This year’s annual Career Fair has been held in Kumasi with a call on engineering students to seek out on-field training internships to be well-prepared for their career.
It was organised by the College of Engineering of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Technology (KNUST), and supported by Odebrecht Ghana, an engineering and construction company.
Speaking at the event, Marcus Vianna, Finance and Administrative Manager, Odebrecht Ghana said the company had many career-building opportunities for students including internships and Young Partners programmes specially designed to help students gradually transform in professionals with technical competencies that match international standards.
He said Odebrecht Ghana would continue to support educational activities as a form of investment in the human resource base of this country.
Mr. noted that despite it scope of operations, the company was concerned with the preservation of the environment and was undertaking major projects across the globe to protect it.
Mr. Danilo Trinchao, in charge of People and Finance, Odebrecht Ghana noted that the company was focused on encouraging and motivating students, including females, to learn and overcome challenges, and to pursue careers in the engineering field.
He said this would make them valuable addition to the national human resource base and helping them launch out on a professional career path with international standards”.
Provost of the College of Engineering, Prof. Mark Adom-Asamoah, in his remarks, thanked Odebrecht Ghana for the continued support to the College and the deliberate investment in enhancing the capacity of students of the University.
He requested that Odebrecht Ghana extends opportunities for on-the-field trainings for young lecturers of the College.
By Times Reporter