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Lahore

June 6, 2017

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Research internship

Research internship

LAHORE

A pioneering FinTech research Center at Information Technology University (ITU) Punjab, first in Pakistan, in collaboration with the Digital Financial Services Research Group (DFSRG) University of Washington (Seattle) is providing eight weeks summer internship opportunity from July 1, 2017 to August 25, 2017, to enthusiastic individuals who intend to join the collaborative research with University of Washington on Digital Financial Services in Pakistan.

According to a press release the internship is designed to provide research opportunities in Financial Education, Financial Inclusion of Women and FinTech Center Workshops while work areas include Research Design, Qualitative and Quantitative Research and Data Transcription and Analysis.

The skills required for the internship are good writing and communication, strong analytical skills and passion to learn. ITU students interested in working in ICTD and Digital Financial Services are encouraged to apply and will be preferred. CVs should be sent to: [email protected]

Dr Umar Saif, Vice Chancellor Information Technology University (ITU) and Dr Richard Anderson, Head DFSRG & Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington (Seattle USA) had signed a Memorandum of Understanding in January this year to establish a pioneering FinTech research Center in Pakistan.

Training: Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (Tevta) Chairman Irfan Qaiser Sheikh has said that it has increased the number of student for on-job training from 9,000 to 59,000 in the past three years.

Addressing a meeting here on Monday, he said that in 2014 the number of on job training for students was only 9,000 students which had now been increased up to 59,000 in the current year. He said Tevta aimed at increasing the number of on job training to 100,000.

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