Oracle Gave Me a Chance - ECEMEA Internship Programme

My name is Mohammad Raad and I started in the One Year Training program with Oracle on March 1, 2012. I graduated on September 2011 and started searching for a job. Starting your career, as you all know, is hard because some companies see you as a fresh graduate lacking experience and no one is willing to invest in you. I used to check the recruitment websites daily to see if there were openings to apply to, but unfortunately no one wanted to hire a zero year experience fresh graduate.

One day I saw Oracle’s 1 year internship program advertised and that was what I needed. I applied but expected nothing to happen because I was used to applying and getting no replies, but they called and that was the start! I had my first interview over the phone and decided to go to Qatar and to continue to search for a job. Two weeks after arriving at Qatar, Oracle called me for a second interview in Lebanon so I booked a ticket on the same day because my interview was the next day I had my interview and went back to Qatar. On January 2012, I heard from Oracle that I was accepted and they choose me for this program, it was a day I will not forget!

Starting on 1st March 2012, I was full of energy, willing to do anything to gain experience and prove that I can do it. What really give me a big push is my colleagues’ motivation and support especially from Youssef Halawi, my mentor and Rami Mattar because they believe in me and track my progress day-by-day. At Oracle, I meet customers, attend meetings, demos and presentations, partners’ events and online trainings. Now I’m focusing on a specific product that I really liked and aim to master by the end of my internship.

So dear readers wish me good luck! I know that I will get the experience that I want, because from Oracle, a leader in its industry, you have the chance to grab experience as much as you can handle, simply because there are no limits to excellence.

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Comments:

You are really a Lucky man. Great Job !

I am locking for internship program. Did you see at Campus Oracle?

Posted by guest on October 13, 2012 at 02:25 PM BST #

Dear sir,
i am student of MCA final year 2013. and i want to join a internship programme at oracle.
plzz sir provide me latest information about internship programme.

Posted by guest on October 20, 2012 at 03:06 AM BST #

Thanks a lot for your interest.
Please have a look on campus.oracle.com for all our internship vacancies across EMEA.

BR
Felix

Posted by Felix on October 22, 2012 at 08:15 AM BST #

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