Check out some of the articles that have featured the Palestinian Internship Program.
The aim is for these Palestinian interns to soak up the knowledge of how to operate a successful and competitive tech startup and bring this knowledge back home to help build a Palestinian high-tech sector. [full article here]
"This is part of a strategy to develop the Palestinian information and communication technology sector by strengthening the Palestinian human resources and exposing it to international standards and practices," said a USAID spokesperson. [full article here]
By exposing [PIP interns] to firms in Israel, [PIP founder Yadin Kaufmann] said, “they could see what a real tech company looks like and gain skills and contacts that could help them come back and develop their companies in the tech sector in the West Bank.” [full article here]
Intern Nadine Handal, who was placed with Intel in Jerusalem, appreciated the chance to have a “unique multicultural experience” that would help her build connections with high-tech professionals and learn problem-solving and innovative-thinking skills, she says. Handal was offered a position with Intel and plans to continue working for the company. [full article here]