In order to more vigorously help Taiwanese companies, domestic and overseas, and research institutes recruiting talents from the U.S., and as a follow-up of a visit to Boston by a talent recruitment mission organized by MOEA in Sep. 2016, MOEA signed an MOU on talent recruitment with Brandeis University on Thursday, December 22, 2016 at the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Boston (TECO in Boston). Peter T. L. Shih, Economic Director of TECO in Boston and Andrea Dine, Executive Director, Hiatt Career Center of Brandeis University signed the MOU on behalf of MOEA and the Brandeis University respectively. Scott Lai, Director-General of TECO in Boston, witnessed the signing.
Based on the MOU, MOEA, represented by the Department of Investment Services (DOIS), and Brandeis University, represented by its Hiatt Career Center, will embark on cooperation on recruiting talents for Taiwanese companies and research institutes as well as on helping Brandeis students and alumni who are interested in working and developing a career in Taiwan and those oversea branches of Taiwanese multinationals. The cooperative measures include information and personnel exchange related to specific Taiwanese enterprises and talent recruitment, assisting each other in the provision of recruitment meetings or activities, and assistance from MOEA to Brandeis University in the form of face-to-face meetings with Taiwanese enterprises and institutes should its Hiatt Center organize groups of talent to travel to Taiwan.
This MOU is the first of its kind signed between MOEA and a renowned U.S. research university. Brandeis has been ranked among the top 35 national universities by U.S. News & World Report every year since its inception in 1948.