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CCI Azerbaijan initiates "Internship for Female Engineers" Project

CCI Azerbaijan initiates "Internship for Female Engineers" Project

20.03.2023

As part of Coca-Cola İçecek’s (CCI) 2030 Sustainability Commitments, CCI Azerbaijan started an internship program aiming to increase the number of women in the workforce. Signing a Memorandum of Understanding with three major technical universities for the "Internship for Female Engineers" project, to empower female engineers in the country. CCI Azerbaijan also aims to be able to provide employment to these selected female engineers in special technical fields upon successful completion of their internship.  The Baku Engineering University of Azerbaijan, the Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University and Azerbaijan Technical University have joined this project to help CCI Azerbaijan increase the number of female engineers in the production field.  

With the project six female engineering students who, among other requirements, have fluent English language skills, analytical thinking and who value teamwork will be selected from the pool of applicants. During the selection process, regular recruitment steps will be followed and company officials will conduct an interview.  Those applicants who successfully complete the recruitment process will receive a 3-month scholarship and later a 6-month paid internship in CCI Azerbaijan’s Supply Chain department. 

Stating that CCI’s 2030 Diversity and Inclusion Commitment entails the company to increase women in the workforce through various programs including hiring quotas, Rena Mamedova, General Manager of CCI Azerbaijan, said: "The Coca-Cola system has implemented numerous projects to increase not only the economic opportunities for women but also their participation in the workforce in Azerbaijan. We believe this project gives female engineers  a further opportunity to gain new skills while experiencing a working environment as part of a multinational company." The project started in November and will continue for at least a year.