The Ministry of Wealth Creation and Employment was established in fulfillment of the promise of His Excellency, the Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, to address the unemployment crisis in the State. The Ministry in pursuit of its mandate to create employment has developed different initiatives. One of such initiatives is the "Graduate Internship Program". It is a 3 month paid Internship Scheme for graduates with who have been unemployed for a minimum of 1 year after National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). The Program is designed to give candidates an opportunity to develop employability skills which are often vital in securing employment.