West Cape Strategy Group (publicly traded as West Cape) is a rapidly growing global tech company based in Accra, Ghana that uses technological tools to solve Africa’s most complex problems. We deploy an unmatched combination of market data and technology to solve complex business problems and engineer innovative market solutions. We provide both commercial and free-to-access research on how technology is constantly affecting the public as well private sectors in Africa. At this time, we are implementing a project called Africa Tech Policy Forum – a body of stakeholders whose functions are to research and design Africa’s next Tech Policy Proposals.
We are currently deploying the following products on the market:
West Cape: an online bank that makes access to financial as well as professional services cheaper.
EsiCom: an online store that trades in African goods and connects traders to global markets.
E-Power Africa: a disruptive technology that makes power management cheaper and simpler in Africa.
Our 2017 National Internship for Ghanaians (NIG-17) provides opportunities for outstanding undergraduate and graduate students as well as early-stage professionals across the country to intern with us for three to six months over the summer (and beyond).
We require interns with expertise in research, web development (wordpress), digital media, social media, coding and programming.
Interns must be between the ages of 18-25.
Interns must have high analytical skills, be very well organised and action-driven.
Interns must exhibit professionalism, boldness and confidence.
Interns will work in teams with nationals from other countries.
Internship Benefits and Highlights
Interns will have the opportunity to be part of Africa’s rapid technological revolution.
Interns will be presented a recommendation letter at the completion of the internship program.
Interns whose performance exceeds expectations would be offered permanent employment contract with West Cape.
Interns will be offered monthly remunerations to cater for their transportation needs.
And many more benefits depending on the interest of the intern.
Timelines and application process
We are currently accepting application till 26 April 2017.
To apply for the program, send a cover letter in addition to your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: West Cape NIG-17. The cover letter should be addressed to:
External Affairs Director, West Cape
No. 23 Akoto Bamfo Street, off Agbogba Road,
North Legon, Accra-Ghana
West Cape will make provisions for all work-related expenses.
If you wish to contact West Cape for any clarification concerning the IIP-17, kindly send an e-mail to email@example.com or call: +233 24 240 5302.