Students, teachers complete internship at seafood company

SEVEN students and two teachers from Institute of Brunei Technical Education (IBTE) Agro-Technology Campus completed their internship programme at Golden Corporation Sdn Bhd.

A certificate award ceremony was held at Golden Corporation on July 18 to mark the successful completion of the programme.

Present at the event were Group Leader of IBTE Agro-Technology Campus Awangku Zul-Fikar Ikram bin Pengiran Haji Hamdani and school officers.

CEO of Golden Corporation Desmond Lim presented certificates of appreciation to the students and teachers for successfully completing the internship programme.

The students undertook a three-month internship that saw them attached to various departments within the company which included shrimp farm and hatchery.

At the end of the internship, the students presented their learning to the management of Golden Corporation.

The teachers conducted a two-week work placement in the company’s processing plant within various departments which included shrimp production, Surimi production and laboratory.

CEO of Golden Corporation Sdn Bhd Desmond Lim in a group photo with IBTE Agro-Technology Campus students and teachers

It was part of IBTE’s initiatives to provide industry placement for teachers to gain hands-on industry experience in their field of teaching.

In his speech, Desmond Lim commended IBTE’s efforts to identify and arrange suitable work placement opportunities for both students and teachers alike that will be beneficial to their overall growth, thus promoting a more holistic approach to learning.

Aside from IBTE, Golden Corporation also host similar internship programmes with other local education institutes in Brunei Darussalam such as Politeknik Brunei.

Golden Corporation is an integrated seafood company from Taiwan that has established its operational headquarters in Brunei Darussalam.