Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
1. What is the program about?
Shift is designed to give you insights on the investment sector. You will also gain access to the latest tools and concepts of innovation and how they can be applied in the field.
2. Why should recent female graduates be interested in this program?
Recent female graduates should consider this program as it offers a unique chance to fast-track personal and professional growth, engage with investment experts, acquire cutting-edge knowledge, and gain practical experience at NIC, all at no cost.
3. Will the program guarantee me a job at NIC?
Shift is a training program, it does not grant you a job. To apply for a job at NIC please visit NIC Careers using this link.
4. Are there any fees for the program?
The costs of the program are covered by NIC and the program will be free of charge for participants.
5. Who can join the program?
We encourage Kuwaiti females who are unemployed and have recently graduated from bachelor’s and master’s programs from all majors in 2021-2023 to apply. Applicants must be fluent in English and have solid computer skills.
6. How long is the program?
The program is a full-time commitment of 4 weeks, 5 days a week, from 8:00am-3:00 pm. The program starts on the 13th of November and ends on the 10th of December, 2023.
7. Where will the program take place?
The program will be held at National Investment Company (NIC) located in Khaleejiya Complex.
8. As a graduate, what experience can I gain?
You will gain real, relevant experience and develop your skills. You will get exposed to the latest methods and tools that will help you in designing solutions and shaping ideas. After completing the program, you can add an exceptional experience to your resume.
9. Is there a certificate for the program?
Yes, a certificate will be awarded upon completion of the program.
10. Who will be running the program?
Creative Confidence is a Kuwaiti based training company that specializes in collaboration, innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship training. They will be running the program in collaboration with NIC, who will be delivering the investment side of the content.
11. Will I receive any financial benefits by attending the program?
No. There is no financial compensation offered throughout the duration of the program.
12. What is the process of joining the program?
Candidates should start by filling out the online application form. If they meet the required qualifications, they will receive an interview invitation via email. After all interviews are conducted, candidates will be notified of the results.
13. Can I join the program if I have a Diploma degree?
Unfortunately you may not. All participants must have a bachelor’s degree or higher.
14. How will I know if I got accepted or not?
All communications will be via email. Once the application has been completed online you will receive email notifications from the SHIFT team.
15. What if I don't receive any emails?
Please make sure to check your spam or junk mail folder.
16. What will happen if I get a job while the program is running?
Full-time attendance is mandatory for 4 weeks, you cannot be employed at the same time. Should you be offered employment, please agree with your potential employer that your start date will be the day after the completion of the program. Furthermore, we will be more than happy to provide you with an official letter from the Shift Team that explains the program value to your potential employer.