Career Connect

Schedule an appointment for any of the required services via career connect , use your student email ID and benefit from career guidance and advice through the platform at https://abdn.targetconnect.net/.

Find out more about booking an appointment 

Employability Boost Award virtual programme

Aberdeen Employability Boost AwardThe employability boost award programme was initiated in May 2020. Different resources and online sessions with advisers, and sector representative were scheduled over the month for students and graduates. You can still access the different resources until the next programme date is announced in October 2020 

View the Employability Boost award resource list

The Aberdeen Employability Boost Award programme has started! Students and graduates from AFG College with the University of Aberdeen can join the sessions throughout October. 

Book in to a careers session

For more information, contact studentcareers@afg-aberdeen.edu.qa or call +97444201026

View the Aberdeen Employability Boost Award Guide

Leadership Academy

Leadership AcademyThe first round of the Leadership Academy at Qatar Campus was conducted in January 2020. With the participation of different workshop facilitators and providers from Aberdeen University, Injaz Qatar, and QU entrepreneurship centre. 

Details on the next session for the leadership academy will be announced soon. 

Find out more about the Leadership Academy
 

STAR Award

STAR awardThe STAR Award programme will be introduced to students at Qatar Campus from next academic year 2020-2021. 

The STAR (Students Taking Active Roles) Award allows students to assess, enhance and gain recognition for the skills you develop through approved roles on campus.

Further information will be provided for Qatar Campus students

Career Mentoring

Career MentoringAs an undergraduate student at AFG College with the University of Aberdeen, you can register as a mentee in this programme and benefit from regular sessions with an experienced professional to gain one-to-one careers advice, support and guidance in a specific profession and/or sector. The programme will run over 6 months from November to April. 

Find out more about Career Mentoring
 

Internships & Opportunities

Internship and OpportunitiesStudents are encouraged to look for opportunities for work experience and internship. Although it is not an academic requirement, it is a great opportunity to develop skills and gain a better understanding of the work environment. 

The Careers and Employability Service announces different opportunities throughout the academic year to students interested in applying for on-campus or off-campus placements. 

In addition, partnering employers post job vacancies and internships via Career Connect.

For more information on available opportunities or the application process, email us at studentcareers@afg-aberdeen.edu.qa.

Entrepreneurship

EntreprenuershipEntrepreneurial mindset and skills are highly valued in the job market, especially with the emerging start-up business in Doha, Qatar. Students who are interested in this topic can learn more about it through different events and collaborations with centres for innovation and entrepreneurship in Qatar. 

Here are some centres and programmes useful for students who are interested in starting their own businesses and projects: