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27 Interns Graduate from NAS Dar Airco Internship Program

Tanzania : Thursday, May 9, 2019

National Aviation Services in Tanzania (NAS Dar Airco) has successfully completed the second “May I Help You” Internship Program which was initiated under the leadership of Miguel Serra, General Manager of NAS in Tanzania. This program is aimed at training Tanzanian youth for alternative careers in aviation to help fill the employment gap in the country.

“May I Help You” is an internship program that allows undergraduate or graduate students in the country express the different career opportunities in the aviation sector which include Meet and Assist Services, Passenger Handling and Ramp Services first-hand. The students are put into different roles at the airport and work closely with NAS teams on the job.

The three month program introduced the interns to different roles within the passenger services department at NAS Tanzania. During their tenure they were trained on all the key processes that included check-in, boarding and guiding the passengers. All participating interns received a certificate of completion while three outstanding students will also receive employment offers to join NAS Dar Airco full-time.

Some of the interns shared thoughts about their positive experience:

  • “I got a lot of experience and learned so many things especially in aviation which makes me be more interested in it. You people are amazing.” Katarina Minja
  • “I have learned and acquired new skills in which it has increase a new career in my life time.” Ezekiel Joseph Fundi
  • “It is good to work with committed and motivated employees, so since I am committed and motivated as well as educated, I sincerely believe to work with you again in the near future.” Phaustine Revellian
  • “It was a pleasure working with you all and I really wished we had more time.” Vickline William
A NAS Corporate Social Responsibility initiative, the internship program is aimed at contributing to educational development of youth in Tanzania and offering them wider career options in the aviation industry.