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100 Interns Hired by County Government Of Makueni

The County Government of Makueni through the Department of ICT, Education and Internship has hired 100 interns to train them to acquire skills in their area of specialization, Makueni County Deputy Governor Mrs Lucy Mulili has said.

Consequently, Mulili disclosed that the students who are graduates from colleges and universities, will be on internship for the next one year where they are also expected to acquire more knowledge on how to conduct themselves in the civil service.

While challenging the interns to be committed and take the training seriously, Mulili said the students will receive a stipend of Sh 15,000 monthly for their upkeep for the period of the internship programme.

“The internship will run from March 2023 to March 2024. I want you to be part of the government team and acquire much knowledge. You should also learn rules of public service,” said Mulili while launching the internship programme at Wote Social hall on Thursday.

The DG also asked the interns to develop good communication and interpersonal skills to enable them to interact with their supervisors and peers in the 16 departments where they will be deployed to work.

At the same time, she challenged them to ask questions on what they do not know while warning against divulging government information as they risked being dismissed. “Don’t take photos of government documents, this will lead to dismissal,” warned the DG.

“Learn and understand our culture. Read and know about our county government plans and policies on the website,” she advised the interns.

On her part, Elizabeth Muli, the County Executive Committee Member (CEC) for the Department of ICT, Education and Internship said that they will empower the youth and nurture skills and talents.

Muli also assured the interns that the government will offer support and guidance to enable them get experience in their areas of specialization that will enable them secure jobs after the internship period is over.

“Learn as much as you can. We want to make you better at the end of the one year,” said Muli.

The county government has had internship programmes and trained graduates as follows: 75 in 2015/2016, 84, 2017/2018, 78, 2021/2022 and 100 2023/2024 financial years respectively.

By Joy Mailu and Esther Enzangi


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