Informatics Institute of Technology (IIT), the pioneer in British higher education in Sri Lanka and the country’s premier IT and Business campus with 32 years of educational excellence and successfully conducted the annual IIT Careers Day 2022 for Business and IT at BMICH.
IIT Careers Day, which took place recently, witnessed the enthusiastic participation of 1000+ students seeking industrial placement in the 3rd year of their degree programme at IIT. IIT has incorporated this one-year mandatory industry placement as a part of its 4-year degree programme curriculum at it helps to facilitate the skills and knowledge necessary for workplace compatibility thereby helping students transition seamlessly to corporate work environment upon graduation. Over 80+ of Sri Lanka’s leading companies were present at the careers day for granting career placement at their prestigious companies. Some of the leading companies that took part included MAS Active, MAS Twinery , MAS Linea Aqua, MAS Attune, IFS, Virtusa, WSO2, Dialog Ideamart, CodeGen International, hSenid Mobile Solutions, 99x Technology, Zone 24/7, Aeturnum and represented a host of domains including, Game Design, Web Development, Cyber Security, Artificial Intelligence and business.
As in previous years, IIT Careers Week was a platform for connecting IIT undergraduates with Sri Lanka’s leading ICT and non-ICT organisations, including local blue-chip and multinational companies. While presenting these organisations with the opportunity to meet and convince IIT graduates as to why they should join their organisation, it also provides the hundreds of IIT undergraduates with the chance to interact with these top companies, present themselves for interviews and secure their one-year internship. With the wide array of participating companies, IIT students are able to select the companies of their preference to commence their careers while it allows the companies to interview some of the best ICT and business graduates in the country and employ the candidates ideally-suited for their various job requirements in today’s fast-paced world.
IIT was established in 1990 as the first private higher education institute that awards reputed British degrees in the field of ICT and Business though IIT’s Business School and School of Computing. IIT is an award-winning campus offering internal postgraduate and undergraduate degrees from the University of Westminster, UK and the Robert Gordon University, UK. IIT has played a pivotal role in strengthening the IT and Business sectors in Sri Lanka over the years by producing world-class graduates. Since its inception in 1990, IIT has produced over 5,000 graduates who are now based in many countries around the globe. These graduates have gone on to become successful entrepreneurs and IT/Business professionals in both local and international corporate and government entities. They have played a pivotal role in empowering over 250 multinational and local blue-chip companies by holding key strategic positions while contributing immensely towards the growth of their respective organizations.