NBK Successfully Starts 2007 Summer Internship Program
In light of the tremendous success of the Summer Internship Program conducted for the last seven consecutive years, National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) has recently commenced the first in a series of the 2007 Summer Internship program two-week courses custom-made for Al Azraq account customers mainly comprised of high school students aged between 15 and 18 years.
NBK Group General Manager Consumer Banking, Adel Al Majed said that NBK views the Summer Internship program, specially designed for Al Azraq account customers, 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 Majed added that the 5-hour daily sessions of two-week internship which runs from 17 to 28 June,2007 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.
The Summer Internship program is part of the Al Azraq account package which is designed specifically to meet the needs of high school students. The aim of the program is to encourage financial responsibility, money saving, budgeting and independent behavior, amongst teenagers in the country.
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.