Ministry of Tourism takes part in the Manager for a Day initiative

17 November 2016

Ministry of Tourism has for the second year running become involved in the Manager for a Day initiative, as organized by Junior Achievement – Bulgaria.

Georgi Zlatev from the Tomas Jefferson 2nd English Language Secondary School took the position of general secretary at the government institutions, while Teodora Tsatsova, Entrepreneurship and Business profile, Vela Blagoeva Secondary School, city of Veliko Tarnovo headed the Tourism Marketing, Advertising, and Information directorate.

The young managers were familiarized with the Ministry’s setup and functions. Their commitments included attendance of meetings with businesses and representatives of other administrations. The students commented that work at Ministry was full of responsibility but very interesting nonetheless. At the day’s end, they spoke to Deputy Minister of Tourism, Irena Georgieva, and stated that they can see a career in the sector for themselves.

The Manager for a Day initiative was held for the 15th time in a row. The purpose is to strengthen ties between businesses and institutions with young people, who would receive support when deciding on their professional career. Pupils and students experience a real-life business day at companies, central and local government administrations. The event is a global initiative, with over 100 countries participating every year. 

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