In light of the tremendous success of the Summer Internship Program conducted for the last consecutive years, National Bank of Kuwait (NBK), the leading bank in Kuwait and the highest rated bank in the Middle East, has announced that the launch of the first in a series of the 2010 Summer Internship Program two-week courses custom-made for high school, college & university students aged between 15 and 20 years on June 13th.
NBK Chief Executive Officer, Isam Al Sager said that NBK views the Summer Internship Program 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 transactions are handled and processed.
Al Sager added that the 5-hour daily sessions of two-week internship is part of NBK University’s activities. It features 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, 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.