Drillco, through its Non Profit “Fundación Despega”, has successfully completed the first cycle of the Mentoring Program together with DUOC UC, an accredited technical and professional University in Chile. With over 100.000 students in 17 campuses around the country, DUOC UC is one of the most renowned technical Universities, providing both professional and technical degrees through practical and industry-focused programs.
From a total of 160 students, 6 where selected to participate in the innovative Mentoring Program at Drillco, where they attended workshops in Productivity, Leadership, Business Management, Globalization and English classes. Rodrigo Carmona, Partner and director at Drillco, and President of Fundación Despega, states “Our aim is to give the students additional abilities and tools to improve and ease their transition to the workspace”. The mentored developed improvement projects on site at Drillco, working together with the teams and presenting their final thesis to the Board. Felipe Morales, Machines and Heavy Vehicles Engineer Student, declares “I’m inspired by this mentoring program and looking forward to gain practical knowledge that will make me a well-prepared professional”.