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Rotary Peace Fellowship Program 2020

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Through academic training, practice, and global networking opportunities, the Rotary Peace Centers program develops the capacity of peace and development professionals or practitioners to become experienced and effective catalysts for peace. The fellowships cover tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, and all internship and field-study expenses.

Since the program began in 2002, the Rotary Peace Centers have trained more than 1,300 fellows who now work in more than 115 countries. Many serve as leaders in governments, NGOs, the military, education, law enforcement, and international organizations like the United Nations and the World Bank.

Our fellowships

The Rotary Peace Fellowship is designed for leaders with work experience in peace and development. Our fellows are committed to community and international service and the pursuit of peace. Each year, The Rotary Foundation awards up to 50 fellowships for master’s degrees and 80 for certificate studies at premier universities.

Choose the program that’s right for you

Master’s degree programs

Accepted candidates study peace and development issues with research-informed teaching and a diverse student body. The programs last 15 to 24 months and include a two- to three-month field study, which participants design themselves.

Professional development certificate program

During the one-year program, experienced peace and development professionals with diverse backgrounds gain practical skills to promote peace within their communities and across the globe. Fellows complete field studies, and they also design and carry out a social change initiative.

For more information, visit the Rotary Peace Fellowship Program website

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Technical Support Internship – MainOne

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MainOne is a leading provider of innovative telecom services and network solutions for businesses in West Africa.

Responsibilities

The Technical Support Intern will be responsible for the following functions:

  • Configure, test, and provision customers on the CRM platform.
  • Coordinate 3rd party installation and support activities.
  • Assign new requests/opportunities captured from the MainOne website.
  • Run weekly reports on incidents – opportunities and complaints.
  • Network management and monitoring.
  • Perform 1st level fault troubleshooting tasks.
  • Liaise with OEM to resolve technical related issues.
  • Liaise with the vendor(s) for customer installations.
  • Escalate unresolved issues to the appropriate teams.
  • Critically analyze customer complaints and issues with a bid to provide lasting solutions.
  • Continually drive customer satisfaction through the speedy resolution of complaints.

Qualifications

  • B.Sc/HND in Electrical & Electronics Engineering 
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Multitasking skills.
  • CCNA Certification and previous experience in a similar position will be an added advantage. 

Please visit the company’s website for more information.

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LEAP Afica’s Social Innovators Programme 2020, For Young Africans

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LEAP Africa, in partnership with Union Bank, has announced the call for applications for the 2020/ 2021 cohort of the Social Innovators Programme (SIP). SIP is a one-year accelerator fellowship for young West African change-makers between 18-35 years.

Who Should Apply?

  •  Young persons between the ages of 18-35 years, whose ideas and initiatives offer effective solutions to challenges in local communities across Nigeria, The Gambia, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ghana, English-speaking parts of Cameroon and Ivory Coast.
  •  Initiators/co-founders of a social-focused venture/enterprise located in Nigeria and the other focus regions. Women founders are strongly encouraged to apply
  •  Solution/ innovation by the enterprise must be adopting a market-based approach towards addressing a Sustainable Development Goal (SDG)

What Are We Looking For?

  • Creativity/ Innovation: Level of creativity/innovation applied and their entrepreneurial approach towards social change.
  • Leadership: Experience mobilizing people and resources to achieve set goals, and consistent drive for excellence.
  • Sense of Purpose: Demonstrate a strong desire for social change within the community, to improve livelihoods, and to scale the impact of their social business. 
  • Right Attitude: Openness to learning and willingness to implement appropriate systems and structures for enterprise sustainability

Deadline: 30th August 2020. Please visit the website for more information.

 

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