Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Ras Al Khaimah International Airport offering Internship Opportunities for Students & Graduates in UAE

At Ras Al Khaimah International Airport, a strong commitment exists towards the education and development of the upcoming workforce. The internship program is strategically designed to provide Emirati students and recent graduates with a top-tier educational experience while broadening their understanding of a professional workplace environment.

These internships serve as pivotal contributors to the professional growth of graduate students, offering them a range of advantages. They furnish valuable hands-on experience and grant insights into the realities of working in specific industries.

About Ras Al Khaimah

His highness Sheikh Saqr bin Muhammed Al Qasimi officially opened Ras Al Khaimah International Airport in 1976. This airport primarily serves local flights, cargo transportation, and freight operations, featuring two passenger terminal structures, along with facilities for cargo handling, aircraft maintenance, and aviation training services.

Over the years, the airport has faced challenges, notably with its affiliated airline, RAK Airways, which was adversely impacted by the global financial crisis. Presently, Ras Al Khaimah International Airport serves as a central hub exclusively for Air Arabia.

This Internship program welcomes applications from UAE citizens for the following opportunities:

Student Internship Program

Duration: Three to six months

Objective: Acquire fundamental knowledge and experience relevant to their academic pursuits, potentially fulfilling university graduation requirements.

Conditions for Student Internship Applicants:

  1. Submission of a request letter from the university.
  2. Enrollment in a college or university program.
  3. Minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.00 from a recognized higher education institution in the UAE.
  4. Commitment to the full internship duration.

Graduate Internship Program

Duration: Varies from six months to one year, full-time

Nature: Unpaid or paid on-the-job training programs

Purpose: Gain comprehensive exposure to the airport and aviation industry across various departments, including IT, Procurement, Finance, HR, Electronics, Projects and Engineering, Electromechanical, Commercial, Ground Handling, Operations, Safety, Security, Quality, and Cargo. The goal is to groom trainees by imparting practical skills required for their future careers.

Eligibility Criteria for Graduate Internship Program:

  1. Age between 18-30
  2. Possession of a certificate, diploma, or degree from an accredited university or college.
  3. Proficiency in both spoken and written English.
  4. Demonstrated willingness to learn and adapt to new work environments.

Performance Evaluation:

Throughout the internship programs, interns’ performance is continuously assessed by section managers, who gauge their abilities as individuals and team members. At the conclusion of the internship period, interns undergo an evaluation conducted by section managers/supervisors and the HR department. Exceptional interns demonstrating high competence and outstanding performance may be considered for placement opportunities with RAK Airport.

Application Process

Interested individuals are kindly requested to forward their CVs to https://www.rakairport.com/career.html with the email subject line stating “Internship Application.”

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