Solomon Ebomah, ICT Customer Support Officer from Nigeria

Believe in yourself and take action


In this podcast episode, the host, David Phua, interviews Solomon Ebomah, who migrated from Lagos, Nigeria, to Australia in 2018. Solomon pursued a Master of Business Information Systems at Torrens University and later undertook a Professional Year Program with Performance Education, securing an internship with Resthaven, a not-for-profit aged care and retirement living provider. Solomon eventually gained permanent employment as their ICT Customer Support Officer.

Solomon shares his experiences and provides insights into his journey of establishing a career in Australia. He emphasizes the importance of believing in oneself and having a clear vision of where one wants to go. Solomon took on various jobs, including working in construction and as a disability support worker, while pursuing his studies. He obtained additional certifications and licenses to broaden his skill set.

The conversation also highlights the significance of functional skills and practical experience in addition to having a university degree.

Solomon and David discuss the importance of the Professional Year program in preparing individuals for their careers in Australia. They emphasize that the program goes beyond providing migration points and focuses on performance, education, and credibility. Solomon mentions the significance of internships and highlights Resthaven as a supportive company that offers opportunities to young people.

Overall, the episode focuses on Solomon’s successful journey and provides advice for listeners starting their careers in Australia.



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