The Government of the United Arab Emirates has committed to building a transformative 50-year plan that will show what will the future of governments look like in 2071. We are now looking for extraordinary talents who are willing to define the core aspects of governments in the future, and to be part of the Moonshot Apprenticeship Program.
COVID-19 has accelerated the need for change in the way governments operate. Innovation must now be embraced at the core of government, penetrating all the pillars of public governance. There is a growing demand for successful and innovative governance models that can demonstrate practical innovations.
Future leadership have limited arenas for learning and applying innovations and new ways of operating.
While top government officials now understand that innovation is the key towards success in addressing challenges of the 21st Century.Students that are specialized in government-related studies are also limited when it comes to practicing what they learn and lack access to real examples of innovative government operations.
A Global Innovation Community is required to lead the efforts of adopting innovation at the core of government with a focus on promoting practical innovation across all pillars of governance...
About 2071 Moonshot Apprenticeship
The Government of the United Arab Emirates launched the 2071 Moonshot Apprenticeship which is a platform that aims to attract the best graduates from the UAE and around the world, in order to collaborate and propose moonshot* ideas that would potentially be piloted within the UAE Government.
So what is a Moonshot?
Exploratory and ground-breaking projects that propose innovative ideas to tackle the most pressing challenges
Government officials collaborating with talented youth to work on finding innovative solutions to real-life pressing challenges. These solutions will be working prototypes that could be used to create radical changes within Government.
What will you get?
How long is it?
April - July
The program breakdown will spread over a period of 3 months, where graduates will work on specific tasks
The Program will offer graduates an opportunity to work with government officials to develop moonshot pilots, as well as other incentives including:
A network of global experts, mentors, and leaders
Access to attending UAE/Global organized events
An opportunity to be an advocate for Government Innovation globally
A jumpstart to a potential career whether in the UAE or globally
Intellectually ambitious and willing to explore practical solutions to tough problems.
Able to work in cross-disciplinary teams. We believe that the future of government requires broad expertise: you can be a political scientist, economist, or artist.
Able to combine theory to practice. We expect you to be excellent in managing workflow and different projects.
Comfortable with communications activities and motivated to work as part of a team that is building a global community around innovation
Able to effectively speak and write in English
Either a Masters or Bachelors graduate with a GPA equivalent to 3 or above