The Civic Internship program is a 6-month activity supported by Code for Pakistan and the KP IT Board. The program has been designed to up-skill fresh graduates with technology skills, provide practical hands-on work experience and prepare them for exploring a career in Engineering, IT, and Software Development.

Women interns accepted into the program get an opportunity to work on citizen-facing digital services to improve citizen engagement, automate government processes, and create innovation in public service delivery. These digital services help solve problems in various public domains, such as economic development, healthcare, open data, citizen engagement, transportation, education, etc.

The internship program also offers blended learning, tailored mentorship and career counselling from top industry professionals. Interns get the opportunity to improve their technical, soft and leadership skills within the six month internship program.

Learning tracks offered within the curriculum include:

  • Front end development
  • Full stack development
  • Mobile application development 
  • Graphic design and UX/UI development
  • Software Quality Assurance, Testing and Analytics
  • Data Sciences and Machine Learning
  • Technical Product Management

In addition to learning the Interns also get the opportunity to put those learning to practical use by providing support to the Govt Innovation Fellowship teams working on digital govt projects.

The next cycle of KP Women Civic Internship will commence in August 2024