Up to 1000 Paid Internships have been pronounced available by the Public Service Commission (PSC) in the Information Technology department that targets fresh graduates.
Through the PSC, the deployed interns are to undergo training under the Digital Literacy Programme (DLP) and will be deployed in various schools throughout the country.
DLP is a program that was initiated earlier on by president Uhuru in 2016 seeking to empower the young as technology has the power to bring about systemic change in basic and higher education by transforming teaching and learning by integrating technology into the curriculum.
This program is guided by strict guidelines like; applicants must have graduated no earlier than 2018 and must be holders of a Bachelor’s degree in Education with specialization in Information Communication Technology (ICT), be knowledgeable in networking and infrastructure, application development, information security, and project management.
Tasks to be fulfilled by the interns include; providing first-line support and maintenance of ICT services in the schools, carrying out innovations to enable schools to improve on the use of digital learning, and supporting the implementation of the Digital Learning Programme, support of e-Learning and content development in line with the schemes of work, providing class support and training of Primary School Teachers in the use of digital literacy devices, and assisting teachers by integrating ICT in the delivery of teaching.
How to Apply
Interested candidates are required to make their application online through the PSC portal www(dot)publicservice(dot)go(dot)ke or www(dot)psckjobs(dot)go(dot)ke by or before August 9.
On successful completion of the internship program, interns will be awarded a certificate by the State Department.
This Internship Programme will run for one year with a stipend which will be determined by PSC