- A Durban University of Technology student's dreams are coming true as he is set to leave for the United States as soon as lockdown is lifted
- Gomolemo Mohapi recently scored an opportunity to work with tech giant Microsoft
- Mohapi said it has always been his dream to work for the corporation and he has actively worked towards achieving this dream
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Working hard and networking have yielded positive results for one Durban University of Technology student.
Gomolemo Mohapi has scored big as he now has the opportunity to joi'sn Microsoft team in Seattle, Washington. The 22-year old is currently completing his advanced diploma in IT at DUT.
Mohapi was recently hired as a programme manager for Microsoft. Speaking about getting this opportunity of a lifetime, Mohapi said he feels blessed as he never thought that his first job would be with such a huge company.
Mohapi said he started working remotely with Microsoft last week and is looking forward to later joining his team based at the Microsoft headquarters in Seattle, Washington as soon as lockdown flight restrictions are lifted.
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"I am very happy to be working with Microsoft. It has always been a dream of mine but I didn’t think it will happen so soon. My family is very happy as they know how important this is to me."
He revealed that his relationship with Microsoft started in 2016 after they offered him a chance to be a Microsoft Student Partner (MSP), which was a voluntary position.
Mohapi grabbed the opportunity with both hands and never looked back.
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za reported that a young man who was given a farm has turned it into a success and also provided learning opportunities for a number of students. Xaba worked with women enrolled at various universities to build an irrigation system that has proved fruitful.
Xaba was given given use of a farm by the Department of Agriculture and he has turned it into something great.
Xaba laid an irrigation system together with young women from universities. The group of young people planted spinach seedlings as well.
Even former Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba was impressed with the group of young people
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