Mr Sharif Shaharudeen never expected the journey towards his first job to be so arduous.
Last year, he graduated with a first-class honours degree in aeronautical engineering from the University of Glasgow’s aeronautical engineering degree programme at the Singapore Institute of Technology with solid internship experience under his belt.
But the aerospace industry was negatively impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic that slashed demand for commercial flights.
Suddenly, the 25-year-old found himself in a precarious position.
“Initially, I was in denial. Based on my performance at university, I thought I wouldn’t have a problem finding a job – even if the pay was lower than before the pandemic,” he said.
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