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The program dubbed Safaricom Technology Academy will also have four positions for persons living with disabilities, while the remaining 19 positions will be open to male interns/FILE

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Safaricom seeks 40 female interns in 2017 tech internship program

The program dubbed Safaricom Technology Academy will also have four positions for persons living with disabilities, while the remaining 19 positions will be open to male interns/FILE

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 21 – Safaricom will be taking 63 university students under its 2017 technology internship program with a target of at least 40 female interns.

The program dubbed Safaricom Technology Academy will also have four positions for persons living with disabilities, while the remaining 19 positions will be open to male interns.

The program will include five courses in addition to the hands-on internship experience.

The courses include IP Networking, Application Development, inter-personal skills, personal finances and job readiness skills.

“Our Technology Academy reflects our commitment to building local capacity and equipping Kenyans with the skills to keep up with fast-changing technology. We have carefully designed the structure of the Academy to ensure participants are well prepared to tackle Kenya’s demanding technology sector,” said Thibaud Rerolle, Director – Technology, Safaricom.

In 2016, Safaricom absorbed two permanent employees from its internship program, while more than 20 other interns have been absorbed by 18 companies who have partnered with Safaricom on the Technology Academy.

To date, more than 360 students have completed the program since its inception in 2012.

Applications for the 2017 Safaricom Technology Academy will open on the Safaricom Career Portal from Monday, 20th February 2017 and close on Sunday, 26th February 2017.

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