Google With Junior Achievement (JA) Argentina summon young people from 18 to 30 years of age from all over the country who want to obtain a scholarship to train in digital marketingthrough the Crecé con Google program for young people.
In the country, the youth unemployment doubles unemployment in adults and affects about 20% of the young population (Labor market. Rates and socioeconomic indicators (EPH), INDEC 2021). The scholarships are aimed at provide opportunities to young people who need to enter the labor market immediately. Graduates can perform in roles of paid media analyst, digital media planner and analyst of metrics and reports and start a career in one of the sectors with the highest demand for resources in recent years.
About the application: Registration is open for young people between 18 and 30 years old from all over the country and applications will be received until the end of May to start in early June. Applicants will go through a selection process with different stages until they obtain their scholarship (registration at this link).
The requirements to register are:
- Reside in Argentina.
- Be between 18 and 30 years old.
- Have a high school degree at the time of starting the program.
- Wanting to enter the workforce through digital marketing.
The program lasts for 3 months in 100% online modewith an estimated dedication of 8 hours per week: each week there will be 2 synchronous group classes of 2 hours and a minimum dedication of 3 hours of individual asynchronous work. After certifying, young people receive support for job placement.
“Digital marketing is in high demand in the market and thanks to the support of Google we can bring this opportunity to thousands of young people. Seeing the commitment of the participants and the change it means for their future inspires us to grow in this type of proposal “, it states Noël Zemboraindirector of Junior Achievement in Argentina.
“The digital industry is part of a challenging market with a workforce that has a lot of growth potential. Crecé con Google para Jovenes is part of our commitment to make this force more diverse and, at the same time, allows us to bring opportunities many young people in Argentina. The work with Junior Achievement is key to continue bringing digital tools free of charge to more and more young people, and thus democratize information and access to education,” says Lucas AnsaldoDirector of Marketing for Brand Reputation and SMEs at Google Latin America.
In addition to technical training in digital marketing, students acquire knowledge related to socio-emotional and employability skills. They learn about effective communication, networking, work planning, time management, teamwork, and conflict resolution. “I learned many technical skills, but they also helped us to become a better person, to function as team leaders. Now I feel that I can give my best at work, that I can leave a mark,” he says. Paul Emmanuel Tolozarecent graduate of the program.
“I grew up with Google for Youth, it opened the doors to the world of digital marketing, a constantly growing field with many job opportunities,” she enthused. Julia Picierroa recent graduate of the program.