M-Pesa Africa Internship Program Open at Safaricom


M-Pesa Africa Internship Program Open at Safaricom,

M-Pesa is a pioneering fintech business and global market leader in mobile money. From starting in 2007 as a convenient means by which the unbanked and underbanked can make digital payments, M-Pesa has now grown to offer over 50 million active customers Financial Services, Enterprise, Merchant, and Retail Solutions. We are proud of our work in enabling the digital economy in our markets, and in driving financial inclusion.

M-Pesa Africa is currently supporting 6 markets and scaling with a mission to build a ONE M-Pesa, the largest FinTech and digital ecosystem in Africa by 2025.

We are pleased to announce an internship opportunity for the Financial Year 2023/2024 in the Commercial, Risk & Compliance, Human Resources, Legal, Cybersecurity & Technology business areas.

Our internship program will run quarterly i.e. From July to September, October to December and January to March 2024. Call for applications will only happen once in the financial year allowing you to plan which quarter of the year you will be available.

As an intern, you will be exposed to ‘on job training’ and get the chance to work with experienced leaders throughout the program. Through an internship with us you will tackle business challenges that make a real impact. You will work alongside teams performing real tasks and you’ll develop your skills and build your network in a dynamic environment designed to support your long-term career objectives.

In keeping with our current learning needs, we are looking for University students or recent graduates who meet the criteria indicated below:

  • You must be in your final or second last year of your degree program or having graduated with the last 1 year in an accredited institution of higher learning;
  • You must be on break from school during the internship period for any of the quarters within the year. For ongoing students, priority will be given to students with industrial attachment as a requirement to completion of the degree program;
  • Must be available for the full period of the internship program (Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm);
  • You can only select 1 quarter in the year for which you will be available for the internship;
  • The internship is for a fixed period of three months without extension.



Ideal candidate’s requirements:

  • Desire to gain professional experience and is incredibly eager to learn and explore the corporate environment;
  • Oral and written communication skills, the ability to follow instructions, as well as the ability to challenge the status quo will enhance a successful internship;
  • Basic proficiency in MS office suite skill required.

If you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualifications, proceed to update your candidate profile on our recruitment portal, click on the Apply button then fill in this form to help us place you with ease. Do remember to attach your updated resume in your Portal Application.

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Failure to fill the form & submitting your application will lead to automatic disqualification.

Persons with Disabilities (PwD) and Female candidates are highly encouraged to Apply.

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