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Internship (2022/INTERN/01/0019)

The IILM’s internship programme provides opportunities for highly talented and motivated individuals to obtain practical work experience to complement their academic learning while gaining valuable insight and exposure to the workings and mandate of the IILM. In addition, an internship with the IILM is also an excellent way for individuals to learn and bring new perspectives while improving their skills in a dynamic and diverse environment.

Since 2013, the IILM has been a regular issuer of short-term Sukūk in the market, having issued in excess of 161 Sukūk to facilitate cross-border liquidity management for institutions offering Islamic financial services.

The IILM is currently seeking internships to assist across two areas:
(i) Business Operations Unit and
(ii) Risk Management Unit

Business Operations forms the front line and core business of the IILM’s activities whereas Risk Management provides oversight and monitoring of the IILM risk management framework and processes. Successful candidates would also be expected to undertake other ad-hoc initiatives from time to time.

Duration of the internship is a minimum of 3 months.

Eligibility Criteria

  • To be eligible for an internship, candidates must have an undergraduate degree or are currently in a final year of Bachelor Degree in a field related to banking, finance, business administration, Islamic finance, Shari’ah or any relevant course.
  • Candidates must be at least 20 years old at the time of application.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is required as well as strong skills in Microsoft Office tools (Excel, Powerpoint, Word).
  • Experience in risk management, data analysis is an added advantage.
  • Interns will be eligible for an allowance however all travel and living costs will be borne by the intern.

Target hiring period will be in February 2022. Interested candidates may submit their application by sending a cover letter and resume to internship@iilm.com before 11 February 2022. Kindly state the position to which you are applying for as the subject of your email.