MediaTek accepting applications from Engineers in India for Free Smartphone Design Training Program

New Delhi, India – MediaTek Inc. announced a Smartphone Design-Training program on October 6, 2016 to foster and develop talent for India’s fast-growing handset industry. Since then, the company has opened nominations from the hardware sector and spread the word via various digital and industry mediums. The last date for submissions is Tuesday, 8th November 2016.

The 10-week training program, created in collaboration with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), India, Indian Cellular Association (ICA) and the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA),Taiwan, will propel the ‘Make in India’ initiative. MediaTek will share its smartphone design expertise, and leverage its well-established global ecosystem to support the program.

Interested applicants can download the form from ICA website http://www.ica-ind.org/mediatek-india-mobile-handset-hardware-design/.

The two-and-a-half-month program, including one and a half month in Taiwan, will deliver:

About 50 professionals, with minimum five years of experience in Research and Development (R&D) in electronics including at least two years of exposure in hardware design, will be selected from key handset makers across the country to take part in the training program. The training program is free of cost for all attendees, barring flight ticket, travel insurance and visa application processing fee.

MediaTek will train engineers in R&D competence and design project management. The company will also coordinate with key component companies to be part of the training module with hands-on instruction. This will be a one-time opportunity for the participants where all key component makers and industry stakeholders will together impart knowledge about their specialized segments.

 

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Since 1997, MediaTek has been a pioneering fabless semiconductor company and a market leader in cutting-edge systems-on-chip (SoC) for mobile devices, wireless networking, HDTV, DVD and Blu-ray. Our tightly-integrated, innovative chip designs help manufacturers optimize supply chains, reduce the development time of new products, and extend a competitive edge in crowded markets. Through MediaTek Labs, the company is also building a developer hub that will support device creation, application development, and services for the Internet of Things era. By building technologies that help connect individuals to the world around them, MediaTek is enabling people to expand their horizons and more easily achieve their goals. We believe anyone can achieve something amazing. And we believe they can do it every single day. We call this idea Everyday Genius and it drives everything we do. Visit mediatek.com for more information.