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Join the USAIDEDGE Youth Placement Program

Lusaka, Lusaka, ZambiaUSAIDEDGE Placement

Job description

Call for Submission: USAIDEDGE Youth Internship Placement Program

Are you a recent graduate looking to launch your career and make a real impact? We have an incredible opportunity waiting for you! The USAIDEDGE Youth Placement Program, in collaboration with Nchitonet Recruit and other esteemed partners, is excited to announce the launch of the Youth Internship Placement Program. This program is designed to equip young University and College graduates with the skills and experience needed to excel in their careers.

Introduction to the USAIDEDGE Youth Placement Program: 

The USAIDEDGE Youth Placement Program is a groundbreaking initiative that aims to bridge the gap between education and industry by providing young graduates with meaningful internship opportunities. In partnership with Nchitonet Recruit and other key stakeholders, we are committed to nurturing a new generation of leaders who will contribute to positive change and innovation in various sectors.

Our Vision and Goals: 

At the core of the USAIDEDGE Youth Placement Program are several crucial goals that drive our mission:

  1. Skill Enhancement: We believe in the power of experiential learning. Through hands-on internship opportunities, participants will enhance their skills and knowledge in a practical setting.
  2. Mentorship and Networking: Participants will have the chance to connect with industry professionals and mentors, building a network that will support their future endeavors.
  3. Project Exposure: Interns will work on real projects, gaining insights into sectors like Agriculture, Horticulture, Honey, Animal Feed, Groundnuts, Poultry, and Aquaculture under the USAID EDGE Project.
  4. Career Development: Our aim is not just to provide an internship but to help you kick-start your career journey. We are invested in your growth and success.
  5. Community Impact: By being part of this program, you will contribute to the economic growth of Zambia through your work with SMEs in Lusaka, Central, and Eastern provinces.

Job requirements

Background on the USAID EDGE Project: 

The USAID Enterprise Development and Growth Enhanced (EDGE) Project is a five-year intervention focused on enhancing the profitability, productivity, and job creation of agricultural SMEs. This project supports SMEs in value chains such as Horticulture, Honey, Animal Feed, Groundnuts, Poultry, and Aquaculture across Lusaka, Central, and Eastern provinces.

Partnership with Nchitonet Recruit: 

Nchitonet Recruit, a prominent Recruitment Agency, joins forces with USAID EDGE to implement the Youth Internship Placement Program. Nchitonet Recruit's expertise in talent sourcing and placement aligns with our mission to create a sustainable ecosystem for youth employment in Zambia.

How to Apply: 

To apply for the USAIDEDGE Youth Internship Placement Program, follow these steps:

  1. Visit the application portal: [Application Portal Link]
  2. Create an account or log in if you already have one.
  3. Complete your profile, providing accurate and up-to-date information.
  4. Upload your resume/CV, transcripts, and any other relevant documents.
  5. Browse available internship opportunities and select your preferred placements.
  6. Submit your application before the deadline.

Selection Criteria: 

To be considered for the program, candidates are expected to:

  • Be recent University or College graduates.
  • Demonstrate a strong interest in the agricultural sector and desire for career growth.
  • Showcase relevant skills, enthusiasm, and commitment to the program's goals.
  • Display professionalism, teamwork, and effective communication skills.

Application Deadline:

Applications must be submitted by [Application Deadline Date].

This is your chance to ignite your career and contribute to the growth of Zambia's agricultural landscape. Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to be part of the USAIDEDGE Youth Internship Placement Program!

For inquiries or assistance, contact us at [Contact Email or Phone Number].