JAN Career Program 2019 for National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members


Application Deadline: September 17th 2019

JAN Career Program is targeted at empowering National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members by exposing them to essential skills necessary to succeed in the corporate and entrepreneurial world. The program will cover modules on critical thinking and creativity, communication and conflict management skills, developing one’s personal, entrepreneurship, financial independence and early retirement.

Successful candidates will be engaged once or twice to facilitate aJAN Be Entrepreneurial program in selected secondary schools.Participants who successfully complete ALL sessions of JAN BeEntrepreneurial program and come up with a project plan to address anyof the SDGs in a small community where they serve, will get theopportunity to participate in a Career Fair and Project Plan Competitionin the selected cities.

This project plan will be executed by the corps member as an NYSCPersonal CDS project in collaboration with Sigma Pensions. Entries willbe evaluated based on their entrepreneurial vision, feasibility,innovation, leadership, social impact and sustainability. Capital worth2million Naira for Winners of the project plan competition in theseregions, mentoring from Sigma Pensions and other consolation prizesbased on the following selection criteria:

Best Projects Category – Innovative Ideas and plans to implement them

Best Ideas Category – Already existing initiative which has demonstrated social impact

Winners of the Project Plan competitions will win cash prizes and mentoring from Sigma Pensions staff.


  • Must be a serving NYSC Member
  • Curriculum Vitae(Ensure you save your CV with your First & Last Name)
  • An Essay on Why I should be accepted for JAN Career Program” Essay should focus on participants’ personal Community Development Service (CDS) idea or entrepreneurial/career plans.
  • Statement of Result
  • NYSC ID Card

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the JAN Career Program 2019