Hefei high-tech zone creates raft of job opportunities

Updated: Jun 2, 2023 chinadaily.com.cn Print
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A major jobs fair offering a whopping 200,000 positions was held at the Hefei Sports Center – located in Hefei city, in East China's Anhui province – on May 29.

The fair saw the participation of 100 influential employers from the Hefei National High-tech Industry Development Zone, or Hefei high-tech zone – covering fields such as artificial intelligence, new materials, high-end equipment and integrated circuits.


Job seekers throng to the fair in the Hefei Sports Center on May 29. [Photo/WeChat ID: zhongguoshenggu111]

The Hefei high-tech zone is home to over 90,000 companies, including 49 national "little giant" companies – those specialized in niche industries with cutting-edge technologies and great growth potential – as well as 2,548 high-tech players and 38 listed business entities.

The zone has been holding jobs fairs, visiting universities nationwide and organizing internships this year to attract future applications from college candidates.

Furthermore, employers based there have extended their recruitment to the student internship front, to strengthen the reserves of new graduates.

For example, the zone attracted some 436 professionals with master's degrees or doctorates at its first software industry internship fair at the Suzhou Institute for Advanced Research, University of Science and Technology of China or USTC in May.

In all, over 30 universities – including the USTC and the Anhui University of Technology – have signed cooperation agreements with the Hefei high-tech zone.

Moving forwards, plans are in motion for the zone to improvise its hiring process, optimize talent exchange networks and provide services to both businesses and job candidates.

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