Indeed, there is more to an engineer than just book knowledge. Soft skills are essential if one wants to be competitive and holistic in the job market. An African saying goes, ‘One does not test the depth of a river with both feet’. One can simply not rely on theoretical knowledge alone to be marketable in the jobs space.
If you are that person who is curious enough to discover what lies beyond what you learn in class, then the Corporates committee is for you. It aims to inculcate the student with skills such as entrepreneurial skills, communication skills among others. In learning of these usually ignored and yet very important soft skills, you grow not only as an engineer but holistically as a person.