It is a program aimed at fulfilling the needs of the community to increase the capacity of both their formal and non-formal knowledge and skills.
- Badak Full Scholarship (BAFCO)
The BAFCO scholarship program targets students at elementary, middle, and high school in the city of Bontang who have academic achievements and prioritize to poor families to continue their studies to public universities. This consideration is also a form of PT Badak NGL’s concern for the Bontang City Government program, Smart City.
The selection process for prospective scholarship recipients includes final semester report cards, academic tests, psychological tests, interviews, and field surveys. In 2018, the number of scholarship recipients was 20 students for junior high schools, 30 students for high schools, and 27 students for universities.
- Cooperative Education Program (COOP)
PT Badak NGL supports the Cooperative Education Program (COOP) which is a national internship program initiated by the Director General of Higher Education (DIKTI) since 2003. The program is coordinated by oil and gas companies in East Kalimantan and managed for two periods in each year. Since 2017, PT Badak NGL held a special selection for COOP participants with the requirement have Bontang identity card. During the internship program, students are placed in various department according to the needs of each company. COOP participants are students from various universities or high schools in East Kalimantan
- Laboratory & Environment Control, Tissue Culture, and Biodiesel Internship Program
Through the Laboratory & Environment Control Internship Program, Tissue Culture, and Biodiesel Operators, PT Badak NGL provides an opportunity for the students of Bontang City to gain one year working experience at the Company.
The internship program which is also part of PT Badak NGL Community Development in the field of Capacity Building specifically for students in Bontang City. This year, the Environment & Laboratory Control Internship Program has entered its twelfth year, while the Tissue Culture and Biodiesel Operator Internship Program is entering its second year. In 2018, 7 participants participated in the Laboratory & Environment Control Internship Program, 2 participants participated in the Tissue Culture Internship Program, and 1 participant participated in the Biodiesel Operator Internship Program so that the total number of participants in this internship was 10 people. But at the end of the program, 2 participants resigned because they passed the Management Trainee program selection at PT Badak NGL.
In addition, in 2018 PT Badak NGL received 10 participants in the domestic Internship program. This program is coordinated by the Department of Investment, Labor, and PTSP Office of Bontang City