The Nigerian Scholars in Germany is a noble organization that houses scholars of different fields.
To stay informed, enhance and advance your career and contribute to shaping your future, this involvement can make college life a more rewarding experience.
Here are some benefits of joining NiSIG.
The easy and best way to network with scholars who have similar interests in joining and those that have had the experience of what it’s like. It can help you with your career, hobby or anything that you are passionate about.
For most people, creating professional relationships is important, and joining a group allows you to have a sense of security and trust. From this, you are able to support and help one another in reaching your professional goals. NiSIG sponsors numerous events throughout the year that allow you to connect with your peers. You can share ideas, ask for advice, volunteer to be a speaker. Since there are have national or local conferences, you can participate and have the opportunity to learn about breaking news in your career, learn “best practices” or new ideas, hear about key achievers in your field and also meet and brainstorm with others who are also looking to share and learn new information. Another benefit of enhancing your network is that you may find a mentor to help you with your professional needs or you may be in a position to become a mentor to someone else. Giving back can be the greatest reward and benefit. Participating in meetings, group chats or discussion boards sponsored by NiSIG is also a great way to grow your network. This allows you to use your peers as sounding boards and often make some great friends with the same interests as you.
Another important reason to consider a membership to NiSIG is to take advantage of your career resources. NiSIG usually invites alumni and ask them to share their experiences with you. It is a wonderful opportunity for you learn from seniors who have graduated and get connected to them. It helps you with information on internships, job search and mentoring. Other benefits include information about seminars, training or certification classes that may be suitable for you. And don’t forget, listing your membership on your resume, as an impression to current or future employers shows that you are dedicated to staying connected to your countrymen.
Broaden your knowledge:
NiSIG provides an enormous amount of access to resource information. NiSIG will assist you to learn more and stay informed about issues in diversity. Additionally, NiSIG provides a source for scholarship information, links to publications, and awards for persons achieving excellence in their field. No matter what your field is, staying on top of all of these issues is important.
So, whether you are looking to learn about internships, job postings in your field, network in your professional community, gain access to current events in your career area, or just have some fun while meeting new people, joining NiSIG is a step in the right direction.