It’s not normal for Kenyan companies to pay interns not a single penny, but there are some companies that pay them very well.
If you are lucky to secure a vacancy in any of the following companies, you will smile all the way to the bank.
Google Kenya is among the highest paying companies in Kenya. If you manage to secure employment at the company, you will not only earn good salaries but also gain the best experience on earth. But for you to get a job here, you must be able to show proof of excellent programming skills.
PWC is an audit and accounting firm that sometimes employ interns on some projects. If you are employed at PWC as an intern, you’ll earn Ksh 45,000-Ksh 60,000.
Kenya Revenue Authority employs interns annually. This group is assigned special duties within the company, and from our reliable sources, the salary is Ksh30,000-Ksh60,000
Insurance Regulatory Authority is another government institution that can pay you up to Ksh 40,000 when you are an intern. It is also one of the best companies to work for when you possess a degree in actuarial science.
Radio Africa and Citizen TV
Radio Africa, which owns Kiss TV, Classic 105, Kiss FM and The Star, is one of the best media companies to work for.The company recruits interns from time to time and they pay them at least Ksh35,000 per month.
Citizen TV also offers the best training for media professionals. The salary for interns is Ksh30,000-Ksh50,000
Central Bank of Kenya
I agree it’s hard to get an opportunity to work at Central Bank as an Intern, but those who are lucky earn handsomely. The salary for an intern at Central Bank of Kenya is Ksh 50,000-Ksh70,000
UN also employs interns annually. We have noted that if you are fortunate enough to join the company as an intern, your starting salary is Ksh83, 000-Ksh150, 000.But there are some interns who earn nothing, which is rare.
Trademark East Africa
Trademark East Africa is among the best-paying companies in Kenya. The company employs interns sometimes, and if you are lucky, you’ll earn upwards of Ksh70,000 per month.
Airtel Kenya can employ you as an intern or temporary employee. The salary of a fresh graduate who joins the company as an intern is Ksh 40,000-Ksh80,000
The largest investment company in East Africa also ranks one of the best in terms of salaries. An intern at Centum Kenya earns Ksh 40,000-Ksh 60,000
Alexander Forbes takes interns annually, especially actuarial science graduates. If you negotiate well, you’ll earn not less than Ksh30,000 per month.
Kenya Ports Authority
I understand joining KPA as an intern is hard, but if someone offers you an opportunity to work there as an intern, you’ll be able to pocket at least Ksh30,000 per month.
Parliament of Kenya
Do you know the Kenyan parliament employs interns? Here you must earn upwards of Ksh 40,000.