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Interns to learn highway building at LBU

 Tuesday, 19 June 2018, Kuching: Seven undergraduates have joined LBU under its 10-week internship programme beginning yesterday.

Prior to joining their respective departments, the interns will undergo a 16-day onboarding session which started yesterday with an orientation for the 6 third year engineering undergraduates from Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) where they were briefed on the Pan Borneo Highway Sarawak project and core functions of the various departments in the PDP office.

The other undergraduate from Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) will join at a later date.

During the 10 weeks programme, one of the interns will be based at the site office at Pantu Junction-Batang Skrang (WPC04) and two at Sematan-Sungai Moyan (WPC02) site office.

The remaining four will be based at LBU head office. One intern each will be attached to QAQC and Risk Management department respectively. The other two will be attached at the Utilities Relocation Works (URW) department.

Prior to their attachment, the first 16 days will begin with them being rotated at the three said departments namely QAQC, Risk Management and URW as well as Planning and Scheduling Department to give them a glimpse of the function of these departments.

LBU is embarking on this continuous internship programme for undergraduates as a capacity building initiative to develop human capital for the state.

This initiative is also part of LBU’s corporate social responsibility programme give opportunities to undergraduates to learn about highway construction where the Pan Borneo Highway Sarawak is the single largest infrastructure project in the state.