Internship

Internship Program

Central Bank of Kenya
  • Nairobi
  • Applications have closed

Overview


Vacancy Description

The Central Bank of Kenya is responsible for formulating monetary policy to achieve and maintain price stability. The Central Bank also promotes financial stability; an effective and efficient payment, clearing and settlement system; formulates and implements foreign exchange policies; holds and manages foreign exchange reserves; issuing of currency; and is the banker for, adviser to and fiscal agent of the Government.

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 runs for 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, including mentors and valuable contacts.

Basic Requirements

  1. 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;
  2. Kenyan between 21 and 29 years of age;
  3. Must have graduated within the last 24 months from the closing date of the advertisement and/or awaiting graduation;
  4. Applicants must provide a recommendation/reference letter from the university attended; and
  5. 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

  1. Should possess strong interpersonal and communication skills
  2. Must be goal oriented, focused, dynamic, passionate and self-motivated
  3. Must be a team player and have the ability to solve problems
  4. Should possess high levels of integrity and professionalism
  5. 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, attaching a duly completed program application form, copies of academic certificates, transcripts/documents and a recommendation/reference letter from your learning institution. The application must be received on or before September 23, 2021.

Applicants are requested to note the following important information:

  1. 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.
  2. Successful candidates will be required to complete the six months’ Internship Program without a break to fully benefit from the objectives of the program.
  3. INCOMPLETE applications will not be considered; and
  4. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Bank is an equal opportunity employer and canvassing directly or indirectly, will result to disqualification.

Note:
•    CBK does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process.
•    Any kind of canvassing by applicants will lead to instant disqualification.
•    All applications MUST be submitted through the Bank’s online recruitment system.





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