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Imperial Pacific paves way for career growth of local residents

(Press Release) — Through its active engagement in various community initiatives and programs, Imperial Pacific International remains committed to growing the local economy and improving the lives of local residents.

Recently, Imperial Pacific’s Learning and Development team participated in three events designed to assist the college- and career-readiness of the islands’ high school students and graduates.

IPI’s Learning and Development participated in Career Talk, which was hosted by the Northern Marianas Trades Institute; the Start Smart Seminar presented by Northern Marianas College; and Career Exploration Day for high school students organized by the Saipan Chamber of Commerce.

From left, Kassandra Marquez, Jake Maratita, Talia Trianna, Bertha Leon Guerrero, Justine Rain Kirby, Julie Anne Loong, and Renee Acosta gather for a group photo at the Imperial Pacific International’s Compliance and Legal office, following the completion of the job-shadowing portion of the recently held Career Exploration Day hosted by the Saipan Chamber of Commerce.

During the banquet ceremony for Career Exploration Day, which was hosted by the Saipan Chamber of Commerce, Imperial Pacific International’s staff members pose with, seated from left, Justine Rain Kirby, Talia Trianna, and Julie Anne Loong.

Imperial Pacific International’s assistant director of compliance Jake Maratita, left, works with Talia Trianna and Justine Rain Kirby during the Saipan Chamber of Commerce’s Career Exploration Day.

Career Talk at NMTI resulted in three hospitality students joining the internship program of Imperial Pacific.

Imperial Pacific International believes it is important for students to be given the opportunity to see and experience the leisure and entertainment industry.

The Start Smart seminar, a pioneering initiative of NMC, was attended by more than 200 high school students. The event aims to prepare them for higher education and college-career opportunities.

Imperial Pacific International’s learning and development manager Renee Acosta speaks to  students of the Northern Marianas Trades Institute during the Career Talk event.

Imperial Pacific International’s learning and development assistant managers Kassandra Marquez and Hazel Tang pose with students from various high schools during the Start Smart seminar of Northern Marianas College.

Imperial Pacific International’s learning and development assistant manager Hazel Tang, center, shares her career experiences and educational background with high school students during Northern Marianas College’s Start Smart seminar.  Contributed photos

IPI’s Learning and Development personnel spoke to over 200 seminar participants about the work experience in the entertainment industry and the many great career and growth opportunities available to local residents within IPI which is now the islands’ largest private sector employer.

As for the students who joined Career Exploration Day, they were given the opportunity to “shadow” executives and managers of IPI and gain hands-on experience in the company’s day-to-day operations.

Imperial Pacific International is committed to developing and honing the talents and skills of the local workforce.