NITDA Partners with UNDP to Provide 3,000 Paid Internships for 3MTT Program Participants

Dr. Tijani Bosun, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, revealed this partnership via his official Twitter handle, expressing delight in the collaboration. The 12-month internships aim to facilitate the smooth integration of 3MTT participants into roles that allow them to effectively apply the skills acquired during the program.

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has forged a strategic alliance with the United Nations Development Project (UNDP) Nigeria to offer 3,000 paid internship opportunities for participants of the 3 Million Technical Talents (3MTT) program.

These internships are aligned with the broader objective of the 3MTT initiative, ensuring that participants gain practical experience to complement their technical skills. The collaboration emphasizes Nigeria’s commitment to digital excellence and workforce development.

The initiative is poised to elevate Nigeria’s position in the global digital landscape by nurturing a skilled workforce capable of driving innovation and technological advancements. It underscores the government’s dedication to closing the gap between theoretical knowledge and practical application, preparing participants for impactful roles in the digital economy.

The announcement reflects the government’s enthusiasm and commitment to empowering citizens with essential knowledge and experience. It is anticipated that the partnership with UNDP will not only enhance the capabilities of 3MTT participants but also contribute to Nigeria’s digital excellence narrative.

The collaboration for these paid internships signifies a progressive approach to education and workforce development. As the program unfolds, the application portal for these internships will open coinciding with the commencement of the 3MTT program, offering participants a chance to access these valuable opportunities for skill development and application. [Click here] to access the application portal when it becomes available.

Source: Msmeafricaonline

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