About 30 percent of employers look for ISTU graduates
Research Service of HeadHunter rated Irkutsk universities, the graduates of which are in demand of employers. According to analysts of the company HeadHunter, employers are often looking for experts in the field of manufacturing, construction and sales, graduates of ISTU (29% of the total number of requests). Other two leaders are ISU and BSUEL.
According to the Head of the departmnet of distribution of young professionals of ISTU, Diana Arkhipova, it is expected that this year Irkutsk Technical University will release 2,205 professionals, and today 2817 applications from employers has already received. Employers prefer graduates of ISTU, graduated from the Institute of surface management (expected release – 348, applications - 586). The most popular specialty of this year is "Geological survey, prospecting and exploration of solid minerals." The demand of employers for graduates, who study this specialty, is in five times greater than the supply: 53 applications for 11 graduates. Mine surveyors are also in high demand: 56 applications for 21 graduates.
Institute of aircraft machine engineering and transport plans to release 292 people this year, and we received for more than one hundred applications (392). Employers sent 65 requests for 18 graduates due to the specialty "Mechanical Engineering". The Institute of Architecture and Construction anticipates the release of 434 people, applications - 546. It is observed special demand of specialists in industrial and civil construction - 113 applications for 76 graduates. The energy subdepartment has already received 255 applications for 175 graduates.
For comparison: in 2012, 2716 people became the graduates of ISTU, and the number of applications was 3528. 2473 of them are employed, the rest continue their education, serve in the Russian army, or are on leave to care for a child. In the past year, graduates of the Institute of surface management (691 application for 361 people) and the Institute of aircraft machine engineering and transport (472 applications for 331 graduate) were particularly in demand in the labor market.