NBK launches its First 2008 Summer Academy Program
In light of the tremendous success of the Summer Academy Program conducted for the last seven consecutive years, National Bank of Kuwait (NBK), the leading bank in Kuwait and the highest rated bank in the Middle East, has recently launched the first in a series of the 2008 Summer Academy Program two-week courses custom-made for high school students aged between 14 and 18 years.
NBK Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Shaikha Khalid Al Bahar said that NBK views the Summer Academy Program, specially designed fo high school 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.
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