North South University (NSU) is one of the top-ranked private universities in Bangladesh. The Career Placement Center in NSU was established in 1996 to identify job opportunities for all students of North South University. NSU's Career and Placement Center (CPC) has been diligently grooming the students so that the students to fit well in the workplace of their organizations in Bangladesh and worldwide. This year, the CPC marks 25 years of its glorious journey. The CPC manages progressive development through the internship program, job searches, job placements, seminars, and workshops for NSU students. It is the first window for the students taking their first steps in starting their careers. CPC provides initial guidance for career choice and practical demonstration of corporate culture vital for graduating students in making decisions about the appropriate career goal.
North South University (NSU), the first private university in Bangladesh, was established in 1992. As the first private university, North South University (NSU) launched a Career development department for the first time in Bangladesh in 1996 currently known as Career and Placement Center (CPC). CPC established to assist the student find a career path that will lead to a successful future.
Previously CPC was known as Student Career Planning and Placement Center in 1996. Ms. Syeda Sharmin Absar was appointed as the first coordinator of Student Career Planning and Placement Center. She worked for four years and tried to shape the career center to enhance the career of students.
The Student Career Planning and Placement Center evolved later as Department of Career Services (DCS) in 1999 and later on with inclusion of Professional Development Programs (PDP); it had earned its former name Career and Professional Development Services (CPDS) in 2005 by Mr. Almas Kabir Khan. Dr. Abdul Hannan Chowdhury had brought enormous changes during 2005 to 2012. He organized number of successful programs such as back to back successful National Career Fairs in 2007, 2008, 2010 & 2011. His activities and sincere effort brought the department to a standard structure.
The name Career and Professional Development Services (CPDS) was changed to Career and Placement Center (CPC) on 25th May 2015 by the Director, Mr. Faisal Wali. Now CPC is recognized as a comprehensive career management support platform for NSU students. It arranges internship & job placement opportunities, career counseling, job training and professional development.
Dr. Mohammad Khasro Miah, has been appointed as the current director of Career & Placement Center (CPC) on 10th October, 2018. He has organized the 8th and 9th National Career Fair in 2013 and 2019 along with the BSHRM International Conference. He has also introduced Japanese Language Program and career development related MoU with Japanese University for Engineering & IT-based students. He has published CPC website, online newsletter, brochure and so on. In addition, He has introduced NCF LOGO which is registered and approved by the Government copyright office. In 2021, Dr. Mohammad Khasro Miah initiated the “Project for skills Development of IT Engineers Targeting Japanese Market” for NSU students in collaboration with Bangladesh Computer Council and University of Miyazaki. He has also signed various agreements and MoUs with esteemed domestic and multinational companies such as Unilever, Standard Chartered Bank, British American Tobacco, MGH, Banglalink, Robi, Bashundhara Group and so on.
|1||Ms. Syeda Sharmin Absar||Coordinator||1996-1999|
|2||Mr. M. A. Raquib||Assistant Director||2000-2001|
|3||Mr. Amir Yousuf Khan||Assistant Director||2001-2002|
|4||Prof. Meshquat Uddin DBA||Director||2002-2003|
|5||Prof. Golam Mohammad, Ph.D.||Director||2003-2005|
|6||Mr. Almas Kabir Khan||Director||2005|
|7||Prof. Abdul Hannan Chowdhury, Ph.D.||Director||2005-2012|
|8||Prof. Mohammad Khasro Miah, Ph.D.||Director||2013-2014|
|9||Mr. Taj Uddin||Director||2014|
|10||Mr. Faisal Wali||Director||2014-2017|
|11||Ms. Farhana Zahir||Director||2017-2018|
|12||Prof. Mohammad Khasro Miah, Ph.D.||Director||Oct 10, 2018 - Present|