Digital Careers Kickstarter Programme

Applications now closed!

the technology industry needs you

Do all the different digital career titles like User researcher, Product Manager, Designer, Data Analyst Digital marketeer confuse you? Are you struggling to get your foot in the door in the job market? The technology industry needs people like you!

We are excited to launch our first digital careers discovery programme. A four month intensive online programme that will help you discover your specific digital interests, build experience, and gain confidence. All while building an impactful network and opening new opportunities

What's included?

The programme will be delivered all remotely and online. We’ll be utilising tools such as Zoom and Trello and Slack. The programme is free.

The programme is delivered over 4 months. Each month will be made of a skills workshop, 2 sessions with your coach and a task set by a business.  We equate this to be a total minimum monthly commitment of 8-10 hours per month. 

 

The programme Involves:

Training with industry experts:

Focused introductory sessions on user research, product development, prototyping + design and data.

Work experience

Tasks set by real businesses who will be able to give you job references.

A helpful and supportive community

Join our private Muslamic Makers community of founders, developers, makers and more.

Personal coaching and mentoring

A personal coach throughout the programme to help you on your journey.

Action learning sets

Research, reflect and document your journey alongside your coach and fellow participants.

Introductions

Introductions to relevant professionals in our network

Who are we looking for?

  • From a Muslim Background
  • Currently based in the UK
  • Commit to arranging to and attending 2 action learning sets a month.
  • Commit to attending all of the training sessions. 
  • Commit to writing up progress in a journal or online blog and doing homework set by the businesses.
  • Commit to completing a questionnaire at the beginning and end of the programme
  • Total minimum monthly commitment: 8-10 hours per month
  • Programme will start in October and finish in January. 

We are keen for muslims from all backgrounds to apply but are super interested in: 

  • 18+
  • People not going to university 
  • Final year university students or new graduates 
  • ‘Underemployed’ currently not fulfilling your potential 
  • Single mothers 
  • Women/Men looking to return to work after a career break/redundancy.

Applications now closed

Questions? Email: arfah@muslamicmakers.com