Ooredoo Myanmar announces paid apprenticeship program

Ooredoo Myanmar announced training opportunities in digital and telecommunications to final year students and fresh graduates from Myanmar Technological Universities through the Digital Apprenticeship Program.
Ooredoo digital apprenticeship programOoredoo said the 3-month paid apprenticeship program aims to provide the skills, knowledge and experience to local young talents for careers in digital and telecommunication sector in Myanmar.

After the 3-month apprenticeship program, outstanding trainees from the program will be selected to join the 2-year employment Graduate Training Program at Ooredoo Myanmar.

“The digital apprenticeship program is one of our efforts to develop the young generation by providing experience and knowledge in digital and telecommunications sector,” Jeremiah Ratadhi, chief human resources officer of Ooredoo Myanmar said.

The first apprentices of this program are final year students and fresh graduates from the University of Information Technology, Yangon Technology University (Insein), Technology University (HmawBi), West Yangon Technological University (Hlaing Thar Yar), and University of Computer Studies Yangon (Shwe Pyi Thar).

Based on the applications, the quality of selected students was measured by their academic achievements for example – GPA of 3.5 and above or aggregate 80 percent above score in subjects.

As the second step, applicants are required to take the Language Proficiency test. Following that, the applicants are required to pass interviews with authorized persons from respective departments. Depending on the available positions, the chosen students selected their top 3 preferred areas.

With the matching process based on the student’s profile and interest, the students are also required to pass a final interview session with respective OML Leaders from Consumer, Digital and Technology Team.

“Working in the telecommunications company is my dream. That’s why I applied for the program and finally got selected as a product specialist at Ooredoo Myanmar,” Mg Zayar Lin Htet, final year student from Technological University, Hmawbi explained.