As part of the Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) 5th International Career Week, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering hosted General Electric (GE) Healthcare Turkey Representative Volkan Akcan.
Akcan, who graduated from EMU Electrical & Electronic Engineering Department in 2004, came together with students of the department sharing his professional experiences. In his speech, Akcan stated that he became successful in exams and job interviews, thanks to his education at EMU. He noted that as a result of the medium of instruction being English and the education environment being multi-cultural, he obtained the opportunity to receive in-service training abroad and the chance to improve himself in a global corporation like GE.
Akcan, who provided information to the large number of students and academicians about biomedical device design and their working principles, continued his speech by underlining how his extensive technical education at EMU helped his development in his professional business life.
Akcan also shared information about GE Healthcare and his area of expertise, stating that GE Healthcare employs mainly engineers and student interns. Explaining how these internship or job applications should be made, Akcan gave recommendations to prospective electrical engineers on how to accomplish their goals in professional and educational life. At the end of the event, Elecrical & Electronic Engineering Department Chair Prof. Dr. Hasan Demirel presented Volkan Akcan a Lefkara panel peculiar to Cyprus.