COSEF Fellowship Programme 2019 for East Africans

COSEF Fellowship Programme 2019 for East Africans

Deadline: April 23, 2019

Applications are open for the COSEF Fellowship Programme 2019. The COSEF fellowship programme provides placement for undergraduates and graduates in East Africa in COSEF’s portfolio companies to learn practical skills and hence become confident, reliable team players sought after by employers.

The program is addressing the problem of critical skills gap in East Africa by equipping youth with life and work readiness skills needed in the job market.

COSEF is the first locally domiciled impact investment company in Uganda that provides financing and technical assistance to growth companies in Uganda, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Tanzania and Kenya, operating within the agro-processing, financial inclusion and clean energy sectors. The company’s objective is superior financial returns for investors and measurable social impact.

Benefits

  • Fellows will learn practical jobs skills and hence become confident, reliable team players sought after by employers.

Eligibility

  • Open to undergraduates or graduates who have pursued or are pursuing Diploma, Bachelors or Masters in Business Management, preferably Agribusiness Management, to work with our portfolio agro-processing company;
  • Candidates should be based in Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania or Rwanda;
  • Candidates should be proficient in English, both written and spoken.

Application

Submit your cover letter and resume to [email protected] The letter should answer the questions below:

  • What skills and qualities will you bring to the company?
  • What do you hope to gain from the company?
  • For how long can you work with the company? (minimum 2 months)
  • When are you available to start work?

For more information, visit COSEF Fellowship.

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