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August 07, 2013

Alcoa is selecting young talent for its Internship Program 2014

 

In addition to Santo André (SP), the company has vacancies in four locations in Brazil for students on Exact Science and Humanities courses


Registration is open for Alcoa’s Internship Program 2014. The aim of the program is to provide students with the experience of real situations of the corporate world and promote an exchange of information with teaching institutions. It also aims to identify, attract and retain young people for future positions within the company’s various areas and units.


The vacancies are split among the following locations: Santo André (SP), Itapissuma (PE), São Luís (MA), Juruti (PA) and Poços de Caldas (MG).


"We’re looking for determined, proactive, innovative and courageous people to become part of our team at Alcoa. With our Internship Program we want to develop the new talent that’s coming into the labor market and share our values and knowledge with them", says Vânia Akabane, Human Resources Director for Alcoa Latin America & the Caribbean.


The final date for registering is 9/02 and it can be carried out via our website www.alcoa.com.br 


Who can participate?


The selection process is open to university students on Exact Science and Humanities courses who are scheduled to graduate in December 2014 and December 2015. Knowledge of English (in some areas) and IT is necessary and the candidate must be available for between 18 and 30 hours a week, or fulltime for 6 months. There are opportunities for disabled people and the selection process includes online tests, a group dynamics exercise and interviews.


 During the program, the interns have both classroom-based and distance training courses, practical activities and participation in talks given by leaders from Alcoa and by renowned professionals from the market. The company offers an allowance, health insurance, personal accident insurance, travel vouchers or car-parking, meal vouchers or a canteen, special discounts on products and services from companies with which Alcoa has made special arrangements and quality of life and employee support programs.


The program is scheduled to start in January 2014. To register, access www.alcoa.com.br.


About Alcoa


Alcoa Alumínio S.A. is a subsidiary of Alcoa Inc. which is the world’s leading producer of primary aluminum and fabricated aluminum, as well as the world’s largest miner of bauxite and refiner of alumina. The company employs approximately 61,000 people in 31 countries and for the eleventh consecutive year the company is a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Alcoa is present in Latin America and the Caribbean where it has operations in Brazil, Jamaica and Suriname and about 7,000 employees.  This year, the company completes 125 years of operations in the world.


In Brazil the company operates in the whole of the aluminum production chain, from bauxite mining to the production of transformed products. Alcoa has six production units and three offices in the states of Maranhão, Minas Gerais, Pará, Pernambuco, Santa Catarina, São Paulo and the Federal District. The company also has shareholdings in four hydroelectric power stations: Machadinho and Barra Grande on the border of the states of Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul; Serra do Facão in Goiás; and Estreito, between Maranhão and Tocantins. In 2012, Alcoa recorded revenues of R$ 2,6 billion in Brazil. In the same year it was considered a benchmark in sustainability, being one of the year’s 21 model companies in the Guia EXAME de Sustentabilidade [EXAME Magazine’s Sustainability Guide], besides being recognized as one of the Best Companies to Work for the eleventh consecutive year and Best Company for Women to Work in Brazil, by the Great Place to Work Institute. Further information can be found at www.alcoa.com.br and follow @Alcoa on Twitter at twitter.com/AlcoaBrasil and follow Alcoa on Facebook at facebook.com/AlcoaBrasil