Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) is a State Corporation which was established by the Wildlife (Conservation and Management) Act, 1989 (now repealed and replaced by Wildlife Conservation and Management Act, 2013). The overall mandate of the organization is to conserve and manage wildlife in Kenya.
In support of the Government’s Youth Initiative, KWS has put in place a one (1) year internship program which aims to provide the youth with an opportunity for on-the job experience and to develop their ability to successfully take up employment opportunities within the Kenyan Labour Market.
KWS therefore invites qualified and unemployed Kenyan graduate holders of degree and diploma certificates in the following areas of specialization-: Wildlife Management/Environmental Science, Statistics, ICT, Law, Information Science/Library, Procurement Finance/Accounting, Human Resource Management and Communications & Public Relations.
Requirements for the KWS Internship Program FY 2018/2019
I. Application Letter
II. Current Curriculum Vitae
III. Must have completed their training and graduated in the last one (1) year
IV. A degree or Diploma from a recognized institution in the above disciplines
V. Copies of academic certificates and transcripts
VI. A letter of recommendation for internship from the learning institution
VII. Be a Kenyan citizen aged between 20 to 34 years
VIII. Copy of National Identification card
IX. A valid certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
X. Personal accident insurance cover
XI. Medical insurance cover by the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) or any other reputable medical insurance firm
XII. A copy of PIN certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority
XIII. Not have undertaken any other Internship programme or exposed to work experience related to their area of study since graduation
How to Apply
Candidates who meet the specified requirements should submit the application via e-mail: email@example.com clearly indicating the specific area of internship. Applicants should also attach their C.V with details of their day time contacts, copies of academic certificates, certificate of good conduct, personal accident insurance cover and National ID card or Passport to be received on or before Monday 27th August, 2018 at 5:00 pm.
NB: The application letter should be addressed to;
Kenya Wildlife Service
P. O. Box 40241 - 00100
I. KWS will not offer employment after completion of the program.
II. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
III. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
KWS is an equal opportunity employer and canvassing, directly or indirectly, will result to disqualification.