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Vivacell-MTS: VivaStart – unlocking one’s talents and ‘finding own place’ in the jobs market

Yet another group of graduates gets program certificates

Armenia’s leading telecommunications operator continues supporting students in specializing in the disciplines they have chosen for their future careers. “VivaStart” educational program, which was launched in 2015, is a good starting point for program participants to discover own potential and to define perspectives of professional development. The program gives the students from various universities of Armenia opportunity to learn business ethics and to develop practical professional skills in real-time working environment at the Company’s service centers. Besides, the students also learn how to pass job interviews and prepare resumes and CVs. The purpose of this is to help them enter the job market with more professional confidence.

At the event organized at the Company’s headquarters VivaCell-MTS General Manager Ralph Yirikian handed certificates to the last group of students of “VivaStart” 2018. The group included 38 students from various regions and universities. In two-month period the young people mastered efficient communication with subscribers, learned the specifics of the services and offers of the Company, and developed their marketing skills. Three of the best performing students got Samsung J6+ smartphones. “VivaStart” in 2018 involved 110 students. Ten of them have been accepted to work at various service centers of VivaCell-MTS.

“‘VivaStart’ is an important starting point to develop professionally in a working environment, to understand the interaction between employers, employees, and third parties, and to master skills in finding agile solutions. I am sure before your participation in the program your understanding and approaches were different from the vision you have about work now. It is crucial that you apply the knowledge you gained, in practice, and that you value the civilized model of communication. Congratulations on your successful completion of the program! I hope you will do the best in whatever you choose to do in future,” VivaCell-MTS General Manager Ralph Yirikian said.

The overall number of students involved in the program since 2015 is 294. 43 of the best performing students have joined VivaCell-MTS staff since 2015.


VivaCell-MTS (MTS Armenia CJSC) is Armenia’s leading telecommunications operator, having the widest networks reach and spreading a wide range of Voice and Data services all across Armenia. Having the best of the Armenian people interest at heart since its launch on 1st July 2005 and in a short period of time VivaCell-MTS has managed to build a nationwide network and a considerable customer base. VivaCell-MTS drives innovation and aims at always being at the forefront of any development serving the Armenian mobile communications market.  The company follows the guidance provided by ISO 26000 (International Standard of Social Responsibility) and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 (Information Security Management System). For more information, visit

Mobile TeleSystems PJSC (“MTS”) is the leading telecommunications group in Russia and the CIS, offering mobile and fixed voice, broadband, pay TV as well as content and entertainment services in one of the world’s fastest growing regions. Including its subsidiaries, the Group services over 100 million mobile subscribers in Russia, Ukraine, Turkmenistan, Armenia and Belarus. Since June 2000, MTS’ Level 3 ADRs have been listed on the New York Stock Exchange (ticker symbol MBT). Additional information about the MTS Group can be found at