WHO WE ARE
Founded by the Global Shapers Athens Hub, an initiative of the World Economic Forum, ReGeneration is the largest paid placement, professional, and personal development program challenging brain drain in Greece by fostering youth employability.
Partnering directly with employers and academic institutions, ReGeneration is democratizing opportunity by actively connecting its graduates to meaningful career opportunities and re-engineering the mechanics between academic institutions and the labor market.
Our vision is to democratize opportunity for Greek youth by catalyzing the up and re-skilling revolution in Greece, empowering the next generation of young professionals to thrive in the Globalization 4.0 era and dream of a better future.
by incubating opportunities for graduates and young professionals to thrive, regardless of background, gender, disability, or social class.
and brain drain by serving as a cross-sector ecosystem for personal and professional development, vocational training and entry level jobs.
by enabling multi-stakeholder innovation platforms and highly personalized learning opportunities across education to employment pathways.
by serving as a knowledge transfer center on the Future-ofWork and by leading impact-oriented initiatives among universities, companies, government entities, civil society, and individuals. Our vision is to democratize opportunity for Greek youth by catalyzing the up and re-skilling revolution in Greece, empowering the next generation of young professionals to thrive in the Globalization 4.0 era and dream of a better future.
up to 29 years old
0-3 years of professional experience
community involvement through extracurricular activities
32 hours of soft skills training before placement
80-250 hours of hard skills training on cutting-edge technology and developing sectors of the Greek economy, before placement
25 hours of community service
Mentoring by top executives
Min 750 euros monthly gross salary
Min 6-month contract
In multinational, small and medium-sized companies and start-ups
90% contract extension
Applications for the general cycles open twice per year (March and September) for graduates from all academic backgrounds and institutions.
ReGeneration Academy is the program’s targeted training hub aiming at bridging the gap between specific, high-demand sectors and adequately skilled candidates.
During the year, we implement 10+ Academies on cutting-edge technology and developing sectors of the Greek economy (Coding, Data Science, Digital Marketing, Tourism, Agroeconomy, Supply chain and Logistics, Sales, Customer Experience etc).
Find out more about ReGeneration Academy here.
OUR IMPACT TO DATE
Individuals who meet all of the following 4 conditions can apply for ReGeneration:
Graduates of Greek or foreign colleges of higher education (AEI / TEI /college), in all cognitive fields, with or without a postgraduate degree.
Young Professionals up to 29 years old, as the program is aimed at graduates at the beginning of their careers.
Work experience of up to 3 years full time after completion of studies.
Active participation in extracurricular activities (eg. volunteering, sports, entrepreneurship, artistic and any other non-academic activity).
You can also see all hiring partners here.
If your company wishes to participate in the program by recruiting talented graduate, learn more here.