Central Bank of Kenya Internship Program – Jobs in Kenya

In line with its mandate of maintaining stability and fostering a stable financial system, the Central Bank of Kenya has been running an Internship Program that seeks to develop a pool of young talent adequately exposed to central and commercial banking operations.

The Internship Program takes six (6) months after which the candidates are released to pursue opportunities in the job market.

Internship Objective

The objective of the Central Bank of Kenya Internship Program is to develop and prepare young talent to take up employment opportunities that come up in the Kenyan Banking and Financial Sector.

The Internship Program also provides participants with an excellent opportunity to gain work-place experience, expand knowledge, refine career goals and build professional networks, mentors and contacts.

Basic Requirements

A first degree from a recognized university in any of the following disciplines: Finance, Economics, Statistics, Banking, Accounting, Micro-Finance, Management or Social Sciences, Law, or related discipline or a Master’s degree in a relevant field;
Kenyan between 21 to 29 years of age
Must have graduated within the last 24 months from the closing date of the advertisement and/or awaiting graduation.
Applicants must provide a recommendation/reference letter from the university attended; and
Should not have undertaken any other Internship Program or been exposed to work-place experience related to their area of study since graduating.

Personal Attributes

Should possess strong interpersonal and communication skills
Must be goal oriented, focused, dynamic, passionate and self-motivated
Must be a team player and have the ability to solve problems
Should possess high levels of integrity and professionalism
Must be computer proficient.

Application procedure

CBK hereby invites applications from qualified candidates for the Central Bank of Kenya Internship Program.

Opportunities are available in the following functions; Finance, Research, Banking and Payment Services, Human Resources, Communications and Legal Services.
Those interested are requested to submit their online applications using the link https://careers.centralbank.go.ke:8443 , attaching a duly completed program application form, copies of academic certificates, transcripts/documents and recommendation/reference letter from your learning institution.

The application must be received on or before August 22, 2022.

Applicants are requested to note the following important information:
The Bank will not offer employment after the completion of the Internship Program.
However, applicants who successfully complete the program are allowed to apply for any positions the Bank advertises after completion of the Internship Program.
Successful candidates will be required to complete the six (6) months’ Internship Program without a break to fully benefit from the objectives of the program.
Incomplete applications will not be considered; and
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

For more information and job application details, see; https://www.centralbank.go.ke/2022/08/02/cbk-internship-program-5/

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