NBK launches Summer Internship Program 2019

Wednesday 19 June 2019
Kuwait City - MENA Herald:

National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) launched the first in a series of four, the 2019 Summer Internship Program. A two-week courses custom-made for high school and college students aged between 14 and 21 years.

The Summer Internship Program this year is made up of four different sessions, five-hour daily over two weeks each. The second and third sessions start on the 14th and 28th of July, while the fourth will take place on 25th of August.

Thirty two students joined the first session of this program and were welcomed by NBK General Manager- Group Human Resources, Emad Al Ablani in an opening speech that was followed by a mixture of theoretical and practical training that included a tour to the NBK museum, safety box introduction and a branch tour.

“NBK views the Summer Internship Program as an extension to its educational initiatives and as part of its corporate social responsibility,” said Yaqoub Al Baqer, NBK Public Relations Team Leader. “This annual program demonstrates NBK’s long-standing social involvement as well as its national commitment towards providing young generations with the suitable opportunities to experience how the actual professional banking concerns and transactions are handled and processed.”

“It has been 18 years since the establishment of the program,” added Al Baqer. “At the core of NBK’s corporate social responsibility is our commitment to developing the youth in Kuwait. NBK invests at every level in the training, professional development and the growth of the youth cadres, to contribute to trainees’ basic and professional competencies and abilities in fields of practical life.”

The Program provides the interns with invaluable knowledge on a variety of subjects such as: teamwork, creative thinking, the means of self-expression and modern banking, in addition to helping them having a greater exposure to daily banking work procedures.

NBK will conclude the first session by a field trip to Kuwait Danish Dairy Company KDD. The visit will introduce the students to the factory where they’ll have the chance to see the different stages of food production. The aim of this visit is to enrich the students’ knowledge.

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