|Dr. Robert Sarracino, AUIS professor|
Dr. Robert Sarracino, the professor of Math and Sciences at the American University of Iraq-Sulaimani, told Student Eye that AUIS students have better chances to get hired in the companies.
Dr. Sarracino, Dr. Hemin Latif and Dr. Merk made a one day visit to Erbil city to attend a seminar arranged by General Electric Company.
"The seminar was a repetition of what their representative told us here on campus," said Dr. Sarracino.
Last Thursday, November 17th, a representatives from GE (General Electric) came to AUIS campus and spoke to AUIS students.
The company will not be having any summer employment, but they are going to get application for employment.
"They told us that they want to hire up until 200 employees here in Iraq. They have 50 already. That means they will be hiring 150 more," said Dr. Sarracino.
All students with different majors can apply to GE.
"GE will have special internship programs and courses to develop skills. So all of our students, regardless of their majors, can apply for the jobs," he said.
Dr. Sarracino also said that AUIS students have great chance in employed in GE and alike companies.
"A company like GE wants people with broad knowledge and education. They want students with appropriate ethical conduct and that means our students will have great chance to be hired," AUIS professor said.
Dr. Sarracino's advice for students is to concentrate more on their classes and try to get a broad education in each and every class.
General Electric Company is a multinational corporate with headquarters in United States. It operates through four segments: Energy, Technology Infrastructure, Capital Finance and Consumer & Industrial. In 2011, it was chosen as the 6th largest American company. Its representative in Erbil is an MBA graduate at the American University of Iraq-Sulaimani.