JPS Employs 115 Students for the Summer June 29, 2012July 3, 2012
One hundred and fifteen (115) students from secondary and tertiary institutions across the island, will commence their seven-week summer employment with the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) on Monday July 2, 2012. The programme is being implemented at a cost of $6M.
As JPS continues to play a critical role in the development of the nation's youth, the Company has over the years, employed students during the summer with the aim of: fostering community role models and mentors, facilitating inter-professional work experiences, enhancing and expanding relationships between JPS, the communities and educational institutions and identifying potential employees.
The Summer Employees, who range from high school to the post-graduate level, will be placed in JPS locations across the island as well as at a number of partner agencies including: Bustamante Children's Hospital, CHEST Hospital, Dispute Resolution Foundation, Community for the Upliftment of the Mentally Ill (CUMI) FISH, Bellevue Hospital, Sir Golding Rehabilitation Centre and the Kingston & St. Andrew Health Department