Students from CIU met with experts from Vodafone which is one of the largest international mobile communications companies in the world. İnci Moreket Alicik, a Senior Specialist in Vodafone Human Resources said that they would create internship opportunities for the third or fourth year students in the summer, thus, she promised students will start their work life with a plus. Alicik stated that they expect students, who are interested in the telecommunication sector and creative and she announced that they must apply by 18 May, 2018. Bahadır Çiftçi, Vice President of Marketing, Vodafone gave information about Vodafone’s digitalization strategies in recent years, social media and studies that are carried out in digital marketing and he added that traditional communication methods in marketing has been out of date. Bahadır Çiftçi pointed out that marketing is at every point of life with the developing social media and he recommended students that they should use such adventures to improve themselves and they should be experts.
Vodafone Pazarlama Müdür Yardımcısı Bahadır Çiftçi, Vodafone’nun özellikle son yıllarda dijitalleşme stratejileri, sosyal medya ile dijital pazarlama alanında yürüttüğü çalışmalarhakkında bilgi verirken, pazarlama da geleneksel iletişim yöntemlerinin arka planda kaldığını kaydetti. Pazarlama’nın gelişen sosyal medya ile hayatın her noktasında bulunduğunu aktaran Bahadır Çiftçi, öğrencilere kendilerini geliştirmek için bu tür mecraları kullanmaları ve uzamanlaşmaları gerektiği tavsiyesinde bulundu.
Uğur Eylik, who is in charge of VODFONE marketing department and CIU's former graduate, told that he had an opportunity to meet with Vodafone during his career days at the university and he added that he applied about two years ago and started working as a staff member after the interview process.
Naziyet Uzunboylu, Social Activities Coordinator stated that the event was organized to inform the students about digital approaches in the new era and to help them adapt to the globalizing world, thus, CIU students will have an opportunity to do an internship in Vodafone.
The event, which held in the CIU Çevik Uraz Conference Hall, continued with questions and answers and ended with the presentation of the certificate of appreciation.