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2 Kenyan students win rare opportunity to work with Boeing in Seattle USA

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Kenyan students win rare opportunity to work with the world’s largest aerospace company in Seattle, USA

Still in their 20s, the two students have already managed to work at international corporations’ and with the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority.

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The students will be exposed to a range of business activities and work alongside Boeing employees in various fields.

Boeing International has announced that two Kenyan students have been selected for the six month International Business Internship Program (IBIP) in Seattle, USA.

Still in their 20s, Aogah Winnie Achieng and Monica Nyawira Kang’uru, have already managed to work at international corporations’ and with the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority.

We’re very impressed with the calibre of students that applied. I am excited for them to start in January, it’s a great opportunity to gain valuable work experience, not only in a new country but also at the world’s largest aerospace company,” said J. Miguel Santos, Managing Director for Sub-Sahara Africa of Boeing International and Director of International Sales for Boeing Commercial Airplanes in Africa.

play(l-r) Monica Nyawira Kang’uru, Chamsou D Annjorin and Aogah Winnie Achieng. (courtesy)

The two have also won an acclaimed competition for young innovators.

Achieng is a Business Management student, majoring in Aviation, with experience in Flight Operations/Business Operations and Air Transport operations while Kang’uru is a student at the University of Nairobi School of Economics, pursuing a Bachelor of Economics.

play2 Kenyan students win rare opportunity to work with Boeing (Wings Herald)

The students will be exposed to a range of business activities and work alongside Boeing employees in various fields. They will also have the opportunity to spend time with Boeing leaders, visit several Boeing factories and share their experience with other IBIP interns from around the world.

They will be provided with mentors and the support they need to succeed.

play2 Kenyan students win rare opportunity to work with Boeing (Sputnik International)

So, it’s no wonder the two Kenyan students caught the attention of Boeing Commercial Airplanes and were selected for its six-month International Business Internship Program (IBIP) in Seattle, USA.

Launched in 2012, IBIP gives valuable exposure to Boeing’s latest advances in business and technology, with hands-on experience of a variety of disciplines, including business operations, finance, marketing, and strategy in the aviation industry.

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