Asia Pacific College

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Asia Pacific College
Asia Pacific College Logo.png
MottoIndustry Integrity Innovation
TypePrivate
Established1991
PresidentMaria Teresita Medado
Administrative staff
200
Undergraduates2300
Location, ,
Campus12-storey building
School hymnThe APC Hymn
NicknameAPC Ram
Websitewww.apc.edu.ph
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Asia Pacific College (APC) is a private tertiary education institution in Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines. It was established in 1991 as a non-profit joint venture between IBM Philippines and the SM Foundation.[1] Its program is focused on information technology.

The the Commission on Higher Education certifies the college as one of the four Centers of Excellence in IT Education in the Philippines.[2]

Internship program[edit]

The Industry-Academe Cooperative Education Program, also known as the I-ACE Program, is an internship program of the Asia Pacific College, in which students on their senior year are assigned to work full-time for a company for a period of two consecutive terms.

On their senior year, APC students enter the program. They are assigned to work for a company assigned during the internship placement period), for a duration of two consecutive terms of APC’s tri-mestral school calendar.

During the internship program, the interns are not expected to enroll in any academic courses in school for they will be working full-time (eight hours a day, Mondays to Fridays) at their companies. Interns are invited to attend monthly Saturday sessions with the Career & Placement Office to discuss updates, issues or problems encountered.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "APC Our History". Retrieved 2011-11-28.
  2. ^ "Top Universities of the Philippines: CHED'S Center of Excellence and Center of Development (As of Oct. 4, 2010)". Retrieved 2010-10-04.
  3. ^ "Career & Placement Office". Retrieved 2013-12-24.

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