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Safaricom M-Pesa Africa Internship Program 2024


Safaricom M-Pesa Africa Internship Program


Type: Internship
Sponsor: Safaricom
Deadline: 24th May, 2024

When we come together, we create amazing opportunities “In the year 2000, we began the Safaricom journey with a view to Transform Lives. Safaricom is one of a small group of about 400 companies across Africa whose annual revenues are more than $1 billion.

Many of these companies are pan-African in their operations and are active in increasingly diverse sectors. We invest a unique way of doing business through our Purpose; to ‘Transform Lives’.


At M-Pesa Africa, we are a unitedenergetic and passionate team. A place where leaders coach, teams connect, and everyone is empowered to go further, faster. A place where heroes become superheroes; through growth, opportunity, and the chance to work with the best minds in Fintech.

We are Africa’s largest Fintech providing services to more than 60 million customers and 5 million businesses solutions in Financial Services, Enterprise, Merchant and Retail. We are now well on our way to becoming the preferred digital payment method across the markets that we serve, for both in-store, remote and online payments. With headquarters in both Nairobi and Johannesburg, we serve markets that include Kenya, Tanzania, DRC, Lesotho, Ghana, Egypt, Ethiopia, and Mozambique.

We are pleased to announce our internship call for the Financial Year 2024/2025 in the Commercial, Risk & Compliance, Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Partnerships, Cybersecurity & Technology business areas.


Job Description:

  • 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.
  • Working alongside teams performing real tasks, you’ll develop your skills and build your network in a dynamic environment designed to support your long-term career objectives.



  • You must be in your final or second last year of your Bachelor’s degree program or have graduated within 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 listed above;
  • You must be available for the full period of the internship program ie 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 period of three months.

Ideal candidate’s requirements:

  • Desire to gain professional experience and is incredibly curious to learn and explore the corporate environment;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, the ability to follow instructions, as well as the ability to confidently challenge the status quo;
  • Proficiency in MS office suite is required.


Apply Here


Application Checklist: To facilitate your successful application, ensure that you follow the directions below:

  • Create your profile on our career site if you’ve not created one. Double check that your email address and telephone contacts are correct;
  • Complete your application in a single session ensuring that your CV is uploaded and you’ve answered the mandatory questions marked with an asterisk-*- ;
  • Finally, CLICK HERE to fill in the form, then proceed to apply on our recruitment portal.

Failure to fill the form AND submit your application will lead to automatic disqualification.

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

For more details, visit Safaricom website.