Graduate Internship Program


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The Lagos State Employment Trust Fund, in partnership with the Ministry of Wealth Creation & Employment, plans to bridge the skill gap among unemployed Lagos Sate residents.

This was initiated to enable youth to take up existing jobs in various sectors of the economy. To this end, we will be providing different employability training.

To this end, we will be providing different employability training for various unemployed graduates within the entire state.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates who are ready to take up our Graduate Internship Program which was organized in order to grant them the right amount of experience to be successful.

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Program Summary

  • The Ministry of Wealth Creation and Employment was established in fulfillment of the promise of His Excellency, the Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, to address the unemployment crisis in the State.
  • The Ministry in pursuit of its mandate to create emloyment, has developed different initiatives. One of such initiatives is the "Graduate Internship Program".
  • It is a 3 month paid Internship Scheme for graduates who have been unemployed for a minimum of 1 year after National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). The Program is designed to give candidates an opportunity to develop employability skills which are often vital in securing employment.


At the End of the program, interns would:

  • Have gained valuable applied work experience;
  • Have been exposed to possible niche entrepreneurial opportunities
  • Have built up their professional network
  • Become more employable, having strengthened their professional skills and interpersonal relationships in a structured setting.
  • The program will create an opportunity for Corporate Organisations to access best talents.

To register and be a part of this program, candidates must:

  • Have an equivalent of First Degree or HND from accredited institutions
  • Not be older than 30 years
  • Be registered with the Lagos State Residents Registration Agency (LASRRA)
  • Have been unemployed for a minimum of 1 year after NYSC.


  • Shortlisted candidates will go through a selection process, including testing and interview.
  • The candidates who meet the criteria will be deployed to corporate organisations registered under the scheme
  • The Internship Program is for three months
  • Certificates will be awarded to candidates who have successfully completed the program.

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