Andela, an international hub for remote professional talent has launched a 12-week Andela Rwanda Apprenticeship Program to showcase Rwanda’s rising tech talent to multinational corporations.
Companies have the opportunity to expand their teams with graduate apprentices from the Andela Technical Leadership Program (ATLP) through the apprenticeship program.
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The ATLP is Andela Rwanda’s flagship accelerator program, developed in collaboration with the nation’s Ministry of ICT and Innovation. It equips Rwandese citizens with the fundamental knowledge of software engineering needed to become the next generation of tech leaders.
Over 70% of ATLP graduates are already working, and the program has so far effectively taught 380 junior engineers from 10 different African nations.
150 additional participants are currently enrolled in the program.
The developer apprentices at Andela have received extensive training on the PERN software stack (PostgreSQL & MongoDB, Express, React, Node).
Furthermore, they have finished an intensive, hands-on process of learning the soft skills necessary to flourish as a professional in any remote engineering team.
The Apprenticeship Program is a singular opportunity for international organizations to tap into the enormous potential of Rwandan tech talent and contribute to determining the direction of technological development in Africa.
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In order to guarantee that the apprentice is completely informed of all expectations and behaves appropriately, Andela Rwanda will help participating organizations throughout the three-month program. This support will include performance management through a strong and tight feedback loop between the apprentice and an organization’s team lead.