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Opportunity Corner Updates - Week 6



Welcome to Opportunity Corner, your one-stop resource for carefully selected career opportunities. Whether you're searching for internships, fellowships, scholarships, or other exciting options, we've gathered a diverse range of opportunities to suit your career goals. Take a step closer to your dreams by exploring our platform and discovering the perfect opportunity for you.


Here are the opportunities for the week:


HOGAN LOVELLS AFRICA POST GRADUATE WORK EXPERIENCE PROGRAM



Hogan Lovells is an American-British law firm co-headquartered in London and Washington, DC and engages in just about any practice area you can imagine. This firm is home to 2,800 lawyers working across more than 45 offices. Hogan Lovells is offering a 2-week work experience program for African students who have completed their LLM, BCL, MCL, OR MLF in the United Kingdom. This program will take place from 4-15 September 2023. Selected candidates will work in practice areas dealing with African work.


Interested candidates are to send a CV to william.spalding@hoganlovells.com.


ENGINEERING INTERN AT TRANSCORP



Transcorp is launching the Transcorp Intern-X program, aligning with their goal of improving lives and transforming Africa, to promote diversity and inclusion. This exceptional opportunity offers motivated individuals the chance to kick-start their careers and gain valuable real-world experience in a dynamic corporate environment. Open to University and Polytechnic students in their 300L/400L or with Ordinary National Diploma, the program provides hands-on experience, exposure to different industries, and the chance to work alongside talented professionals dedicated to making a positive impact. Throughout the internship, participants will contribute to meaningful projects and develop the skills necessary for success in their chosen fields.

To be eligible, candidates must be verified undergraduates in their 300L/400L from any recognized Nigerian University or Polytechnic. Additionally, they must be enrolled in the Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) within their respective institutions. This program will run from August 1 2023 - January 31 2024 and applications are open until July 14 2023.


Learn more here


CREATIVE BUSINESS CUP NIGERIA 2023 (WIN N1,000,000)



Creative Business Cup (CBC) is a global initiative that serves as a platform for empowering entrepreneurs in the creative industries. With a year-round focus, CBC aims to support and nurture business ideas, foster connections with investors and global markets, and enhance innovative capabilities within the creative startup community. In Nigeria, CBC plays a pivotal role in empowering startups across various sectors, ranging from design and fashion to music and technology.


Participants in this opportunity have the chance to receive numerous benefits, such as the possibility of winning up to N1,000,000, joining an accelerator program, attending a 5-day enterprise boot camp, receiving mentorship from a diverse pool of international mentors, and accessing valuable business support services. Eligibility requirements include being between the ages of 18 and 35, being an entrepreneur in the creative sector, demonstrating creativity and innovation, and presenting a business proposal. The application process is currently open and will close on Monday, September 3, 2023.


Apply for the CBC Initiative here


SENIOR ASSOCIATE DATA AND ANALYTICS AT PwC



Did you know? PwC is hiring! Join the Technology Consulting practice within General Consulting Services for a rewarding career where you'll collaborate with business leaders to tackle their toughest challenges and capitalize on opportunities. As a Senior Data and Analytics Consultant, you will play a pivotal role in enabling data-driven decision-making, leveraging advanced analytics, and driving insights through collaboration with cross-functional teams. As a Senior Associate, you will be part of a problem-solving team, guiding clients from strategy to execution.


Qualifications for this role include a degree in Statistics, Computer Science, Data Science, or related fields, along with experience in data engineering, architecture, science, and machine learning. Proficiency in Python, R, SQL, or similar languages is required, and knowledge of data governance, quality, and management is necessary. Experience with big data technologies, cloud platforms, and data processing frameworks is a plus. Strong analytical, problem-solving, communication, and presentation skills are essential, as well as experience in conducting data and analytics training sessions. Familiarity with data visualization tools like Tableau and Power BI is desired, and strong leadership, project management, and continuous learning abilities are important for success in this role.


Learn more about this opportunity here


CONTENT SPECIALIST AT UNIVACITY



The team at Univacity is looking for a talented Content Specialist to join their team, responsible for managing and adding content to their platform. This includes programs, tours, institutes, and other relevant information. The role also involves creating engaging content for marketing channels like social media, email newsletters, and blogs. The ideal candidate is passionate about storytelling, has strong writing and editing skills, and pays great attention to detail.


As a Content Specialist, your responsibilities will include maintaining and updating content on our platform with a focus on accuracy and relevance. You will create engaging content for marketing purposes across various channels and collaborate with internal teams to align content with our brand and marketing objectives. Conducting market research and optimizing content for search engines will be part of your role, and you will monitor performance and make data-driven recommendations for improvement. Staying updated on content creation and marketing trends will be essential for success in this position. The offer is a salary between N50,000 and N70,000.


Click here to learn more about this opportunity.


