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Prestigious INSPIRE Internship program commences for the second year
11/07/2014


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Three (3) students from the Institut Teknologi Brunei (ITB) and one (1) student from Politeknik Brunei (PB) left for Singapore to undergo the six-month internship program at various ICT companies in Singapore. These students are the recipients of the prestigious INSPIRE program by AITI, which is an internship program that offers the opportunities for students to apply and enhance their knowledge and skills through meaningful work experience and interaction with professional people in a real-life working environment. The INSPIRE Internship Program is

supported by the Department of Economic, Planning and Development (JPKE) and funded under the 10th National Development Plan for Human Capacity Development Program.


The three (3) ITB students namely Lim Tze Yee, Siti Noora’zam Binti Haji Abdul Kadir and Farah Nabila Binti Dr Haji Muhd Hadi,undertaking Degree in ICT will be attached to Cicada Cube Pte Ltd, Standices Pte Ltd and Techsailor Pte Ltd respectively whereas the PB student, Md Dzulhakim Ilham Bin Hj Md Yassin who currently undertaking Advanced Diploma in Information Systems and Technology will be attached to Hello Technology Pte Ltd. Throughout the internship period, these students will be involved in various ICT projects such as software engineering development, programming using Javascript, SQL, C++, biometric software development, big data analysis and social media applications development.


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Present to bid them farewell yesterday at the Brunei International Airport were Awang Adi Shamsul bin Hj Sabli, Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Prime Minister’s Office and AITI’s Authority Member, AITI’s senior management, senior officials from Institut Teknologi Brunei (ITB) as well as Politeknik Brunei (PB).


The students were awarded the INSPIRE Internship Program in a signing and award ceremony on 24 June 2014.  The ceremony included the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between AITI and Politeknik Brunei (PB) as well as the signing of INSPIRE award agreement between AITI and six (6) successful students.  The other two (2) students from Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) will depart from Brunei Darussalam next month when they start their internship program in Singapore on 4 August 2014.

 

AITI hopes that upon completion of the program, the INSPIRE Award recipients will gain valuable working experience which will better prepare them to join the local workforce when they eventually graduate from their study in the respective institutions.


For more information on the INSPIRE Internship Program, visit AITI’s website at www.aiti.gov.bn or email to info@aiti.gov.bn