On September 27, there took place a graduatuion ceremony of the first interns of the National internship program in the central executive authorities with the participation of First Vice Prime Minister/ Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine Stepan Kubiv and Head of the National Agency on Civil Service (NACS) Kostyantyn Vashchenko.
It should be noted that from June 30 to September 30, 45 students and graduates of higher education institutions undertook an internship at 6 Ministries, the Secretariat of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, the National Agency on Civil Service, the Office of the Vice Prime Minister on European and Euro-Atlantic Integration. This internship was implemented within the framework of the pilot project "National internship program in central executive authorities" initiated by First Vice Prime Minister/ Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine.
"Internship program in the Government is a striking start for the career of a young specialist. We want to offer this opportunity to as many young people as possible. I consider the pilot project to be successful and will propose to the Government to continue the implementation of the National Internship Program and to scale it to the regions", Stepan Kubiv stressed.
Kostyantyn Vashchenko, Head of the National Agency of Ukraine on Civil Service emphasized that the public service is open to young people: "NACS stands ready to provide comprehensive support to both young professionals and trainees who are willing to join the formation of state policy in different state authorities".
The internship program was completed by 40 of the 45 interns. The Coordinating Committee of the National Program will summarize the results of the project implementation, and will submit proposals to the Cabinet of Ministers on improving the legislation on the training of Ukrainian citizens from among young people.