PTCL completed Second Batch of Internship program 2014
Karachi (Press Release / Monday, February 2, 2015) – Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited’s (PTCL) landmark project of developing the youth through its Triple~E Program continues for the 3rd consecutive year. Batch 2 of the program was concluded successfully, where over 400 graduates from all across the country benefited.
The Triple~E Program provides a year-long opportunity to fresh graduates for learning and development through hands-on training, live projects, job rotations, exposure to a fast-paced corporate culture and cutting-edge information and communication technologies.
Syed Mazhar Hussain, PTCL Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO) along with 2nd batch of interns at the concluding ceremony of PTCL Triple-E One year paid internship program.
The program enables Enrichment, Encouragement and Evolution through a highly structured learning and engagement system implemented and improved every year, so that young graduates can compete in today’s highly competitive job environment confidently and professionally.
The program is one of the most successful Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives in the country. Recently PTCL held closing ceremonies for the second batch of Triple~E graduates in all major cities of the country.
Syed Mazhar Hussain, Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO) PTCL, while speaking at the occasion said, “PTCL firmly believes in the capacity building of youth and play an active role in accelerating the economic progress of the country. This program shall empower Pakistani youth to seek better and brighter future for themselves.”
“We are also creating an alumni network for all the graduating batches of Triple~E, so that we stay connected with them, to see them growing in their careers and share updates about PTCL’s business operations, culture and matching job opportunities for them emerging in the future,” added Mazhar Hussain.
This year’s training included 198 learning sessions comprising of functional and soft skill trainings, nearly 600 individual live projects, more than 200 job rotations as well as regular feedback and career counseling sessions.
Owing to the high quality of talent groomed, PTCL has already offered a healthy percentage of the top performers an opportunity to work as full-time employees with PTCL. So far nearly 200 interns have secured employment during and after the completion of their internship tenure.
The third batch of Triple~E interns has also been selected from thousands of applications received and interviews undertaken across the country. The initiative reflects PTCL’s commitment towards corporate responsibility initiatives and vision of developing the youth.