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Embark on a journey to perfect your data skills in Europe’s tech powerhouse, Lithuania.

Shortcut to Your Dream Career

In its latest edition, Digital Explorers programme aims to support women in tech and contribute to closing of the global tech gender gap by offering tailored data analysis / data science traineeships. In late 2020, up to 15 young Nigerian women will bring their eager minds to Lithuania for six-month placements at leading ICT companies and receive intensive targeted training.

Back in Nigeria, a tailored assistance programme awaits and will help Digital Explorers to quickly re-establish themselves and make the most out of skills gained and professional networks built in Lithuania.

Fit for the Journey?

You are an entry-level Nigerian female data analysis/ data science specialist who currently lives in Nigeria.
You are strongly motivated to be a part of the Digital Explorers programme and you will dedicate time to participate in the whole selection process.
You are able to relocate to Lithuania and spend six months as part of the programme and have an internationally valid passport.

How Do I Become a Digital Explorer?

For selection of a new cohort of Digital Explorers, we partner with Data Science Nigeria, a leading African data science community, working with tech giants like Microsoft, Facebook, and local ICT globetrotters like Carbon to train and employ young and aspiring Nigerian data specialists.

The 2020 Digital Explorers cohort will be selected at a digital Data Science Nigeria Bootcamp, where technical skills evaluation and interviews with prospective participants will be held. Apply to be a part of the pool of the most talented!

Getting on board
  • Step Step 1. Apply for DSN Online Hackathon by 3rd October 2020

    Register ( http://bit.ly/AIBootcamp20_zindihack) and participate at Bootcamp Qualification Hackathon by Data Science Nigeria to make it to the next selection round. Those who will be selected for the bootcamp will get access to Digital Explorers application. Secure your place early on!

  • Step Step 2. Apply and qualify for Digital Explorers stream by 15th October 2020

    Fill in the application form and complete a technical qualification task to be selected for Digital Explorers hands-on training during the Bootcamp. You will have only a day to perform the task and you will need to ensure stable internet/power connection. The 50 best performers will be selected to take part in Digital Explorers training.

  • Step Step 3: Participate in DSN Bootcamp: 20-24 October 2020

    Exhibit your data talents at the dedicated Digital Explorers stream of the Bootcamp. Together with the team of Lithuanian experts on data analysis and data science you will go through intensive hands-on training, while also being interviewed by the Digital Explorers team for further consideration.

  • Step Step 4: Engage Lithuanian companies: October - November 2020

    Only the best performing candidates will proceed further and participate in soft & hard skills tests and interviews with perfect-match Lithuanian ICT companies.

  • Step Step 5: Take-off for Lithuania: November - December 2020

    After the selection, the best ones will take-off for Lithuania, where they will learn the practicalities of data craft with leading Lithuanian companies up to six months and enter a tailored training programme. Alongside a monthly stipend, relocation and accommodation costs will be covered, whereas a friendly Digital Explorers community will help you to land on the right foot in Lithuania.*

    *Timeline is subject to change due COVID-19 related risks, and partly remote placement itineraries are being considered.

Why join the Journey?

Digital Explorers programme is designed in a way that you would return home with pockets full of valuable experience and new-found professional links.

  1. The Fastest Track

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

  2. Personalized Itinerary

    Training received and company for digital exploration will correspond to the needs of each Explorer, laying a career path forward, be it be it landing a position at Nigerian tech company or freelancing and working remotely. Digital Explorers team will map your individual journey in accordance with your own goals and guide you along the way.

  3. Become a part of something bigger

    Digital Explorers represent the unexpected connection between Nigeria and Lithuania and further link these two ambitious digital economies together.

Community of Explorers.Traveling in the same direction.

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Embark on a journey to perfect your data skills in Europe’s tech powerhouse, Lithuania.