FastTrack Summer Internship Programme 2019 re-launches to inspire and empower young talent

John Keells Group, Fonterra Brands Lanka and Brandix Group partner to offer a successful career path to undergraduates 

confident that this internship will provide first-hand experience of the career opportunities in the Sri Lankan corporate sector and how you can contribute towards improving our economy, driving innovation and empowering our Nation.”

The interns will receive exclusive exposure to the industry sectors of Leisure, Real Estate, Consumer Foods, Retail, Manufacturing, Apparel, Information Technology, and Transportation which will allow participants to learn and understand the operations of each, first-hand.

Commenting on the partnership, Mr. Sunil Sethi – Managing Director, Sri Lanka and Indian Subcontinent, Chairperson Fonterra Future Dairy Pvt Ltd said, “together with our FastTrack partners, we commit to prepare and strengthen the selected interns by offering you a unique learning opportunity. Here is your chance to build a fantastic corporate network and leverage your experience with us to give back to your country and communities.”

During the comprehensive six-week programme, interns will receive the opportunity to enhance their soft skills, covering areas such as business etiquette, leadership and presentation skills through directed workshops, and develop critical teamworking skills through a project management experience.

They will be guided and mentored by professionals and interact with prominent business personalities and immerse themselves in practical work assignments that connect their academic backgrounds to actual career experiences.

One of the objectives of FastTrack this year is to retain young talent and bring their unique strengths and talents back to Sri Lanka to support the nation’s progress, the partners additionally stated.

In his message, Mr. Ashroff Omar – Group Chief Executive Officer of the Brandix Group said, “Partnering the FastTrack Summer Internship Programme gives us the opportunity to facilitate a well-structured, hands-on learning experience together with our partners to inspire and mould selected undergraduates to become agile corporate athletes in the future. We urge you to use the experience to your advantage to gain a better understanding of the diverse industries involved and expand your horizons over the course of this programme.”

Online applications for FastTrack 2019 open are now open via where you can also view former FastTrack interns, who have progressed in their careers, speak about their FastTrack experience!

Launch of the official website and the all-new online application process
Signing of Partnership Agreement by Dinusha Jayamanne, Human Resources Director, Fonterra Brands Lanka (Pvt) Ltd, Ishan Dantanarayana, Chief People Officer, Brandix Group, Isuru Gunasekara, Head of Group Human Resources, Sustainability, ERM and Group Initiatives, John Keells Holdings PLC

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