IKEA Kuwait, the globally renowned Swedish home furnishings chain, welcomed the first batch of promising students who will intern at the Store this year as part of IKEA Kuwait’s annual summer internship program. This is the sixth year the Program is being held.
Building on the success of the previous five years, IKEA Kuwait is honored to host its first group of interns for 2011 and give them the opportunity to learn about our successful business. The summer program will enable Kuwaiti youth to learn hands-on skills making them better prepared to embark on their professional careers.
To be held from mid June till beginning of August 2011, the internship program at IKEA has been completely revamped. To enhance the skills of the students further the internship will be for 4 weeks to foster the development of a stronger work relation between Managers and the trainees. The training program will familiarize interns with various functions communications, sales, interior design and customer service. Interns will receive a monetary award and certificate upon successful completion the program. IKEA Kuwait’s selection’s process has been improved whereby only the best students are candidates are selected for the internship. Towards the end of the training period IKEA Kuwait will select and award the Best Summer Trainee, who will receive an award.
IKEA Kuwait today has part time coworkers who once started out as summer trainees at the store.