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KPMG East Africa celebrates diverse experiences and perspectives. They invite you to come as you are and make your mark through their 2024 Internship Program. Spend your penultimate break with them, build your network, connect with subject matter experts, and explore countless opportunities.

About the Program

Open to undergraduates in their third or fourth year or recent graduates (within the last year). KPMG’s internship and/or attachment program is a 3–8 week full-time internship, where you will gain real-world experience and help you decide if you would like to grow your career with them after graduation.

By the end of the Program, you will have gained experience and skills that will equip you for your career journey.

Program Details

  • Short-term opportunity for three months with a structured learning pathway for continuing students and recent graduates.
  • KPMG seeks people from a broad range of degree disciplines, skills, abilities, and backgrounds to represent the communities they work with.
  • Choose from various career pathways to suit your skills and interests, including audit, accounting, technology, engineering, tax, and regulatory services.
  • Join a multi-disciplinary team and work with diverse clients to help them solve complex issues that will stretch your thinking and challenge you every day.
  • Internships available in East Africa (Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and Rwanda).

Applicant Minimum Requirements

Tanzania:

  • Age: 21-26 years
  • University Requirements: Second Class Upper or GPA of 3.5 and above
  • Must be a 3rd or 4th year Student or graduated within the last one year
  • High School Grade: Minimum of division 2 at O’ level, with minimum of B in CSSE with B in English and Maths

Rwanda:

  • Age: 21-26 years
  • University Requirements: Second Class Upper or Cumulative average of 70% and above
  • Must be a 3rd or 4th year Student or graduated within the last one year
  • High School Grade: Minimum of B in the principal subjects of Senior Secondary School / A2 certificate

Kenya:

  • Age: 21-26 years
  • University Requirements: Second Upper or GPA equivalent of 3.0 and above
  • Must be a 3rd or 4th year Student or graduated within the last one year
  • High School Grade: Minimum of B with B in English and Maths

Uganda:

  • Age: 21-26 years
  • University Requirements: Second Class Upper or CGPA of 4.0 and above
  • Must be a 3rd or 4th year Student or graduated within the last one year
  • High School Grade: Credits in English and Maths and a minimum of 14 Points

Who They Are Looking For

KPMG’s selection criteria goes beyond academic records or qualifications. They want to know about you – your passions, skills, can-do attitude, and growth mindset.

They look for people who align with their values – resilient, progressive thinkers who bring a fresh perspective and can communicate their ideas with passion. If you love to learn, have a curious mindset, and want to make a difference, they’d love to hear from you.

Areas of Work at KPMG East Africa

Audit / Accounting, Payroll & Outsourced Services (APOS) / Deal Advisory/Finance/Tax:

  • Degree in a business-related field.
  • Accounting certification is an added advantage.

Audit: IT in Audit/ITS:

  • Degree: B.Sc. Computer Science/ IT/ Telecommunications/ BBIT and related courses.
  • Certifications: CISA, CIA, CPA, ACCA, and related courses are an added advantage.
  • Any relevant experience in IT is an added advantage.

Assurance – Cyber Security:

  • Degree: B.Sc. Computer Science/ IT/ Telecommunications and related courses.
  • Certifications: CEH, CISM, CISSP, Security+, OSCP, and related courses are an added advantage.

Assurance – Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRCS):

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field / Actuarial Science / Financial Engineering / Statistics
  • Certifications in Actuarial Exams (FIA / SOA) / Financial Risk Management / Enterprise Risk Management are an added advantage.

Transformation – People & Change/People Performance and Culture (HR):

  • Degree in a business-related field.
  • HR certification is an added advantage.

Advisory – International Development Advisory Services (IDAS):

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field.
  • Accounting certification is an added advantage.

Discover life at KPMG and how they will support you throughout your career with them.

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