Federal University of Technology, Akure, FUTA Student Selected for Internship in America By Boeing Company International
Oladunni Ogunnubi, a final year student of Transport Management Technology of the Federal University of Technology Akure ,FUTA has been selected by the Boeing Company International , manufacturers of the Boeing range of Aircrafts, to participate in its 2016 Internship programme in the United States of America . Ogunnubi who will spend between six and twelve months in the Company’s headquarters in Seattle Washington was selected based on the strength of her academic results and her sterling performance during the electronically conducted oral interview with the Selection Board of Boeing, USA.
The programme is designed by the foremost aircraft manufacturers to offer opportunities to emerging leaders in the commercial aviation industry and positon them for greater responsibilitie
Apart from being responsible for the return ticket ,Ogunnubi and other interns from Kenya , Ethiopia , Jamaica , Togo, Trinidad and Morocco will get hourly stipend and will be attached to a designated manager while undergoing the internship scheduled to begin in May 2016 . Issues relating to insurance and health care will also be undertaken by the company since the interns will be treated as Boeing staff during the period of internship.
The Vice Chancellor of FUTA, Professor Adebiyi Daramola, while reacting to the feat described it as another testimony to the excellent quality of students of the institution. He said Ogunnubi has once again shown that FUTA is producing outstanding students due to the high quality of its academic programmes. He said FUTA students can hold their own anywhere and compete favourably with their counterparts from other parts of the world. The Vice Chancellor congratulated Ogunnubi and the Head of Department of Transport Management Technology, Dr Kolawole Gbadamosi for his contributions to the participation and eventual success of the student. The Boeing Company has also formally congratulated the intern designate saying they were excited about the opportunity to work with her.