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    UiTM FSKM Student Wins METI Japan Government Internship 2019 Award

    Fayyaz Imran bin Mohd Setia, a final year student of Intelligent System Engineering, Faculty of Computer & Mathematical Sciences, (FSKM) Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Malaysia was one of 200 successful candidates from  20,000 applicants around the world, to be selected for a 10-week full scholarship programme known as METI Japan Government Internship 2019. The internship programme was hosted by Gravity Corporation Ltd from 1 September 2019 to 12 November 2019. For further details on the programme, please refer to the official website: https://internshipprogram.go.jp/english/.

    During the internship, Fayyaz’s main responsibilities were:

    • Formulating goals of an internship plan with the Internship manager
    • Participating in pre-training, follow-up training, and wrap-up presentation
    • Engaging in a full-time internship during the designated period
    • Taking responsibility for his safety and health thoroughly
    • Being obliged to handle some tasks requested from the programme office
    • Appropriate behaviour required as a recipient of public funds from the Japanese government.

    This programme offered many advantages such as

    • Knowledge building aimed at new developments and expansion of overseas business
    • Changing mind through working with foreigners and experience cross-cultural communication
    • Constructing networks and developing in-house systems in conjunction with overseas universities aimed at securing Highly-skilled foreign professionals.

    Throughout the programme, Fayyaz gained various financial benefits such as allowance for living expenses, round-trip economy class air ticket, including travel insurance, internship insurance and transportation and accommodation expenses associated with the training programme.

    “Reconnect your World Beyond Boundaries”

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    Prepared by: Dr. Siti Meriam Zahari, UiTM

    Edited by:     Assoc. Prof. Dr. Geetha Subramaniam, Fellow, InQKA, UiTM

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