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UP CAP Career Fair 2021 goes virtual: Over 60 companies offer assistance and advice

Amid the limitations of the online modality, UP CAP commenced the annual three-day career fair as “Virtual Career Fair 2021: The World Awaits” went digital this year.

By Bea Mendoza | Friday, 30 April 2021

To help jumpstart the careers of fresh graduates, companies from  all over the country were invited to hold their own company webinars and consultations during the three-day UP Career Assistance Program (CAP). The virtual fair was held last March 22 to 24 via their official website and Zoom.


Potential employees were given the chance to directly gain insights and advice from industry professionals as top Human Resource (HR) managers in the country hosted their respective company webinars. The company webinars highlighted the importance of the people in the company, emphasizing that the greatest asset of a corporation is its people. 


Furthermore, from internships to full-time jobs or programs, companies also stressed the significance of great leadership, highlighting its impact on both individuals and communities. 


Aside from company webinars, one-on-one consultations were also held for fresh graduates and potential employees.


Companies involved during the three-day virtual career fair are as follows:


Day 1:

  • CDO Foodsphere Inc.
  • Fresenius Kabi
  • Ernst & Young Global Services (Philippines) Inc.
  • Pointwest Innovations Corporation
  • Vistaland & Lifescapes
  • Stolt-Nielsen B.V.
  • Kumu
  • Emma-The Sleep Company
  • PPD
  • Texas Instruments
  • BeautyMNL
  • L’OrealGlobe 
  • Fintech Innovations Inc. (Mynt)
  • Western Digital
  • FactSet
  • Qiagen
  • Ayala Land, Inc.


Day 2:

  • Shapecloud
  • Candid Coffee
  • Plush and Play
  • StartUp Village
  • Teach for the Philippines
  • Nestle
  • MultiplyMii x Escala
  • Inkompass
  • Insight Philippines
  • KPMG R.G. Manabat & Co.
  • RingCentral
  • Shopee
  • ING
  • Nomura Research Institute
  • Unilever
  • Colgate-Palmolive
  • Accenture
  • Northern Trust
  • SEAOIL PHilippines, Inc.
  • First Gen


Day 3: 

  • Philippine National Bank
  • Builtable
  • Altitude Games
  • Philippine Statistics Authority
  • The Plastic Flamingo
  • UnionBank
  • JPMC
  • Mondelez
  • Stellar Philippines
  • MSCI
  • P&G
  • JPMC
  • ZALORA Philippines
  • Home Credit
  • EastWestBank
  • Uniqlo
  • Unilab
  • Coca-Cola Beverages Philippines, Inc.
  • Isla Lipana & Co.
  • Scheider Electric
  • Metrobank and Trust Company


UP CAP is also organizing another culminating activity titled "EnCAPsulate 2021: Ride the Wave," which aims to broaden the job hunting journey of students and fresh graduates.


The schedule of events for EnCAPsulate 2021 is as follows: 

  • Intern Panel Discussion on April 29, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Virtual Mixer, an event which offers students a chance to connect with company representatives from various industries in an intimate networking event via Zoom on April 30 from 3:45 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Students and fresh graduates who are interested in participating may pre-register now at https: // 


UP CAP Career Fair 2021 is the country’s first online career fair spearheaded by the UP Career Assistance Program, a student-based non-profit organization from University of the Philippines Diliman.

This article was originally published on April 26, 2021 at The Benildean's Facebook page. Click here to view the Facebook post.

Last updated: Monday, 3 May 2021