World’s largest aerospace company opens Internship programmes to Kenyan students

The internship program is the first of its kind in Kenya.

Boeing has invited Kenyan university students to apply for its six months International Business Internship Program (IBIP).

The good news is that interns will get paid while undertaking the internship programme and get a chance to get a hands-on skills learning from the best and getting a front row seat interacting with top of the range aerospace equipment’s.

What more successful applicants will get an interactive training on more than ten themes -from business operations, finance, sales and marketing and the aviation industry.

The program which is the first of its kind in Kenya is open to students pursuing a business-related field including Industrial Engineering, Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, Strategy, Management, and Information Systems.

Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program or have graduated within the last 12 months.

The American company early this year (28 February 2017) opened two new offices in Johannesburg and Nairobi to meet with increasing air traffic demand across the continent.

“Africa is not new territory for Boeing. Since the introduction of the jet airplane, Boeing aircraft have formed the backbone of the continent’s commercial fleet and Boeing continues to be one of the largest U.S.-based companies doing business on the continent,” said J. Miguel Santos, managing director for Sub-Saharan Africa, and director for international sales, Africa, for Boeing commercial airplanes

According to Boeing Managing Director for Sub-Saharan Africa J. Miguel Santos the students will be provided with US-based full paid work experience.

Interested students can apply through the career advice divisions of their respective universities who will be provided with information brochures.

Registration for the next intake period (Jan –July 2018) is open from June the 6th to July the 15th 2017.


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