Career Advisory & External Linkages – (CAEL)
The Institute of Administrative Sciences is committed to provide all possible assistance to its graduates in their efforts at finding employment. This is demonstrated by the existence of a full-time office providing career advisory for IAS students and graduates. The benefits of this assistance are reflected in the proportion of IAS graduates who are able to secure excellent positions with renowned public as well as private sector organizations.
The office staff is well-equipped and well-trained in providing career counseling and vocational guidance services and has undergone several trainings for that matter. Staff is available to respond to candidates’ questions and concerns of all kinds. This includes advice on job hunting strategies & job market trends, hiring procedures, help in the preparation of applications and resumes, and guidance for interviews. Advice is based on current job market trends in order to ensure that our graduates have the updated information and skills necessary for an effective job search. To maintain faster communication with recent graduates and alumni of the institute, the office advertises the vacancies and maintains a link on social media that keep graduates connected with all the relevant opportunities available in the job market.
The Institute facilitates students in their internships as well as with their full time placement to jobs after completion of their degrees through regular career fairs, campus recruitment drives, employer meet-ups, professional development sessions and other consultancy services by the Office. The office also facilitates students in creating and taking entrepreneurial initiatives that may help them towards self-employment in the future. Along with academics, institute also encourages and utilizes the students’ talent in various fields. Services offered by CAEL are as follows:
The office provides guidance & counseling services for the following concerns:
- Potential students seeking admission at IAS
- CV/ Resume preparation
- Interviewing skills
- Course(s)/specialization selection & matching career paths
- Self-Development/Future goals orientation
- Job Hunting strategies & Job market trends
Referral & Recommendation Services
The office entertains all student body for referring them to various organizations for giving them an opportunity towards learning office practices and work ethics. They are referred for placement to internships and jobs.
Liaisons & External Linkages
The office maintains External Relations & Networks with Public, Private, Corporate, Civil and Non-Profit sectors. These linkages provide new avenues for conducting seminars, workshops, symposiums and conferences. Office also facilitates students to connect with industry professionals for various projects and assignments.
With a rich history of more than fifty years, the institute holds a large alumni body contributing at worthy organizations nationally and internationally. The office maintains a regular contact with Alumni of the Institute and maintains their database.
The office conducts & Facilitates for Professional Development Trainings, Seminars, Workshops and Institutional Events primarily, Career Fairs, Campus Recruitment Drives, Alumni Reunion events, Sports Gala, Youth Forum and like.
Student Talent Management
The office welcomes all the students for sharing new and productive ideas, entrepreneurial initiatives and to share their extra-curricular achievements. These are channelized into different in-house projects and are utilized for referring students to organizations where such special skills and talents are required.
- Social workers
- Volunteering for event management
- Graphic Designers
- Good Handwriting Skills/Calligraphy
- Content writing
- Performing Arts/Hosting
- Scholarship Holders
- Marketing experts/ Fundraisers
The Institute has a wide network of old students. Since 1962, thousands of students have graduated from the Institute. Majority of them have reached to top positions in various organizations. Placement contacts and opportunities are usually explored through the strong IAS alumni network. The office regularly maintains professional connections with the alumni.
IAS has a unique advantage. Graduates of our programs in Public Administration, Human Resource Management and Marketing and Health Administration are working at senior and influential positions in the different functions of multinationals, local corporate sector organizations and in public sector enterprises. They are thus a gateway for future students who can find real-world guidance and opportunities through them.
Although every graduate of IAS is worth mentioning, we would like to name a few distinguished alumni who have been students at our Institute and keep contributing to their alma mater in different ways.
|Ms. Zareen Aziz
President First Women’s Bank
|Mr. Mian Mujtaba Shuja-ur-RehmanEducation Minister, Government of the Punjab|
|Mr. Ahsan IqbalInformation Secretary,Pakistan Muslim League (N)||Mr. Javaid AslamChairman, Planning and DevelopmentGovernment of the Punjab|
|Dr. Syed Tariq AnwarProfessor of MarketingTexas A&M University, USA||Prof. Dr. Abdul LatifChairman, Department of Higher Studies & Research, International Islamic University, Islamabad|
|Mr. Kamran LashariSecretary Housing and Works||Ms. Shaheen Atteequr RehmanEx-Punjab Minister for Social Welfare and Women’s Development|
|Mr. Taimoor AzmatSecretary Establishment,Govt. of Pakistan||Mr. Saud MirzaCCPO, Karachi|
|Ms. Shahima RehmanChairperson, Fatima Memorial System||Mr. Nasir JavaidManaging Director Medipak Limited|
|Mr. Naeem ul HaqueSenior Director General Establishment Division||Mr. Feroze KhanDirector General Management Service WingGovernment of Pakistan|
|Mr. Mubarak Ali AtherDIG, Police Service of Pakistan||Mr. Abid ShirwaniExecutive Director, University of Management and Technology|