Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi celebrates the 10-year anniversary of its Astrolabe Career Fair


Abu Dhabi: To mark the Astrolabe Career Fair’s 10-year anniversary, Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi’s Career Center held an exceptional second edition of its flagship internship and employment event this year. The University hosted its largest-ever career fair welcoming more than 70 organisations from a wide array of sectors and industries ranging from large consulting firms to cutting-edge tech companies to local authorities to top-brand retailers. 

The event was attended by more than 500 students and Alumni who had the opportunity to explore different opportunities with participating organisations, Pissettaz Management Consultancy, IMKAN Properties LLC and Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi were among the esteemed corporate sponsors for this Astrolabe Career Fair. 

Employers attending the career fair were able to share with Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi’s students and alumni their employment and internship opportunities, information about their brand and identify qualified applicants. While attracting Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi students and graduates of various majors interested in part-time and full-time opportunities as well as internships, Astrolabe also acts as the perfect networking event for Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi students and Alumni. 

Sylvie Foss, Head of the Career Center of Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi commented on the event saying: “We are delighted to witness such success and growth of the astrolabe career fair throughout the year and to see a growing interest from the number of employers in the caliber of our students, this year Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi’s Astrolabe Career Fair managed to attract more than 70 organisations from the government and private sectors, all of which were keen on offering internship and employment opportunities to the university’s talent pool of students and graduates.”

The Astrolabe Career Fair’s next edition is expected to take place in November 2023, in addition, the university plans to hold a series of workshops, presentations, and speed networking sessions early next year as part of the Astrolabe Series.

About Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi:

Sorbonne University was established in May 2006, under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, and under license from the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK).

Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi is an Emirati university that benefits from 760 years of academic experience of the prestigious Sorbonne University in Paris. The university boasts a 93,000 square meters state-of-the-art campus located in Al Reem Island.

Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi follows the French Education System and Sorbonne University and University of Paris award its degrees, while all degrees are also accredited by the UAE’s Commission for Academic Accreditation.

Over 2000 students of more than 90 different nationalities have graduated from Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi to date.