Rami Khalaf with studentsAlumnus and Facebook software engineer Rami Khalaf (third from right) took resumés from students interested in careers with the social media giant.

Facebook software engineer meets with students

More than 75 students of computer science, engineering, and mathematics attended a special lunch-and-learn session Wednesday, organized by Career Development & Experiential Learning and the School of Computer Science.

Attendees heard UWindsor alumnus and Facebook software engineer Rami Khalaf (BSc 2014) speak candidly about his career path and how it led from the University of Windsor to one of the world’s largest tech companies.

Khalaf shared information such as the types of skills that companies are looking for and how to prepare for an interview. Afterwards, he took questions from students and surprised a lucky few with Facebook swag.

“I’m happy to be back to share my experience with students at UWindsor,” said Khalaf. “I’m hoping to see more UWin students at Facebook, building communities and bringing the world closer together!”

He accepted student resumés for internship, co-op, and full-time opportunities, adding that the company is in a hiring phase and that students should apply online as well.

“Events like these, hosted by UWindsor alumni, help current students visualize where their career path may lead after graduation.” said Judy Bornais, executive director of the Office of Experiential Learning.

—Sarah Overton

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