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MediaTek has announced the roll out of its second smartphone design training program in partnership with India's Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY). The program, an annual initiative since 2016, nurtures talent in India's fast-growing handset industry


With the Smartphone Design Training Program, MediaTek claims to support the broader "Make in India" initiative to turn India into a global smartphone design and manufacturing hub. 


The company is also a key partner to the country's growth story, is taking its commitment a step further to support domestic innovation and smartphone design and production. 


''MediaTek will offer expertise, foster development of talent, and build closer partnerships with Indian companies to create new, India-designed products for its market, '' said the company. 


"Since opening our Noida office in 2004, we have seen expansive growth in India's mobile market sparked by incredible talent emerging in the engineering and design fields," said Grant Kuo, Managing Director of MediaTek India. "


We introduced our Smartphone Design Training Program last year to facilitate and accelerate continued education and training of India's mobile talents. This year, we aim to provide a greater depth of specialization and customization to prepare India's next generation of design engineers,'' added Kuo.


"MediaTek's support for "Make in India" and our Digital India initiative have delivered a massive leap forward for handset design advancements in India, and the impact of this crucial program will surely continue to be felt across our nation in its second year," said Shri Ajay Prakash Sawhney, Secretary, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology.


The program kicks off on January 19, 2018 with a series of courses centered on theory running through February 2, 2018. Following a two-week break, participants will travel to Taiwan on March 10, 2018, for a three-week session with the lead engineers and R&D personnel from MediaTek and handset key component ecosystem partners at MediaTek headquarters. Key aspects of the program include:


The company is looking for experienced design engineers with a minimum of five years of experience as well as candidates with excellent academic credentials and a minimum of two years of work experience (of which at least one full year must be in the telecom industry). To be considered for placement within the 2018 class of 45 highly qualified individuals.


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