Fellows (Several No Experience Internship Job Opportunities) – Ajira Academy

Job Title:   Ajira Fellows (Several No
Experience Job Opportunities)

Organization:  Ajira
Academy

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

About US:

The Ajira Academy
envisions a continent [Africa] where young graduates coming out of universities
are equipped with marketable skills that respond to the employment market needs
but also propels them to successful careers of impact and meaning. Ajira
Academy is revolutionizing how young graduates transition from universities to
their dream careers. Ajira Academy recruits young graduates and packages
them through experiential training, coaching and career guidance then
facilitate their integration into careers with our network of partners.

About Internship:

Through the year-long
internship, intensive bootcamps and educational tours in four different East
African countries, quarterly feedback from the host organization, career/life
coaching… we basically package a young graduate to become a highly effective,
adaptable and productive employee. Graduates finishing the Ajira Experience are
therefore better placed not just to compete in today’s demanding job market but
also ready to positively impact the organizations that employ them because they
embody skills, experience, values and virtue that pushes them to always pursue
what we call “restless excellence” at the work workplace and in all they do.

Job Summary:  In today’s highly competitive job market,
employers expect graduates to be knowledgeable in their field, ready to solve
problems, demonstrate emotional intelligence and intercultural competence and
be ready to work effectively in teams. Those amongst many other skills gaps are
what our year-long signature program “the Ajira Experience” addresses by
preparing young graduates for the job market and also packaging them for
successful careers of impact. This one of its kind hands-on career preparation
program aims to compliment university education by equipping young graduates
with employability, career readiness skills and professional experience that
gives them a competitive edge in the job market.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
A
participant should be 30 years of age,

·       
Need to
have graduated not more than 5 years ago,

·       
Be ready
to commit fulltime to the host organization for 11 months of professional
apprenticeship,

·       
Be
willing to attend all the 4 bootcamps and other educational tours that will
take place across East Africa. During those travels, meals, accommodation,
insurance and training costs are responsibility of Ajira Academy,

·       
Be in a
position to pay the program cost [ $1000] or meet the requirements for our
scholarships program.

How to Apply:

All candidates
should apply online at the link below.

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