Kini Holiday Camp

What Is This About?

Ready to see what it’s like to be a working adult? You don’t have to wait for your official academic results or a company to hire you; you can get a headstart in honing your employability skills right now with Kini Academy!

Our Kini Holiday Camp is an intensive two-week programme for the intellectually curious and motivated high-school leaver who wants to develop his or her creative and critical thinking abilities in an actual media organisation setting.

Our unique learning environment will take you through interactive workshops, hands-on training, and on-the-job assignments to make you work-ready. You will shadow our reporters on the ground, stand behind the camera, speak on current affairs, and edit your favourite stories, all while cultivating your leadership and communication skills.

Our goal is to ensure that you leave with a holistic view of the working world with a strong personal brand of yourself.

How Long Is It?

This is a two (2) week intensive programme as follows:

Week 1
Classroom Training and Skills’ Workshop
(Mon-Fri from 9:30am to 5:30pm)

Week 2
Practical On-the-Job Training at Malaysiakini 
(Mon-Fri from 9:30am to 5:30pm)

Who Is It For?

You! If you are aged from 16 to 21 years old, have just completed your IGCSE, SPM, STPM, A-Levels, or any other high school or pre-university programme and you are thinking of how to put this holiday to good use, this camp is for you.

What Will I Learn?

  • Social Awareness
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Writing and Communication Skills
  • Teamwork and Organisational Adaptability
  • Career and Leadership Readiness
  • Financial Education and Wealth Planning
  • Intercultural and Ethical Competencies
  • Personal Grooming and Branding
  • Digital Media Literacy and Production

What’s The Plan? 

Week 1: Getting Ready for the World of Work

  • Ice Breaker and Camp Overview
  • Malaysian Politics, Governance, and Media: Your Voice at 18
  • The Malaysiakini Story and the Future of the Media
  • Personal Branding and CV Writing
  • Interpersonal Communication and Interviewing Skills
  • Grooming for Positive First Impressions
  • Financial Literacy and Wealth Planning
  • Problem Solving Using Simplexity Thinking

Week 2: Media Literacy and Multimedia Production

  • Digital Storytelling for Multimedia
  • Being Camera Confident On-Air
  • News Writing and Reporting
  • Shadow Reporter Assignment (2 days)

Who Are My Facilitators?

You will be trained and mentored by Malaysiakini’s finest trainers, award-winning journalists and editors, as well as, diversely experienced management teams.

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