On 3rd April 2018, IEEE AIUB Student Branch successfully organized a seminar on “Benefits of joining IEEE Young Professionals” at American International University - Bangladesh. The seminar focused on what IEEE has to offer its members after graduation, known by the name as IEEE Young Professionals. The seminar mainly consisted of how Young Professionals can prove to be the stepping stone towards success for the young talented minds.
The venture was inaugurated by ARM Abdullah Rocky, IT Specialist Engineer at Banglalink; Chairperson, IEEE Young Professionals, Bangladesh Section, who talked about what Young Professionals was and how it can help one to build their career. He then introduced the participants to one of his IEEE colleagues, speaker for the evening, Kartik Misra, Presales Head at Subex, Former Chairperson, IEEE Young Professionals, Delhi Section, who then took the stage.
The speaker initiated the seminar by an interactive session, asking the participant about their future plan. Later, he started discussing the benefits of Young professionals, consisting of benefits both tangible and intangible which may include free books, learning materials, discounts for conferences and workshops, networking in both region and global level and many more. He then changed the ambiance of the room and shifted towards a more professional vibe. The speaker started his presentation and talks on how to make more money by investing in the correct manner and what would be the best method in order to save more. He ended his session by sharing his personal experiences with IEEE and Young Professionals and how volunteering can help one shine and prove to be an asset in the field of work they are working in.
For the concluding speech, Mr. ARM Abdullah Rocky, thanked the speaker for taking up time from his busy schedule and sharing his experiences. He then, along with Moin Uddin, Chairperson, IEEE AIUB Student Branch, Event Coordinator, Membership Development Activities Sub-Committee, IEEE Bangladesh Section, presented the speaker with a token of appreciation on behalf of IEEE AIUB Student Branch. The venture was graced by Chowdhury Akram Hossain, Counselor, IEEE AIUB Student Branch; Senior Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB; Special Assistant, Office of Student Affairs, AIUB, Shams Shad Islam Khan, Mentor, IEEE AIUB Student Branch, Student Activity Coordinator, IEEE Bangladesh Section, Akib Jobaer Rahman, Vice-Chairperson (Activity), IEEE Young Professionals, Bangladesh Section, Kazi Ahmed Asif Fuad, Motivator, IEEE AIUB Student Branch; Vice-Chairperson (technical), IEEE Young Professionals, Bangladesh Section; Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB and Raihanul Haque Raihan, Event Coordinator, IEEE Young Professionals, Bangladesh Section.