A country’s greatest investment lies in building generations of educated and knowledgeable youth.

– H.H. Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan

About the Jusoor Program

The Jusoor program helps top performing Emirati students from across the UAE, who are in their final year of higher education, to find the right opportunities and succeed in the private sector.
We offer hard and soft skill trainings, career guidance, coaching and mentoring sessions, support during the job search as well as direct assistance in finding internship opportunities in the private sector; all to help you thrive from your first day of the job.
Jusoor is funded jointly by Aldar and Sandooq Al Watan.

Admission is competitive and there is no charge to the participants.

What does the Jusoor program offer?

Hard and soft skills training with a tailored curriculum

Access to wide range of educational tools including 17+ workshops, exercises, quizzes and reading material

Coaching and mentoring sessions with industry practitioners and experts

Access to a private sector internship & job opportunities through our wide network of employment partners (70+ local & international companies)

Ongoing job hunt support and assistance

Access to a strong alumni community to support you throughout your career

What are the outcomes from joining the Jusoor program?

Development of lifelong job-searching and interviewing skills

Development of skills that are critical to succeed in the private sector

On-the-job experience working in the private sector

Access to a support network and professional community

Jusoor’s Impact

Jusoor 2021 program achieved 76% employment of candidates


Total candidates who have completed the program


Candidates who have secured an internship


Candidates who have already secured a full-time job

Jusoor 2022 cohort achievements through October 2022

The 2022 program, launched for a group of 200 Emiratis, is still ongoing and will continue to run until March 2023. The performance of the program is reported below and updated monthly


Total candidates who have completed the program


Candidates who have secured an internship


Candidates who have already secured a full-time job *Job offers pending the graduation of many students

Candidate Satisfaction Measures


Candidates who rated the program highly


Candidates who reported increase in confidence in joining the private sector


Candidates who reported increase in understanding & development of workplace skills


Candidates who are satisfied with the program till date


Companies Jusoor’s Cohorts Have Joined:

Partner Universities

Traits We Are Looking For

A desire to succeed in the private sector
Willingness to learn and put in the work
Strong English language skills


The Jusoor program targets future leaders in the private sector.
In order to qualify for the program, we expect you to meet at a minimum the following criteria:


UAE Nationals with Family Book


Undergraduate students in their Junior and Senior year


Available in the UAE for summer internships, and/or able to secure an internship abroad


Interested in a private sector career

An initiative of

Operating Partner

Catalyze your future and become a leader in the private sector through Jusoor