ICSAN tells fresh graduates to take advantage of internship scheme

The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria, ICSAN, has urged fresh graduates and other professionals wanting a career in administration to take advantage of the Institute’s Graduate Internship Scheme.

ICSAN Chairperson, Corporate Members Committee, Abiola Laseinde, gave the charge during a media parley at the weekend to highlight activities of the institute in the first quarter of 2021 and beyond.

She said the provided fresh graduates the to acquire hands-on in corporate governance, , and share and company secretarial practice in reputable organisations in Nigeria.

According to Laseinde, the ICSAN has special arrangements with leading corporate bodies where the interns are placed in various capacities for a minimum of three months.

“The interns are placed in companies to acquire hands-on in corporate governance, company secretarial practice and other needed experiences. It is not limited to fresh graduates alone but also opened to other professionals who wish to expand their scope in the company’s administration.

“The internship is for a minimum of three months, but could be extended to six months, but not beyond one year. Many of our interns have through this internship scheme secured permanent and valuable expertise needed to stimulate their professional growth,” she added.

Laseinde also disclosed that the 2021 ICSAN annual Company Secretaries and Registrars Forum scheduled for 4th March, 2021 with the theme: “Managing Unclaimed Dividends and Unutilised in Dormant Bank Accounts: Issues, Options & Way out,” will have seasoned technocrats and skilled professional in attendance.

According to Laseinde, Founder and Chairman of Phillips Consulting Limited, Mr. Folusho Phillips will chair the forum, while Mr. Ajibola Olomola, a partner at KPMG will deliver the keynote address.

Other key discussants at the forum Sir Sunny Nwosu, who is the National leader, emeritus of Independence Shareholders Association of Nigeria, Mrs. Toyin Basir, Special Aide to the , Prof. Yemi Osinbajo and Mr. Oluseye David Awojobi, FCIB, Registrar/Chief Executive of Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, CIBN.

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