Business organizations and businessmen are becoming involved in the students’ employment project initiated by MES, “Summer Jobs,” during the summer holidays. Today, the first Deputy Minister, Mr. Koka Seperteladze, the Deputy Minister, Mr. Giorgi Chakhnashvili, and the President of the Georgian Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Kakha Baindurashvili, held a working meeting with representatives of almost 150 private companies.
The representatives of the private companies, affiliated in the Georgian Chamber of Commerce, and private entrepreneurs expressed their readiness to participate in the project and provide MES information about job announcements as well as the terms and conditions associated with them.
As part of the students’ employment project during the summer holidays, 25,000 Bachelor candidates, including levels II-IV, will be involved in the project throughout Georgia. Students will receive monthly allowance in the range of 500 GEL. Young people will fill in various low grade working positions at State Institutions, in the Private Sector, Legal Companies, Museums, Hospitals, governmental bodies, etc…Overall number of proposed vacancies will reach 70, encompassing various fields.
The project “Summer Job” aims to facilitate students’ qualification enhancement and capacity development in the fields they are seeking for employment in the future. Additionally, earned income will aid them in funding their own education or enable them to save some for travel, vacations, etc…The main purpose is to provide students the opportunity to make the most of their summer vocation. Student employment programs such as this are being introduced and developed in other Western Countries.