JEDDAH: The Mohammed bin Salman Foundation Misk launched the Qimah graduate development program to help talented Saudi youth and recent university graduates to launch their careers by providing them with professional opportunities.
Registration for the program began on Aug. 13 and will continue until Aug. 20.
The one-year program will take place in Riyadh and requires students to attend in person. It will begin on Sept. 25, targeting outstanding recent graduates.
Applications will be limited to Saudi nationals or new graduates of bachelor’s or master’s degrees in the class of 2021 and 2022 from both genders.
Undergraduates of relatedly close majors, such as project management, management, management information systems, public relations, human resources, computer science, and industrial and systems engineering, will be more likely to be accepted.
Application requirements include a GPA of no less than 3.75 out of 5 or 3 out of 4, an English language certificate of TOEFL IBT with a score of 90 or above, or IELTS with a score of 6 or above.
Qimah provides an intensive on-the-job training curriculum for promising graduates and integrates their skills with appropriate development departments.
The first cycle of the Misk graduate development program aims to develop the technical skills of graduates and give them opportunities to advance in an integrated practical environment.
The program also provides a competitive package that includes salary, training courses, annual leave, gym membership, and VIP medical insurance that includes family and parents.
Each trainee must be fully committed to the program and demonstrate an interest in being an active member of Misk.
The program will be implemented in rotation and rolled out across different projects and focus areas such as project management, marketing, and communications, legal, strategy, finance, risk management, human resources, digital transformation, and procurement management.
Enrolled students will acquire leadership, problem-solving, communication, and data analysis skills.
The mission of the Misk foundation is to discover the talents of Saudi youth and help them to develop by empowering them to become an effective participant in the economy of the country.
It also aims to create opportunities to develop the youth community which will support them in unleashing their potential.