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Welcome to the Central Bank of Kenya’s careers portal. To view and apply for current job openings, kindly click the following link: Careers Portal

A career at the Central Bank of Kenya gives you the opportunity to contribute to the Bank’s monetary and financial stability objectives in line with the country’s development agenda.  You will have an opportunity to work with a team of highly motivated, dynamic, innovative and diverse professionals.  The Central Bank of Kenya prides itself in being an equal opportunity employer.

The Central Bank offers employees the chance to work with a world-class financial institution
The Central Bank offers employees the chance to work with a world-class financial institution


Working at the Central Bank means working with industry leaders, and our mentorship and coaching programmes allow you to learn from them.

Growth and Development

The Central Bank offers extensive and exciting internal and external training opportunities, allowing you to develop new skills.


The Central Bank of Kenya provides a conducive working environment and employee assistance programmes.
Why Work With Central Bank of Kenya
  • The Bank gives employees an opportunity to work in the Public Sector and to contribute to nation building.
  • The Bank offers competitive compensation and benefits packages.
  • The Bank is committed to diversity and inclusion. It desires to hire the best talent from across the country.
  • The Bank provides its employees with career growth and learning and development opportunities to enable them to realise their full potential.
  • The Bank provides all its employees a conducive working environment, guided by its values, wellness and employee assistance programs, work place support programs and access to on-site health and fitness facilities for optimal work-life balance.
  • The Bank also observes employee rights and freedoms as enshrined in the Constitution.


Our open and competitive recruitment process ensures talented and dedicated professionals have an opportunity to work with colleagues from diverse backgrounds, an experience that only the Central Bank can provide. We encourage you to be part of the team by applying for positions advertised on this website that are commensurate with your qualifications and experience.

Internship Program

In line with its mandate of maintaining stability and fostering a stable financial system, the Central Bank of Kenya has been running an Internship Program that seeks to develop a pool of young talent adequately exposed to central and commercial banking operations. The Internship Program takes six (6) months after which the candidates are released to pursue opportunities in the job market.

The interns who joined the Central Bank in January 2017

Internship Opportunities

Internship Objective

The objective of the Central Bank of Kenya Internship Program is to develop and prepare young talent to take up employment opportunities that come up in the Kenyan Banking and Financial Sector. The Internship Program also provides participants with an excellent opportunity to gain work-place experience, expand knowledge, refine career goals and build professional networks, mentors and contacts.

Basic Requirements

  1. A first degree from a recognized university in any of the following disciplines: Finance, Economics, Statistics, Banking, Accounting, Micro-Finance, Management or Social Sciences, Law, or related discipline or a Master’s degree in a relevant field;
  2. Kenyan between 21 to 29 years of age;
  3. Must have graduated within the last 24 months from the closing date of the advertisement and/or awaiting graduation;
  4. Applicants must provide a recommendation/reference letter from the university attended; and
  5. Should not have undertaken any other Internship Program or been exposed to work-place experience related to their area of study since graduating.

Personal Attributes

  1. Should possess strong interpersonal and communication skills
  2. Must be goal oriented, focused, dynamic, passionate and self-motivated
  3. Must be a team player and have the ability to solve problems
  4. Should possess high levels of integrity and professionalism
  5. Must be computer proficient.

Application procedure

CBK hereby invites applications from qualified candidates for the Central Bank of Kenya Internship Program. Opportunities are available in the following functions; Finance, Research, Banking and Payment Services, Human Resources, Communications and Legal Services. Those interested are requested to submit their online applications using the link, attaching a duly completed program application form, copies of academic certificates, transcripts/documents and a recommendation/reference letter from your learning institution. The application must be received on or before July 24, 2023.

Applicants are requested to note the following important information:

  1. The Bank WILL NOT offer employment after the completion of the Internship Program. However, applicants who successfully complete the program are allowed to apply for any positions the Bank advertises after completion of the Internship Program.
  2. Successful candidates will be required to complete the six (6) months’ Internship Program without a break to fully benefit from the objectives of the program.
  3. INCOMPLETE applications will not be considered; and
  4. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Bank is an equal opportunity employer and canvassing directly or indirectly, will result to disqualification.

•    CBK does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process.
•    Any kind of canvassing by applicants will lead to instant disqualification.
•    All applications MUST be submitted through the Bank’s online recruitment system.

For assistance on how to use the Careers Portal, please call (+254) 020 286 3932/1308/1328 or email

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Posted On: 23-02-2024
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Central Bank Rate 13.00% 06/02/2024
Inter-Bank Rate 14.09% 22/02/2024
CBK Discount Window 17.00% 06/02/2024
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REPO 8.94% 11/08/2023
Inflation Rate 6.85% January,2024
Lending Rate 14.63% December,2023
Savings Rate 4.24% December,2023
Deposit Rate 10.1% December,2023
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