Jr. Professionals Summer Programme
The objectives of this programme are to:
- demonstrate to the community the Bank’s commitment to provide job opportunities and assist with the development of the country’s human resources;
- provide job skills training for upcoming professionals in financial services;
- broaden students’ understanding of the Central Bank’s function;
- provide an opportunity for programme participants to acquire an understanding of the interrelated operations of central banking;
- provide opportunities for final year university students to participate in seminars, conferences and workshops, to be kept abreast of current trends and challenges in financial services and to develop a supportive network for future reference;
- provide mentors who will assist students with their career development;
- enhance relationships between the Central Bank and the academic community;
- provide an opportunity for the Central Bank of The Bahamas to become the first employment choice for students;
- provide opportunities for students to apply concepts learnt and to refine their work ethics; and
- enhance student’s interpersonal skills and help them to be better prepared for the demands of work.
To be eligible for JPSP, students must:
- be entering their final year of college or university;
- have a grade point average of 3.5 or above;
- be presently enrolled in a programme of study related to a technical area in financial services;
- submit a writing sample on a topic identified by the Central Bank of The Bahamas; and
- be willing to participate in an interview hosted by the Central Bank.
The programme will run for eight weeks, commencing the first Monday in June.
Students will be assigned to the following departments:
- Bank Supervision
Applicants will be required to submit:
- a completed application form;
- a resume outlining career objectives;
- copy of passport or other proof of Bahamian citizenship;
- official copy of the most recent college/university transcript;
- copies of academic certificates; and
- two (2) character references.