Emirates Group concludes a successful UAE Careers Fair

Dubai, UAE, 23 September 2022 – The Emirates Group wrapped-up another successful UAE Careers Fair with over 5,000 applications received to fill the exciting job opportunities offered to UAE Nationals.

The most sought-after opportunity at the Fair was the Graduate Training Programme which received over 1,900 applications, reflecting the dedication and ambitions of Emirati youth as they look to embark on their professional journeys in aviation. In addition, over 1,300 UAE Nationals applied for roles as Customer Service Professionals, attracted by the Emirates Group’s impeccable credentials and reputation for being a global leader in customer service. Once onboarded and trained, these professionals will help support the Group’s airport operations at Dubai International.

Over 300 applications were received for the Technology (IT) Graduate Programme, which support the nation’s agenda to build a skilled technology talent pool, and is also in line with the Emirates Group’s own requirements to recruit IT experts in a range of exciting roles. Successful candidates will undergo 2 years of extensive on-job training, during which they will be exposed to real time projects with the support of a mentor.  The Group also received a substantial amount of applications for the operational roles including National cabin crew and cadet programmes.

Emirati high school graduates were also offered support for their future development with The UAE National Scholarship Programme, which saw a strong response from graduates who applied to further their education in various fields including Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science, Aviation Management, Finance and Supply Chain.

A large number of instant interviews took place at the Emirates Group stand during the three-day Fair, where applicants were met by the recruitment professionals from the Group’s Emiratisation team to validate their experience and competence for customer service roles. Several Emirati professionals from across the Group also participated in the event. They shared their experiences and welcomed aspiring candidates to learn more about the job offerings and the application process.

The Emirates Group is committed to cultivating its UAE National talent, with a robust strategy in place that offers numerous growth and development pathways - from  sourcing talented Emiratis to skills training and development, and opportunities for them to fill a variety of roles across different departments. The Group has been a proud participant of UAE Careers for decades and continues to provide a variety of exciting career prospects for Emiratis at every edition of the Fair.