Figure 1. PYC Team participated in the Welcoming Alumni LPDP 2019 event
The Lembaga Pengelola Dana Pendidikan (LPDP) program is one of the most well-known scholarship programs in Indonesia organized by the Ministry of Finance of Indonesia. It is designed to level up the investment of Indonesian Human Resources through a full scholarship for Indonesia’s young generation to continue their education on the postgraduate program. Up to early 2019, there are more than 20,000 LPDP awardees from various backgrounds spreaded around the world.
Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC) was delighted to be a part of the 2019 Welcoming Alumni LPDP event in the Gala Dinner and Career Fair. The Gala Dinner was held on March 15, 2019, at Dhanapala Building, while the Career Fair was held on the very next morning at Borobudur Hotel, Jakarta. There were some other companies and NGOs participated in the event such as Tokopedia, Grab, WWF, Bank Indonesia, Bank Mandiri, and others. Aside from career fair, there was also a seminar inviting representations from three different business types, namely, NGO, government and corporate. The seminar was aimed to give insight for LPDP alumni regarding what is expected from young employee generations, the difference among those three business types, and how they collaborate.
In the career fair, PYC opened information booth for LPDP alumni who want to join the PYC team as a research assistant as well as other positions. In addition to the recruitment information, PYC also promoted our current and upcoming events such as a call for paper and PYC International Energy Conference (IEC) 2019. Some participants came to PYC’s booth for more elaboration on the center and opportunities to collaborate with the center. PYC is always open to any opportunities for energy studies collaboration with various institutions, both national and international.