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Call for Applications For Mentorship Program On Elections

Call for Applications For Mentorship Program On Elections


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Call for Applications For Mentorship Program On Elections. UNESCO Islamabad Office in coordination with UNDP, and in partnership with PPF, is implementing the “Project for Electoral Assistance” ahead of Pakistan’s 2018 national and provincial elections.The project aims to build the capacity of male and female journalists, editors, and recent graduates in journalism/mass communications on electoral reporting so that they are fully equipped to inform on electoral processes during the 2018 and future elections.

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) seeks applications for a mentorship program for recently-graduated students from faculties of journalism and mass communications. The program will include recent graduates from Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Multan, Peshawar and Quetta.

Those selected for the mentorship programme will join a one-day workshop on ethical journalism and code of conduct with specific focus on electoral reporting. They will then be assigned to a senior journalists who will guide and mentor them for a period of three months before, during and after the elections. The mentoring will be three times a week for two hours.

Under this mentorship program, students will be mentored on updating their social media, following election’s news, assessing of ‘good’ and ‘bad’ examples of reporting, gender-responsive reporting, minorities’ representation and verifying information. The stipend for this mentorship program is five thousand rupees per month. The duration is three months and payment is based on completion of assigned tasks.

Following is the criteria for the eligibility to participte in mentorship program :

Male and female students who have graduated from the faculties of Journalism and Mass Communications from an HEC recognized university within the last 12 months. Those working in media media organizations will be given preference.
Applicants must send:
  1. a) Professional resume/CV with recent photograph.
  2. b) Scanned copy of the degree and transcript of their graduation programs.
  3. c) Three references.
Applications should be sent to mentorship@pakistanpressfoundation.org
The deadline for submitting applications is 11:59 PM on Monday, May 7.
Fellowship proposal forms are available at:
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How to Apply For HEC Training Program for Unemployed Youth?

How to Apply For HEC Training Program for Unemployed Youth?


Sumera Saeed | category: Education

How to Apply For HEC Training Program for Unemployed Youth? Higher Education Commission (HEC) has announced the skill-based Training Program for Unemployed Youth. The aim of the HEC Training Program for Unemployed Youth is to empower the 5000 unemployed youngsters with the in-demand skill.

The youngsters who are having the Master degree in any general subject including arts, languages, religion, media, humanities or social studies, are eligible to apply for the HEC Training Program for Unemployed Youth.

This skilled based training program will communicate the job-oriented skills to the youth.

HEC will select the candidates for the Youth Training Program from the top universities of Pakistan (names not announced yet).

Courses:

The courses under the HEC Training Program for Unemployed Youth are related to  the fields of Marketing & Sales, Computing Skills for Office (Microsoft Office), Accounting, Small Business Startups (Entrepreneurship), Communication Skills (English Language), Journalism (Language), TV Program & News Production (Media), IT & Leadership Skills, Hotel Management, Construction Project Management (AutoCAD), Airline Ticketing, Apparel Merchandising, Digital Marketing Skills, Interior Design, and MS Project.

Certificates:

After the completion of the program the students will be awarded with the certificates.

Eligibility criteria for HEC Training Program:

  • The students with 16 years of education equivalent to a Masters degree are eligible to apply.
  • Skill and screening test clearance important for the training program.
  • Candidates must be unemployed from last one year.

Stipend Rates:

The local resident candidates will be offered Rs. 5000 per month while Rs.10000 will be given to the students coming from another city.

Age Limit:

  • Age should not be more than 30 years

Duration:

HEC Training Program for Unemployed Youth will last for four months.

How to Apply?

You can apply for the HEC Training Program for Unemployed Youth by following this link.

Last Date:

The last date to apply for the HEC Training Program for Unemployed Youth is 16th April, 2018.

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