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Date: June 2015
Term: Spring Semester
Amount: 3,000 SAR S.R (per student) (per term)
Objective: To encourage entrepreneurship amongst Saudi youth and support them in gaining a clearer perspective and hands-on experience in the private sector.
Work Shadow Experience: Three students, hand-picked by the local office’s Managing Director, will have the opportunity to “shadow” different departments for 5 working days of job experience, to get a better idea of post-graduate work environment in a global company.
About Lamudi KSA
Lamudi is the top online real estate portal in the emerging markets. Lamudi has a footprint in over 30 countries and is currently Saudi Arabia’s number 1 real estate portal with over 7,000 properties online. Lamudi is a real estate marketplace that offers sellers, buyers, landlords and renters the ideal platform to buy, sell or rent properties online. Lamudi is a part of Rocket Internet, the world’s largest internet incubator, consequently Lamudi benefits from unrivaled expertise from launching hundreds of ventures around the globe.
About Middle East Internet Holdings
Lamudi is owned by Middle East Internet Holdings (MEIH), a joint venture between Rocket Internet and MTN Telecom, founded in 2013. Companies in our portfolio include Namshi.com the biggest online fashion store in the region, EasyTaxi.com a mobile phone application for requesting taxis in Saudi Arabia, and Hellofood.com the top online food delivery portal in the Middle East.
About the Lamudi KSA Managing Director
- Alaa Hatahet is an entrepreneur with Rocket Internet and is currently the Head of Lamudi in Saudi Arabia. He initially worked three years in financial accounting and management, before transitioning to Real Estate industry. From 2005 onwards, he has worked on large scale commercial projects on various levels such as operational management, project development, market research, marketing & leasing, tenants relations and properties management. Early last year he Joined Regus Group, the world's largest flexible work space operator, as their Country Manager in KSA before he moved to Lamudi early this year as Saudi Managing Director.
- Ages 17+
- Students in Business/ Marketing majors in any participating partner university
- 3.0+ GPA / 4
500 words “Letter of Intent” (English) Question: After graduation, do you prefer to begin working in a company to gain experience or start your own project? Why?
Lamudi and Rocket Internet in the Press