The Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) is a legal entity established by Section 3(1) of the Engineers Act, 2011.
The Board is in charge of registering engineers and engineering firms, controlling the provision of professional engineering services, establishing standards, fostering development, and overseeing the general practice of engineering.
The Engineers Act of 2011’s section 7 (1) (9) lists “Planning, arranging, coordinating, and overseeing continuing professional training and development and facilitating internship of graduate engineers” as one of the Board’s functions.
The Graduate Engineers Internship Program (GEIP), operated by the Engineers Board of Kenya, is a structured internship program for recently graduated engineers that aims to help students develop the necessary practical skills and get them ready for careers in engineering.
The program runs for 36 months, and the interns are trained under professional engineers who are registered by the Board.