Internship in knls is a planned and structured programme that provides work experience for a specific period of time. It is directed at young people who have completed their college/university studies and are unemployed. It is a practical programme meant to develop and prepare the interns for registration with their respective professional bodies and future appointment in the labour market.
The programme allows young people the opportunity to consolidate and translate the skills learned from their training into a meaningful, relevant and practical on-the- job experience. It is also an avenue to connect with the world outside of studies and to gain insights for further growth and development either in education or work force. By being at the worksite, the interns get a first-hand perspective of the skills and attributes required for employment.
1.2 Objectives of the Internship Programme
The overall objective of the internship programme is to provide the youth with opportunity to gain experience in the world of work. Specifically, the programme aims to:
1.3 Declaration of Internship Opportunities
All internship opportunities in knls shall be declared to the Public Service Commission and knls Website.
1.4 Eligibility and Duration of Internship
The internship program is open to:
Eligibility will be based on the following criteria:
The internship period shall be up to a maximum period of three (3) months, or the duration prescribed by the institution/professional body which regulates the profession in which the intern seeks registration.
1.5 Selection Criteria and Placement Procedures
1.5.1 Selection Criteria
Selection for interns shall be guided by the following:
1.5.2 Selection Procedures
Selection of interns shall be done through a competitive process and the following procedures shall apply: