Exploring The Supervisors’ Perception On Interns’ Readiness To Work And Employability Prospect : A Case Study In Oil And Gas Industry

Ahmad Izzat Zairimi, Kamarudin (2020) Exploring The Supervisors’ Perception On Interns’ Readiness To Work And Employability Prospect : A Case Study In Oil And Gas Industry. [Final Year Project Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This study aims to explore the supervisors’ perception on interns’ readiness to work and employability prospect in oil and gas industry. More specifically, this study determined the supervisors’ perception on their experience in handling interns, identfy skills expected by supervisors on interns, find out the positive experience of hiring interns perceived by supervisor and figure out the extent of intern employability readiness as perceived by supervisor. A case study design was adopted and interview was used as instrument to collect data. Purposive sampling is used to get the most suitable informants for this study. The findings of this study revealed that interns with low motivation, negative attitude, low communication skill and lack of time management were the challenges faced by supervisor. The findings also showed positive attitude, communication skill, digital skill and problem solving as skills expected by supervisors. In addition, this finding stated saving cost, decrease workload and time, access future employee, learn new knowledge and increase company value as benefits of hiring interns. Moreover, this finding exposed willing to learn, teamwork and problem solving as value needed to have by interns. Lastly, the findings from this was important for interns, supervisors and university in helping to produce quality of interns as preparation before going to work in industry.

Item Type: Final Year Project Report
Additional Information: Project report (BSc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2020.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Interns, Supervisors, Employability, Internship, Work Readiness, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, undergraduate, , research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Depositing User: Gani
Date Deposited: 20 Oct 2020 08:17
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2021 10:38
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/32239

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