Wednesday (5/4), Vocational College UGM collaborates with the biggest celluar operator in Indonesia, Telkomsel to create various creative programs on vocational education. Taking place at Iso Reksohadiprodjo building of SV UGM, Dean of SV UGM, Wikan Sakarinto, S.T.,M.Sc.,Ph.D., altogether with GM Sales Jateng-DIY PT Telkomsel, Djony Heru Suprijatno, signed MoU documents witnessed by Vice Deans, Heads of Department and more than 60 students.
Considering this cooperation, Wikan expects that in near future both institutions could deploy the collaborative programs.
“Vocational College never stops making innovation. Inovate or Die,” Wikan said.
This cooperation involves Telkomsel Fun Internship Program for 400 students, We Challenge Youth Project, and smartphone application to promote students entepreneurship program. By those programs, students could develop their skills and knowledge to pursue better career in the future.
“It is our dream to support young people to be producers instead of consumers. That is why we propose this cooperation with SV UGM. We will do our best to facilitate and develop the human resources at SV UGM,” Djoni said.
Besides, Djoni also shared some tips and tricks to pass the recruitment screenings. He mentioned English proficiency and soft skills as the basic aspects to be considered during screenings aside from academic grade.
“The main point is that Telkomsel will do the best in collaboration with SV UGM for better Indonesia,” he said. (ty)