What is DigifyPro by Digify Africa about?

DigifyPro is an initiative facilitated by not-for-profit organization Digify Africa and supported by Facebook. It is an 8 weeks intensive digital skills Bootcamp that dovetails into a 3 months work placement experience which gives hands on practical experience to 20 young Nigerian Graduates at a time. This is a unique and competitive Programme designed to equip the next generation of digital talent for Nigeria’s marketing communications industry. The Programme includes Agency Tours, Live Brief, Industry Guest Speakers, Facebook In-house Trainers/Mentors, and guaranteed 3 months work placement

How can I join DigifyPro?

Follow and Like our @DigifyNG Facebook; Instagram and @Digify_NG Twitter Accounts so you get a notification when our next application window opens up. You fill in your application and if you are shortlisted, you will be invited to attend a face-to-face interview. Only 20 finalists will be selected to join the next cohort.

What are the eligibility criteria?

Eligibility/Shortlist Criteria:
a. You must be a graduate.
b. You must have completed NYSC.
c. You are not in FULL-TIME Employment.
d. You have at least 5 months to dedicate to this transformation process.
e. You are available full-time Monday to Friday’s; 8 am – 8 pm daily.
f. You have a laptop.
g. You have accommodation in Lagos and can transport yourself to and from the Facebook NG_Hub daily (Lunch and water will be provided daily).
h. You must have a positive attitude and mindset and can work under extreme pressure and deadlines.
i. You want to actually build a career in marketing communications.
j. You are not a full-time business(wo)man.

Is the Programme Free?

Yes, the Programme is FREE to you but Facebook is paying to making sure participants get a world-class training experience from Digify Africa/DigifyNG

What is the duration of the DigifyPro Programme?

5 months total – 2 months/8 Weeks DigifyPro Training and 3 months/12 weeks work placement.

Do you need to have digital skills already?

You need to have basic digital skills to be on the Programme as this is an intensive advanced Digital Skills Programme.

Do I need a laptop for the Programme?

Yes, it is compulsory to have your laptop for training to be used daily.

Can I apply if I am still an undergraduate?

No. Please refer to the eligibility criteria listed in #3 above

Can I apply if I am over 30 years?

No. It is for graduates who have completed their NYSC and are between 20 years to 30 years only.

Can I attend and still do my business as I don’t have eight weeks to spare?

The Programme is not open to people in full-time employment and business owners.

I live outside Lagos, can I apply?

Anyone living anywhere in Nigeria may apply so long as they meet the eligibility criteria listed above and can provide logistics and accommodation for themselves in the city of the training and work experience, which is a total duration of 5 months.

FAQ source: DigifyNG

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