Bahri hosts internship program in Dubai to equip students with maritime industry skills

Wednesday 19 June 2019
Dubai - MENA Herald:

Bahri, a global leader in logistics and transportation, has announced the expansion of its ‘Bahri Cooperative Training Program,’ which is being held annually in Riyadh, to the UAE. The program offers two-month on-site practical experience to ambitious undergraduate students from Saudi Arabia and other GCC countries.

As part of the internship program, which got underway on 16 June at Bahri’s office in Dubai, the trainees will be assigned a number of tasks and responsibilities and have the opportunity to develop a comprehensive understanding of the various aspects of Bahri’s operations and the maritime industry in general. Bahri will also host regular ‘Meet The Expert’ sessions during the program to help the trainees gain specialist insights into a range of functions in the company.

Commenting on the internship program, Hisham Alkhaldi, Chief Support Officer, Bahri, said: “As a committed organization, Bahri has been spearheading efforts aimed at future-proofing the logistics and transportation business in the region and driving localization through the empowerment of the local youth with the right skills and knowledge. The launch of our annual Bahri Cooperative Training Program in Dubai represents an important milestone in our vision to foster future leadership for the maritime sector in the Kingdom and the wider region. We are confident that the program will help expose the participating students to the corporate work environment and to a variety of employment opportunities.”

The students will receive hands-on training with support from Bahri’s experts while working within company’s different business and functional units, including Ship Management, Oil, Chemicals, Human Resources, Information Technology, and Finance.

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