Sheraa startups & AUS offer over 100 job positions to students

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Over 27 startups by the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Centre (Sheraa) offered more than 100 job positions, including full-time, part-time, freelance, and internship opportunities, catering to a broad range of students during “Startup Career Fair 2023”.

The Career Fair was organized by Sheraa and the American University of Sharjah (AUS) in partnership with Crescent Enterprises.

The fair brought together over 500 enthusiastic students seeking internships and job opportunities and was held at Sheraa Hub at AUS, featured interactive booths and fireside chats alongside leading innovators and entrepreneurs in the UAE and beyond.

Attendees had the opportunity to network and build connections with 27 Sheraa-supported startups, which advertised over 100 key positions in sales and business development, product strategy, product development, marketing, IT and software, graphic design, finance, engineering, data management, customer relationship management, filming, editing, and content creation.

Najla Al Midfa
Najla Al Midfa
CEO – Sheraa

“Nurturing the next generation of entrepreneurs is at the heart of what we do at Sheraa. The Startup Career Fair served as a platform for startups and students to connect on a personal level and discover opportunities for collaboration and growth. The fair’s success is a testament to the thriving startup ecosystem in Sharjah and the region, and we look forward to continuing to support and encourage students as they consider careers in our homegrown companies or venture off on their own.”

The fair’s success was a testament to the strong startup ecosystem in Sharjah, as Sheraa and AUS facilitated connections between students and startups. The event provided students with a platform to discover their passions and interests and paved the way for a bright future in innovative companies.

Ms. Rania Morsi, AUS Interim Executive Director of Advancement and Alumni Affairs, stated that, “We are proud to have partnered with Sheraa and Crescent Enterprises to organise the first-ever Startup Career Fair at AUS.”

“This outstanding event brought together students and startups in a dynamic and interactive environment, fostering connections and facilitating networking. We are committed to providing our students with valuable opportunities that enable them to pursue their aspirations and realise their potential. We also strive to create a platform where startups can tap into a pool of exceptional talent,” Ms. Morsi added.

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