The UWI/RBL World of Work Seminar & Launch

Event Date(s): 05/10/2023

Location: Daaga Auditorium

Final-year students, your chance to WOW is here. You are invited to attend the Seminar and Launch of The UWI/RBL World of Work (WOW) 2023/2024. This launch will take place on Thursday, October 5 at 1:30 p.m. at the Daaga Auditorium.

 The Seminar and Launch is the first event in the schedule of events and activities for the new cycle of the WOW programme.

The World of Work (WOW) Programme is designed to take final-year students through the career process from start to finish all while gaining a practical edge. Participants will get tips from industry professionals on how to prepare a professional resume, navigate formal business networking events and preparation and practice for the interview process. The programme spans the academic year and is composed of five (5) key components; The Seminar Launch, Resume Writing Workshops, Interview Preparation & Networking Theory, Mock Interviews and the Graduate Recruitment Fair.  With each session being a precursor for the other, each student is required to attend every session after the Launch in order to advance to the remaining sessions.

Seating is limited at the Seminar and Launch, and interested persons can register in advance by clicking here.

The Featured Speaker at this Launch will be Ryan Assiu, a sustainability and climate change expert who connects global financial flows to vulnerable Caribbean communities. His areas of expertise include green banking, private sector engagement, and international climate policy. He believes in the transformative power of youth empowerment and leads millennial- and Gen-Z- aged teams in tackling the climate crisis. For his outstanding work in climate action, he was awarded the 2021 National Youth Award for Science and Technology by the Government of Trinidad and Tobago.

Ryan is a Director at Advisors Next Door Limited; the Sustainability Institute of Trinidad and Tobago; and the Trinidad and Tobago Association of Energy Engineers. He currently serves as the Climate Finance Specialist for the Eastern and Southern Caribbean Mission of USAID where he supports a US$ 70 million portfolio across 11 countries.



Open to: | Student |