17 May 2019
(Yangon, 17th May 2019) MPT, Myanmar’s first and leading telecommunications operator with over 23 million subscribers today announced that it has accepted 396 final-year students from 29 Technological and Computer Universities who have secured coveted positions as interns. MPT’s nationwide internship program 2019 which begins from 6 May to 28 June, will be conducted by MPT’s local experts at MPT’s Head Office and training center as well as state and regional offices. MPT co-operated together with the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Transport and Communications, the program will be a beneficial opportunity for the students to hone their development as the country’s next generation of telecommunications leaders.
The students from 17 states and regions, from a total of (253) participating and Yangon, from a total of (143) participating Technological and Computer Universities, will be given the chance to tour MPT facilities to gain practical insights on telecommunications operations and undergo training exercises to receive exposure to industry-relevant knowledge including the management and maintenance of modern network systems.
This year MPT will accept 15 interns from Yangon have been selected among 143 interns who participating in Yangon, to continue for more effective program and on-job training at MPT’s Network Operation Center (NOC) which is located at Alone Township, Yangon.
“MPT Internship Program has launched starting from 2018 and we have accepted altogether 1,300 final-year students from nationwide Technological and Computer Universities and shared to improve the workplace skills and industrial knowledge. This year also we are very delighted to give internship opportunities for university students through our internship program that will gain more practical skills and academic experience with real workplace insights toward their bright careers. Through this program,15 interns will work alongside MPT’s experienced local and international colleagues on on-going projects, across a variety of functions at MPT’s Network Operation Center (NOC). Proudly would like to congratulate all the students who have been selected and are excited to be welcoming them soon in our next movements” said U Myint Thein Tun, Deputy Chief Operating Officer of MPT-KSGM Joint Operations.
During the MPT’s Nationwide Internship Program 2019, students will be undertaking orientation, health, safety and environment (HSE) awareness and information security training, essential business skills training, and technical training. From there, students will be divided into smaller groups to do further work relevant to their areas of expertise before final presentation.
“We do always aware of the difference between academic atmosphere and on-ground operation experiences. This program, empowered as an intern at MPT, help us to achieve practical experience in subjects that were taught in our university such as Networking, Fixed Line and Mobile Networks. Deeply thankful to MPT’s Appreciation on technological students like us and also request to carry these action in next education years. After all of this, it’s worth following the academic path way because of MPT, Myanmar first leading telecommunication operator” said Mg Pyae Sone Zaw, a final year student majoring in Electronics Communication of Technological University (Mandalay).
As a responsible business organization, MPT is keep focusing on the development of younger generations in every area which it worked on and also the big step of the objectives among various actions. MPT will continue to expand the collaboration with MOE and MOTC in the future.
For more information about the program and MPT’s various actions aligning with key CSR Pillars, please find at www.mpt.com.mm and, any other information about this program, call 106, or contact us on Facebook at facebook.com/mptofficialpage.