“At PTCL, we believe in contributing towards the socio-economic progress of the country through various community development initiatives and we would continue exploring innovative ways like this to serve the society”, said Walid Irshaid, President & CEO PTCL.
“I am confident that such programs should play an important role in capacity building and nourishment of country’s human capital and future leaders”, he further added.
PTCL Launches Paid Internship Program 2016 for Youth One Year
50 top performers of 2013 batch were also offered an opportunity to work as full-time employees at PTCL, while 100 interns were hired by various organizations upon completion of the one year term. The rigorous and challenging program also led to 283 more interns getting jobs during the continuity of the program.
This year another batch comprising of 500 interns has been selected after going through the assessment process. The successful interns have joined the program, with an increased stipend amounting to Rs. 15,000 per month.
This highly structured and elaborate program provides the youth an opportunity to work on the state-of-the-art technological platforms and exposure to best business practices, under the tutelage of industry gurus. Dubbed as Triple E, based on the principles of Engagement, Encouragement, and Evolution, this program ensures that these youngsters are imparted a thorough grounding for succeeding in the intensely competitive corporate world.
Under this meticulously designed program last year, 500 university graduates were selected through a competitive process which provides them an opportunity to learn and enhance their skill sets by working on various real-life business challenges. To make the young graduates financially independent, handsome stipend is also provided during the course of the internship.
Being the largest integrated telecom operator of the country, PTCL has always been aware of its obligation towards giving back to the society and community. This commitment is manifest in various socially responsible initiatives that form a distinctive feature of company’s corporate thinking and philosophy.