School outreach for Mitsui Chemicals Process Technology Study Award 2019 intake

Building up the talent pipeline for Mitsui Chemicals Group in Singapore


Mitsui Chemicals Asia Pacific, Ltd

Mitsui Chemicals Asia Pacific (MCAP) – Two school outreach sessions were conducted in the month of January to more than 150 polytechnic students, currently undertaking chemical- or chemistry-related diplomas from Singapore Polytechnic and Temasek Polytechnic. The sessions were held on 16 January 2019 and 24 January 2019 respectively. Speakers from Mitsui Chemicals Asia Pacific (MCAP), Mitsui Phenols Singapore (MPS) and Mitsui Elastomers Singapore (MELS) shared with the students in Year 1, on the career prospects for Mitsui Chemicals Process Technology (MCPT) Study Award.

Into its 8th intake, the MCPT Study Award had already signed 17 study awardees since 2012, to build their career with Mitsui Chemicals Group in Singapore. Currently, of the six affiliates in Singapore, three affiliates are chemical plant set-up in Jurong Island, Singapore. They are Mitsui Phenols Singapore (MPS), Mitsui Elastomers Singapore (MELS) and Prime Evolue Singapore (EVLS).

In the coming 2019 intake, besides searching for talents in the Process Technician track, the MCPT Study Award had also set sight in finding the right talent to work as Laboratory Technician track. In total, the three chemical plants are looking for up to four suitable candidates to join them after their polytechnic graduation.

Application is now open for Singapore Polytechnic and Temasek Polytechnic, and will close on 28 February 2019. Refer to our website at our Careers section to find out more.

About MCPT Study Award

The MCPT Study Award is designed to support polytechnic students with a keen interest to pursue a career in the chemical industry. This study award provides students the opportunity to join our group of companies in Singapore upon their graduation. Besides coverage of the second and third year polytechnic diploma tuition fee and miscellaneous fee payable by Singapore Citizens of up to maximum of S$1500 per semester, the study awardee will also receive a monthly stipend allowance of $500. During their final year Industrial Attachment, awardee(s) will be assigned to one of the sponsoring companies.

After graduation and commencing their bond, they will also be given an opportunity to learn and acquire experience in Japan, on our latest cutting-edge technology in chemical process and safety.

About Mitsui Chemicals Group in Singapore

Singapore is the home to six local affiliates for Mitsui Chemicals Group. Besides Mitsui Chemicals Asia Pacific, Ltd. (MCAP) is the Asia Pacific Regional Headquarter of Mitsui Chemicals Inc., the other five entities include Mitsui Phenols Singapore Pte. Ltd. (MPS), Mitsui Elastomers Singapore Pte Ltd (MELS), Prime Evolue Singapore Pte. Ltd. (EVLS), SDC Technologies Asia Pacific Pte Ltd (SDC AP) and Mitsui Chemicals Singapore R&D Centre Pte Ltd (MS R&D).

Being the Asia Pacific growth functional hub, MCAP strives to drive business growth, provide robust functional services to regional affiliates or businesses, and deliver values to customers leveraging full power of all affiliates in Mitsui Chemicals Group.

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