Smartworld teams up with American University of Sharjah to increase ICT talent pool in the UAE
Furthering its commitment to increasing the availability of IT talent in the region, Smartworld a leading next-generation ICT services provider announced today that it has opened its summer internship and training program to UAE and non-UAE national students. The program aims to encourage students to participate in today’s global workforce and gain economic independence. Additionally, Smartworld has teamed up with American University of Sharjah (AUS) to recruit students who will be employed across various departments within the company.
As part of the program, Smartworld’s team of seasoned professionals will provide interns with hands-on experience in a wide range of fields including information & communications technology, marketing, public relations, finance and human resources for a period of two months.
Eyad Shihabi, CEO of Smartworld said, “This initiative highlights Smartworld’s commitment to the region and development of students in the Arab world. We believe that this extensive program will help students gain strong business skills that they can use to develop successful careers, while they are introduced to our highly experienced team of professionals. We are glad to work with AUS and would like to encourage students from other colleges to apply and benefit from Smartworld’s Internship and Summer Training program.”
Dr. Yousef Al-Assaf, Dean of the College of Engineering, American University of Sharjah said, “Offering our students sound internship opportunities is a vital part in preparing our students and allows them to gain practical experiences as well as enhance their teaming, communication, and critical thinking and innovation skills. Our partnership with Smartworld is a major step to achieve such goals”.
Dr. Fadi Aloul, Associate Professor of Computer Engineering and Internship Facilitator, American University of Sharjah said, “These students comprise the workforce of tomorrow and such initiatives give them opportunities to gain experience while still in college and in turn help organizations to hire competent and experienced professionals. We value Smartworld’s efforts to develop the skills of students through this summer program.”
Students who wish to know more about Smartworld’s summer internship and training program can send their queries to Shurooq.firstname.lastname@example.org.