Few, if any, technology training institutions in the developing world provide active job placement services for graduates to find their first job as they pursue their career as IT professionals. The NetHope Academy is a comprehensive program designed to give computer science students hands-on experience, soft skills and practical on-line training towards IT industry certification to commence a career in Information Technology. Combining soft skills development such as customer service training, interview skills, CV writing, etc. with certification training and practical experience prepares the students for job search and networking skills to achieve permanent job placement. Student participation and progress is measure through an on-line Learning Management System.
Through the rigorous recruitment and screening process, the program offers organizations in the public and private sector (including NGOs) and excellent recruiting service. Through internship placements, these organizations gain extensive experience with prospective employees prior to making hiring decisions.
The comprehensive NetHope Academy program playbook & implementation guide takes the implementer through detailed steps from student participant screening and recruitment to final job placement and follow-up. Over 1,200 student have successfully completed this proven program in Haiti, Egypt, Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa and elsewhere since 2011.
NetHope continues to seek partnerships with suitable ICT Educational Institutions to make the NetHope Academy available as a foundation for their student outplacement service and thereby offer differentiated services to their graduating students.
This talk will describe the program is as much detail as time allows and address questions from the audience on how it can be implemented anywhere.Here is the link to acces and download the NetHope Academy Intern Program Playbook>>