NBB launches Summer Internship Programme ‘EVOLVE’
TDT | Manama
The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com
The National Bank of Bahrain has launched its summer internship programme, Evolve, to offer high school and university students the opportunity to explore a potential career in the banking and finance industry.
The programme caters for students from both public and private educational institutions. Evolve is aimed at students between the ages of 15 to 24 years with a high academic performance record and an interest in gaining professional skills and practical experience in banking and finance.
The programme will operate throughout the summer holidays, offering students insight into industry knowledge through simulated training and an overview of the functional operations within the bank in addition to a role- specific-on-job training.
NBB has joined hands with several schools, such as Ibn Khuldoon National School, the Bahrain Bayan School, the British School of Bahrain and Al Naseem International School, Alsherooq Secondary School, and Isa Town Secondary School, to select candidates for the programme.
The programme is for students from University of Bahrain, British University of Bahrain, Bahrain Polytechnic, Allied Science University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Bangor University, The University of Nottingham and the University of Bristol.
Training is led by the bank’s Training and Development team with the support of various training facilities in the Kingdom. The programme will offer training across several departments and disciplines such as; industry knowledge, functional simulations, introduction to the bank’s departments, as well as first aid and sign language.
Dana Buheji, Group Chief Human Resources and Sustainability Officer at NBB, said: “NBB reiterates its promise towards upskilling our youth as we are committed to our role in investing in the future of the Kingdom and the community.”