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40 students for Kingston Wharves Limited summer employment and internship Programme.

Kingston Wharves Limited | 2018-07-05 10:49:00

Kingston Wharves Limited announced that for forty students will gain employment and on-the-job experience as part of its summer employment and internship programme. The students will be posted in various departments for four weeks to three months starting June to September. Given the focus on students gaining key life skills, project management training was included as a key component of this year’s programme. 

Grantley Stephenson, CEO of Kingston Wharves, explained that the programme which is ongoing over the years was primarily for the children of employees. However, this year it was felt that it was necessary to expand the opportunities to students of Caribbean Maritime University, University of Technology, University of the West Indies and students from some High Schools. Mr. Stephenson further states that “with our continued support for logistics and the we saw this as an opportunity to expose the students to practical applications at Kingston Wharves, both on and off port with, given our recent developments”.

The programme has been planned to emphasize transitioning of interns to the workplace environment, preparing them with some of the skills that they will find valuable going forward. In addition to the normal orientation interns are exposed to an introduction to project management and in-depth safety orientation with a compliance exam. Interns will be placed at its various locations including the Total Logistics Facility, Global Auto Logistics Centre and the main port terminal.

Kingston Wharves takes its responsibility as a good corporate citizen seriously. In underscoring this commitment to the youth, the company continues to support the KWL Under 15 Cricket Tournament, which is entering its 29th year.

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