Public Service Commission announces over 3,000 internship opportunities

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Public Service Commission House. PHOTO|COURTESY

The Public Service Commission has listed more than 3,000 internship openings for graduates.

The PSC announced in a notification on Tuesday, July 19, that the internship included several different government institutions, including ministries.

PSC also stated that the¬†chosen candidates will be given a monthly stipend in accordance with the Commission’s guidelines. The programme is set to run for one year.

“The Public Service Internship Programme (PSIP) is a government initiative designed to offer opportunities for graduates to acquire and develop valuable technical and professional skills as well as work experience in the Public Service,” part of the notice read

 Graduands seeking  to apply are asked to submit their applications through the PSC job application portal.

The Commission further declared that it would evaluate each application based on its qualities and that the selection procedure would be unbiased.

“Interested and qualified graduates are requested to make their applications through the Commission’s job portal accessible through www.publicservice.go.ke or www.psckjobs.go.ke,” read the notice part

However, to be taken into consideration for the role, interested individuals must fulfill a number of requirements.

“For appointment to an internship position, a candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university, have graduated not earlier than the year 2017; and be proficient in computer skills,’ read the notice in part.