Chamber’s fourth internship programme ends

The Samoa Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Ministry of Women, Community and Social Development completed its fourth internship graduation programme last week. 

The Class of 2018 saw 12 youth placed in 11 businesses over the course of eight weeks, where they were given the opportunity to learn new skills and seek permanent employment. 

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Samoa Chamber of Commerce C.E.O. Lemauga Hobart Va’ai thanked the Ministry of Women’s, Community and Social Development C.E.O. Afamasaga Faauiga Mulitalo and her team for coordinating the programme.

He gave a special thank you to Resident Coordinator U.N.D.P. Coordinator in Samoa, Simona Marinescu, for their ongoing support.

“We thank the team at SAMOA ONE-UN for their support and we look forward for this project continuing into the future, and provide more opportunities for youth to find employment and employers find much needed staff,” he said.  

The Samoa Chamber of Commerce also extends its gratitude to the following businesses that were part of the programme as a work placement for the interns throughout the eight weeks: Savaiian Hotel, Kings Construction, Samoa Stationery and Books Ltd, Talamua Media, Kip McGrath Education Centre Samoa, APEX Pacific Solutions, Peata’s Salon, Cell City, National Bank of Samoa, Crichton Pointon Consultancy, Samoa Commercial Bank and Ah Liki Investment.

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