Nigerian graduates who have completed their mandatory service, National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) had their passing out parade (POP) ceremony on Thursday, March 14, 2019.
NYSC which was created to serve as an avenue for reconciliation, reconstruction, and rebuilding of the nation after the civil war.
Corps members are mandated to stay in a three weeks military controlled camp away from family and friends after which they are posted to their Primary Place of Assignment (PPA) where they serve for the rest of their service year.
Although NYSC was created to promote peace and unity of youths from different ethnic groups in Nigeria, this period also served as a
As we congratulate the graduates for their latest career achievement, here are five things you can do to keep yourself busy as aside the usual job search, which brings about the question, what next after service year?
The first few months can be used for personal
Develop a business idea and execute it: Start your business idea from
Learn a trade
Learning a trade after NYSC does not speak less of you. If you check the background of most of the wealthy people in your country or Africa at large, you will find out that they were into trades before they started making millions out of it. Learning a trade is not something to look down on, but an avenue to increase financially.
Be computer literate
You ‘must’ have the ability to use computers and related technology efficiently, with a range of skills to fit into the labour market orthe entrepreneurship world. Remember it’s never too late, so get started.
Get Internship Position
As a fresh graduate, any company or position you wish to work, look out for internship opportunities in line with it