June 13, 2024

Career Planning

Career Planning & Profesonal Grooming

We believes learning occurs in the classroom as well as outside of the classroom, through work and volunteer experiences. To develop the skills necessitated to become a qualified, well-rounded and educated individual, to help assist in the development process, Career Planning & Profesonal Grooming offers students to help facilitate and co-curricular experiences, which documents their experience and may be used to satisfy provisions set by organizations that require academic recognition in order to secure an internship.

Career Planning Center at Southern University has been established to act as a liaison between Southern University and Corporate Sector to coordinate placement opportunities for students/graduates. Career Center is also providing a platform for its Alumni to establish linkages with the Southern University as well as the fellow Alumni. Since its establishment it has been involved in concerted efforts to help the students of Southern University select the most appropriate fields for their future career and to develop their personal & professional skills to the maximum possible extent. Through Career Center’s continued efforts, hundreds of Southern students have secured Internships/Jobs in the renowned Organizations.

Services Being Provided by CPDC

Career Planning & Profesonal Grooming Center provides information to students about future planning & Development’s services.  Career Center is providing professional services in the following key areas:

  • Career Counseling
  • Identify Employer Needs & build Employer Relationships
  • Creating placement opportunities
  • Career Planning , Development and Profesonal Grooming Workshops


Southern students are requested to provide softcopy of their updated Resume. Career Center always updating its Alumni database for “Southern Alumni ”by registering all Southern’s (Past/ Present). We would like you to cooperate with us in this process. Send us back the “Alumni Registration Form” at the earliest. Moreover, kindly e-mail us your updated resume at studentsaffairs@southern.edu.bd Kindly keep us abreast of your professional achievements to share with Southern’s through Southern Newsletter.

Career Counseling.

The Career Development Staff is available to meet with you for a 15-minute counseling appointment to discuss your career development needs. Stop in and get the advice on career exploration, resume and cover letter writing, interviewing and job search strategies and more. Call career center to schedule an appointment.

Career Assessments Tools- Self-assessments can help you determine which careers are best suited for you by taking stock of your skills, interests, personality, and values.   Career Center offers the opportunity for students to take the Indicator and the Strong Interest Inventory. If you are interested in taking an assessment, please make an appointment with a career counselor.

Career Planning & Profesonal Grooming Workshops hosts a variety of workshops to help students develop the essential skills needed for the job search process. Each month you may attend one or more of the following workshops:

•           Crafting a Resume and Cover Letter

•           Mastering the Interview

•           Job and Internship Search

•           The Ins and Outs of Networking


Employers often query to recruit students for internship positions.  learn more about employer information sessions and interviewing.

Jobs and Internships

Career Center provides an overview of the tools available to students in their job and internship searches.  learn about the Student Employment. Finding employment opportunities, whether a full time job, an internship, or a work study position, can feel overwhelming at times. Career Center are here to give you the tools to find the opportunities that are right for you.  Meet with a Career Counselor to set up a job or internship search strategy unique to you!

How to Contact Career Center 

Need a quick review of your resume? Have a question you need answered? Stop by Career Development for a fifteen minute appointment with a career counselor. OR If you have any questions regarding career guidance, kindly contact Career Center via e-mail at info@southern.edu.bd  or call us at +880 31 2851336…9 (Ext. 111) during office hours (0900 hrs to 1700 hrs (Sun-Fri)).

Southern Career Center

739/A Mehdibag Road , Chittagong 4000


Phone: 88031-2851336…9

Cell: 01911882764 ; 01711395977

Fax: 88031-2851340