Careers UAE 2020

Careers UAE, now in its 20th edition has established itself as the UAE’s leading Recruitment and Training Exhibition.

An event that enables talented UAE Nationals in all fields to meet directly with recruiters and hiring managers from top employers from private and public sector. At Careers UAE, visitors can secure job opportunities, meet the employers, gather market information, source new training opportunities, attend workshops and seminars.

This year’s theme is ‘FUTURE OF YOU” and is set to see the future of your professional self (creating your own personal brand). Careers UAE will provide Emirati youth with the tools to get Internships, professional training and take part in interactive activities to become better prepared for what the future of work holds.

Careers UAE is a hub to attract Emirati talents of Future. Participate and be ready for the Future Talent!

The show attracted 18,000+ Emirati graduates and professionals at 2019 show. A proven platform to empower UAE nationals and support Emiratisation initiative which is a major focus of Federal agenda. If you need to work on your Emiratisation programme then this show is for you. Be part of Careers UAE 2020 special edition, celebrating 20 years of attracting Emirati talent and helping companies achieve Emiratisation goals.

Medyaf Industry Nationalisation Initiative

Careers UAE collaborates with the Medyaf Industry Nationalisation initiative from the Dubai College of Tourism (DCT)

To meet the ambitious goals outlined in our Tourism Vision 2020, the objective is to increase the number of Emiratis working in tourist-facing roles by 2020. The Dubai College of Tourism, established by DTCM, runs the Medyaf Industry Nationalisation initiative and its goal is to increase the number of Emiratis working in tourist-facing roles by 2020, as outlined in Dubai’s Tourism Vision 2020.

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Internship Zone

We have an amazing opportunity this year for all our valued exhibitors. You don’t want to miss it !

Careers UAE 2020 will be launching a new Internship platform for all exhibitors to grab the right skilled Fresh Graduate Emiratis

Studies have shown that the big challenge that new graduates face when applying for the first job is lack of experiences. It is no longer enough just to have a good degree. Relevant work experience via an internship is a necessity as qualification for their future career. Young Emirati graduates need direction in choosing their career path and Internship is the way forward. Internship help to secure that experience after graduation which is very important as real work experience matters. is the official Internship Platform Partner at Careers UAE 2020.



This is the first step towards Emiratisation!

For more details about the Internship platform please download Internship Flier.


Talent Hunt 

Talent Hunt 

Oliv & Careers UAE have teamed up to give you an opportunity to meet the hiring managers of some of the leading companies in the UAE in a speed interview format. This year, you will find one key employer in each sector and you will have the chance to interview on the day for an internship, graduate or full-time position. 

Not comfortable interviewing on the spot? No worries, the team at Oliv will guide you and share some of their most successful hiring tips! 

Career Consultation

Career Consultation

Are you an ambitious individual who is looking to get employed, but doesn’t really know where to start? What are the best practices? Which tools and methods are actually effective? There’s an endless amount of information online, and everyone’s telling you different things. Who do you listen to?

Trained experts from will be at the event specifically to help you with any of your career inquiries. They can help you figure out the factors influencing your career progression, and help you assess your interests, abilities, and values, and ultimately set you on the right path. 

CV Clinic 

CV Clinic 

When it comes to the recruitment process, your very first impression is the most important one. And you only have around 6 seconds to make a good one. So, you really have to put your best foot forward. As they say, “the first step is half the journey.” But, what if you’ve gone through your CV multiple times and feel like it still needs some work and you’re a bit stuck, then you can always consider seeking professional help. That’s where comes in.’s consultants will be available to help you maximize your chances of landing a job offer by reviewing your most essential career tool (your CV!) and to provide you with tips and insights on enhancing your CV.

Career Future

Career Future

There are so many things happening around us, so much opportunity within our reach, but which one is the right one? Where do you see yourself in the future? Do you have a dream job, but can’t picture what it might look like when you’ve made it? Get a glimpse into the future and see what your dream job will look like with’s caricature artist. You have a chance to sit and watch it all unfold as we draw your likeness in a fast and fun way. Who doesn’t want a portrait of themselves, achieving everything they want? Not to mention that a caricature portrait is something you can take home to remember this special occasion! 

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  • You might have some spare time after dinner or during your afternoon hours to send out some job applications to positions that attract you, but guess what? 

  • Job search process consists of ; networking, building a CV ,online profile, looking for vacancies, and finally applying to the ones that fit our qualifications and waiting for the employers to reply.
  • If you want to talk about ghosting, let's talk about jobs you applied for and never got accepted nor rejected by the employer…not cool.  

  • Writing a strong CV that will make you stand out from the crowd is a bit challenging. Let me give you my personal experience about writing my own CV; I struggled.

  • So maybe you just secured an interview, or you're waiting on that call from the employer to schedule one, and you want to be prepared to wow the employer… Well, you're in the right place!
  • How long? How long is it going to take to get that job you always wanted? How long is it going to take for employers to realize how perfect you are for the job?

  • As a job seeker who faces tough competition in the market, you should already know how important it is to keep your ears and eyes wide-open for any potential career opportunity.

  • Are you an ambitious fresh graduate who is looking to get employed, but don't really know how? How do you get started? 

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