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Konza Technopolis Development Authority (KoTDA), the implementing agency of Konza Technopolis under the Ministry of Information, Communications and Technology (MoICT) is seeking a competent, capable, ambitious, self-motivated and dynamic individual that demonstrates the appropriate expertise and experience to contribute to the development of the Konza Technopolis into a sustainable world class technology hub.
The Mission of Konza Technopolis Development Authority is “to develop a sustainable smart city and innovation ecosystem contributing to Kenya’s knowledge economy”. Konza Technopolis as an area of Innovation is especially suited to Education Institutions, Research & Development Centres and Commercial interests in the sectors of Life sciences, Engineering and Information Technology Enabled Services (ITES). To this end the Government of Kenya has begun the process of upgrading Phase 1 horizontal infrastructure, construction of the KoTDA Hub, the Government cloud infrastructure and establishment of Kenya’s first dedicated research and innovation University. This represents a total investment of over KES 80 Billion by the government into Konza Technopolis, a Vision 2030 flagship project. Konza Technopolis will also be a special economic Zone with Incentives targeted at participating enterprises.
Trainees graduating from training institutions join the labour market with academic and theoretical approaches to work and hence require practical exposure in a real work environment. The Authority has put in place an internship/attachment programme as part of on the job training for purpose of moulding interns/attachees to become responsible citizens who will contribute effectively to the socioeconomic development of the country as well as develop their ability to successfully take up employment in various sectors.
Requirements for engagement as an intern