Gazprom Holds Job Fair at USTU

What specialties are demanded by Gazprom, by what criteria employers estimate future specialists of gas industry, what can yesterday's student expect when he/she has received an invitation to work at the enterprise, which is part of the company? Exhaustive answers to these and other questions USTU students could get at the job fair of JSC Gazprom, which was held at the University on Tuesday, September 16.

As Natalia Inyatkina, acting Deputy Director General of Human Resources, LLC Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta told to journalists, an event aimed at exposing Ukhta University students to vacancies available at the company's enterprises was previously conducted only within Days of Gazprom at USTU. It's for the first time it takes place in the format of job fair.

In addition to LLC Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta, LLC Gazprom VNIIGAZ, LLC Gazprom Pererabotka, LLC Gazprom Dobycha Krasnodar, LLC Gazprom Transgaz Yugorsk, LLC Gazprom Transgaz Samara, Gazprombank and JSC VNIPIgazdobycha introduced themselves and offered vacant positions to future specialists at the job fair.

"All our vacant positions are real. First of all, this concerns working specialties: instruments and controls specialists, communications specialists, engineers", said Natalya Inyatkina. "Mostly students of 4th - 5th years of studies apply to us, and they either are considering near term employment or are looking for flexible working hours. The latter can combine their work and getting higher professional education. Upon graduation, in addition to category they will have experience that gives big advantage over other applicants and is appreciated at production site."

All in all, the fair proposed about 200 vacant positions. According to the students, this event gives them a real chance to find workplace after graduation. But in order to give the alumni a chance of employment, for example, in Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta, greater collaboration is required between University and the company. As stressed by Natalia Inyatkina, the University must create serious methodological, scientific, laboratory and technical infrastructure that can enable to deliver training at the highest professional level.