September 03, 2013
Registration deadline for the Intern Program 2014 extended
Interested candidates must register by September 16
The registration deadline for Alcoa’s Intern Program 2014 has been extended to September 16. Places are available in Santo André (SP), Itapissuma (PE), São Luís (MA), Juruti (PA) and Poços de Caldas (MG).
The objective of the program is to provide students with experience of real situations in the corporate world and promote an interchange of information with teaching institutions. The aim is to identify, attract and retain young people for future positions within the company’s various areas and units.
The program is planned to start in January 2014. To register, access 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.
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]. In 2013, it was recognized for the twelfth time as one of the Best Companies to Work and for the second consecutive year the 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.