The Government Internship Program (GIP) is an employment program for young workers intended for those who are interested to pursue a career in public service. The internship period started June 05 – December 29, 2017. Graduation of this year batch was conducted on March 02, 2018 at Mcdonalds Baliwag Branch, Poblacion, Baliwag Bulacan. This was attended by interns from the following municipalities: Baliwag, Bustos, Pandi, and Plaridel.
Ms. Augustina Dominique “Ate Tina” Pancho – Chief of Staff of Cong. Apol was also present and shortly gave her message to the participants. She also extend her heartfelt gratitude to DOLE and all the municipalities who participated in the said program. “Alam niyo maraming naging lesson sa ating 6 months GIP, nagkaroon kayo ng training at disiplina sa pagtatrabaho. At isa pa sa natutunan natin sa GIP ay ang oras, the importance of time dahil “time is gold.” –she added.
Hon. Gavini “Apol” Pancho – District Representative Bulacan, 2nd District, is also present and gave an inspirational message to the interns. “Kami po ay tunay na nasisiyahan sapagkat nariyan kayo na nakiisa sa programa. At para sa mga millennials na hindi na nakahahanap ng tarabaho, huwag kayong panghinaan ng loob, kinakailangan lamang ng patuloy na kayong mangarap, magsikap, magtiyaga upang magkaroon kayo ng trabaho o hanapbuhay sa darating na panahon.”
Ms. May Lynn Gozun – Chief Labor and Employment Office, Bulacan Field Office-DOLE, gave her message and mentioned that they target to place twenty six thousand applicants for Bulacan for the year 2018 and hopes that this year’s GIP graduates will be part of it. According to her, Bulacan is one of the prime province in Region III in terms of labor relation and industrial business and a lot of business owners are eyeing to invest. “Maging pride tayo ng Bulacan kasi lahat tayo ay dapat may proper work attitude and proper work values. Hindi lang katalinuhan ang tinitignan, more so attitude.”
Ms. Jennelyn Marcelo – OIC PESO Manager was invited also to give a short message to all graduates, she thanked Hon. Apol Pancho, and Ate Tina Pancho for allowing PESO to implement GIP to the Municipality.
“Napakalaking tulong po sa mga kabataan ng Baliwag ang pogramang ito, natutuwa po kami dahil 10 of the 26 interns ay nahire ng ating LGU, isa naman po ay nagtatrabaho na sa isang private institution at ‘yung isa naman po ay nagpaparank na sa DepEd. Natutuwa po kami sa experience na nakuha nila sa implementation ng GIP ay magagamit nila kahit saan man sila mapunta.” – she added.
The following were hired by the respective offices:
|1||Arcega, Patricia Anne||HRMO|
|4||Dela Cruz, Jocelle||TOURISM|
|6||Lorenzana, Rovyniel||MA’S OFFICE|
|8||Faustino, Heide Anne Mhae||SDO|
|10||Angeles, John Kenneth||MSWDO|