University to Launch Information Technology Internship Program

King Khalid University represented by the General Directorate of Information Technology launched the first edition of the iT Internship Program. The program will provide opportunities for interns to help deliver best-in-class technological solutions to the university and learn at the same time. The program is underscored by the university’s determination to develop the Saudi information and communications technologies (ICT) talent pool. The program was developed to simulate real-life work environments that require creativity and a strong work ethic. It will allow interns to bring their solutions and ideas to life while working on cutting-edge technology. By integrating academia, government stakeholders, policymakers, and the ICT industry, King Khalid University is investing in the future ICT workforce of the Kingdom and meeting the aims of the digital objectives of Vision 2030 and the Strategic Digital Transformation Plan of the university.

General Directorate of Information Technology Supervisor, Dr. Salem Alelyani, explained that the program aims to provide an opportunity for students and alumni of technical backgrounds to develop and gain talents, skills, and expertise by linking their theoretical academic knowledge to a practical work environment. Trainees will spend their time learning, working, and making connections. While the internship program boasts positive outcomes for those who complete it, King Khalid University will gain just as much from the experience as interns do. Through mentorship, guidance, and challenging projects, interns will be able to evaluate and understand their performance capabilities in the field. The one-year program includes a variety of areas, including: Application Development, Cybersecurity, Design, Digital Content, Digital Transformation, E-Commerce, Information Protection, Network Design, Project Management, Programming/Program Development, Quality and Documentations, Systems Analysis, Systems Architecture, Systems Integration, and Technical Support.

The program requirements include:

  • Applicants are Saudi citizens or Saudi university scholarship students;
  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in Saudi universities and colleges;
  • Applicants must not have any to any academic or work commitments during the training program;
  • Applicants must complete all required hours of training;
  • Applicants must pass the program interview;
  • Applicants educational background must apply to the training program;
  • The internship program duration is one year.

For more information and to apply,  click here.

In continuation of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) at King Khalid University, College of Applied Medical Sciences, Medical Rehabilitation Science Department students and staff conducted awareness program for disability in Oasis Mall, Abha. To promote the rights, awareness and well-being of persons with disabilities. The participants were provided with a wealth of information about overcoming and managing disabilities.  Students also treated and discussed about solutions adopted in the field of physical therapy practice to overcome disability and about the programs and facilities provided by the King Khalid University for achieving changes in the challenges faced by people with disabilities and their families by inspiring jobs and innovations.
The Dean of the College Dr. Khalid Al Ahmari, Vice Dean of the College Dr. Hussain Al Mohiy Welcomes all Staff and students in the second semester of academic year 1439-1440 (H).
International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) was initiated in 1992, with the recommendation of United Nations General Assembly resolution. It is celebrated on December 3rd every year. King Khalid University makes sure to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. The University has made notable and noble initiatives to increase the awareness and societal benefits for the disabled, under the Medical Rehabilitation department, Physical Therapy and Speech pathology and Audiology therapy participated along with the home for the disabled and the event was organized by the special need center of our university. The participants were provided with a wealth of information about overcoming and managing disabilities. The main aim of such initiatives is to augment the creation of awareness and conscientization as well as to manage the facilities and opportunities that are regularly provided to the variably abled by the University.
College of Applied Medical Science - Abha has participated in workshop on the title of "Question Bank" organised by the Measurement and Evaluation Centre, King Khalid University on Thursday November 22, 2018. Nominated faculty staff from various department has participated in the workshop. Dr. Mohamed Adam, College coordinator of measurement and evaluation with its unit member i.e. Dr. Mohammad Mahtab Alam, Dr. Rajagopalan Parsanna and Dr. Jayashankar Tedla and two voluntry participation from the college staff i.e. Dr. Raghu Jetti from Basic Medical Science department and Dr. Ravishankar Reddy from Medical Rehabilitation department has participated during the workshop.