Khaleeji Commercial Bank (KHCB), one of Bahrain’s fast growing Islamic retail banks, recently welcomed 10 university students for a two- month internship programme during which they acquaint themselves with the process of banking operations and procedures of different departments at KHCB.
The students come from 3 universities namely, University of Bahrain, Royal University for Women and Griffith University Australia. This training programme which spans over the months of March and April 2014 comes in line with the requirement from the students’ universities to work in an environment that is relative to their studies in order to enhance their knowledge and skills, and prepare them for their future careers.
The interns have been placed in different departments at KHCB to broaden their banking operations knowledge and enable them to be fully aware of the requirements to enroll in the job market of the banking sector upon graduation.
Speaking on this occasion Mr. Khalil Al Meer, Chief Executive Officer of KHCB, said,”We are happy to welcome the new interns and to prepare them for their future career. At KHCB we believe that proper training and encouragement are key ingredients in all positive professional performance. Our training is a testimony of the Bank’s commitment towards educating and developing the Bahraini youth. The internship program targets to expose those talented students to a comprehensive approach of operations for banking and financial institutions.”
The students will attend a number of presentations and also be assigned to various tasks which will cover many fields within the Bank such as Marketing& Product Development, Treasury, Anti-Money Laundering, Operations, Commercial Banking, Risk Management, and Introduction to Islamic Banking, CVs and Interviews Preparation. The training aims to enhance their understanding of the various operations within the Bank and the nature of responsibilities in this market sector.
Headquartered in the Kingdom of Bahrain, Khaleeji Commercial Bank BSC is a fast growing Islamic retail bank that endeavors to achieve its vision to be a leading domestic and regional Islamic Bank, providing a comprehensive range of high quality Shari’a compliant banking and Investment products, services and investment opportunities to their customers and corporate clients.
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