FIVE Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB) students under the Faculty of Engineering and School of Computing and Informatics (SCI) left for Florida, yesterday, on a six-month internship programme under the UTB Experience PLUS in collaboration with Piper Aircraft Inc starting January 28.
Teo Zhi Woang, Mohd Amin bin Haji Fauzul, Muhammad Faiq Syazwaie bin Sulaiman, Fatin Syazwani binti Kassim and Muhammad Afiq Hasif bin Abdul Salam have excellent records at UTB and underwent a competitive selection process by Piper Aircraft Inc and UTB.
This is the sixth cohort of the internship programme since the collaboration between UTB and Piper Aircraft Inc began in 2013.
UTB and Piper Aircraft Inc signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the internship programme on September 4, 2013. Piper Aircraft Inc is headquartered in Vero Beach, Florida.
A global force in aviation, Piper Aircraft is an investment of the Ministry of Finance and Economy of the Government of Brunei. The company offers efficient single-engine and twin-engine trainers and personal and business aircraft. Piper Aircraft is also a member of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association.
Under the MoU with Piper Aircraft, selected students from UTB will undergo an internship programme with Piper Aircraft in Florida. This will provide industrial exposure to the students and enhance their practical and industrial experience as part of their undergraduate degree studies.