Tibetan Career Center (TCC) program of Youth Empowerment Support (YES) section, Department of Home, CTA goes virtual with its youth related program

The Tibetan Career Center (TCC), a unit of youth empowerment support, Dept. of Home- Central Tibetan Administration has initiated various virtual activities and youth related programs in the face of ongoing pandemic. Many of the Tibetan Career Center (TCC) program will go virtual in the coming months.

Tibetan Career Center’s Counselling cum placement cell has been attending the counselling queries and providing counselling support to the Tibetan youth virtually by phone calls, emails, or through social media. The Counselling section has so far conducted 7 live streaming in Instagram hosted by TCC’s Head Consultant & Mentor on various topics under Career Awareness Program ((CAP) & Youth Motivational Talks. The live streaming was later uploaded on the official face book account and YouTube channel of TCC for a larger audiences. Q&A were also held online.

The youth motivational talk (YMT) is designed to expose Tibetan youth to different conventional and unconventional professions where the resource person shares a story of his/her experience, life struggle and journey. The theme of YMT program is “Sharing stories and multiplying hopes” as it seeks to inspire and motivate the youth to pursue their dream. Since April, the following Career Awareness Program and Youth Motivational Talk programs were conducted:

  1. Introduction of TCC and its program/ opportunities.
  2. Introduction of Youth Empowerment Support (YES) programs and opportunities.
  3. Information of various scholarships available” in collaboration with a representative of Global Tibetan Students’ Union (GTSU).
  4. YMT with Ms. Tsering Yangzom (Delhi based Yoga Trainer)
  5. YMT with Mr. Tenzin Samdup (Pro-Footballer at Kashmir FC)
  6. YMT with Mr. Tenzin Migmar (Founder, Upside Down Dance & fitness Studio)

“Very good and informative” Mr. Kunchok Migmar commented on TCC Facebook post.

The Career Consultant of TCC also released a tutorial video on “Cover letter & Resume writing” in Tibetan language as a part of employability skills development program since building a good cover letter accompanied by resume is critical component of job-search strategy.

Mr. Tenzin Paljor in TCC’s Instagram page commented; “It’s very important to know what one is made for and to give enthusiasm on your passion.”

Mentoring service is a newly introduced program at TCC. TCC’s Mentor is engaged in mentoring 4-6 mentees by providing assistance ranging from mental health to employment generation with a hand-holding support. This mentoring support is provided for a longer duration by forging a close association with a mentee to fully understand his/her situation and accordingly provide a best guidance/advice.