Job Placement Services

The Career and Placement Unit assists students/alumni in gaining various forms of employment and/or exposure to the working world.

The following forms of employment can be obtained through the Unit:

  • Full-time
  • Part-time
  • Seasonal – e.g. summer employment
  • Voluntary

We receive daily requests from companies for various forms of employment and, from our pool of applicants, we fill these requests. Additionally, we make contact with potential employers to initiate job placement.

How do you access the placement services of the Career and Placement Unit? 

Accessing the services of the Career and Placement Unit only takes three simple steps; 

  1. Bring a hard copy version of your résumé to the Career and Placement Unit to be vetted.
  2. AFTER corrections are made, submit your résumé via email to placement@utech.edu.jm.  

    Résumés are to be submitted with the email subject having one of the following formats depending on the type of job being requested 

    For students who are still studying:

    Full-Time (For those who are studying and seeking a full-time job) - "Full-Time - First Name Last Name - Faculty" - For those who are  studying and seeking a full-time job
    eg. Full-Time - Mark Brown - Faculty of Law 

    Part-Time (For those who are studying and seeking a part-time job) - "Part Time - First Name Last Name - Faculty" 
    eg. Part-Time - Mark Brown - Faculty of Law 

    Summer (For those who are studying and seeking a summer job) "Summer - First Name Last Name - Faculty" 
    eg. Summer - Mark Brown - Faculty of Law 

    For Graduates

    Graduate (For those who have completed their studies and are seeking a job) - "Graduate - First Name Last Name - Faculty - Major" 
    eg. Graduate - Patrick Pinnock Jr. - School of Business Administration - Accounting 


  3. Wait for an email to tell you that your résumé was received

Annual Job Fair 
We host an annual Job Fair in semester two which gives our clientele an opportunity to start networking with human resource professionals who are poised to offer various forms of employment. The Job Fair focuses on company representatives interviewing final year students. However all students are invited to participate. Read more…