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Digital Explorers II

Connect with the Baltics, Europe’s digital gateway, and accelerate your career. Applications are now closed.

Shortcut to Your Dream Career

In 2024, Digital Explorers programme offers career advancement opportunities for 150 Nigerian, Kenyan and Armenian ICT talents in both local and Baltic ICT companies. In a nutshell, it gives you a chance to receive many years of experience in a single journey and accelerate your career at full speed.

Corresponding to the needs of techies at different career stages, Digital Explorers II features two tracks:

  • Trainee Track for entry level Data analysts (local and Baltic placements are on offer)
  • Professional Track for experienced Front-End & Back-End developers and DevOps engineers

Fit for the Journey?

You are a Nigerian, Kenyan or Armenian ICT specialist currently residing in your home country (both tracks)
You are strongly motivated to be a part of the Digital Explorers programme and you will dedicate time to participating in the whole selection process (both tracks)
If you seek to be matched with a Baltic ICT company, you are able to physically relocate in 2024 and have an internationally valid passport (both tracks)
You are an entry level data analysis specialist with up to 1 year of relevant experience (Trainee Track)
You hold a B.A. degree (preferably in IT, mathematics or statistics) (Trainee Track)
You have a track record of at least 2 successfully completed projects working in a team (Professional Track)
You have a B.A. degree related to your field of work or at least 3 years of documented work experience relevant to your aspired position with Digital Explorers (Professional Track)

How Do I Become a Digital Explorer?

In 2024, we are looking for experienced Front-End & Back-End developers and DevOps engineers. In addition, if you have data analytics/data science skills and have just kicked-off your career in the field, do apply and connect with a community moving in the same direction!

Getting on board
  • Step Step 1. Apply for Digital Explorers: Applications now closed.

    Both tracks. Fill in our free online application form. You will have to provide personal details, demonstrate your previous experience, as well as to provide argumentation as to why you want to become a Digital Explorer. You will also be asked to upload a short video about your motivation and achievements. The call for applications will be open until the 29th of January, 2024, but we strongly encourage you to apply as early as possible, as the programme team will process applications as they come. Secure your place early on!

  • Step Step 2. Perform practical task: January-February 2024

    Both tracks. Selected candidates will be asked to complete an online technical task, which will help us to further evaluate your skills. Please be aware that the system has plagiarism detection, and therefore candidates who have not performed the tasks themselves will be disqualified. Only the best performing candidates will proceed further. You will have only a day to perform the task and you will need to ensure a stable internet/ power connection.

  • Step Step 3: Participate in interviews with the Digital Explorers team: January - April 2024

    Both tracks. Based on your application and practical task results you might be invited to a round of interviews with our selection team, the goal of which is to assess your motivation, soft and technical skills. Please bear in mind that only the best performing candidates will be invited to the interview stage.

    Trainee Track. For the prospective data analysis trainees, after successfully completing this stage you will be invited to embark on remote data science training, which will facilitate your professional growth and allow us to further shortlist the candidates.

  • Step Step 4: Get matched with the companies: February - May 2024

    Both tracks. Only the best performing candidates will proceed and participate in soft & hard skills tests and interviews with perfect-match local and Baltic ICT companies.

    Trainee Track. The final pool of shortlisted candidates for the data analysis traineeship track will be invited to participate in intensive on-site trainings, organised separately in Nigeria, Kenya and Armenia. Sessions will consist of practical tasks, learning sessions, and a hackathon with the participation of ICT companies and fellow techies. If you are pre-selected for the traineeship track, you must be physically present to advance to the final round. Travel and lodging costs will be covered by Digital Explorers.

    Professional track. The shortlisted pool of candidates will continue the recruitment process individually through one-on-one engagements with perfect-match Baltic companies. This will take place on a rolling basis, i.e. the process will depend on you and your company’s decisions and hiring practices.

  • Step Step 5: Take-off: March-June 2024

    Both tracks. Based on performance in previous stages and fitness for the journey, shortlisted candidates will receive offers from companies. It is important to understand that both You and companies are choosing at this stage, so stay patient!

    For Explorers matched with Baltic companies, after you receive an offer and sign an agreement with your perfect match, we will start all necessary procedures for you to acquire a visa. While waiting for the documents to be processed you will take part in workplace awareness training and may start getting cozy with your new colleagues remotely. Once everything is ready, you officially start your journey. Alongside covered relocation costs (and a monthly stipend, accommodation and tailored additional training for trainees), a friendly Digital Explorers community will help you to land on the right foot in the Baltics.

    Local traineeships. For the ones matched with local ICT companies in Nigeria, Kenya, and Armenia, the same perks will be provided: from benefiting from a remote advanced data analysis training, having your costs covered with a Digital Explorers stipend and entering a truly global community of like-minded tech professionals. All in the comfort of your own home.

Why join the Journey?

Digital Explorers programme is designed in a way that would help you gain valuable international experience, connect you with the Baltic digital ecosystems and expand your network in a unique and tailored way.

  1. The Fastest Track

    The programme provides professional market-validated trainings and international employment opportunities, advancing your career one leap at a time.

  2. Tailored Itinerary

    The programme provides professional market-validated trainings and international employment opportunities, advancing your soft & hard skills in a single journey.

  3. Attentive Crew

    The Digital Explorers team will be there to provide assistance, advice and guidance for all programme participants whether you are relocating or expanding your tech skills locally.

  4. Become a Part of Something Bigger

    Digital Explorers represent the mutually beneficial connection between Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Nigeria, Kenya and Armenia to further link these ambitious digital economies together.

Perfect Match

Here are the frontrunning ICT companies that have previously stepped on board with Digital Explorers.

Meet the companies

Community of Explorers.Traveling in the same direction.

Meet the Explorers