The Lagos State Government has announced a six month internship program for unemployed graduates in the state during which they would be paid a monthly stipend of N40,000. This is to enable them develop employability.
The state government announced this through the Honourable Commissioner for Wealth Creation and Employment, Mrs. Yetunde Arobieke, on its official Twitter handle. Arobieke said “the Graduate Internship Placement Programme is designed to give candidates the opportunity to develop employability and work-ready skills that are needed in securing gainful employment”.
The commissioner further explained that the program will benefit 4,000 unemployed graduates after which they would be placed on a six months paid Internship of N40,000 with Private organisations and selected Public Agencies in line with their qualifications.
Here is how to partake:
- To apply you must have your NYSC Certificate or letter of exemption,
- You must be a registered residents of the State with Lagos State Residents Registration Agency,
- Click here to apply; and then
- Finally, prepare for an online test
The Commissioner has assured that the selection process will be transparent, after which successful candidate would be trained on employability skills for two weeks and evaluated.