Program Format
In-Person
Language
English
Enrollment Status
Applications close
Applications open
19 Jul 2023
Applications close
27 Aug 2023
Program Format
In-Person
Language
English
Program Overview

Misk Traineeship Program aims to empower, upskill, and prepare the youth of Saudi Arabia to become responsible and active participants in tomorrow’s economy by creating and managing strong, unique, and professional traineeship opportunities through partnering with leading local and international companies.

Misk Traineeship Program boosts confidence and awareness for interns by providing a real-life work experience and preparing Saudi youth who are motivated and ambitious to develop their skills in the marketplace.

Misk traineeship programs include any on-the-job training programs like internships, traineeships, and graduate development programs.

Over the course of this 8 week internship, you will have the opportunity to work for high potential Startups & SMEs, leading Non-Profits, and top-tier Corporations.

The program has positively impacted thousands of beneficiaries, with the majority of the beneficiaries consider themselves learning and describe their experience as eye-opening, challenging, and enriching. 95% of previous interns feel better prepared to enter the workforce after their experience.

Interns who perform well are likely to be offered a full-time employment opportunity after completing the internship program depending on the availability of vacant positions at the internship host company.

In-depth information about the available opportunities and internship host companies will be revealed to applicants who pass the initial selection process.

 

Program Outcomes
  • Interns will gain new knowledge and professional skills
  • Intern will learn to appreciate work, experience teamwork and handle working under pressure
  • Interns will be more confident, optimistic, and ready for their professional future
  • Interns will expand their professional network and self-awareness on natural strengths and areas of improvement
  • Interns will receive a certificate from Misk foundation upon successful completion of the traineeship program
Program Highlights
Location
International in London, UK or New York, USA
Start date
London: October 21 - November 16, 2023 | New York: October 28 - December 23, 2023
Duration
8 Weeks
Target Audience
Senior University Student and Graduates with a bachelor’s degree with no more than 2 years since graduation
Benefits
Paid
Placement
The program will automatically show the internship opportunities at companies that align with your interests, qualifications, and skills accordingly
Skills You Will Gain:
Leadership
Communication
Problem solving
Data Analysis
Program Prerequisites

Application Criteria:

  • Saudi National
  • Senior University Students and Fresh Graduates with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with no more than 2 years since graduation
  • Proficiency in English and Arabic languages
  • Reputable University
  • Competitive GPA: A minimum of 3.2 out of 4 or 4.4 out of 5

 

Internship industry focus:

  • Professional services (e.g. Accounting, Marketing, Legal, HR, Consulting, Creative)
  • Transport & logistics
  • Tourism, Culture & Hospitality
  • Healthcare
  • IT, Digital Business & Communication Services
  • Processing & Manufacturing
  • Retail & Wholesale
  • Construction & Engineering
  • Financial Services & Fin-Tech
  • Education & Ed-Tech
  • Non-for-profit & Social development

 

Desired skills:

  • Curiosity, critical thinking and problem-solving
  • Effective time management skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Promising document development through Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Flexibility and willingness to conduct teamwork & build professional relationships

 

Important Notice:

  • The program will cover a financial stipend and accommodation for accepted interns
  • Candidates who get selected for the global traineeship program in London or New York are expected to be responsible to financially cover their official English Language test (SAR 400), visa application fees (SAR 1,200 for London / SAR 600 for New York), and flight tickets (Approximately SAR 6,000)
Application Process
  1. Sign up
    Sign up through Misk Hub to create your profile
  2. Apply
    Complete your application
  3. Evaluation
    Misk will evaluate your application
  4. Video Submission and Assessment
    Successful applicants will be required to submit a video biography
  5. Interview
    Successful applicants will be interviewed virtually (online)
  6. Browsing Opportunities
    Successful applicants will gain access to the available internship opportunities and mark interest to preferred programs
  7. Career Essential Courses
    Candidates must complete career essential courses as pre-requisite to become eligible for an internship program
  8. Internship Host Company Assessment
    Candidates will go through specific assessment process by internship host company (e.g. interviews)
  9. Application Confirmation
    Successful applicants will receive a confirmation on their program acceptance and enrollment details. All applicants will receive an update on their application process within 4 to 6 weeks of completing their application.
Frequently Asked Questions

You can find more information about the program dates on the program specific page.

Successful applicants who are qualified will be required to submit a video biography. Yes, it is a mandatory part of the application

All applicants will receive an update on their application process within 4 to 6 weeks from completing their application

No, the internship opportunities require a full-time commitment of 5 days per week, 8 hours per day for the full duration of the internship program

This is possible depending on your performance in the internship program and the availability of a vacant position within internship host company

Yes, you need to be fluent in English and Arabic

You will receive a confirmation email stating that your application has been successfully received

No, all internship programs require in-person presence

Yes, interns will receive Misk Traineeship Program Completion Certificate upon successful completion of the program

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