A FULLY-FUNDED DIGITAL UPSKILL PROGRAM 2021 FOR SOFTWARE ENGINEERS AND SMES IN NIGERIA
Digital Upskill Program 2021 for Nigeria SME’s and Software Engineers Decagon, a UK Nigeria Tech Hub is recruiting and pairing shortlisted SMEs with 100 vetted software engineers to help build web apps while they gain experience.
UNDERSTAND THE PROCESS
SMEs with social impact and software engineers ready to intern will sign up to join the program. Application is open between Jan 6th – 15th.
A rigorous selection excercise will produce 100+ shortlisted SMEs and software developers will be invited to participate in the DevPlacement screening exercise
Successful participants will get into the DevPlacement Bootcamp where they will undergo relevant training in preparation for the programme.
BRIDGING THE GAP
DevPlacement is an initiative of the UK-Nigeria Tech Hub in partnership with Nigeria’s leading software engineering institute, Decagon. With the pilot phase set to kick off in 2021, it aims to bridge the gap between developers & SMEs.
3-MONTHS PAID INTERNSHIP
In the program’s pilot phase, up to 100 top-tier software engineering talent will be screened and paired with multiple selected SMEs in need of digital enablement, for a 3-month paid internship period.
BOOST DIGITAL ECONOMY
DevPlacement is in line with the vision of UK-Nigeria Tech Hub and Decagon Institute’s commitment to usher Nigeria into a new age of tech-powered prosperity by boosting the country’s digital economy.
ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR DEVELOPERS AND SMEs
- All software engineers that intends to apply for the program must have graduated from a recognised software engineering institute in Nigeria.
- To be eligible, you should have a social-impact project or product that needs developers to either scale or improve on existing features. You must also have a senior engineer on your dev team.
READY TO GET STARTED?
Apply as Developer for a 3 months paid internship or as SME to meet exceptional engineering talents.
For more Information, visit the official page of Devplacement Upskill Program.