Launchpad 2021: Blasting off to Career Success

Are you ready to take off?

Reach new heights in your career development as we bring you Launchpad 2021! Commencing on the last day of January 2022, take part in this year’s Launchpad activities as we bring you a week-long series of workshops, consultations, and interactive simulations that will elevate your employability in the job market. 

From January 31 to February 2, attend a series of short talks featuring career coaches and Human Resources (HR) specialists from companies hiring engineering professionals with insights and know-hows on how to kickstart your career journey, ramp up your resume, and ace job interviews with a great first impression. Check out the different topics for our 3-day workshops:


Job Hunting 101 Workshop
January 31 (Monday)

Zoom, Facebook Live, Youtube Live

Talk 1 | Building your personal brand, and Networking

Talk 2 | How to Find A Mentor, How to Start Job Hunting, and How to Know if A Job Fits You

Resume Workshop

February 1 (Tuesday)

Zoom, Facebook Live, Youtube Live

Talk 1 | How to Streamline the Content of your Resume

Talk 2 | Building and optimizing your LinkedIn profile

Interview Workshop

February 2 (Wednesday)

Zoom, Facebook Live, Youtube Live

Talk 1 | How to handle different types of interview questions

Talk 2 | Tips to Improve Communication Skills and How to prepare for interviews

From February 3-4, grab the opportunity to level up your resume and attend mock job interviews to get well-positioned in the job market.

Resume Consultation
February 3 (Thursday)

Zoom, Google Form, Gmail

Improve your resume through the guidance of top-notch HR Professionals! Through 15-minute synchronous sessions and asynchronous resume consultations through email, Resume Consultation will equip you with the fundamentals needed to upgrade your resume.


Interview Simulation
February 4 (Friday)


Practice makes progress! Interview Simulation will provide you with the opportunity to boost your interview performance and receive feedback from career coaches and HR specialist through 30-minute mock interviews.




Launchpad 2021 is open to all UP College of Engineering students! Watch out for our Social Media Challenges from January 17 to February 5 and our Infographics on January 27. Stay tuned to the UP CAPES Facebook page at to get the latest information and updates on upcoming events by the organization.


Written by Gwyn Rozette Escueta