Young Bangla launches internship opportunity for students at Microsoft


DHAKA, March 22, 2016 (BSS) – The Center for Research and Information (CRI) and Young Bangla launched the first ever internship opportunity for the university level students of Bangladesh with the leading software giant Microsoft Bangladesh.

Today, a programme titled “Career Talk on Becoming a Microsoft Intern and Brand Ambassador” was held at the seminar room of the Civil Engineering building of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) with over 300 students from BUET and Dhaka University in attendance.

The programme illustrated the details of the said opportunities, drawing spontaneous attention and interest from the participants.

Addressing the event, Sonia Bashir Kabir, Managing Director, Microsoft Bangladesh revealed that the two month internship and ambassadorship scheme will provide participants with first-hand experience centering working environment at leading multinational companies as well as help them develop their skills required to lift them in such height after their academic life.

“To be activated from April, under this initiative, we, on an initial basis, will recruit 50 students for the internship while equal number will get the chance to become a brand ambassador. Every month till next December this process will continue and afterwards we will explore opportunities to expand the scope, reaching out the grass root students and aspirants”, she also added.

“Based on the online and offline submission of the CV, we will select the students for that opportunity. On an initial basis, we will hold activation programmes between April and May on Dhaka University (DU) and Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST).”