Graduation Day. DOLE XI ARD Jason P. Balais with PESO managers and staff, DNFO staff and the interns.

Keynote Speaker. Hanna Mae L. Porlares receiving her Plaque of Appreciation. 

GIP to JO. GSIS represented by its personnel accepting the Certificate of Recognition for having the most number of absorbed interns as job order personnel.

Contribution recognized. Awarded Plaque of Recognition to Hon. Pantaleon D. Alvarez represented by Mr. Alfonso Alvarez for their invaluable contribution in the GIP implementation for 2019.

Best of the Best. Interns awarded with Best GIP Experience.

TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte – The Department of Labor and Employment-Davao del Norte Field Office (DOLE-DNFO) held Recognition Rites for more than 300 beneficiaries of the Government Internship Program who also received their Certificate of Completion on Friday, December 13.

These interns were assigned in different National Government Agencies, Offices of the Provincial Local Government Unit of Davao del Norte, and its Local Government Units whom extended gratitude to the Department for having a Program such as GIP augmenting support staff in their office operations.

DOLE XI Assistant Regional Director, Atty. Jason P. Balais graced the event and inspired the interns with his message that this Program will be a great opportunity for them to enter the government service. Atty. Balais also read the message to the interns of DOLE XI Regional Director Raymundo G. Agravante.

Moreover, Provincial Head Angelina A. Talingting on her speech recognized and expressed her heartfelt gratitude to the Public Employment Service Office (PESO) Manager and Staffs giving them Certificate of Appreciation for being an active partner of DOLE in implementing its programs reaching above satisfactory accomplishments throughout the years.

A former GIP beneficiary assigned in the Public Employment and Education Service Office (PEESO) Tagum City in 2014, Hanna Marie L. Porlares was invited as a speaker who inspired the crowd with the story of her determination in pursuit of her passion which she discovered when she became an intern in said office. She also expressed her deepest gratitude to the Program (GIP) because it served as her gateway in the public service being a Senior Labor and Employment Officer, Division Head of the Livelihood, Entrepreneurial and Skills Development.

First District Representative Pantaleon D. Alvarez represented by Mr. Alfonso Alvarez, Admin Chief receieved the Plaque of Recognition from DOLE-DNFO in grateful contribution in the implementation of the Program in 2019.

The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) Tagum Branch was also awarded Certificate of Recognition for having the most number of interns absorbed to be their job order personnel. (By DYANARHA P. LAVADIA)