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Belco hires 20 interns – largest ever summer intake

Front row, from left to right: Sabrina Da Silva, Zayah Scott-Burgess, Haley Davis, Second row, from left to right: Jamin Fubler, Jasmin Williams, Mya Gibbons, LaKeirah Cunningham and Makayla Tucker.Third row, from left to right: Enzi Pitt-Adams, Amon Simons, Ellie Cordeiro, Jawonday Smith, Hasheem Webb, Zahria Furbert and Julian Roser.Not Pictured: Benjamin Barnett, Ross Cooper, Jorja Thomas, Kiira Grant and Joshua Roberts

Twenty student interns have been hired by Belco – the largest number ever taken on by the company for summer work experience.

The interns are gaining experience in various departments including human resources, bulk generation, communications and sustainability, transmission, finance, transport and legal.

Belco president Wayne Caines said: “We are thrilled to have this group of 20 diverse and outstanding students join us for their summer internships.

“Belco is committed to education and empowering our students to gain the life skills, education and experience they will need to compete and prosper in a rapidly changing world where sustainability is going to be front and centre of everything we do.

“As one of Bermuda’s biggest companies, we take our social sustainability and empowerment commitment seriously and I look forward to some of these interns returning to Bermuda and possibly coming to work for us at Belco.”

Who is working where

The interns and departments in which they will be working for the summer include Sabrina da Silva, corporate applications, Zayah Scott-Burgess, procurement and logistics, Haley Davis, OHSE and business continuity, Jamin Fubler, transmission and distribution, Jasmin Williams, human resources, Mya Gibbons, legal and investor services, LaKeirah Cunningham, OHSE and business continuity, Makayla Tucker, PG reliability, bulk generation, Enzi Pitt-Adams, bulk generation, Amon Simons, PG engineering, bulk generation, Ellie Cordeiro, sustainability, Jawonday Smith, sustainability, Hasheem Webb, PG reliability, bulk generation, Zahria Furbert, customer experience, Julian Roser, transmission and distribution, Benjamin Barnett, bulk generation, Ross Cooper, IT, Jorja Thomas, transport, Kiira Grant, human resources and Joshua Roberts, finance.

A spokesman for the company said it was “committed to social sustainability and has a long history of providing scholarships, apprenticeships and internships”.

“In the past four years, Belco has supported the education of 87 Bermudians through education awards and scholarships along with 23 Bermudians who have been educated and supported in the company’s apprenticeship programme.”

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Published July 12, 2022 at 7:43 am (Updated July 12, 2022 at 7:43 am)

Belco hires 20 interns – largest ever summer intake

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