NBK CEO Shaikha Al Bahar in a group photo with the interns
In light of the tremendous success of the Summer Internship Program conducted for the last years, National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) has launched yesterday the first in a series of the 2011 Summer Internship Program two-week courses custom-made for high school & college students aged between 15 and 20 years.
NBK Chief Executive Officer, Shaikha Al Bahar said that NBK views the Summer Internship Program, specially designed for high school and college students, as an extension of NBK's education outreach services and a demonstration of the Bank's long-standing social involvement as well as its national commitment towards providing the young generations with the appropriate opportunities to experience first hand how the actual professional banking issues and transaction are handled and processed.
Al Bahar added that the 5-hour daily sessions of two-week internship featured a mixture of theoretical and practical training dedicated to providing the interns with invaluable knowledge on a variety of subjects such as; the team work, creative thinking, means of self expression and modern banking work procedure, in addition to helping interns to have greater exposure to daily banking work procedures.
NBK regularly organizes and designs events and packages for the youth of the country to familiarize them with the world of banking and make them responsible citizens.