The Elevate programs is aimed for Saudi recent graduates with a max of 3 years of experience. If you have more than 3 years of experience and would like to apply to a position at KAUST, please visit careers.kaust.edu.sa to view suitable openings.
As soon as applications open!
· For Elevate Education, the application will open on April 17, 2022.
· For Elevate Business, the application will open on May 8, 2022.
Unfortunately, your application will not be considered. But you can always reapply the following year.
Yes, you will receive notifications during each stage of the recruitment process.
We receive large number of applicants and we will normally get back to you within 2 weeks after the application close date; however, it may take longer depending on number of applicants. For more details, please check the recruitment stages listed on the website.
You will need to submit a provisional degree or a letter of degree completion from your university along with your transcripts.
Applicants should apply only to the streams that are relevant to their degree major.
· For Elevate Education, the duration is 12 months (August 4 – July 31)
· For Elevate Business, the duration is 9 months. (September 1 – May 31)
· For Elevate education, between 10 to 15 trainees will be selected.
· For Elevate Business between 20 to 25 trainees will be selected.
As mentioned in the benefits section, you will receive a highly competitive monthly stipend which will be revealed once you get accepted.
Yes, simply reach out to your designated point of contact and let them know you’d like to be withdrawn.
You won’t need to. Once you apply, you will receive notifications during each stage of the recruitment process.
You are expected to participate fully in the program; however, should you wish to resign, you are required to provide 7 days written prior notice and fulfill your financial obligations to the university as a consequence of leaving the program.
No, it is not. Although it is recommended that you live on campus to gain the full experience.
There should be no expectation of employment at the end of the program. However, trainees may be eligible to apply for certain positions at KAUST after the program ends. And remember that training at KAUST is a valuable asset in any CV and can serve as the foundation for your future career.
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