About World of Work

Welcome to the World of Work!

The University of the West Indies (UWI) and Republic Bank World of Work (WOW) programme is an initiative geared primarily toward equipping final year UWI students with the necessary tools for succeeding in today’s work environment.

Since its inception, WOW has attracted an ever increasing number of participants over its twelve years of existence. More than 1,300 final year students participated in WOW 2013, with several students obtaining interviews and job offers. Come to World of Work 2014 to get advice from employers and leading experts, practice your interviewing skills and meet recruiters from international and local organisations.

WOW Programme

WOW 2014 will consist of the following:

Registration:Monday January 20th - Thursday 30th, 2014


Resume Writing Workshop:Thursday January 23rd, 2014

Interview Preparation & Networking: Thursday January 30th, 2014

Seminar: Saturday February 1st, 2014

Mock Interview Session: Saturday February 8th and Saturday February 15, 2014

Networking: Thursday February 20th, 2014

Vacation Employment Workshop: Thursday February 20th, 2014

Regional and International Students Workshop: Thursday February 27th, 2014

WOW Recruitment Fair: Thursday 20th - Friday 21st March, 2014

Recruitment Opportunities for All Students

The precursor to the WOW programme is the Career Advice Programme (CAP), which helps UWI students identify and embark on their career paths. The WOW programme is also highly anticipated by first and second year students, who have the opportunity for vacation employment with companies who attend the Recruitment Fair.


Want more info on WOW?                                                                

For further information please contact:
Kathy-Ann Lewis
tel: (868) 662 2002 ext. 82360
email: kathy-ann.lewis@sta.uwi.edu