Games-time interns tour Olympic venues
[ 2007-06-12 15:16 ]
|The interns tour the national Stadium under construction
Under the guidance of the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad (BOCOG) over 500Games-time interns
for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games toured the sites of the venues for the Games last Saturday.
The interns from Beijing Jiaotong University and others werebriefed onthe construction of the venues including the National Stadium and National Indoor Stadium. Zhu Bingchun, director of BOCOG Human Resources Department encouraged the students to do their part for the success of the Olympics.
It was reported that a total of 1,320 Games-time interns will be needed for the next Summer Olympics scheduled for August 8-24, 2008.
In March of this year, BOCOGkicked offan intern training scheme in cooperation with several universities in Beijing, equipping the students with knowledge about the Olympic Games and the 29th Olympiad. The specific BOCOG departments to which the interns were assigned passed on their professional skills.
On June 3, more than 600 interns from eight universities, including Tsinghua University and Peking University, visited the Olympic venues.