The Civic Internship program is a 6-month activity supported by Code for Pakistan, the KP IT Board, and The World Bank. 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 will 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 counseling from top industry professionals. Interns will have 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 will 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 June 2024.