WORK OPPORTUNITIES

Opportunities at MEST:
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Entrepreneur-in-Training

MEST is calling all aspiring African Tech Entrepreneurs!

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MEST is looking for motivated, global leaders to join our team

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WORK OPPORTUNITIES

Become An Entrepreneur-in-Training

Apply now to join our fully-sponsored, one-year intensive tech entrepreneurship training program and get the chance to earn $50-$100K in seed funding and join our incubator.

Every year, aspiring entrepreneurs from Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa and Cote D’ivoire compete for just 60 open spots in one of the world’s top startup training and Incubator Programs. Will you be one of our next cohort?

MEST entrepreneurs have developed solutions addressing local and global markets, received outside follow-on funding from global investors, and gained admittance to top accelerator programs such as Y-Combinator, 500 Startups and TechStars.

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Do you have what it takes?

Begin your application by taking the MEST test

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INFO

Admissions Timeline

Online application

Accepted year round

In-person interviews

Conducted each June in major cities in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa and Cote D’ivoire

Cohort selection

Offers sent out in July each year

Training begins

The new cohort heads to HQ in Accra, Ghana in September

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Application Requirements

Deep desire to start a software company and passion for entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurial and or corporate work experience

Ability to commit a year in Accra, Ghana, participating in the training program beginning in September

Completed online questionnaire and MEST Test

Uploads a Photo of yourself (headshot) & your CV

Applicants from Nigeria must have completed their NYSC

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INSIGHT

What We Look For

Strong interest in
technology and software
Proven academic excellence
Proven academic excellence
The ability to communicate candidly and persuasively
Demonstrated personal
drive, stamina, and self
motivation, as well as the
ability to meet goals and
deadlines
Strong interest in teamwork
Confidence and independent thinking
Excellent people skills
the details
More than a training program.

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Have Any Inquiries?

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Amma Baffoe

Head of Recruitment & Marketing

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Kelechi Udoagwu

Communications & Recruitment Manager

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