The National Institute of Geological Sciences (NIGS) at the University of the Philippines is a multi-disciplinary forum for the study of processes that shape the Earth. The institution has been the prime producer of professionals in the fields of geochemistry, solid-earth geophysics, volcanology, volcano-tectonics, marine geology, hydrogeology, and paleontology.
Yearly NIGS invites various mining companies to join their annual “job fair” for their students. Every end of the school year, this event is held for graduating students to help them select the best companies, enabling them to obtain the best career in their chosen fields.
Graduating students who attended the NIGS Job Fair in UP Diliman
Among the Mining companies who attended the job fair at the University of the Philippines in Diliman Quezon city is Oceanagold Philippines,Inc.( OGPI) which operates the Didipio Gold-Copper Project in Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya ,represented by Exploration Vice President Michael Roache who also presented OGPI’s potential as a responsible mining company and a prospective employer for many budding geologist.
Oceanagold Vice President for Exploration Michael Roache discussing OGPI’s success as a company and possible employment opportunities with the students, guests and visitors
Students from the University of the Philippines assisted by OGPI’s Senior Administrator Vilma Ocromas applying for a job vacancies.