Twenty-seven students have successfully accomplished their work placement under the youth empowerment and job readiness program, project work, with the Credit Corporation PNG Limited.
The Project Wok Program was launched in 2022 and focuses on providing essentials employability skills to secondary students, facility a smoother transition from school to the workforce.
The 27 students were hosted by various departments within Credit Corporation throughout the placement period, providing them with exposure to real-world work environments and enabling them to test the skills acquired during the project wok training bridging the gap between the theoretical learning and practical application, preparing students for the challenges of the professional world.
Credit Corporation CEO Mr. Danny Robinson expressed the enthusiasm about the program.
“We aim to produce our own workforce for the future, and programs such as the Project Wok play a pivotal role in achieving this goal.”
“Work experience and internships not only benefit the students but also contribute to our company’s goals identifying and nurturing talent,” said Mr. Robinson.
Furthermore, emphasized the impartment of such programs in connecting the between education and the workforce, helping students develop practical skills, professional networks, and a clear understanding of their career aspirations.
“By providing these students with exposure to our work environment, we not only contribute to their personal and professional growth but also identify potential future leaders for our establishment.”
“And so, we believe in investing in the development of the youth of today,” said Mr. Robinson.