Internship Career Center (ICC) of President University held Focus Group Discussion entitled “Strengthening the Link and Match in Digital Era” which was attended by the representatives of private companies such as PT. Jababeka, Tbk, L’ Oreal Manufacturing Indonesia, Aprisma Indonesia, Bukalapak, Mattel Indonesia, Supernova Flexible Packaging, Bank BCA, Mitsubishi Electric Automotive Indonesia, Multistada Arah Sarana, Omron Manufacturing Indonesia, IBM Indonesia, Invosa System and all Head Study Programs of President University. The event was held on October 31, 2018 at President Executive Club, Jababeka Industrial Park, Cikarang.
The discussion was led by JB. Soesetiyo, the Director of Internship Career Center and Prof. Dr. Ir. Sony Heru Priyanto, M.M. as the Moderator. The first session discussed the employer’s assessment and evaluation on student and alumni performance in the workplace. The second session talked about the competency and skill requirement that will be applied by the company in the future.
In his welcoming speech, Dr. Jony Oktavian Haryanto S.E., M.M., M.A., the Rector of President University, said that the event aimed to gather feedback from the companies which employ the student interns about programs and curriculum that President University must deliver to improve the quality of President University graduates.
Ir. Dwi Larso, MSIE., Ph.D., the Vice Rector for Academic of President University, also stated that President University has strong commitment to produce students and alumni with competencies and skills that match with industrial requirements. Besides theory in classroom, the best practice for students to learn about industries is by sending the students to the companies.