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The Federal Government of Nigeria through the Public Works, Youth and Women Employment Component of the Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Program (SURE-P) established the GIS, which aims to provide the unemployed graduates youths with job apprenticeship opportunities that will expose them to skills and experiences relevant to the current labour market and enhance their employability.

GIS seeks to create opportunity for 50,000 eligible graduate youths to be placed as interns in reputable public/private sector firms to enhance building the manpower requirement to drive the Nation’s Transformation Agenda and Vision 20:2020.

Eligibility

To register as a graduate for this scheme you MUST:

  • Be a citizen of Nigeria (must provide a valid ID)
  • Be between ages 18 – 40 years (must provide birth certificate)
  • Have completed the mandatory NYSC or exempted.
  • Be holder of a degree equivalent (e.g. BSc, BEng, BA, HND etc.) certificate or higher qualification.
  • Have a recent passport type photo ready to be uploaded during online registration. Please note size of image must not exceed 99kb.
  • Complete the online registration form.
  • Make available ALL original documents for sighting at point of selection

Applying for Work

When applying for positions as a Graduate you must:

  • Be available to work at the chosen business and location.
  • Be willing to undertake a full 12 month placement; and
  • Be prepared to comply with the employers’ safety and employment practices.

Payment of Interns

  • Payment of Intern will be undertaken directly by the PW/WYE PIU to the Graduate Intern.
  • Neither the Graduate nor the Employer are required to pay any fee for using the Graduate Intern Scheme service, and no fees, charges or commissions are to be paid to any party in relation to this scheme by the Graduate or the Employer.

To register/apply, click here

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Rotimi Olawale, co-founder of youthhubafrica.org is a youth development expert. For more than six years he has been involved in leading youth advocacy efforts mainly around the Millennium Development Goals. In 2006, he represented Nigeria as a youth ambassador at the United Nations Global Youth Leadership Summit held at the UN Headquarters in New York. Rotimi has held several global leadership positions including; member, UNFPA Global Youth Advisory Panel for 2 years; member, African Youth Panel. Rotimi is currently involved in shaping local, national and global policies to benefit youth and also leverage opportunities for young people. He was listed by the Nigerian government as one of 15 Nigerian youth on the world stage in 2008.
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