The survey was conducted by SGU to its Bachelor program graduates to alumni class 2015 who graduated in September 2014. Four months after the graduated, questionnaire was sent to the email address of the alumni. Below are some of highlights of the survey result:
Survey indicated that most graduates of class 2015 are employed by both multinational companies and national private companies. Some of the top-tier companies recorded are PT Siemens Indonesia, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), InterContinental Hotel, ISMAYA Group, JW Mariott, MRA Printed Media, Citibank, Deloitte, PT Gajah Tunggal, PT Sampoerna, The Nielsen Company, and many others
The graph indicated that most of the class 2015 secured a job position in less than 1.5 month. The figure that showed no or less waiting period reveals that some of the graduates had already received a job placement even before their graduation time in September 2014.
The graph showed in which range of salary the class of 2015 belong. Most of the survey respondents mentioned that they are offered IDR 4,000,000 to IDR 6,000,000 as a starting salary which is considered as above market’s standard
Industrial Engineering Alumni Sharing 2015: “Man for Others”
Organized by student organization of Industrial Engineering, the event provided platform for alumni to share their experience in searching jobs and building their career. The alumni expressed that one of the strengths of Swiss German University graduates is to be considered to have the same quality with other prestigious universities’ graduates in other countries. This competitiveness are gained from SGU Industrial Engineering curriculum, courses being delivered in English, assignments and projects as well as both local and internship program. During the event, tips on developing attractive Cover Letter & Curriculum Vitae including tricks for interview process were also shared.
Information Technology Alumni Gathering 2014
The Department of Information Technology held Alumni Gathering 2014 on July 4th, 2014 in conjunction with breakfasting event held in SGU Mensa (Food Court). The gathering was attended by Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) and Master of Information Technology (MIT) students as well as lecturers. Sharing session was delivered by BIT Alumni, Randy, Herbert, Ivan and Michael, founders of IT Consultant company JKOS. During the gathering, BIT Alumni Association was also formed selecting Michael (BIT batch 2006) as President and Harmando Taufik Gemilang (BIT batch 2010) as Vice President.
International Business Administration Alumni Gathering 2014
The International Business Administration (IBA) held IBA Alumni Gathering 2014 on June 14th, 2014 participated by IBA department Batch 2000 – 2009, providing an opportunity for opportunity for SGU IBA alumni to return to their roots, fellowship and to catch up with one another and the extended community at large.
In the gathering, the alumni attended a valuable seminar titled “The Importance of Networking”. The seminar speakers were Dr. Rachman Sjarief, Dipl. –ing, Mr. Gunawan Zuardi, MT., and Mr. Roestiandi Tsamanov. There were also several fun activities for the alumni, such as the stand-up comedy by Mr. Irvan Kartawiria and Mr. Hery Sutanto from the SGU stand-up comedy club. With the establishment of SIAA and its organizational structure in the near future, it would be more convenient for the alumni to organize social events and publish newsletters or magazines. SIAA will also be beneficial for the alumni as it helps them maintain connections to Swiss German University and fellow graduates. Additionally, SIAA will provide a forum to form new friendships and business relationships with people from similar backgrounds.