Tuesday, September 25, 2007


SARAJEVO, Bosnia (September 25,2007) – The Association of Citizens “Bosnian Community”, in cooperation with the UN Volunteers and the UN Development Program (UNDP), has organised in Sarajevo yesterday the presentation of the “First Job” program.

The program allows students from universities in Bosnia to gain working experience in order to easier find permanent employment after completing their studies.

Representatives of the “Bosnian Community” and UNDP will select on the basis of grades and extracurricular activities 20 students from Bosnia who will receive 300 Bosnian Marks for their “first job” and will have the obligation to provide 20 hours of social work during the two months of their employment, “Bosnian Community” Executive Director Natasa Musa said.

“The program allows these young people to gain work experience and define their professional orientation in renowned Bosnian companies such as "ASA Auto", "Raiffeisen Bank", "Energoinvest", "Mozaik" Foundation, Wurth” and many others”, Musa said.

Presentations of the program will also be held in Tuzla, Mostar and Banja Luka in the coming days.The deadline for filing applications expires on October 15.

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