Mapúa to hold online career development seminars this June

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Mapúa to hold online career development seminars this June

Mapúa University, spearheaded by its Office of International Career and Exchange Programs (ICEP), will be offering a series of online seminars on career development to prepare its students for their professional endeavors.

With more and more companies transitioning to virtual ways in hiring talents, learning from experts is an edge in starting a career amid the pandemic. The online career development seminars aim for Mapúans to get first-hand information from the guest speakers on how they can ease their transition from the academe to the industry.

The seminars are sponsored by its partner companies, namely,, Alexander Mann Solutions, and Accenture.

Talent Development Officer of, Ms. Ma. Nastancia Irene Mendoza, will be the first speaker of the series with the topic Fresh Graduate Survival Kit scheduled on June 25. The talk will include a discussion on the proper way of writing an online resume. Ms. Mendoza has worked in the BPO industry for nine years where she quickly rose to support positions that broadened her scope of responsibility without breaking to pressure.

Ms. April Joy Sta. Catalina, client service manager of Alexander Mann Solutions, will conduct the second online seminar on June 26 with the topic Change Management + Finding Balance. She has 15-years experience in Human Resources, specializing in Recruitment and Employee Relations, and has supported known brands in banking and technology while in her current company.

Accenture representative and recruiting associate manager, Ms. Shine Aceron, will be the speaker of the last talk on June 30, with the topic How to Ace Your Virtual Job Interview. Ms. Aceron is an HR professional with more than 15 years of experience in quality assurance, project, operations, and human resource management in the BPO industry. She has been assigned to multiple Accenture and client sites in the Philippines, India, and Australia for business support and has stayed with the company for the past 13 years.

Students may register for the online career development seminars at