If you are a through with your studies and you are looking for a paid internship program in Kenya, there are a number of companies and organizations that offers paid internship opportunities in Kenya. Nothing is more satisfying than gaining skills as you learn and get paid at the same time.
To get paid as intern is equal to counting yourself very lucky as majority of companies and organizations do not offer paid interns programs.
Below is a list of some companies and organizations in Kenya you are likely to be paid as you undertake your internship program.
Institutions Known to Offer Paid Internship Opportunities in Kenya
United Nations (UN)
It is a dream for many people to work with the UN. UN offers internship opportunities to individuals each year. If you manage to get a paid internship with UN, you stand to earn between Ksh83, 000-Ksh150, 000.
The search engine company Google has offices in Kenya and offers internship opportunities to various students. The company is at the forefront in changing the world through technology and communication. The company pays well and if you happen to get an internship at Google, you are likely to get a pay just as a way to support and encourage you.
Safaricom is the biggest Telecommunication Company in East and Central Africa. The company offers various internship programs to individuals with. Most of the internship programs are available in the customer experience department and the company is known to pay the interns well
Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC)
Price Waterhouse Coopers( PwC) is one of the biggest audit and accounting firm in Kenya that sometimes employ interns on some projects. If you are employed at PwC as an intern, you’ll earn between Ksh 45,000 to Ksh 60,000.
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
Kenya Revenue Authority employs interns annually. The interns are employed on a short term period with high retention possibilities. KRA Pays a salary of between Ksh30,000 to Ksh60,000 to interns
Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA)
Insurance Regulatory Authority is another government institution that can pay you up to Ksh40,000 when you are an intern. You stand to gain a lot of knowledge and experience while working with IRA.
Radio Africa, which owns Kiss TV, Classic 105, Kiss FM Radio Jambo and The Star, is one of the best media companies to work for. The company recruits interns from time to time and they pay them at least Ksh35,000 per month.
Royal Media owns a number of TV and Radio stations among them Citizen TV Radio Citizen. The company also owns a chain of Vernacular radio and TV stations. Royal Media offers the best training for media professionals. The salary for interns is Ksh30,000-Ksh50,000
Parliament Of Kenya
The parliament of Kenya is one of the most important government institution that you stand to earn handsomely when you get a chance as an intern. Here you must earn upwards of Ksh 40,000.
Central Bank of Kenya
Securing a job vacancy at the central Bank of Kenya is not a walk in the park, but those who are lucky earn handsomely. CBK has several branches in major Kenyan towns and they do have internship programs in finance. The salary for an intern at Central Bank of Kenya is Ksh 50,000-Ksh70,000
Kenya Ports Authority
Kenya ports authority offers employment to individuals in various departments. Getting an internship vacancy is highly lucrative as you stand to get a pay cheque at the end of the month. Getting a vacancy at KPA might not be that easy, but if you get an opportunity to work there as an intern, you’ll be able to pocket at least Ksh30,000 per month.
Centum is one of the largest investment companies in East Africa. It is also ranks as one of the best in terms of salaries. The company is associated with Kenyan Billionaire Chris Kirubi. An intern at Centum Kenya pockets around Ksh 40,000-Ksh 60,000