JOHANNESBURG_, 12 _DECEMBER 2018 – Still in their 20s, Robert Clark and
Makhosazana Ncube, have already managed to oversee a project to improve
nature conservation using quadcopter drones, co-direct the conversion of
an aircraft to paratrooper transport, and redesign factory layouts to
improve production. So it’s no wonder the two South African students
caught the attention of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, and were selected
for its six month International Business Internship Program (IBIP) in
Seattle, USA.

IBIP gives students valuable exposure to the latest technological and
business advances and thinking in a variety of disciplines relating to
business operations, finance, marketing, strategy and the aviation

J. Miguel Santos, Boeing Managing Director – Sub-Sahara Africa and
Director of Commercial Airplane Sales for Africa “We’re very impressed
with the caliber of students that applied. I am excited for them to
start in January, it’s a great opportunity to gain valuable work
experience, not only in a new country but also at the world’s largest
aerospace company.”

The students will be exposed to a range of business activities and work
alongside Boeing employees in various fields. They will also have an
opportunity to spend time with Boeing leaders, visit several Boeing
factories and share their experience with other IBIP interns from around
the world. They will be provided mentors and the support they need to


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