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Programs that are organized to equip young job seekers with employability skills for 21st century jobs with proper career guidance.
Connecting job seekers with employers and industry experts.
Generating conversations with industry experts on skills and jobs.
Bringing employers to reflect their perspective on current job market.
Inspiring young generation by youth icons` stories and experience.
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Services to enhance the employability of the job seekers and to ease the recruitment process of the employers
Counseling BYLC program graduates to navigate their career path
Reviewing resumes through experts according to industry and job functions
Practicing demo-interviews to master real-life interview situations
Providing and linking BYLC program graduates with job opportunities
Assisting employers in finding suitable candidates for their vacancies
Supporting youth organizations and university clubs with skills development, and capacity building
Find Out More About Us
Office of Professional Development, a department of Bangladesh Youth Leadership Center, aims to offer intensive career development training and placement services to the youth of Bangladesh.
OPD at a glance
Since 2016, OPD has been connecting the youth to employment opportunities and providing career guidance to have a
significant impact on their future prospects and community development. OPD enables youth across the country alleviate
their standards of living and contribute to the livelihoods of their communities through income generating activities.
OPD aims to connect more than 25,000 youth to income-generating activities and equip them with employability skills relevant for 21st-century jobs through mentoring and career guidance by 2027
Youth received employability skills training
Youth completed online courses
Youth placed in meaningful jobs
BDT average salary for full-time employed youth
BDT average salary for part-time employed youth
BDT average salary for internship employed youth
Placement success through Career Expo
Career success from career mentoring
Placement success through sharing resumes
Md Abdul Akhern
Director (Planning), Department of Youth Development Ministry of Youth and Sports, Govt. of Bangladesh
I am optimistic about the future of the youth in Bangladesh, as they are thriving for continuous development through training and participation in fairs like BYLC Career Expo.
CareerX 6 graduate
Champion, BYLC Pitch Your Story Competition 2023
Being a participant of the competition, I came to learn useful tricks on making a speech inspiring and captivating. Numerous sessions arranged by OPD before the competition aided me in this aspect
Md Shahriar Alam
State Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh
An individual should always search for ways of being part of a team, as teamwork often exceeds individual efforts. BYLC Career Expo is a magical platform which teaches the significance of collaboration.
Md Sakibul Hoque
CareerX 6 graduate, Career Expo 2022 participant
Territory Officer, Upay
BYLC OPD is the place where everything started. It assisted in many ways in the initial part of my career and showed a path to a perplexed undergraduate student like me.
Managing Director, W3 Engineers Limited
Despite having technical knowledge, candidates are often rejected from good jobs. They need to realize the importance of a strong resume and focus on keywords that highlight their skills and capabilities. I admire the support that BYLC OPD provides to job seekers.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why should we go for OPD? Why not other platforms?
Over the years, the Office of Professional Development has provided job opportunities to more than 7000 youth in Bangladesh. In order to maintain a standard, the organization facilitates skills development training beforehand for participants of various courses of BYLC. These program graduates are offered as suitable candidates for vacancies of partnered organizations of OPD. In short, OPD is the platform which is a completed package for anyone looking for a job opportunity.
I haven’t done any courses for BYLC. Can I get any assistance in job placement from OPD?
If you want to get affiliated with OPD, you have to complete at least one course from BYLC. These courses can be virtual or physical depending on your preference.
Which sectors OPD gives recruitment support to?
This support of OPD encircles around corporate sectors and non private sectors. However, the government sector is not included in OPD’s recruitment service.
What is the grooming process OPD provides for candidates?
A candidate can get guidelines for structuring his/her career through “career mentoring”, can evaluate his/her resume through “resume vetting” according to job requirements and finally can prepare him/herself for interviews through OPD’s mock interview sessions.
How can I set a meeting with the OPD? Whom should I reach out to?
Contact details for any query about OPD, its services and placement support are available on the website. Kindly go through this website for required information.
Does OPD provide any discount to participants who are not able to pay the full amount of a program? What is the process?
This decision is taken by the Skills Development and Training team. OPD works
Can OPD assist in post-placement support? For instance, any workplace issues after a placement through OPD?
The Office of Professional Development does not interfere in workplace issues of other organizations; even if that is a partnered organization. Hope that answers your concern.
একাদশ ও দ্বাদশ তলা, মেডোনা টাওয়ার, ২৮,
Bir Uttam AK Khandakar Rd, Dhaka 1212