Future Challenge

May 06, 2010 (LBO) – Students of the science faculty of Sri Lanka’s Colombo University and the Rotaract Club have teamed up to bring students closer to the island’s corporate sector. The organizers say cubicles with lighting and fans and refreshment will be provided for company representative to interview undergraduates. Waiting rooms will have projectors which can display corporate videos.

The organizers say a series of events under the theme of ‘Future Challenge’, culminating with a ‘career day’ on May 14 will give an opportunity for students and companies to interact with each other.

“This final event comprises of Interview Sessions, where the corporate sector gets the opportunity to interview a diverse group of perhaps Sri Lanka™s finest Science undergraduates,” the Rotaract Club of the Science Faculty said in a statement.

“An essential mix of workshop-forums, presentations and expert discussions will be held prior to the event to better prepare the undergraduates participating at this event.”

The organizers say they hope to “increase the interaction between the University and the corporate sector, thus allowing undergraduates to better understand what is req