System Strengthening through Skills and Internship is an internship program for young graduates designed and implemented by The Talent Firm, commissioned by Target Business Consultants, and participating Federal Ministries.

System Strengthening through Skills and Internship will provide young graduates with valuable work experience, an opportunity to work alongside seconded senior professionals at respective Federal ministries, coaching and mentoring programs, and a better understanding of both the importance and impact of public service.

SStSI will help young graduates, often facing an uncertain job market, apply their educational training in 12-month federal opportunities and make a difference in society.

The Talent Firm is now recruiting young talent for SStSI project, to join the federal workforce in support of Ministry of Innovation and Technology (MiNT). The program places fresh graduates meeting the minimum requirements and selected from a strict assessment process, into paid internships and aims to develop a diverse pool of young talent for MiNT. The SStSI Program will begin in November 2023.

SStSI Program Benefits

Selected participants in the program will benefit from:

  • An intensive 3- weeks job readiness and career launching training
  • A 12-month paid internship with a federal ministry to gain valuable work experience.
  • Professional development sessions, with clear performance review, coaching and mentoring components throughout the internship program.
  • Experience sharing sessions with senior public service leaders

Job Requirements

Eligibility to enroll in SStSI
In order to apply to the program, candidates must be:

  • Ethiopian citizens
  • Demonstrated passion for public service
  • Fresh graduates of ONLY the year 2022/2014 or 2023/2015E.C.  from an accredited educational institution in an undergraduate program.
  • Able to demonstrate superior academic achievement and have a CGPA of 3.0 and above.

    Required fields of studies:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Software Engineering
  • Bachelor’s degree in statistics, Data, Science or a related field

How to Apply

Interested in at least one of the following career tracks:

STEM, Innovation , Software System development and administration

Interested applicants can complete and submit the application form HERE no later than 26th of October 2023.