To coincide with AdZU’s mission of forming leaders through excellence in education, the Ateneo de Zamboanga University Center for Information and Technology Services (AdZU-CITS) serves as a hub for vocational training in the field of Engineering and Information Technology. Through the Skills Enhancement & Development Apprenticeship Program (SEDAP), the university provided learning opportunities and trainings for graduating students of Notre Dame of Jolo College (NDJC) for a month-long deployment from January 30 to February 28, 2023.
Headed by AdZU-CITS Director, Engr Eugene S Kanindot, SEDAP was conducted as a response to the call for innovation and to produce industry-ready professionals not just from within AdZU but to share the vocation with neighboring institutions.
20 pre-selected students underwent the program with the supervision of their adviser, Warda A Moh Kasim. The interns were deployed to the Senior High School Advance and Basic Computer Laboratory, College Advance and Basic Computer Laboratory, and CITS Office to practice and enhance their capabilities on computer-related tasks such as data communication, computer system restoration, and networks.
Furthermore, to maximize the efficiency of the month-long deployment of the students, the AdZU-CITS prepared a series of training sessions for the interns that aided in pacing up such skills. One of these is the Google Basics with Google Sheets and Google Forms session given by Engr Louie Virgil A Gallardo, Engineering Department Chair from the College of Science in Information and Technology on February 4, 2023.