Over 60 Companies will participate in providing ICT Jobs and internship placements for University Students.
Huawei Uganda, Ministry of Information, Communications Technology and National Guidance and Makerere University have partnered to organize the first ever National ICT Job Fair which will be held on Friday and Saturday this week.
The event will happen at Makerere University Freedom Square between 10 AM – 5:30 PM on 12th and 13th August, 2022 where employers will meet employees.
The event will coincide with the International Youths Day and is meant to help in narrowing the unemployment rate among Uganda’s youths.
“We are glad to be partnering with the Ministry of ICT & National Guidance and Huawei to host the Inaugural National ICTJob Fair on the 12th and 13th August, 2022.
“The National ICT Job Fair seeks to facilitate the narrowing down of unemployment rates among Uganda’s youth.” Makerere University said in a statement.
Participating companies will be given free exhibition/booth space, branding for the company, and meeting young talented workers for their ICT departments.
Attendants on the other hand will be provided with ICT training opportunities to boost their experience and CV building, internship placements, full time job opportunities and networking opportunity.