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Job seekers encouraged to take advantage of Curtin Career Fair

Miri – 14 September 2017 – In the current highly competitive job market, soon-to-graduate students and alumni of Curtin University, Malaysia (Curtin Malaysia) and other educational institutions in Miri, as well as working adults seeking new career options, are encouraged to take advantage of opportunities offered at the university’s upcoming Curtin Career Fair 2017 on 5 and 6 October 2017.

Representatives of leading employers nationwide and in a variety of industries will be present at the fair to showcase their companies and the career opportunities they offer.

There will be well-known employers like Gamuda Berhad, PETRONAS, Shell Malaysia, Crowe Horwath, Ernst & Young, KPMG, SELLBYTEL Services Malaysia, Shimano Components, Teach For Malaysia, TimesConsult and Top Glove Corporation.

Sarawak-based companies will include Press Metal, Samling Group of Companies, Sarawak Energy Berhad, Sarawak Oil Palms Berhad, Dai Lieng Machinery, Great Advisor Group, HGST Malaysia, Longi (Kuching) Sdn. Bhd., Noble AV Partners, Pertama Ferroalloys, Sarawak Information Systems (SAINS) and Subur Tiasa Holdings Berhad.

Completing the list of over 30 companies will be ACCA Malaysia, CPA Australia, A’Famosa Resort Hotel, Confluence Contours, Infinity Abroad, Inter Island Manpower, Keyence Malaysia, Plexus Manufacturing and TMF Trust Labuan Limited.

The event, organised by the Career & Alumni Services section of Curtin Malaysia’s University Life Department, will be held at the university’s Recreation & Event Centre from 10 am to 4 pm on both days. It is open to all and admission is free.

Job-seekers are advised to bring along their résumés, cover letters, transcripts and other supporting documents for any on-the-spot interviews with the employers.

According to Senior Career and Alumni Officer Baun Inu Pu’un, next to its Open Day and graduation ceremonies, the Curtin Career Fair is one of Curtin Malaysia’s biggest annual events. It attracts hundreds of visitors and employers from across the country each year. It also demonstrates Curtin Malaysia’s commitment to its students, corporate partners and the Miri community in providing job opportunities and skilled manpower.

“It is the perfect opportunity for graduating students, alumni and other job-seekers, having so many potential employers gathered in one place. The companies involved, especially those from outside Miri, will also find it beneficial to promote job openings in their organisations,” said Baun.

For further information on the Curtin Career Fair 2017, contact Assistant Career & Alumni Officer Catherine Jok at 085-443 926 or email

For more information on Curtin Malaysia, visit its website (, its Facebook page (CurtinMalaysia), Twitter profile (curtinmalaysia), Google+ page (Curtin Malaysia), Instagram (curtinmalaysia) or YouTube channel (Curtin Malaysia).

Visitors at last year’s Curtin Career Fair.

Job-seekers can discuss career opportunities with potential employers during the fair.