About UP CAPES
A service organization by the students and for the students.
The UP Career Assistance Program for Engineering Students is a service organization by the students and for the students. Working hand-in-hand with the College of Engineering, it designs and hosts events that produce competent, self-assured graduates who shape their respective fields. Holding service and excellence above all, our passionate members strive to create valuable new opportunities that are accessible and attainable by every engineering student. Through our yearly Career Events Series and the Engineering Jobfair, we equip students with vital skills, connections, and exposure needed to qualify for their dream jobs.
Our beneficiaries include the Engineering Student Council, the Engineering Admin, and the UP CAPES Grantees.Watch our 25th Anniversary video >
UP CAPES is the country's premier career-oriented organization that, through the commitment of its competent and unified members, positions the UP College of Engineering as a globally competitive institution geared towards nation building.
UP CAPES instills in its members the values of competence, commitment, and community, to empower them in creating opportunities through relevant campaigns and effective programs for the holistic development of the college, in dynamic partnership with its esteemed affiliates.
For years, the UP Career Assistance Program for Engineering Students has stood on the forefront of creating opportunities and opening doors for the Filipino Engineer. On its 27th year, UP CAPES continues on this path of raising a generation of engineers geared towards national service and development. It is the hope of CAPES to leave a lasting mark on the country, to bring a sense of service to the generations of engineering students to come. This is not just an advocacy but what UP CAPES lives and thrives upon, it is our purpose. As not just students but as Iskolars ng Bayan, there is a greater calling to serve the nation and bring forth a better tomorrow. UP CAPES, Engineering the Filipino Future.Watch the EFF campaign video >
THE EXECUTIVE BOARD A.Y. 2020-2021
ANDREA ONGLAOExecutive Vice President
VINZ GODirector for College Relations
ELAINE QUEDirector for Internal Operations
ANDY CONCEJEROVice President for Information Systems
ELLICE GARCIAVice President for Logistics and Operations
ANDREW BRANDON ONGVice President for Marketing
JACINTA SACROVice President for Publicity and Publications
DANICA MEDELDirector for Internal Information Systems
MATHENA ANGELESDirector for External Information Systems
LEILANI YUDirector for Data Management and Analytics
CAITLIN TORDESILLASDirector for Career Development
COLA COBARRUBIASDirector for Career Networking
ANDRE TIUDirector for External Relations
JOSHUA DELA SIERRADirector for Marketing Operations
GAB ACHACOSODirector for Career Development
JANELLA PERALTADirector for Career Networking
DAVE TANADirector for Technicals
HISTORY OF UP CAPES
1991CAPES was started as a project by the Engineering Student Council ‘91-’92
1992The first Jobfair, then called Expo, was held featuring twelve companies and institutions
2007UP CAPES was formally recognized as an official organization of the College of Engineering
2013The I Am the Philippine Engineer campaign, CAPES Card, and Company Mixer were launched
2015CAPES Grants was established and was called Engineering Fighting Fund in AY ‘16-’17
2017The Engineering the Filipino Future campaign was launched