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Saturday, July 18, 2015

Access Bank Generation '123' Internship Programme

Access Bank Generation '123' Internship Programme

Thinking about what career path to follow? Explore career opportunities while gaining banking experience.The Access Bank internship program provides undergraduates, graduates and postgraduates with the opportunity to gain experience in the banking industry by working in a global bank. It enables you to learn more about us and the excitement of working in a dynamic and challenging environment.
You'll work alongside Access people, all professionals in their field. Their perspective will contribute to your understanding of our business.
You will be paired with a mentor who will support you while you are engaged in creative and challenging tasks and assignments that align with the Bank's strategic objectives.
There will be workshops that will cover topics like
entrepreneurship, leadership, time management, creativity and team building. This will build and nurture your skills and talents and make you more productive, effective and skilled.
Periodic evaluations will be conducted and successful interns will be given a place on our Graduate Entry Level Programme upon graduation.
We are looking for:
Student interns: currently enrolled in Universities acceptable to the Bank, with GPAs of a minimum of 3.5 and a maximum age of 21 years.
Graduates interns: graduated from Universities acceptable to the Bank with minimum of a second class upper grade and a maximum age of 23 years.
MBA student interns: A minimum of second class lower grade and currently enrolled in Universities that are acceptable to the Bank.
You will be required to submit your CV, your current CGPA (transcript) and a 200 word essay on “Why I want an internship Opportunity with Access Bank”.
Interested in joining? Send your application
to interns@accessbankplc.com

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

AIESEC IFE MANAGEMENT &ENTREPRENEURSHIP SEMINAR 2015 #AIMES2015

  In a time like this when gaining admission into a university is a thing of joy,and graduating from the university is a cause to celebrate. But the sad reality is that after all said and done, the effectiveness of the degree earned is many a time of no immediate use in most cases in the first few months or years as the case may be, as there are limited opportunities available to the numerous graduates been churned out of several hundreds of higher institutions of learning currently functioning in the country, year in, year out. What then is your fate as a Nigerian Undergraduate in the face of this perilous situation we are confronted with currently?
  AIESEC Ife, a branch of AIESEC International, “which is the world's largest youth run organization present in over 125+ countries across the globe and over 25 universities across Nigeria alone. With its membership expanding to over 90,000 members across the world, and over a 2000 in Nigeria alone, AIESEC has been the first choice amongst students and recent graduates for activating youth leadership for the past 62 years. AIESEC had devised a panacea towards helping the present day Nigerian Undergraduate/Youth overcome the challenges of unemployability and job scarcity with AIMES.

WHAT IS AIMES?
AIMES is a coinage from AIESEC Ife Management and Entrepreneurship Seminar.It is an annual seminar organized by AIESEC Ife to make up for the lapses in enterprenurial and management skills in our contemporary acedemic cum corporate world. The 2015 edition of AIMES holds on the 25th of July in the prestigious campus of Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile Ife. It is a day’s event that is a combination of 2 programs in one (Entrepreneurship Seminar & Career Fair).
While the Entrepreneurship Seminar aims to create an awareness to students about
The benefits of being self employed
To empower students for the journey into the corporate world.
To motivate students as regarding the challenges they could face along the way and get them familiar with skills they will need to be oustanding in the Job market.
The Career Fair on the on its part is an avenue for the employers to meet their possible employees while they are still within the four walls of the university; It is a perfect platform for students to prove their worth, show how ready they are to hit it off right in their chosen career path and for the major players in today's market to recruit fresh talents. This is the part of AIMES 2015 you cannot afford to miss for anything. You not only get to meet these employers of labour physically, but also get to interact with them in our specially packaged interactive session for the EMPLOYER-EMPLOYEE. The AIMES 2015 team is bringing home about 10 companies, organizations and brands that cut across various sectors to source out excellent minds to recruit into their folds from the large pool of undergraduates, fresh graduates, and post graduates that will be  present at the day’s event. Why wouldn't you want to be there?

BENEFITS
Learn leadership skills first hand from the big players in several fields already practising leadership real time.
Learn core managerial skills for the now, and after school purposes.
Interact with top personnel of major organizations and get tips on how to be their choice candidates for employment.
Pick up tips on how to to be the perfect enterpreneur from those who have wealth of experience.
IDEA HUB COMPETITION: This is the opportunity of a lifetime to display your intellectual capacity and ability to a panel of judges from these companies, and the winners stand a chance of being drafted into the fold of these companies directly without any other form of evaluation.
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What else must I say to convince you about participating in AIMES 2015? You get all these packaged for you at the low cost of three hundred Naira only.#300

REMINDER:
The event is a day’s program scheduled to hold on the 25th of July, 2015 @ ODUDUWA HALL, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria.
At the event, the AIMES magazine will be launched. The magazine embodies all the little details you might have missed during the event, the personal stories,challenges of our featured guests and adverts spaces for partners,potential partners and the general public. It goes for #500 only.

