INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES 2023 at Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA)

Internship

Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA)

Join Our Dynamic Team and Gain Real-World Experience!

Welcome to the Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA), a pivotal State Corporation under the Ministry of Roads and Transport, entrusted with the management, development, rehabilitation, and maintenance of National Urban Trunk Roads. Are you a fresh graduate seeking valuable industry exposure? Our one-year internship program is designed just for you, offering a bridge between education and practical workplace experiences. Elevate your employability and be part of our mission to enhance urban road infrastructure.

Available Internship Roles for FY 2023/2024

Join KURA’s operations either at our Headquarters (Barabara Plaza) or in any of our ten regional offices located in Nairobi, Meru, Garissa, Mombasa, Kakamega, Kisumu, Eldoret, Nakuru, Nyeri, and Machakos.

No. Discipline Number Required
1 Civil Engineering 10
2 Social/Environmental Safeguards 1
3 Finance and Accounts 1
4 Supply Chain Management 1
5 Human Resource Management 1
6 Law 1
7 Communication/Public Relations 2

Requirements for Internship Appointment

To secure an internship position, you must:

1. Hold a Relevant Degree/Diploma

A degree or diploma from a recognized institution in your relevant discipline.

2. Be a Kenyan Youth (20-35 years)

You must be a Kenyan youth aged between 20 and 35 years.

3. Have Graduated After 2018

Your graduation should have occurred not earlier than 2018.

4. Provide a Recommendation Letter

A recommendation/reference letter from your attended University/College is required.

Note for Civil Engineering Graduates: Registration as a Graduate Engineer by the Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) is mandatory.

Key Personal Attributes for Success

At KURA, we value individuals who embody these qualities:

1. Integrity is Paramount

We seek applicants who demonstrate unwavering integrity in all they do.

2. Goal-Oriented and Dynamic

Be driven, dynamic, self-motivated, and passionate about contributing to our vision.

3. Excellent Interpersonal and Communication Skills

Strong interpersonal and communication skills are vital to thrive in our collaborative environment.

4. Problem-Solving Team Player

We value team players who can effectively solve challenges.

5. Proficiency in Computer Skills

A solid foundation in computer skills is essential for thriving in our tech-driven world.

Important Application Information

  • Application Deadline: Friday, 15th September 2023
  • Selection: Only selected candidates will be contacted.
  • Previous Internship: Beneficiaries of other internship programs are ineligible.
  • Complete Applications: Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Employment Guarantee: Completion of the Internship program does not guarantee employment.
  • Monthly Stipend: Stipends range from Kshs.25,000 for degree holders to Kshs.20,000 for diploma holders.
  • Required Documentation: Selected candidates need to provide specific documents including Personal Accident Insurance, Good Conduct Certificate, KRA PIN Certificate, NHIF, NSSF, and Bank Account Details.
  • No Canvassing: Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Expert Tips To Be A Successful Applicant

As you apply for your desired internship position, consider these expert tips to stand out:

  1. Tailor Your Application: Customize your cover letter and resume to highlight relevant skills and experiences.
  2. Showcase Soft Skills: Emphasize your teamwork, problem-solving, and communication abilities.
  3. Highlight Achievements: Share specific achievements or projects that demonstrate your capabilities.
  4. Professional Documentation: Ensure all documents submitted are clear, well-organized, and error-free.
  5. Research KURA: Familiarize yourself with KURA’s mission and projects to show genuine interest.

Ready to Apply?

If you meet the criteria and are excited to embark on a rewarding internship journey, follow these steps:

  1. Download Application Form: Access the KURA Internship Program Application Form from www.kura.go.ke careers section.
  2. Compile Documents: Prepare your cover letter, certified copies of certificates, testimonials, resume/CV, and a copy of your national identity card/passport in PDF format.
  3. Submit Your Application: Email your documents to recruitment@kura.go.ke with the subject line indicating the internship area you’re interested in, e.g., “CIVIL ENGINEERING INTERNSHIP APPLICATION.”
  4. Address Your Cover Letter To: The Director General, Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA), Barabara Plaza, Block D, Mazao Road, Off South Airport Road, JKIA, P.O. Box 41727-00100, GPO, NAIROBI.

KURA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage qualified Women, Persons with Disabilities, and individuals from marginalized communities to apply. For official communications, rely on our email recruitment@kura.go.ke or reach us at 0717105233/0208013844/0202722222. Beware of fraudulent schemes.

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@kura.go.ke


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