MCK Industrial Placement Programme 2024
MCK Industrial Placement Programme 2024 is geared towards providing journalism/media students with practical work experience before graduation and to prepare them for the job market.
The Media Council of Kenya (MCK) is an independent national institution established by the Media Council Act, 2013 for purposes of setting media standards and ensuring compliance with those standards, safeguarding media freedom, and enhancing media development as envisaged under Article 34(5) of the Constitution.
The Media Council of Kenya in partnership with recognised media houses runs media industrial placement programme that is geared towards providing journalism/media students with practical work experience before graduation and to prepare them for the job market.
Duration of the Internship
The attachment lasts for a period of Three (3) Months January-March 2024. The Council will provide a monthly stipend for the trainees’ upkeep.
Requirements – MCK Industrial Placement Programme 2024
1. Final year students from a recognised university or college.
2. Recommendation letter from the university or college stating the period when the placement is required.
3. Academic transcripts for the current academic year.
4. Valid Student Identification Card.
5. Valid MCK Student Press Card 2023.
6. Sample of journalistic work done before.
Beneficiaries will be placed in recognized media outlets across the country under the following areas of specialisation: Print, Radio, Television, Digital and Corporate Communications.
Students pursuing degree or diploma in Journalism, Media Studies. Communications, Digital and corporate communication, or Public Relations who meet the above requirements are eligible to apply.
How to Apply
Interested students can apply by submitting God requirements through the link: https://mediacouncil.or.ke/opportunities/careers
with the subject title: Application for MCK Media Industrial Placement Programme on or before Friday, 3 November 2023.