Teen Emergers Program | Africa Internship Academy

AIA Teen Emergers Program

This is a program that expose young people and youth in school to the world of work and help them gain practical knowledge about work environment. This is work experience option where a young person learns about a position by walking through the work as a “shadow” to a competent worker. It will enable them to begin to envision their lives as professionals so they can make informed decisions about their career paths.

This program is designed for senior high and secondary school students to gain analytical skills, entrepreneurial skills, Communication skills, Problem-solving skills and design thinking skills. The 4-weeks Work Integrated Learning Program is an intensive session at the academy that gives young people between the ages of 10-18 basic life skills before they fly out of the nest. Before you know it, your little ones will grow up into adults with a life of their own. And when they do, you would want them to be ready for life. Education gives your children the knowledge they need about different subjects, but it does not necessarily equip them with essential life skills.

Some of the Essential Life Skills include:

  • Money or Budgeting Skills
  • Personal Grooming
  • Social skills and manners
  • Organization skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Coping with Emotions
  • Problem-solving Skills
  • Goal Setting – Knowing how to prioritize
  • Decision-making Skills
  • Employability Skills

At the end of this program, the participants are exposed to the world of work and help them gain practical knowledge about the work environment. This is a work experience option where participants learn about a position by walking through the work as a “shadow” to a competent worker. It will enable them to begin to envision their lives as professionals so they can make informed decisions about their career paths.

FAQs

Q1. How will I attend this training?

This training will be conducted every day at the academy, which is located at the New Abuse Okai Street, Mataheko. This is a full-time session and therefore we recommend reviewing all our dates to find one which best suits your availability and schedule.

Q2. What are the criteria for participating in this program?

A. Successful applicants for our program must:

  • Be at least 10 years old and not more than 18 years.
  • Be proficient in English.
  • Have an interest and passion for interning in Accra and learning about new cultures

B. As part of your online application, you will be asked to provide a copy of your resume/CV. We require that all documents are uploaded in English, and do not typically exceed two pages. The resume/CV is a very important part of your application so we do recommend you take your time to review details carefully for spelling and grammar errors. If you are offered a place onto one of our programs, we will provide you with guidance on how to improve and restructure your CV through our CV Workshop materials.

C. A phone interview is a mandatory component of your application, allowing our team to understand more about your background and previous experience(s). The interview is normally around 20-30 minutes long.