ZEISS WOMEN AWARD 2023 FOR WOMEN WITH AMBITION IN DIGITAL AND IT (8,000 EUROS)



The ZEISS Women Award is seeking talented and enthusiastic female graduates and students in Digital & IT who are passionate about shaping the digital future. The award aims to encourage more women to pursue careers in this field and serves as a platform for recognition and support. Eligible candidates include those who have earned or will soon earn their Bachelor's, Master's, PhD, or diploma in Digital & IT. The application period for the 2023 award begins on 15 May 2023 and ends on 23 July 2023. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three winners, selected by a jury, and the award ceremony will take place on 2 November 2023 in Dresden. This is sponsored by Elke Buedenbender, wife of German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier.


Apply here


SENIOR BACKEND ENGINEER AT DUCKDUCKGO


As qualified applicants or candidates for this role, you will lead complex projects across key company-wide objectives, writing pragmatic, testable code that's performant and works consistently. Candidates will collaborate remotely with their peers and take responsibility for solving product issues impacting our all-in-one privacy solution, whether large or small. In time, applicants will formally mentor other engineers, supporting their career growth and the growth of the Backend Team at DuckDuckGo.


The annual compensation for this position is $170,000 USD, which includes stock options. Compensation remains consistent across all professional levels, irrespective of geographic location or functional area, and transparency regarding compensation exists throughout the organization. Learn more here


PRODUCT MARKETING MANAGER AT EXPERIA



As a Product Marketing Manager at Experian Consumer Services, your responsibilities will involve integrating consumer insights into strategies and communications, utilizing data to personalize experiences, and conducting user research alongside the design team. You will serve as a marketing advocate in crucial projects, promoting collaboration and goal alignment. Leading the marketing team's planning process, you will facilitate idea generation, establish priorities, and develop a comprehensive plan. Additionally, you will be responsible for creating cohesive go-to-market strategies for our products and features, encompassing key messaging, channel selection, and launch plans.


This role is ideal for candidates with experience in Product or Marketing, but it also presents an excellent opportunity for individuals seeking a transition into a Marketing team from another field. If you enjoy strategic thinking and executing ideas, possess critical thinking skills to align customer and business needs, thrive in a fast-paced and growing environment, embrace learning and mastering complex subjects, and value collaboration and bringing people together to achieve goals, then this role could be the perfect fit for you. It's worth noting that this position is hybrid, with the team gathering at our London Victoria office once per week.


Learn more about this opportunity here


RETTI/WAVE SOLAR POWER SYSTEMS INSTALLATION AND EMPLOYABILITY PROGRAM 2023



Applications are now being accepted for an intensive in-person scholarship course offered by the Renewable Energy Technology Training Institute (RETTI) and the West Africa Vocational Education (WAVE). This comprehensive hands-on training opportunity is open to individuals residing in Ajah, Lagos, or its surrounding areas who have an interest in learning about solar industry design, installation, and employability. The scholarship covers tuition, training materials, practical equipment, safety gear, lunch, and certificates. Eligible candidates should be between 25-40 years old, residents of Etiosa LGA in Ajah or nearby, and committed learners. The program will take place from July 17-29, 2023, and the application deadline is July 10, 2023.


Apply for this opportunity here


CLICK ON KADUNA DATA SCIENCE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME 2023



The Click-On Kaduna Data Science Fellowship Program is an initiative by the Kaduna State Government to enhance digital skills and development. Aligned with the Data Revolution Plan of Kaduna State, this program aims to improve the collection and utilization of data for evidence-based decision making. The fellowship offers a fully paid 6-month internship with industry leaders and stakeholders in the health sector, providing an opportunity to contribute to the sector's advancement. Interested applicants must be between 18-25 years old, reside in Kaduna, hold a degree in any STEM course from a tertiary institution, and possess basic computer knowledge, data analysis, Microsoft Excel, problem-solving, and English communication skills. The application deadline is July 21, 2023.


Click here to apply here


SALES/MARKETING JUNIOR INTERN AT UNIVACITY



Univacity is currently seeking a dynamic and results-oriented Sales and Marketing Specialist to join their team. In this position, your main responsibility will be to drive sales growth and implement effective marketing strategies to promote their innovative education technology platform. You will collaborate closely with the marketing and sales teams to develop and execute integrated campaigns, engage prospective clients, and nurture existing client relationships. Additionally, you will analyze market trends, conduct competitor research, and provide valuable insights to optimize their sales and marketing efforts. The ideal candidate for this role should have a strong background in both sales and marketing, exceptional communication and negotiation skills, and a genuine passion for driving educational solutions in the digital space.


The role offers a salary range of N50,000 to N70,000 and requires 0-1 year of experience. Candidates should hold a Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business, or a related field. Proven experience in sales and marketing, particularly in the technology or education sector, is preferred. The ideal candidate should have a strong understanding of digital marketing strategies and platforms, excellent communication and negotiation skills, and the ability to multitask and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. An analytical mindset and self-motivation are key, along with familiarity with CRM software and marketing automation tools as an added advantage.


Click here to apply.

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