Vision

Our vision is to help undergraduates to be socially responsive, efficient members of the future work-force with necessary knowledge, skills and motivation to compete in the job market.

Mission

Career Guidance is dedicated to bridge the skill gap among OUSL students and to build well rounded individuals to meet the present day workforce requirements.

Objectives

    • Enhancement of career development competencies of Open University students by organising career skill development workshops / seminars / personal career mentoring.
    • Counseling on career exploration & planning for prospective students.
    • Career Guidance / Counseling to all students from the first year onwards to focus on their future careers.
    • Counseling with regard to behavioral competencies.
    • To develop a database of online job training opportunities and job placement.
    • Organize career fairs to provide opportunities for prospective employers to meet undergraduates and graduated students.
    • Research to be conducted in assessing strengths and weaknesses of OUSL students who are employed with a view to increase their employability.
    • Facilitation of student welfare activities
    • A stand alone, Zero credit course to be introduced in view of creating a greater sense of professional responsibility, social responsiveness and ethical behavior among students.

About Us

The Career Guidance Unit intends to organize several activities in guiding students for gainful employment opportunities based on their abilities, desires and expectations. This is to be achieved by educating under-graduates with necessary knowledge, skills, attitudes and motivation required by prospective employers both in the State and Private sector.
Facilitation of student welfare activities is another component of this unit. Hence students are welcome to channel their welfare activities through this unit to the respective forum in view of achieving optimum benefits out of available resources.

The following activities are lined up for you at the Career Guidance & Student Welfare Unit through out the year.

  • Counselling with regard to behavioral competencies
  • Counselling on career exploration and career planning.
  • Career skill development workshops/ seminars / personal career mentoring on..
  • CV writing.
  • Facing interviews & Aptitude tests.
  • Leadership and Effective communication skills.
  • Team work & Time Management.
  • Professional ethics & Interpersonal relationships.
  • On line job training opportunities & job placement.
  • Facilitation of Inter university Competitions

Phone: 0112881049

E-mail: dircgu@ou.ac.lk

Location: CRC New Building, Ground Floor

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Industry Placements / Job opportunities
Job Title Company/Institute Description Qualifications and Requirements
  • IT Project Manager
The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce Click here for more details.
  • Business Development & Marketing Manager
(GS1 Lanka) The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce Click here for more details.
  • Management Executive – (Events & Seminars)
The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce Click here for more details.
  • Sales Executive
In Colombo Click here for more details.
  • Internship – Corporate Communications
aeturnum Click here for more details.
Internship/Recruitment opportunities MAS Intimates We would like to offer a set of Internship/Recruitment opportunities for the Open University students. Since most of vacancies are from Textile and Apparel Technology discipline, we would like to focus on Fashion Design and Product Development undergraduates and graduates. Below are the available Internship/Recruitment opportunities with MAS Intimates.

  • Pattern Technologist
  • Fashion Designing

These are the main focusing areas of ours and we can consider applicants to other fields base upon their qualifications. Further we can consider recruiting interns after their internships based on their performances and company requirements and it will be a great opportunity to join with MAS. We are so grateful to you, if you can send me a set of suitable CVs. Hope to receive your fullest support on this regards since this will be a great opportunity to create a success story in between Open University of Sri Lanka and MAS.

WenuriW@masholdings.com

www.masholdings.com

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  • INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY (4 MONTHS) – PROGRAMME COORDINATOR
THE CEYLON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Click here for more details.
  • Management Trainees
Cargills PLC Click here for more details.
  • Social Media Executive
Seven Media Click here for more details.
  • Trainee Business Development Executive
Che Adventure Park Click here for more details.
  • Trainee Business Development Executive
VIANI LONDON (PVT) LTD Click here for more details.
  • Business Development Executive
YONA Recruits Click here for more details.
  • Personal Assistant
T & R Engineering Click here for more details.
  • Business Development Executive
Spirit & Soul Click here for more details.
  • Admin Executive
MR. SEAL Click here for more details.
  • Secretary
Pico Lanka Click here for more details.
  • Office Assistant
Indira Cancer Trust Click here for more details.
  • Senior Travel Executives
Ceylon Tours Click here for more details.
  • Sales Executive (Male)
Bizzac Click here for more details.
  • Business Development Manager
Xiteb Click here for more details.
System Engineers or Interns Arc Tech Lanka Pvt. Limited Arc Tech Lanka (Pvt) Ltd, is one of the leading Systems Integrators in Sri Lanka. We have been successful in providing Technology solutions during the last 10 years to Enterprise and Small to Medium business segments. Our solutions has always been focused on increasing revenue and achieving operational excellence in respective organizations.
In order to provide these state of the art solutions we are partnered with global technology companies such as HPE, Dell EMC, VM Ware, Redhat, SuSE, Fortigate, CISCO, Citrix, Hitachi and Microsoft. Our solutions can be categorize in to the following areas:

  • Data Center Transformation
  • Information Security
  • Digital Work Place
  • Data Protection and Data Analytics
  • Networking
Earn While Studying Bellvantage Click here for more details.
Junior Customer Service Executive Bellvantage Click here for more details.
RECRUITMENT EXCELLENCE TRAINEE hSenid Mobile Solutions Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Assist the HR team with writing and circulating job advertisements
  • Work with universities to recruit the most talented students
  • Process job applications in the recruitment database
  • Assist in the shortlisting of applicants and scheduling interviews
  • Assist the HR Business Partner with creating and posting recruitment related media
  • Assist on various recruitment projects such as our ambassador program
  • Assist the HR team on any other recruitment related work
  • Excellent spoken and written English communication skills
  • Outstanding multitasker who’s able to work independently
  • A go-retter / pro-active, vigorous and energetic
  • Curious and eager to learn
  • Advantages are a degree in HR, background in IT, data analysis experience, and an interest in online social media.

