The collaboration aims to improve the employability of engineering students in the health sector
The state government signed a memorandum of understanding with Medtronic Private Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Medtronic plc. a global medical technology, services and solutions company, as part of its Additional Skills Program (ASAP).
The collaboration aims to equip final year engineering students with advanced skills and improve their overall employability within the healthcare industry by offering internship programs.
While ASAP will continue to provide and implement skills development programs for youth through its Advanced Skills Development Centers, Medtronic will leverage this talent pool for its internship projects through its program. Acquire Early. In addition, final year students from level 3 and 4 institutes will take the Bridge program developed by ASAP and, upon successful completion, will be assessed for internship opportunities by Medtronic.
“The very philosophy of ASAP as a skills development agency is to enhance the employability of young people. We look forward to building on this philosophy through a mutually beneficial collaboration with Medtronic and providing unique opportunities for young people in Kerala, ”said Usha Titus, President and CEO of ASAP Kerala, in a statement.
“Medtronic has helped build skills in the areas of biomedical engineering and several therapies, significantly contributing to the healthcare ecosystem in India. Our partnership with ASAP is a further step in this direction. We remain confident that through our collaboration, we will build on our common strengths and continue to work with students and develop the skills development ecosystem in the country, ”said Madan Krishnan, Vice President and General Manager of Medtronic India.
The internship program aims to open the door to the innovative world of medical technology for students and improve access to the latest therapies. “We strongly believe that our internship program provides an opportunity to gain valuable work experience and understand a growing and rapidly evolving medical technology industry,” said Mr. Krishnan.
“The company has a unique methodology for selecting students for the internship program based on their adaptability to its core values, skills, and response to different situations,” said Titus Arnold, Head of Human Resources at Medtronic India.
Selected students will benefit from the support of a mentor, constructive professional experience and the enhancement of their general and professional skills.