Conference “Internship for Youth with Disabilities Employability”

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Updated: July 3, 2018

On Thursday, June 21, Youth with disabilities Forum organized the final conference of the project ” Internship for Youth with Disabilities Employability “. The project was realized in partnership with Delta Holding, while the associates were the National Employment Service, the Union of Employers of Serbia and the University Center for Students with Disabilities.

During the duration of the project, 10 companies announced 15 interns’ positions and 15 young people were given the opportunity to gain work experience through three months internship.

The conference brought together all relevant actors on this topic: representatives of the civil, business and public sectors, representatives of international organizations, as well as young people who are looking for the job.

Speakers on the conference were representatives of partners and associates on the project, and  experience on participation in the internship program shared two interns, Lazar and Nevena, as well as employers who offered intern positions. Video from the conference is available here.

Companies that participated in the project are: Delta Holding, Delhaize Serbia, Delta Holding – Delta Motors, Societe Generale Bank Serbia, Elektroprivreda Srbije, Serbia Kargo, Wurth, Ernst & Young, Nestle Adriatic S, Protective Workshop Ltd. Belgrade.

The project is supported by the Social Inclusion and Poverty Reduction Unit of the Government of the Republic of Serbia, within the thematic grant scheme “Supporting Innovative Approaches to Tackle Youth Employment and Employability”, which is part of the project “Support to the implementation of the Employment Policy and Social Policy Program in the Republic of Serbia with focusing on employment and increasing employability of young people” (“Youth Employment Initiative”) financially supported by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) entitled” With Knowledge to work – E2E “.

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