Piraeus Bank offers young people access to the job market through Project Future
Piraeus Bank announces a new cycle of Project Future, commencing today, March 4 with trainings taking place in Athens, in Thessaloniki and in Heraklion. Project Future supports the growth of the local job market and the economy, offering young Greeks valuable professional experience, skills and business contacts.
In the three cycles so far, nearly 1,100 young people have been trained through Project Future and ReGeneration, while more than 460 have been trained in Project Future's specialist disciplines. 70% of the graduates offered paid employment contracts in one of the 500 participating companies and 90% of them continue to work after the first semester, while the work placement is dynamic and the rate is constantly increasing.
Piraeus Bank Chief Executive Officer Christos Megalou said: «Piraeus Bank is standing next to the country's youth with Project Future, which we launched in 2018 and are steadily expanding. The success of the program is reflected in the high rate of absorption of young people into the labor market and the fact that hundreds of Greek businesses have believed in it, recognizing our efforts to help young people».
The program has been created in cooperation with ReGeneration Academy, which has joined forces with Google, Facebook, Code.Hub and Excelixi- Centre of Sustainable Entrepreneurship, EASE and the University οf Crete.
The scheme runs for an entire calendar year and consists of two training cycles offering young graduates training in Data and Decision Science, Digital Marketing, .Net, Mobile Apps Development | Android, Supply Chain.
Applications for the 4th cycle are to be submitted at https://www.projectfuture.gr.
Athens, 4 March 2020