EQUATE Petrochemical Company celebrated the graduation of 12 Kuwait University students from its annual internship programme that provides soon-to-be graduates with professional development and hands-on practical experience in the petrochemical industry as part of the company’s commitment to supporting local education programmes.
Speaking at the ceremony, EQUATE’s group global HR director Mohammad Alsharhan said: “Through our continued collaboration with Kuwait University, we aim to continue playing a positive role in developing a generation of professionals who will lead the sustainability of EQUATE, the national economy and the entire industry. We congratulate every one of our graduating interns and we look forward to seeing them progress in their careers.”
In addition to receiving recognition for their achievements, the interns presented case studies to demonstrate the technical competencies they acquired after spending three months at EQUATE’s industrial complex and headquarters in Kuwait.
Since launching the internship programme in 2000, EQUATE has trained hundreds of interns from various universities and majors, such as engineering, accounting, finance, business administration, chemistry and environmental sciences.