The Student Internship Stipends Grant
This stipend will be available for students in their last 2 years of university studies, who need to gain knowledge and practical skills in mid-level or advanced-level value added IT service. Student Internships Stipend covers students working for a local company, on local or international client-related work. This stipend can cover transportation and allowances. The Student Internship Stipend is a fixed amount and will be valid for a maximum of two years. The companies must present a training/ work plan for the intern, conduct monthly evaluation of the interns, and issue a part-time employment contract to students.
The supported internships are expected to lead to full-time jobs once the internship period is over, either by the same firm, or by another firm in the market. It is also expected that if the intern is not employed at the end of the internship, he or she will have gained practical knowledge and experience that help qualify them for future employment and will have contributed to increasing the skilled human capital in the IT sector. The stipend amount can be up to $500, depending on the current market value for position or technical skill, and the technology/ project complexity involved.
The following criteria will be used to assess companies’ applications:
The following criteria will be used to assess the suitability of the proposed trainees:
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