MODUL University Dubai guarantees paid internships for students at GETEX ’17

Dubai, April 12, 2017: MODUL University Dubai, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC, has announced that students enrolling for any of its academic programmes during the Gulf Education and Training Exhibition [GETEX] 2017 will be offered one-of-its-kind, one-month paid internship in Dubai.


The paid internship program by MODUL is in commitment to the university’s mission to reinforce value-added, 360-degree tailored quality education. The internship will not only enhance students’ employability, but also offer valuable operational insights at Dubai’s leading institutions. The paid internship program has been designed for aspiring students in MODUL University Dubai’s Foundation, Undergraduate and Masters’ programmes, to help them supplement academic courses with diverse professional experiences.


MODUL University Dubai, in which Dubai Investments owns 90% stake, is set for the second year of its academic programmes in September. Over 140 students from 40-plus nationalities are currently pursuing various courses at the university – the only institution of its kind specialized in tourism and hospitality sector.


Talking about the offer, Prof. Dr. Joerg Finsinger, Academic President of MODUL University Dubai, said: “MODUL University Dubai aims to offer its students practical experiences, and encourage them to learn beyond the classroom and to take advantage of opportunities to use cutting-edge practices. The one-of-its-kind paid internship is a unique step by MODUL University Dubai to give students unrivaled insights and perspectives about Dubai-based companies.”


MODUL University Dubai is also showcasing a wide array of newly-launched academic programmes including its unique M.Sc. Program in Sustainable Development, Management and Policy and numerous study grants at GETEX 2017 (Stand C-200), which continues till April 15 at Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre. Nearly 130 universities from across the globe are participating in the exhibition, and 35,000-plus students are expected to visit the show scouting for education and training options.


MODUL University Dubai, which operates a state-of-the-art campus at ONE JLT, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, offers undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programmes across several faculties including Business Administration, International Management, Entrepreneurship and Governance as well as Tourism and Hospitality. Furthermore, the university has launched its world-renowned vocational training program, the International Course in Hospitality Management offering students leading insights in best-practices across the hospitality value chain.