The United States and the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research inaugurated two Centers for Career Development at Tanta University to prepare students for the workforce and connect them with jobs. The Tanta University Career Centers will provide opportunities for students to explore paths to successful careers in established industries, to improve their skills, and to network with Egypt’s leading companies. At the inauguration ceremony, USAID’s Mission Director Leslie Reed said, “Preparing students to successfully transition from education to employment and to compete and participate in an evolving economy is the core concept of the University Career Counseling model. Since we launched the Career Centers project in 2017, the United States and our Egyptian partners have opened 18 centers at 11 universities across Egypt, including our two centers at Tanta University. By 2025, the Centers will serve 1.5 million students.” The Centers for Career Development provide students with career mentoring and training in skills such as leadership, problem solving, critical thinking, and entrepreneurship. The Centers also track evolving labor market needs to inform university curricula and establish key networks and linkages between universities and the private sector. In total, 30 career centers in 22 universities will be established as a part of the U.S. government’s USAID-led $33.5 million partnership, which started off as a pilot project with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and the American University in Cairo. The U.S. Government’s support of career development centers is part of the $30 billion (EGP 471 billion) that the American people have invested in Egypt through USAID since 1978. To find out more about our work in Egypt, please see https://www.usaid.gov/egypt, and follow on Facebook and Twitter at @USAIDEgypt.Distributed by APO Group on behalf of U.S. Embassy - Cairo, Egypt. Send us your press releases to email@example.com © Press Release 2021 Disclaimer: The contents of this press release was provided from an external third party provider. This website is not responsible for, and does not control, such external content. This content is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis and has not been edited in any way. Neither this website nor our affiliates guarantee the accuracy of or endorse the views or opinions expressed in this press release. The press release is provided for informational purposes only. The content does not provide tax, legal or investment advice or opinion regarding the suitability, value or profitability of any particular security, portfolio or investment strategy. Neither this website nor our affiliates shall be liable for any errors or inaccuracies in the content, or for any actions taken by you in reliance thereon. You expressly agree that your use of the information within this article is at your sole risk. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, this website, its parent company, its subsidiaries, its affiliates and the respective shareholders, directors, officers, employees, agents, advertisers, content providers and licensors will not be liable (jointly or severally) to you for any direct, indirect, consequential, special, incidental, punitive or exemplary damages, including without limitation, lost profits, lost savings and lost revenues, whether in negligence, tort, contract or any other theory of liability, even if the parties have been advised of the possibility or could have foreseen any such damages.