UMSIDA Collaborates Again for Certified Internship with a BUMN Company
In order to realize the competencies of students who fit their fields accompanied by qualified skills, Muhammadiyah University of Sidoarjo (UMSIDA) cooperates with one of the State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) PT Barata Indonesia (Persero), Wednesday (11/09/2019). This collaboration is one of the implementation of the Certified Student Internship Program for UMSIDA students.
The signing of the memorandum of understanding by the Chancellor of UMSIDA Dr. Hidayatulloh, M.Si with the Managing Director of Barata Indonesia, Oksarlidady Arifin, and other vocational institutions took place at the inauguration of the new Heavy Machining Center (HMC) Workshop in the company’s headquarters, Gresik, East Java.
Students will be given the opportunity of an apprenticeship at an HMC that functions to increase the production of the balance of plant for power generation products. Besides this HMC is for fabrication and assembly areas of high-volume construction products, such as Pressure Vessels, Renewable Energy Components (Wind Power), Bullet Tanks, Submarine Components / Bodies, Port Cranes, Kilns, and others.
The inauguration of the HMC was immediately attended by the Minister of BUMN RI, Rini M. Soemarno along with the echelon 1 officials of the Ministry of SOEs and also attended by the Directors of the State-Owned Enterprises (BUMN).
After signing the memorandum of understanding, Dr. Hidayatulloh said that in the future it is hoped that more UMSIDA students will take the opportunity of existing certified internships, one of which is with PT Barata Indonesia.
“This internship will improve student competencies according to their fields, so that they will really have excellent skills and work with appropriate competencies, so as to increase superior and competitive productivity,” said Dr. hidayatulloh, M.Sc.
“This collaboration is an inseparable part of the effort to realize the vision of the umsida” to become a superior and innovative university in the development of science and technology based on Islamic values for the welfare of society, “he added.
In the inauguration, Rini M Soemarno said that the Barata Indonesia’s Heavy Machine Center workshop was a form of synergy between SOEs to support the progress of the national industry.
For information, in the construction of the HMC workshop, Barata Indonesia took three state-owned companies namely PT Boma Bisma Indra (Persero) as a contractor, PT Krakatau Steel (Persero) Tbk as a steel supplier and PT Len Industri (Persero) to work on a rooftop PLTS with a capacity of 500 KWp . “I hope that the inauguration of Barata’s new Workshop will be a form of the role of state-owned enterprises in enhancing the progress of the country’s industry,” said Rini Sumarno.
Barata Indonesia’s Managing Director Oksarlidady Arifin hopes that with the HMC, Barata Indonesia will become a global scale manufacturing company and will continue to actively participate in domestic infrastructure development.
It is hoped that this collaboration between UMSIDA and PT Barata Indonesia will further enhance the competencies of UMSIDA students so as to create a prosperous society. (adji)