The Office of Professional Development (OPD), a key unit of the Bangladesh Youth Leadership Center (BYLC), aims to provide students, fresh graduates, and young professionals with the best in class professional development training and placement services. The OPD program will also seek to connect with leading employers across Bangladesh and help them source high potential talent from the BYLC graduate community.
Improving resume, cover letter writing, and interview skills
Developing compelling scripts, and mastering body language and effective speech delivery
Gaining perspective on how to behave in a professional setting by analyzing real life case studies
Connecting BYLC graduates to leading employers through strategic recruiting partnerships
There is a glaring lack of effective career guidance services available to university students in Bangladesh today. This creates a significant disconnect between what students are learning in the classroom and what employers expect in the workplace. The Office of Professional Development (OPD) aims to address this gap by creating opportunities for continuous leadership and career development for university graduates and young professionals. Furthermore, OPD also seeks to develop thought partnerships with leading employers across Bangladesh on areas such as curriculum development and talent acquisition. OPD's vision is to respond to the systemic challenges in talent development in Bangladesh with innovative and ground-breaking interventions.
Recruiters get access to an online database of BYLC graduates and their resumes
OPD will work with recruiters to match the right candidate with the right opportunity
Recruiters can speak at OPD workshops and interact with participants to source talent
Recruiters may participate in OPD’s career fairs and conduct spot interviews