The Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) has called on university students and fresh graduates to apply for its annual internship programme.
In a notice published on October 25, KPA offered the students an opportunity to intern for 12 months.
The internship was open to all students regardless of the course being undertaken at the university.
However, the authority underlined that only applicants below the age of 35 will be considered for the position.
To qualify, an applicant must an unemployed graduate from a recognized training institution who has completed a relevant diploma/degree course in the last 24 months.
“Not have benefited from a similar internship program or been exposed to work experience related to their courses since graduating. Not have exited from formal employment,” read the notice in part.
KPA operates in Mombasa, Lamu, Malindi, Kilifi, Mewapa, Kiunga, Shimoni, Funzi, Vanga and the Inland waterway Port of Kisumu.
The authority also manages inland container depots in Nairobi, Naivasha and Kisumu.
*How to Apply*
KPA insisted that the application process will be done online with a link provided for the application process.
Applicants should visit the Kenya Ports Authority career portal: Internship 2023 kpa.co.ke and attach the duly completed Internship Program Application Form, copies of academic certificates, and transcripts or documents.
Upon review of the applications, the authority will shortlist and reach out to successful applicants.
“Incomplete applications will not be considered. For more details contact the Corporate Communication Division Tel: 354-941-3112999/2113999 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org,” read the notice in part.
“Applicants should submit their documents on or before November 11, 2022,” KPA added.