The programme, which will provide graduates with career development opportunities, aligns with the UAE National Vision to invest in building local talent capabilities and competencies in an innovative and engaging environment.
Wojciech Bajda, Vice President and Head of Gulf Council Countries at Ericsson Middle East and Africa said: “The newly-launched graduate programme in the UAE will enhance the technical and commercial competence and knowledge of the candidates. The programme will offer the candidates the opportunities of working hands-on on commercial projects at a strategic and global level.”
“Facing challenges and tapping on the potential of activating their leadership skills, the graduates who join Ericsson will gain insight into our business, and witness first-hand how we make Imagine Possible,” he added.
With the expertise training and progression the programme offers, graduates learning through Ericsson’s programme will gain on-the-job, project-based online learning to facilitate digital progress.
This work experience is in line with the performance indicators of UAE Vision 2021.
Providing valuable experience to graduates
By gaining the valuable work experience, skills and knowledge Ericsson will offer, students who are part of the programme will be able to more easily advance in their ICT career.
As part of the programme they will also have the opportunity to with cutting-edge technologies, including 5G, Internet of Things, Cloud Technology and Data Centres. On top of this will able be able to work with teams on live projects and attend training courses while being guided by an assigned mentor.
Additionally, candidates will gain invaluable experience working in a large global matrix-driven organisation. This will give them insights in terms of the ways of working, understanding the vision, mission, strategies, corporate culture, and values of the company.
Candidates will be recruited from diverse backgrounds, various areas of study and into various areas of Ericsson’s business, including:
- Computer Science
- Computer Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Information Technology
- Information Systems