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The seventh term of Şişecam’s Global Young Talent Program “Together” has officially commenced. A total of 152 young talents selected for the program will work at Şişecam’s headquarters, production facilities and R&D Center for seven months.

05.04.2024 – Şişecam, a global player in the glass and chemicals industries, kicked off the seventh term of its Global Young Talent Program “Together”. This year, 5,364 students from 34 different universities applied to the program. A total of 152 long-term interns were selected to work for seven months in various units of Şişecam, including production, supply chain, quality, sales and R&D. The Together program will continue until October. Interns who successfully complete the seventh edition of the program will receive preferential consideration for permanent employment opportunities at Şişecam.

The Together selection process was completed after various steps, including a simulation game, an English language skills exam, video interviews and manager interviews. A comprehensive evaluation is conducted of students from various university departments, such as industry, machinery, chemistry, metallurgy and materials, electrical and electronics engineering, as well as business, chemistry and economics. The seven-month Together internship period started at the end of February. During the program, interns have the opportunity to get to know Şişecam culture closely and shape their careers. Together interns have a wide range of self-improvement options available, including trainings, technical trips, inspiring interviews, case studies, project presentations and department sessions.

The Together program creates the opportunity for students to start their business careers in a well-established organization, once again revealing the value Şişecam attaches to young talent. To date, 1,167 interns worldwide have participated in Şişecam’s Together program. After completing their internship period, 467 Together participants started working full-time at Şişecam.

About Şişecam
Şişecam was founded in 1935 to establish Turkey’s glass industry in line with the vision of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, a great leader respected worldwide. Today, Şişecam is a major global player in the fields of glass and chemicals. Şişecam is the only global company operating in all core areas of glass production – including flat glass, glassware, glass packaging and glass fiber. Currently, Şişecam ranks among the world leader in glassware and the top five producers of glass packaging and flat glass. Şişecam is one of the three largest soda producers in the world and the world leader in chromium chemicals.

Şişecam plays a leading role in the flat glass, glassware, glass packaging, chemicals, automotive, glass fiber, mining, energy, and recycling business lines. Şişecam operates production facilities in Germany, Italy, Bulgaria, Romania, Slovakia, Hungary, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Russian Federation, Georgia, Ukraine, Egypt, India, and the USA in addition to Türkiye.

Şişecam who takes firm steps towards its goal of becoming one of the world’s top 3 manufacturers in its main fields of activity, with its competent human resources and smart technologies, and uninterruptedly continues to transform its digital infrastructure and culture by taking into account the future necessities. Şişecam who has 89 years of experience, more than 24 thousand employees, production activities in 14 countries on four continents, and a sales network of more than 150 countries, continues its growth journey with an inclusive approach that supports the development of company’s entire ecosystem. Şişecam takes responsibility for protecting the planet, empowering society and transforming life with its CareforNext strategy, which is compliant with and centered around the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Şişecam uses all its experience and competencies to promote sustainable development in every aspect.