Top 7 Graduate Fellowship Programs; The Perfect Start To A Career


As the job market keeps evolving so does corporates recruiting strategies. To secure top talent in universities, corporates have now devised GraduateTrainee Programs to recruit the best. After selection, candidates are then immersed into their employer’s corporate culture, trained and fully groomed to later join as a full employee.  Here is a list of companies whose graduate trainee programs that make the job search easier for any student in their final year.

1.PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) 

At PwC, graduate recruitment starts in February. It begins with an online application which runs from 26 February to 28 March. Assessments- then follow until April. These are done to assess your competencies, strengths and your preferred ways of working and interacting with others. A series of interviews are conducted  to test competencies, strengths, and weakness. If successful one is offered a spot in the international auditing firm.  Visit Pwc site  for details.


KPMG’s graduate trainee program pretty much works like that of PwC. Check out their website to follow the necessary steps outlined in their application process visit the KPMG site for more.


This corporate is an international audit and tax firm . Applications are normally processed early in the year. Selected candidates are then invited to take aptitude tests. A series of interviews help shortlist from a long list of candidates. To apply check the company’s job vacancies check out their website.

4.McKinsey & Company

Their program  dubbed East Africa Young Leaders Programme. It starts with an online application, proceeds to problem-solving test and finally a one on one interview to pick out the best. It is one of the most competitive graduate programs. Try your luck, apply via their website, check it out here .

5.Cytonn Investments

Calls for applications tends to vary from January to August. The applications are made at their career portal on their website. When successful, candidates are then given an offer for a 12-week training program that is basically the internship program. Their website has a comprehensive list of requirements.

6.Centum Investments

The application period for the Centum Graduate Program is normally open from February. Applicants with degrees in Architectural and Building Sciences, Business, Mathematics, Humanities, and ICT are encouraged to apply. Those pursuing/or have pursued CFA, CPA, ACCA, *ACII or any sector relevant professional course tend to have an added advantage. Check out the program’s requirements for 2016 here.


They have two options. The Unilever Future Leaders Program which runs for 3 years and the Unilever Internship Program that runs for 12 weeks. Their jobs offers are in varied departments including  Customer development, Finance, Human Resources, IT, Marketing, Research & Development, and supply chain. Check their website for details.


This article was written by Capital Campus Correspondent.

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