Vietnamese Students’ Association Holds Career Forum for Youths in New York
More than 100 Vietnamese young people and students studying and working in the US attended a career forum organised by the Vietnamese Youths and Students’ Association in New York on March 26, reported VNA Sunday.
|Seminar on career orientation. Photo: baoquocte.vn
The event marked the return of an annual activity organized by the Vietnamese Youths and Students’ Association in New York after a two-year hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
It was held at the headquarters of the Permanent Delegation of Vietnam to the United Nations, with a variety of activities, such as an online forum about studying in the US for high school students, career consultations, especially in the fields of finance and technology, and a talk to support Vietnamese youths and students to orient their careers as well as connect with companies with great potential globally, especially in the US.
The event marked the close and effective cooperation between the Vietnamese Youths and Students’ Association in New York and organisations such as Vietnam Finance Society (VFS), Vietnam Tech Society (VTS) and Carree Pass Institute (CPI) organized by Vietnamese people established and operated.
Speaking at the forum, Ambassador Dang Hoang Giang, head of the Permanent Delegation of Vietnam to the UN, affirmed that Vietnamese youths, whether working in Vietnam or abroad, are good for the country, contributing to raising its position and enhancing the value of Vietnamese people globally.
The ambassador highly appreciated the practical activities of the Vietnamese Youths and Students’ Association in New York in helping each other learn and seek opportunities for personal development as well as solidarity to build the community.
Giang encouraged the young people to constantly make efforts, not afraid of obstacles and challenges, and conquer them all to achieve incredible success.
|Ambassador Dang Hoang Giang, head of the Permanent Delegation of Vietnam to the UN (middle) at the event. Photo: baoquocte.vn
The Permanent Delegation of Vietnam to the UN always stands with Vietnamese youth and students in New York and surrounding areas, as well as young people and students across the US.
Every student or every young person living, working, and studying abroad is an ambassador of Vietnam who helps bring the nation's image to the world as well as bring knowledge of the world back to the homeland, he added.
More than 600 youths have participated in the program’s webinars, not to mention about 35,000 young Vietnamese people attending online from all over the world.
During the event, many Vietnamese companies with headquarters abroad and many foreign companies with headquarters in Vietnam expressed their desire to recruit excellent, ambitious young Vietnamese students.
The Vietnamese Youths and Students’ Association in the US is an organization representing the young Vietnamese community in the US, established in 2013. The association has 19 member associations with nearly 15,000 members in more than 40 states.
The association has many big annual activities such as the American ‘bracelet’, Vietnamese expert network program (VNPN), VietChallenge startup contest, American Journey contest, Vietnamese New Year in the US and other programs.
Career conferences, cultural, and athletic programs take place throughout the host country. The Vietnamese Youths and Students’ Association in New York is a member of the Vietnamese Youth and Student Association in the US.
According to the US data, Vietnam has about 26,000 students studying in the US, ranking sixth among the countries with the largest number of international students here in the 2019-2020 academic year.
Meanwhile, statistics of the Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training show that about 190,000 Vietnamese are currently studying abroad.
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