KMG International, through its member companies, has launched the 2017 Internship Program, addressed to 141 students who aim at developing their professional skills and technical competencies, for a successful career in the oil & gas industry. The program takes place throughout the year and has 3 starting dates in Navodari and Ploiesti – August, in Bucharest headquarters – April and October.
“Internship programs are part of the KMG International strategy of investing in human resources, not only within the company, but also with the community we operate in. The programs support the know-how transfer from our experts to the young generation, in the first phases of their careers. As of 2002, more than 1000 graduates of mid and high education have undertaken the Internship program, with the outstanding ones having begun their careers within KMG International”, stated Simona Popovici, Group HR Director.
Throughout the year 100 graduates are expected to join the internship within the 2 Group refineries, and 41 the Bucharest headquarters for the Group corporate functions. The young talents will be trained by Group professionals in business segments such as oil processing and petro-chemistry, laboratory, maintenance, planning, risk management, occupational safety and environmental protection, finance and accounting, commercial, human resources, procurement and marketing.
The participants are studying in Constanta, Ploiesti and Bucharest universities and high schools with which the Group has partnered in various common projects. Additionally, KMG International will be granting 10 scholarships for students with outstanding results from the Oil & Gas Universities in Constanta and Ploiesti.
The students who are eager to take part in the internship program may apply on KMG International Facebook page, on LinkedIn Careers page or by sending their Curriculum Vitae by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The selection process consists in the assessment of technical and behavioral competencies, such as domain of studies, involvement in extracurricular activities, energy & enthusiasm, desire to grow & develop part of a team, pro-activeness, openness. When the program is completed, the students can remain with the company as employees, based on the available vacancies.
Annually, upon completing the programs, more than 50% of the interns have been hired within KMG International’s member companies, in different areas of activity.
About KMG International
Owned by KazMunayGas Kazakhstan, KMG International conducts major operations in refining and petrochemicals, retail, trading, upstream and industrial services in 11 main markets. In Romania, the Group operates Petromidia Năvodari refinery, with a processing capacity of 5 million tons per year, Vega Ploiesti Refinery – the oldest unit of its kind in operation since 1905, but also a fuels distribution network of over 740 distribution points, 230 LPG stations, 9,000 cylinders distribution points, 9 warehouses.
The overall investments realized in Romania by KMG International amount to USD 4 billion, while the contributions paid to the state budget amount to over USD 13 billion, in the period 2007-2016.