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Ashinaga Africa Initiative 2020

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Ashinaga is a Japan-based non-profit organization, which provides educational and emotional support to orphaned students. The organization has supported over 100,000 orphans in the last 54 years, and many of its graduates are actively contributing to society in a variety of fields across the world.

The Ashinaga Africa Initiative began in 2014. Its mission is to contribute to Sub-Saharan Africa’s expanding role in global development through increasing access to higher education abroad. The Initiative supports orphaned students committed to returning home and initiating change. Students access full financial support to study at university abroad (equivalent to undergraduate degree), including tuition, room, travel cost and other necessary fees.

Requirements

The application is open to those who:

  1. Have lost one or both parents.
  2. Have completed secondary school and passed national secondary school examination (technical and vocational degrees not accepted) within the last two years (any date after 1st September 2017, including all of 2018 and 2019) or will have completed secondary school and received final exam results before February 28th, 2020.
  3. Have citizenship and have completed/are completing secondary school in one of the following countries: Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, CAR,Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, DRC, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea Conakry, Kenya, Kingdom of eSwatini, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Sénégal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Seychelles, Tanzania, The Gambia, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
  4. Were born after 1st September 1997.
  5. Do not have the means to attend university until graduation without external financial support.
  6. Are proficient in English or French.
  7. Are regularly ranked in the top 10% of their class during their last 2 or 3 years of secondary school.
  8. Are able to participate in the two Ashinaga preparatory programs, over the course of one year, before attending university.
  9. Are committed to return home, or to Sub-Saharan Africa, and contribute to society in Sub-Saharan Africa after graduating from university.
  10. Have no dependents who could interfere with academic progress.
  11. Have a good enough health condition to be able to study abroad.

Required Documents for the Application

This is a list of the documents you will need to submit as part of your application. You should start collecting these documents as soon as possible.

  1. Copy of national ID card or passport.
  2. Copy of term reports / high school transcripts (the last 2 years).
  3. Copy of final Secondary School Examination Certificate
  4. Copy of academic transcripts or diplomas from university/post-secondary institution, if applicable.
  5. Copy of death certificate of deceased parent(s), including the deceased parent’s name, or alternative official documentation proving death of parent(s) or orphan status.
  6. Copy of birth certificate of applicant.

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Visit Ashinaga official website for more information

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2020 ARM Young Talent Programme

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The ARM Young Talent Programme (AYTP) is designed to provide exemplary university students with the opportunity to develop an early career at ARM through exposure to meaningful assignments that offer opportunities to gain real-world experience.


It is our chosen way to influence the development of talent in our environment. The AYTP offers our interns good learning opportunities, via practical work experience prior to entry into the labour market or progression to further ones’ career. The AYTP allows ARM tackle some of the challenges relating to capacity building, by facilitating the creation and provision of possible employment opportunities for interns upon obtaining their University degree and completion of their internship programme with the firm.

This is a great chance to get your career started at a leading investment management firm and gain some valuable work experience.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
In addition to working with the best people in the industry, our interns are provided with comprehensive training in an environment which is geared towards learning, and are exposed to real life business projects, transactions, and company initiatives.

At the end of the programme, interns are required to write a report and give a presentation on a project topic in order to assess their suitability. In addition to developing technical skills and experience, the AYTP provides interns the opportunity to develop interpersonal skills through networking with other interns, current employees and clients.

Please note the following;

The programme location is Lagos, Nigeria.

The programme will start 15th June, 2020

Candidates are expected to be available physically for the programme.

Accommodation and transportation will not be provided.

Requirements

  • Candidate must be an undergraduate
  • Candidate must have completed at least a year of their degree
  • Candidate must be on track for a 2:1 degree or equivalent at least
  • Candidate must be available to resume 15th June 2020 if successful

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2020 Stanbic IBTC Digital Graduate Trainee Program (DigiTAP)

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  •  46215
  •  Banking
  •  Nigeria
  •  Lagos
  •  Lagos Island
 

The Digital Graduate Trainee Program (DigiTAP) is the flagship digital graduate trainee attraction program designed to aid the identification and attraction of unique digitally savvy candidates, equip and position them to be able to drive the future digital and technology objectives of Stanbic IBTC Group. It is an intensive program and unique opportunity for young people who are resourceful and passionate about building a fast-tracked career and to help us drive our success into the future.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities

  • Graduates Trainees will be required to work in varied work roles/ locations and context with increasing levels of complexity. They will be exposed to varied digital projects, workstreams, challenges and developmental programs.
  • Applicants must be passionate about building a career in Stanbic IBTC and working in a dynamic and forward thinking environment.
  • Graduate Trainees would be based in Lagos but may be deployed to any department and locations across the country.

Preferred Qualification and Experience

Preferred Qualification and Experience

  • Applicants must be IT Software Developers, Cloud Security Analyst, Cyber Security Engineers, Data Engineers, Mobile App Developers, Blockchain Developers, IoT Developers, UI/UX Developers, Linux OS Administrators, Database Administrators, Applications Support.
  • Minimum of a Second Class Upper (or its equivalent) degree in an Information Technology or Engineering related course from an accredited University.
  • Minimum of 5 credits (Mathematics and English inclusive) in GCE, NECO or its equivalent
  • Applicants should not be more than 26 years of age as at engagement.
  • Applicants must have concluded NYSC and must have discharge certificate in hand.
  • Applicant’s Date of Birth, Gender and Class of Degree must be clearly stated.

Knowledge/Technical Skills/Expertise

Knowledge/Technical Skills/Expertise

  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Java, C#, C++, JavaScript, Ruby, SQL
  • User Interface & User Experience Design
  • Microservice architecture & development
  • UI/UX development
  • Cloud security expert
  • CI/CD technology
  • Automated testing
  • Cloud immersion
  • Cloud Admin/Technician
  • Cloud application development
  • Penetration Testing skills
  • Cloud Security
  • Linux OS Administrator
  • Operations Support
  • Blockchain
  • New Data analytics platforms & support
  • Emerging intrusion detection
  • Conceptual, Innovative and Analytical
  • Intermediate to expert competence in the use of MS Office Suite

For further information, visit the the website for the Stanbic IBTC Digital Graduate Trainee Program

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