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UNITeS Cisco launches virtual graduate internship program

Against the background of high unemployment rate in the country, UNITeS Cisco Networking Academy has launched the maiden edition of its Virtual Graduate Internship Program, as part of its ongoing cybersecurity series.

The internship schedules offer participants a fresh approach to handling cyber threats and irregular compliance, through interactive online training for testing, certification, and automated certification.

Speaking in a statement, Toyin Olatayo, academy support contact, Cisco Networking Academy, said the internship program aims to allow young graduates, undergraduates, entry-level professionals, and all levels of education holders to up their skills and join the workforce of the future.

Olatayo explained that the program offers consideration to individuals with technical or no technical background but desire to explore careers in cybersecurity or improve their knowledge and skills.

“Participants will gain an extensive and practical knowledge of cybersecurity operations delivered by Cisco Certified, experienced practitioners,” he said.

“The internship will help to boost career confidence and expand their professional network,” he further said.

“Upon completion and assessment, participants will receive a Cisco authorized certificate on cybersecurity as well as a Virtual Graduate Program certificate from the organization. Cybersecurity, as a career is full of both challenges and rewards,” he added.

With the economic fallout from COVID-19 and the switch to digital processes, he believes that now more than ever before the world needs an army of cybersecurity specialists to protect cyberspace.

“UNITeS Cisco Networking Academy is an IT skills and career-building organization. We are committed to developing Africa’s new generation of tech talents by equipping them with first-rate digital skills and rich industry experience required to function effectively in today’s workplace and the workforce of the future,” he said.

“UNITeS Cisco Networking Academy powers the program, it has the support of Unites Integrated Nigeria Limited, Unites Academy Foundation, and Digital Switch Concepts Limited,” he further said.

The UNITeS Cisco Networking Academy, been a notable academy welcomes application from its website and for full details and registrations.

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