3795 Paid Internship Opportunities Open In County Governments


The Public Service Internship Programme is a Government initiative designed to offer the opportunity for college graduates to acquire and develop valuable technical and professional skills while gaining work experience and to certify the requirements for registration by various professional bodies.

The programme is also aimed at inculcating in the interns such qualities as would make them patriotic, upright and honest citizens.

The Public Service Commission (PSC) in conjunction with the Ministry of Health invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill Three Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety-Five (3795) internship posts within health facilities in the Forty-Seven (47) County Governments.

The interns will be deployed in Primary Health Care Facilities level two (2) and level three (3) Hospitals across the Forty-Seven Counties and the Monthly stipend will be met by the Ministry of Health.


1.Clinical officers – 898 Vacancies

2.Lab Technicians – 170 Vacancies

3. Nutrition – 192 Vacancies

4. Health Records Officers – 127 Vacancies

5.Public Health Officer – 394 Vacancies

6.Nurses – 950 Vacancies

7.Physiotherapists – 173 Vacancies

8. Social Workers – 95 Vacancies

9.Oral Health Officer – 198 Vacancies

10. Pharmaceutical technologists – 191 Vacancies

11. Occupational Therapists – 91 Vacancies

12. Orthopedics – 90 Vacancies

13. Radiographers – 90 Vacancies

14. Orthopedic Trauma – 92 Vacancies


Responsibilities shall be mutually agreed upon and assigned by the supervisors and in line with the regulations governing specific professional areas of deployment.

Duration of Internship

Twelve (12) months.


The intern will be paid by the Ministry of Health a monthly stipend at a rate to be determined by the Public Service Commission for degree, diploma and certificate holders.

Internship Certificate

On successful completion of the Internship Programme, the intern will be awarded a certificate and registration by the regulatory bodies where applicable.

Interested candidates who meet the requisite qualifications should make their applications by completing One

(1) PSC.2 Application for Employment Form (Revised 2016) for each internship position. The form can be downloaded from the Public Service Commission website www.publicservice.go.ke.

The application form(s) in a plain sealed envelope(s) should be submitted to the respective County Government so as to reach the respective Secretary, County Public Service Board on or before 16 th January 2020 at 5:00pm.

Please quote on top of the envelope the specific internship post applied for and indicate the Advert Number (V/NO.).

Please Note:

i. Candidates should attach certified copies of relevant academic and professional certificates and other testimonials.

ii. ALL the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the FORM. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.

iii. Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

iv. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

v.The Public Service Commission is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution. Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities.

vi. Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce ORIGINALS of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.

vii. It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.




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Internship Opportunities Open In County Governments