Career Center/ AUC

Global Edge

Global Edge is the first comprehensive on-campus employability and career readiness program. The program provides undergraduate students with the opportunity to become familiar with and develop essential employability skills necessary for the future world of work. It connects undergraduate students with relevant career professionals and networks to gain first-hand knowledge and experience about potential career tracks. The opportunities provided by this program include access to professional skills training by key professionals, and a chance to build networks, solve real-world problems and gain essential know-how.

Global Edge Virtual Pilot Program (2019-2020)

20 students from the school of humanities and social sciences were nominated to participate in the pilot run of Global Edge implemented virtually during the academic year 2019-2020.

Career Tracks and Professionals:

  1. Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility/Creating Shared Values: Sarah Youssef | Head of Corporate Communications | Pepsico Egypt
  2. Creative Writing: Mohamed Abbas | Fiction Author and Founder | Fiction Factory
  3. Cultural Journalism: Ati Metwaly | Editor of Arts and Culture / Founder and Manager | Ahram Online/Cultograph
  4. Foreign Affairs and International Relations: Ahmed Saied | Diplomat at the Cabinet of H.E the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Egypt | Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Global Edge Virtual Program (2020-2021)

Career Tracks and Professionals:

  1. Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility/Creating Shared Values: Sarah Youssef | Head of Corporate Communications | Pepsico Egypt
  2. Creative Writing: Mohamed Abbas | Fiction Author and Founder | Fiction Factory
  3. Egyptology: Monica Hanna |Acting Dean of the College of Archaeology and Cultural Heritage |The Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport
  4. International Law and Human Rights: Mohamed Helal | Professor of Law, Diplomat, Arbitrator | Permanent Court of Arbitration, African Union, Harvard Law School, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  5. Psychology: Gloria Botros | Psychologist | Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)
  6. Public Policy and Government Affairs: Kareem A. Monem | Public Policy and Government Affairs Manager | PepsiCo

Who Can Apply:

The program is open to motivated and enthusiastic undergraduate students considering careers in the available career tracks.

Application is by submitting a resume, in addition to responding to application questions.