Media Council of Kenya Industrial Placement Programme – Jobs in Kenya

The Media Council of Kenya (MCK) is an independent national institution established by the Media. The Council Act, 2013 for purposes of setting media standards and ensuring compliance with those standards, safeguarding media freedom, and enhancing media development as envisaged under Article 34(5) of the Constitution.

The Media Council of Kenya in partnership with recognized media houses is implementing the industrial attachment programme for the Financial Year 2022/2023, that is geared towards providing journalism students with practical work experience before graduation and to prepare them for the job market.

Duration of the Internship

The internship will be for a period of Three Months (3) September – November 2022. The Media Council of Kenya will provide a monthly stipend of up to KShs 15,000 for the trainees’ upkeep.

Requirements

Final year students from a recognized university or middle-level college.
Letter of application from the student.
Recommendation letter from the university or college.
Academic transcripts.
Valid Student Identification Card or Registration Number.
Valid MCK Student Press Card 2022
Evidence of published work or broadcast will be an added advantage.

Placement

Beneficiaries will be placed in recognized

media organisations across the country under the following areas of specialization: Editorial, Radio, Television, Digital and Corporate Communications.

Eligibility

Students pursuing degree or diploma in Journalism, Media Studies, Communications, Digital Media, or Public Relations who meet the above requirements are eligible to apply.
Method of Application

Interested students can apply by submitting all requirements through the online portal: https:// mediacouncil.or.ke/services/support-services/careers with the subject title: Application for MCK Media Industrial Placement Programme on or before Friday 12th August 2022.

NOTE: Email submissions will not be accepted

The Media Council of Kenya does not solicit for payments or recruit through agents/ agencies.

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