Sidra Medical and Research Center (Sidra) as part of last year’s Winter Career Camp.

Shaheen Al Sulaiti, Senior Operations Officer, QCDC, said:

The camp will give Qatari students the opportunity to visit leading organisations in Qatar, allowing them to gain first-hand insight into jobs at these companies, and find out which professions match their skills and potentials. This will allow them to plan their future academic endeavours and careers at an early stage.’

Students will also visit a number of universities in Qatar, giving them the opportunity to learn about academic programmes and admission requirements.

The Winter Camp will be held at Hamad bin Khalifa University’s (HBKU) Student Center, from 15 – 19 January, between 9 am and 2 pm. Participants will be awarded certificates after successful completion of the camp.

To register, or to learn more about QCDC Winter Career Camp 2017, contact 4454 6815 or 4454 6819. Alternatively, you can send an e-mail to: qcdc@qf.org.qa or visit qcdc.org.qa. Interested individuals are advised to register online as early as possible due to limited places.

QCDC, a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), has organised the camp in line with QF’s vision to build human capacity in Qatar by preparing the country’s young people to respond to future national priorities.

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