For more details, contact the following persons
Linda (AIESEC Ife President)- 08031856428
Obuneke (Vice President,  Business Development)- 07086779039
Kelvin (Vice President, Marketing & Communications) - 07037703010

Monday, June 29, 2015

The Diamond Bank Building Entrepreneurs Today (BET) 5 Programme for Nigerian Entrepreneurs


OPPORTUNITY OFFERED:  
  • Business Plan/Idea Contest
  
BRIEF DESCRIPTION:   
  • Building Entrepreneurs Today (BET) programme is one of Diamond Bank’s Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives aimed at generating interest in entrepreneurship. Since 2010, we have partnered with the Enterprise Development Centre (EDC) of the Pan Atlantic University in training and nurturing micro, small and medium scale businesses under the BET programme.
  • Currently in its fourth season, the BET programme is an annual capacity building and business education project which involves the training of fifty (50) budding entrepreneurs over a period of six (6) months after which the top five (5) entrepreneurs are awarded Three Million Naira (N 3,000,000) grants to take their businesses to the next level. This annual initiative has contributed immensely to the pool of skilled small and medium scale entrepreneurs as well as enduring wealth creation in the country.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?  
  • Open to Nigerian entrepreneurs.

RULES AND REGULATIONS: 
  • Full rules and regulations can be found here

REWARD OFFERED:  
  • The BET programme is an annual capacity building and business education project which involves the training of fifty (50) budding entrepreneurs over a period of six (6) months after which the top five (5) entrepreneurs are awarded Three Million Naira (N 3,000,000) grants to take their businesses to the next level.

HOW TO APPLY:  
  • Start your application here

DEADLINE:  
  • 23rd July 2015


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About BET5- Building Entrepreneurs Today



Building Entrepreneurs Today (BET) programme is one of Diamond Bank’s Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives aimed at generating interest in entrepreneurship. Since 2010, we have partnered with the Enterprise Development Centre (EDC) of the Pan Atlantic University in training and nurturing micro, small and medium scale businesses under the BET programme.
Currently in its fifth season, the BET programme is an annual capacity building and business education project which involves the training of fifty (50) budding entrepreneurs over a period of six (6) months after which the top five (5) entrepreneurs are awarded Three Million Naira (N 3,000,000) grants to take their businesses to the next level. This annual initiative has contributed immensely to the pool of skilled small and medium scale entrepreneurs as well as enduring wealth creation in the country.
While previous editions of the BET initiative were open to entrepreneurs involved in diverse economic sectors and businesses, the 2014 edition was open to only entrepreneurs involved in three (3) fundamental sectors – Agriculture, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Renewable Energy. These three sectors are key for any growing economy and it is believed that providing training and financial support for these sectors will impact the economy significantly.
The 2015 edition tagged “BET5” focuses on areas of Agriculture, Fashion, Information Technology amongst others.
This Corporate Social Responsibility initiative is making a huge impact on the lives of young people and is gradually changing society as small business owners are equipped with the right knowledge and skills to properly manage their businesses.
The 2015 edition of BET commenced on June 9th 2015 and applications to the BET programme is open to the general public.
For more information, please send an email to: corporatecomms@diamondbank.com

Friday, June 26, 2015

Win Up to $4,000 in Africa 2015 Agility Photo Competition


“Much of the world’s perception of Africa is outdated” – Geoffrey White, CEO of Agility Africa.
Agility – a company committed to supporting local capacity in Africa – is looking for images that will open the eyes of the world to today’s vibrant, modern African reality. The company invites amateur and professional photographers to capture the hope, aspirations and confidence of a new generation of Africans for a chance to win up to $4,000.
Too frequently, the world reports only the bad news from Africa, when there is so much that is impressive about Africa. Today, seven out of 10 of the world’s fastest growing economies are in Africa. This photo competition is intended to highlight a dynamic market with opportunity. It calls for photographers to capture an Africa booming with tech-savvy, youthful consumers, fast-paced urbanization, and enormous long-term economic prospects.


Categories
Each category winner will receive a prize of US$2,000, and the grand prize winner will receive an additional $2,000. Winning photographs will also be featured in leading magazines and events.
  • Industry
  • Technology
  • Cities

Prizes and Awards
  • The winning photo in each of the three categories will receive a USD 2,000 cash prize.
  • The grand prize winner will receive an additional $2,000 cash prize (total $4,000).
  • The winning photographs will be shown on a CNBC Africa telecast and published in Forbes Africa.

Eligibility
  • The Africa 2015 Photo Competition is open to professional and amateur photographers 18 years of age and older.
  • No employees of Sponsor or its affiliates, or their immediate family members, can participate in the competition.

Photo Requirements
  • Photos must be taken in Africa
  • Photos must be high-resolution. Photo must be 20 megabytes or smaller, must be in JPG or PNG format, and must be at least 1,600 pixels wide or tall.
  • Photo must not have won an award at a previous photo competition.
  • Only minor digital editing, color correction, and cropping of the photo are allowed.
  • The photo must be free of Prohibited Content (as defined in the Conditions of Entry section below).
 
Application Period
The Competition runs from June 1, 2015 at 12:00 PM GMT to September 1, 2015 at 12:00 PM GMT.
 
How to Enter
  • All photographs must be submitted in digital format via this website: africa2015.com.
  • Entrants must complete the online entry form and include their name, email address, mailing address, phone number, photo, photo location, and photo caption.
  • Entrants must also specify which photo category their entry belongs to.
  • There is no limit on the number of entries per person.
  • By submitting an entry, the entrant agrees to comply with all Competition rules.
 
About the Sponsor
This photo competition is being organized by Agility, one of the world’s leading providers of integrated logistics, with close to $5 billion in annual revenue and more than 20,000 employees in over 500 offices across 100 countries.



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