Call for Application: FG Work Experience Program (WEP) 2021 for Nigerian Youths

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To enhance the employability of Nigerian youth, the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has designed the Work Experience Programme (WEP). The WEP is designed to provide paid internship opportunities to at least 2,550 Nigerian youths across different industry sectors as follows:

  • Civil Service (Government Agencies)
  • Manufacturing (FMCGs, Agriculture, Energy)
  • Information Technology (Software & Hardware, Telecommunications)
  • Construction (Architecture, Engineering, Surveying)
  • Financial (Commercial Banks, Credit Institutions)
  • Social Justice (NGOs, Law Firms)
  • Health
  • Education.

The Work Experience Program is one of the series of economic sustainability projects being implemented as an initiative of the Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports Development in Nigeria.

Work Experience Program (WEP)

Recently a clinical study and analysis of various surveys on the Nigerian youth, with respect to employability skills, was carried out alongside series of one-to-one interactions. In reaching a conclusion, it was established that one of the challenges of unemployment is the acute absence of practical workplace skills and experience.

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In order to bridge this gap, the Ministry has initiated the Work Experience Program (WEP) to ensure that young people acquire a level of experience and hone their employability skills, to make them suitable for employment and to acquire the required skills for self-development and crucial to thriving in the 21st Century world of work.

These skills include Mentoring, Networking, how to gain Scholarships, knowledge of world Competitions, Employment, Training, and Business Startups.

The Work Experience Program (WEP) initiative is a three-month internship programme that will provide participants with the opportunity to gain relevant firsthand knowledge, develop skills and workplace competencies that will greatly increase their potentials for successful employment.

The Work Experience Program (WEP) aims to ensure that young people acquire a level of experience and hone their employability skills, to make them suitable for employment and to acquire the required skills for self-development and crucial to thriving in the 21st Century world of work.

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Benefits of Work Experience Program to Successful Interns
  • Provides you with an opportunity to relate career courses with workplace scenarios.
  • Gives you valuable insight into the diversity of employees in the workplace.
  • Prepares you for the demands and expectations of the fast-evolving world of work.
  • Improves your soft skills such as emotional intelligence, teamwork, people skills confidence, and problem-solving.
  • Provides you with appropriate knowledge, skills, and attitudes concerning both paid and unpaid work.
Work Experience Program Eligibility

To be eligible for this training programme, candidates must:

  • be a Nigerian citizen between the ages of 18 to 35 years
  • possess a valid government-issued means of identification
  • willing to undertake some travel if selected and the physical training location is not in their state of residence
  • Be a graduate of tertiary institution (BSc/HND)

How to Apply for Work Experience Program

Interested persons should apply here: For more Information: Visit https://fmysd-esp.com/work-experience/


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