Four Japanese Companies Offer Summer Internships to Masdar Institute Students
WAM Abu Dhabi, May 27th, 2012 (WAM) -- Four leading Japanese corporations are offering summer internship opportunities for UAE national students in Japan, the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology announced today.
Five UAE national graduates from the Foundation program and First year M.Sc. have been selected to participate in this program that runs from 27 May - 9 August. The internship experience is being coordinated by Japan International Cooperation Center (JICE), and supported by the Japan's Ministry of Economy, Technology and Industry (METI).
UAE national student Sultan Al Kaabi will do his internship with Chiyoda Corporation on electrical engineering for renewable energy facilities and industrial plants, while Abdulla Al Shamsi will work with JGC Corporation (Nikki) on energy management systems for development and promotion of business and technology in the fields of CO2 capture, renewable energy and smart communities. Mohamed Al Hadhrami's internship at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries will address the simulation of the electrification of transportation in Abu Dhabi, while Reem Al Junaibi will be trained to work on Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' clean mobility simulator. Mozah Al Zeyoudi, on the other hand, will work with Toray Industries on water treatment techniques.
The five Masdar Institute students were invited by Tatsuo Watanabe, Japanese Ambassador to the UAE, and his wife for a dinner reception recently. Dr. Amy Wohlert, Executive Director of General Education and Student Affairs, Masdar Institute, was also present on the occasion.
The students have begun their internship with the Japanese International Cooperation Centre.
Dr. Amy Wohlert, Executive Director of General Education and Student Affairs, Masdar Institute, said: "The internship program in Japan provides the students with an opportunity to gain access to some of the global leaders in technology, especially in the environment and engineering sectors. Such programs equip the students with special expertise and help them to become full-fledged professionals.
"We acknowledge the proactive measures initiated by JICE to establish this internship program and we thank the UAE's wise leadership for guiding us in providing diverse learning opportunities for developing Emirati talent." WAM/AM