Piri Reis University is one of the biggest maritime universities in Turkey and has the vision to provide quality education and training that can compete globally.
BU Med supported this vision by attending the university’s career days where Uğur Demir, Crewing Superintendent & HR BP, Evren Serindağ, Training Development Supervisor & HR BP, and Kıvanç Dikmen, Crewing Supervisor talked about Win23, career opportunities and the intern programme Starfish.
BU Med is making great efforts to attract talented students to the maritime business. In the programme students have the opportunity to complete a six-month internship on board one of our vessels, and after completion, the interns are evaluated by the captain.
The best students are chosen to continue with the Starfish Project. These students are given scholarships by BU Med, and trained in line with their professions and for self-improvement. When the Starfish Project students graduate, we offer them deck or engine officer positions.
Seran Yüzbaşıoğlu, HR Director, says: “Collaboration is the key. We should collaborate with the universities and support them as much as we can as we are in a unique business that has much potential. Moreover, we have another responsiblity to explain the young talents the vision of DFDS and the value it brings.”
November 26, 2019