Boost your qualification, confidence, and career opportunities.

Join an exclusive network of Africa's top students and recent graduates accelerating their skills and solving challenging problems at fast-growing companies globally.

What Our Students Say

  • "StudentBuild opened me up to a career-changing opportunity. In contrast to what is obtainable in the current job climate in Nigeria, the job found me and not the other way around. Being part of this network automatically puts you two steps ahead of your contemporaries. Why haven't you joined?!"

    Murewa Ademola-Idowu - Now a Business Partner Executive at Scalein
  • "It’s been all I expected — and more! It’s been an immersive experience with loads of learning and opportunities. The incubator has given me the chance to get hands-on with some of the things I know.
    The conversations with the mentors and guest lecturers are just top-notch. I would say joining the incubator is one of the best decisions I made during my final years in college."

    Ayobami Marcus - Now a Sales Analyst at Procter & Gamble
  • "When I got the link to join StudentBuild from a friend of mine, I filled it with the idea that I’ll get to meet new friends from different schools. Of course, I made friends along the way but asides from that, I was opened to a world of young brilliant minds. I was amazed that people my age had done and were doing great things already and just being in that environment stirred up something in me and I knew I could do great things, and today, I’m glad to say I inspire many and I’m really grateful to SB for so much growth I attained in one year."

    Anesi Igebu - now a Product Manager at Renmoney

How It Works

  • 1

    Apply

    Answer a few questions about yourself and join our Telegram community to receive updates and meet other people.

  • 2

    Screening

    If your qualifications meet current demand, we will send you a take-home project to get done in under 72 hours and present it to our selection board.

  • 3

    Remote Apprenticeship

    If we make a decision to proceed, we will match you with a company or small business owner where you get to prove your skills in real life, working on a real project 20-24hours/week for 3 months.

  • 4

    Special Welcome

    If you perform excellently in the apprenticeship, you will be sent a special welcome to the StudentBuild Talent Network where you get priority consideration for paid internships, full-time jobs, and freelance gigs

Who Should Apply?

African students of all levels from year-one undergrads to recent graduates (a-year old graduate) to post-graduate students who are launching careers in business, technology, or design.

  • For a Beginner: We will connect you with relevant learning resources to learn the basics.
  • Do you have a mastery of the basics?: We will match you with a remote apprenticeship to accelerate your skills in the real world.
  • Do you already have some hands-on experience solving challenging problems?: We might make you skip the apprenticeship and invite you to join the exclusive talent network directly.

StudentBuild Resident Mentors

Our amazing mentors engage students in Ask-Me-Anything video sessions every month. They provide very comprehensive answers to all questions!

  • Olabinjoade
    OLABINJO ADENIRAN
    Growth Marketing

    'Binjo is a Growth Expert and Co-Founder at Future Africa.

  • Feyi olabiyi
    Feyi olabiyi
    Product management

    Feyi is a Senior Product Manager at Shopify

  • Mosopeadebowale
    MOSOPE ADEBOWALE
    UI & UX

    Mosope is a User Experience Designer at KPMG Canada.

  • Dareoduale
    Dare Oduale
    Project Management

    Dare is an Agile Consultant at Crestrad.

  • Elijah
    Elijah Shokenu
    BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

    Elijah is the Co-Founder/CEO at StuddentBuild Inc.

  • Opeyemifabiyi
    opeyemi fabiyi
    Data Analytics

    An ML Mentor at Udacity & Data Scientist at Cowrywise

  • Zubair
    Zubair Abubakar
    Software Development

    Zabair is the Head of Developer Community at Paga

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