Application Deadline: March 10th 2019
The World Youth Alliance (WYA) is looking for young people and leaders witha strong desire to protect and promote human dignity while making a positive impact on society. Successful interns have been proactive, self-driven, resourceful, detail-oriented, and humble individuals with willingnessto learn, and give the best from their experiences, skills and initiative.
The WYAAfrica Internship Program grants qualified members real-world experience in project management, international law and advocacy together with a good understanding of the basic philosophy on the human person. The WYA Africa office launched the region’s first internship program in September, 2005, and over 10 young people from Africa have gone onto attend a 3-month training program at WYA’s Headquarters Office in New York to date.
Since the Africa internship program started in 2005, interns have completed projects at the office during each internship period.The WYA Africa Internship Program is a 3-month volunteer opportunity for young people committed to fulfilling WYA’s mission through workwith our regional staff on projects related to advocacy, education, or culture. Interns will report to the WYA Africa office in Nairobi, Kenya. It could take longer than 3 months depending on circumstances.
As an intern, you can be involved in the following:
1. Join an international youth organization that promotes human dignity
2. Learn about national, regional, and international policy-making that impacts development
3. Help implement WYA projects in advocacy, education or culture4. Participate in WYA’s Certified Training Program discussions with young people from different parts of Africa
5. Challenge yourself and advance your skill sets and field of expertise
HOW TO APPLY
Before applying, it will be helpful to browse through the website to learn more about WYA and to see if our programs are the right fit for you. Application Requirements:
1.Completed application form(available upon request by email [email protected] downloaded from https://www.wya.net/get-involved/internship/)
3.Resume or CV
4.Two letters of recommendation
5.Signed copy of the WYA charter (for new members)You will receive a confirmation receipt via email within one week of the internship application deadline. Incomplete application forms will not be processed. Selected applicants will be asked to interview.
Please send your application to [email protected]
Please send all requirements to [email protected].