The Graduate Employment Enhancement Programme (GEEP) is designed for a distinct segment of unemployed graduates with professional training who live in urban areas. In particular, GEEP is targeted at unemployed graduates with Bachelor’s degree or Higher National Diploma in Engineering, ICTs, environmental disciplines (architecture, estate management, quantity survey, urban planning) and others. The aim is to improve the employability and job-readiness of the graduates by affording them relevant work experience and exposing them to job opportunities. The programme also helps the participants who wish to establish their own companies/enterprises in the respective professional fields, as groups or partnerships.
The core elements of the programme are:
I. Employability training and job-readiness workshops, seminars and expositions;
II. Provision of industrial work experience through internship placements in relevant practiceoriented private sector establishments;
III. Sourcing and provision of jobs information to the participants and exposing them to job opportunities;
IV. Provision of business incubation support such as professional advisory, technical assistance and counselling to graduates wishing to translate their professional knowledge and skills into live
businesses and companies.