Signing agreements between Ain Shams University and Schlumberger International Company to qualify students of the Faculties of Engineering and Science

Under the patronage of His Excellency the Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Eng. Tarek Al Mulla, and in the presence of Prof. Dr. Mahmoud El-Metini, President of Ain Shams University, bilateral agreements were signed through video conferencing between Schlumberger International Company and each of Ain Shams University and the American, German and British universities in Cairo in order to cooperate in providing programs and services to qualify And training students of the faculties of engineering and science in these universities by employing the capabilities and expertise of Schlumberger in this field, the agreements were signed by Eng. Karim Badawi, CEO of Schlumberger in Egypt and the Eastern Mediterranean, Prof. Dr. Mahmoud El-Metini, President of Ain Shams University, Dr. Ehab Abdel Rahman, Academic President of the American University and Dr. Yasser Hegazy, President of the German University, and Dr. Ahmed Mohamed Hamad, President of the British University.

Ain Shams University is a pioneer in this field through its own recruitment center, and the President of the University, Dr. Mahmoud Al-Matini, expressed his appreciation for the role of the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources and Schlumberger Company in providing grants and training programs for university students in the disciplines of petroleum engineering and science where these programs contribute to the formation Refining future talents capable of competing in the labor market, and providing practical training opportunities is important in shaping students ’commitment to work rules and culture and gaining their skills and creating a generation capable of assuming responsibilities and preparing students well including the developed and modern scientific side and the applied side of the petroleum industry as one of the most important industries that gain importance Major worldwide.

His Excellency also affirmed the great role played by Ain Shams University in supporting youth and students through many institutions within the university, including the employment center, which recently worked to achieve that agreement for the university, which is part of a comprehensive vision to care for students and graduates through Providing the appropriate climate for success and creativity, and that Ain Shams University focuses in the current period on establishing a set of important projects to support the students ’march, such as the Creativity Center, the Technology and Innovation Oasis in Obour City, international programs in education for students, and others.

Engineer Tarek Al-Mulla added in his speech that the Ministry is keen from this approach to intensify cooperation with Egyptian universities and international companies in order to prepare well for young people for the labor market, stressing the importance of the agreements signed today between Schlumberger and one of the most important partners of the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources with a number of Egyptian universities to increase The number of initiatives presented in this field as a contribution to reducing the gap between the academic and practical aspects, linking the scientific aspects to the applied, knowing the needs of the labor market in the petroleum industry and giving students many skills through experiencing the applied reality and getting acquainted in the field with practical activities in the petroleum industry, noting that the agreements That was signed supports the educational and training track for distinguished students and comes as a continuation of the process of qualifying and raising the efficiency of human cadres and confirms Schlumberger's continued support and enhancement of these successes by providing new and various initiatives in this field added to what previously provided in the field of training and qualification of the human element.

The signing ceremony was attended by Dr. Ayman Farid Hamza, Director of the University’s Employment Center and Professor Rana Imad, Executive Director of the Employment Center. Dr. Mahmoud Al-Matini is a vision to connect the various entities with the university through a comprehensive view of the career path of the university's children since their enrollment and follow-up until and after their graduation.

The signing ceremony was attended by Dr. Ayman Farid Hamza, Director of the University’s Employment Center and Professor Rana Imad, Executive Director of the Employment Center. In a statement to the university, Dr. Ayman Farid stressed the importance of having a comprehensive plan for the path of employment support for the university’s children that the Employment Center is currently working on, where Dr. Mahmoud El-Metini adopts a vision to link the different entities with the university through a comprehensive view of the career path of the university's children since they joined them and follow them until and after their graduation.

For his part, Karim Badawi, CEO of Schlumberger Egypt and the Eastern Mediterranean, expressed his pride in the permanent partnership with the petroleum sector in his activities and successes and support for his continuous initiatives to support the various ancient Egyptian universities in enhancing the educational and training track, especially for students by linking academic studies to reality and the needs of the labor market and informing them of the requirements of different sectors Pointing to her initiatives in training technicians, the application program for young petroleum cadres, and the practical program for preparing leaders through the successful program to modernize and develop the oil sector under the auspices of Engineer Tariq Al Mulla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, and other related programs, pointing to the absolute belief that the success of the human element is inevitably Success to work.

Badawi explained that the agreements signed between the two sides require that Schlumberger Egypt provide a supportive training program to develop the educational experience of students from colleges of engineering and science and help them to develop their skills in the scientific and practical sides, stressing full confidence in the successes achieved by the oil sector and a full commitment to increase Schlumberger investments in Egypt during the coming period, noting that Schlumberger allocated $ 30 million in grants in software in the agreements signed with universities, and pointed out that the program consists of several training and practical axes that the company is implementing for students to help them experience the work environment and gain practical skills, through practical workshops In the field of the company's activities, organizing field visits for students to its workplace and its advanced training center, and setting up training programs as well as providing the necessary software in the field of the applied educational process, sponsoring graduation projects, providing opportunities for summer training, and participating in the annual job fair in universities.

  • Jun 30, 2020