Click here for more details.

Business Systems Analyst IFS No. of open positions – 20,PERMANENT POSITIONS
  • Manufacturing, Field Service Management, Supply Chain Management, Finance, Maintenance, Projects, Service & Asset Management
Software Engineer IFS 35 (within the month of Jan’19),PERMANENT POSITIONS
  • Java, C#, Angular JS, Strong Java/J2EE, .Net, Oracle, SQL, PL SQL, HTML
Software Engineer IFS No. of open positions – 20
  • 1-2 year interns are preferred
Software Developer DSI A market leader in the footwear industry and a pioneer establishment in a diversified business conglomerate invite applications from dedicated, qualified self motivated and dynamic individuals for the IT Team.
  • A degree/diploma in computer science
  • 2-3 years experience as a software developer (JavaNB6)
  • Experience in PL/SQL.
  • Experience in Crystal report development.

Click here for more details.

Management Trainee DSI A market leader in the footwear industry and a pioneer establishment in a diversified business conglomerate invites applications from dedicated, qualified,self motivated and dynamic individuals for the position
  • A Degree in Statistics. Mathematics,Applied Science,Marketing, IT,Finance or Business Management from a recognized University/ Institute
  • Proficiency in MS Office package and Skills in MS Excels is a must
  • Age should be below 25 years.

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HR Intern D.SAMSON & SONS(PVT)LTD. Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management,Human Resources or Qualification of PQHRM at IPM-Partly qualified Age should below 25 years

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Interships OMAK This programe is designed to help you develop your skills in programming, problem analysis, business analysis and other areas while working with an experienced mentor. Click here for more details.
Associate Software Engineer CanangaSoft Limited Our company has a range of diversified software products and selling well in the market for small & medium companies in UK,New-Zealand,Canada.To further strengthen our local presence ,we are looking for self-driven & carrer-oriented individuals to achieve our business goals.
  • Completed or working towards a B.S. in IT/Computer Science or related field.

Click here for more details.

Business Analyst- Internship CanangaSoft Limited Our company has a range of diversified software products and selling well in the market for small & medium companies in UK,New-Zealand,Canada.To further strengthen our local presence ,we are looking for self-driven & carrer-oriented individuals to achieve our business goals.
  • Completed or working towards a B.S. in IT/Computer Science or related field.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.

Click here for more details.

System Engineer OMAK We are looking for a System Engineer to help build out, maintain and troubleshoot our rapidly
expanding product suite. You will be part of a talented team of engineers that demonstrate high
technical competency, delivering mission critical infrastructure and ensuring the highest levels of
availability, performance and security.
  • A degree in IT / Computer Engineering or related field.
  • 2-3 years of experience in system engineering and IT support required.Proven track record of
    success in installation and maintenance of LINUX-based software
  • Experience creating automated scripts and software preferred
  • Willingness to sign confidentiality agreement and protect trade secrets
  • Exceptional networking skills and knowledge
  • Ability to quickly self-learn utilize new technologies

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Software Engineer.NET OMAK We are looking for a Software Engineer who can deliver quality products in timely manner with the
minimum supervision to achieve customer satisfaction.
As a Software Engineer you will be working on maintaining our existing products as well as
implementing new products/features.
  • BS/MS degree in IT, Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject.
  • 1-3 years proven working experience in software development.
  • Must be expertise at least one of the technologies below.
    C#.Net, ASP.Net, Microsoft SQL Server, Java Script, jQuery
  • Experience in unit testing is a plus point.
  • Solid knowledge of Object Oriented Programming concepts.
  • Knowledge of Design patterns will be a plus point.
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process will be an advantage.
  • Experience in TDD and performance related best practices are preferred.
  • Working experience in building APIs will be an advantage.
  • Experience in working with cloud systems will be an advantage.

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Intern – Mechanical Engineer Brandix Apparel Limited ,Colombo 03. Candidates should be undergraduates with a background of Mechanical Engineering or Energy Engineering. send CV’s to pasindusu@brandix.com
Intern –  Mechanical Engineer Brandix Apparel Solutions Limited – Fast Fashion, Welisara. Candidates should be undergraduates with a background of Mechanical Engineering. send CV’s to nirantharad@brandix.com
Intern – Supply Chain/Logistic Brandix Apparel Solutions Limited – LIDL, Welisara. Candidates should be undergraduates with a background of Supply chain/Logistic. send CV’s to niroshanii@brandix.com
Business Analyst OMAK Looking out for solutions focused,
dynamic Individuals with excellent analytical skills and the
passion to design world class systems in the RestaurantManagement arena.
  • A completed or partially completed Degree or an equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering or related field.
  • Excellent communication (specially written) skills with strong command of English.
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills.
  • Interest in latest technology trends and Programming knowledge will be a plus.
  • Interest and ability in self learning.
  • Ability to work individually and as a part of a team.

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Software Engineer OMAK We are looking for an enthusiastic individual
who can come up with quick, creative solutions
for challenges.The candidate will be working
in a team of developerson various products
of OMAK. To be successful in this
role, programmers must demonstrate their knowledge of critical thinking and problem solving. Proficiency with PHP, JavaScript and NodeJS is required.
  • A degree in Computer Science or Software engineering
  • 2-3 years of experience in developing web applications
  • Has worked with front-end frameworks such as React, Vue or Angular JS
  • A sound knowledge and understanding of NoSQL databases and concepts
  • Working knowledge of version control systems such as Git and SVN
  • Ability to quickly self-learn utilize new technologies

Click here for more details.

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