Oracle Trainee Program: My experience so far..

I acquired accepted into the Presidential Digitalent Program (PDTP) Cohort VI Internship final yr. God is aware of how lengthy I used to be ready for a job (sigh). PDTP is a program by the ICT Authority (ICTA) for ICT graduates to upscale our abilities. I’ll share a extra detailed article on PDTP. For in the present day, I want to share my expertise as an Oracle Graduate Trainee.

The Oracle Graduate Trainee Program is among the many applications supplied in PDTP. This system is because of a public-private sector partnership between Oracle and ICTA. Oracle has signed an MoU to coach 30 PDTP interns for the yr 2022. The brains behind this excellent program is Elly Roimen Mathenge and Jewelle Kimotho. They each work as Strategic Leaders at Oracle. Fortunately, I discovered myself within the first cohort. You possibly can name us the crème de la crème.



Choice

The choice was random. ICTA selected 30 interns specializing in software program improvement. Then invited us for an interview at ICTA places of work. The interview panel had two ICTA staffs, Jewelle Kimotho and Elly Mathenge. The Cohort required 10 interns, which made the interview thorough.



How has the journey been?

This system started on March 14th. It has been one month and a few days. Presently, the mode of coaching is digital. Oracle staff had been working from house which couldn’t enable for bodily meetup. This system has uncovered me to a number of tender and technical abilities. The spotlight of my expertise is interacting with different interns, and exchanging concepts. On a regular basis I look ahead to having the periods.



What have I learnt?

The primary month targeted on tender abilities comparable to purpose setting, planning, time administration, constructing efficient resume and LinkedIn profiles, presentation, communication, and group work.

Between, we’ve got engaged with Oracle staff in sensible technical periods. I’ve loved interactive periods with Oracle staff comparable to Jason Bowers, Lenin Oyuga, Caroline Gitonga, and Martin Waigwa



The fascinating half…

Present me a trainee program with guide overview periods, I’ll wait. Are you able to consider any? Guess what, Oracle Trainee Program does that. We’re presently reviewing the Atomic Habits by James Clear. The guide is a must-read if you wish to perceive learn how to put in place tiny outstanding habits in your each day life.

Every particular person will get a day to interactively take the group by way of a chapter. Throughout these periods, we share insights on learn how to put in place or break a behavior. Being an avid reader, I take pleasure in these periods.

Oracle lately opened their places of work, and I can not watch for on-premise periods. Wanting ahead to a different month of thrilling periods on this program. As Elly all the time reminds us:

Alternative Meets Preparedness

That’s what Oracle Trainee Program is all about. *Getting us ready
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