Connecting youths with in-demand skills and opportunities to embrace a career in the digital economy
Go Digital is an educational programme to kickstart your career in Digital Marketing and Graphic Design.
Me.reka has partnered with Hong Leong Foundation to fund 40 passionate youths to get certified under Go Digital and embark on a digital career.
The programme will be selecting 20 candidates for each path to join an intensive Digital Marketing and Graphic Design upskilling programme, where they will then undergo an internship placement with a selected organization.
Upskill yourself with digital marketing and graphic design skills
Get certified on LinkedIn with the LinkedIn Learning Digital Marketing and Graphic Designer badge
Gain valuable industry experience by working with selected SMEs
Benefit from a 2-month mentorship to establish your career path
• A 6-week of internship placement in an SME to embark on a Digital Transformation project
• RM800 allowance and funding for your project
• Training and workshops on Digital Marketing and Graphic Design
• Mentorship on career development
• Be able to commit to training schedules from 15th April 2021 - 15th May 2021
• Be available for an internship from 16th May 2021 - 30th June 2021
• Ready to self-learn and embark on a digital marketing and graphic design career path!
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