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Sadara Welcomes New Year by Receiving Fresh Batch of Student Interns as Part of 2021 Internship Program

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JUBAIL INDUSTRIAL CITY, Saudi Arabia, February 10, 2021 -- Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara) recently received the first batch of student interns as part of its Internship Program for 2021. Twenty (20) student interns joined Sadara, eleven (11) of them diploma holders and nine (9) with bachelor's degrees. Students were brought onboard from three (3) different educational institutions: the Jubail Technical Institute (JTI), Jubail University College (JUC) and King Fahd University for Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM). 

Sadara’s Vice President of Industrial Relations, Farhan AlQahtani, said on this occasion: “Our team works diligently to achieve the company's objectives for our social responsibility and human resources strategy and focuses on developing and qualifying national manpower to fulfil the Saudi market’s requirements as well as the company’s continuing demand for new employees, whether on a technical or administrative level, in alignment with the Kingdom Vision 2030.” 

AlQahtani added: “Despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Sadara has successfully exceeded its Saudization target of 71% by reaching 71.8% in 2020, and the company aims to continue such rates while maintaining a diverse selection of qualified professionals and empowering more women in the workplace.”  

The Sadara Internship Program is one of the company’s primary Non-Employee Training programs, supporting Sadara business lines in terms of fulfilling their manpower needs. The program provides highly competent trainees selected from local educational institutions and creates a potential pool of national talent who have been trained, supervised and evaluated for a sufficient period within the Sadara work environment.