Participants of Kerek Adam Project Undertaking Paid Internship

Senior students and graduates of Kazakh vocational education institutions and universities majoring in technical specializations are undertaking internships in large enterprises of the country. 10 of them are doing a paid internship at the Aktobe rail and beam plant as part of the Kerek adam social and educational project.

Madina Kambar, a graduate of the Karaganda State Industrial University believes that such projects help young professionals to unleash their potential.

“Having a solid work experience related to your field of study is very important. This is a good opportunity to learn, to see by yourself how everything operates, to apply your knowledge into practice. Plus, besides salary we are also get paid a scholarship,” said Participant of Social and Educational Project, Madina Kambar.

The Kerek Adam social and educational project has been launched by the Development Bank of Kazakhstan in cooperation with Taiburyl Public Association. Its main purpose is to maintain the interest of young people in technical specialties, help them to gain a professional experience and show to the potential employers their potential.

“The Bank has been implementing the largest industrial projects, so the development of the engineering and technical potential is an important in contribution in this direction. This is an integral and important step as part of the corporate social responsibility as well,” said Head of Human Resources Department of Development Bank of Kazakhstan, Zamira Nishanova.

14 young people, who studied nuclear physics, space engineering and technology, automation and control, petroleum engineering at universities and vocational educational institutions, have already completed paid internships at the Kazakh leading enterprises. The best interns of the Aktobe rail and beam plant after completing their internships will be able get permanent jobs at the enterprise.