Virtual Summer Internship Program 2021
(ONLINE ONLY – Interns will not be required to travel to Bangkok)
We believe every individual can make a difference. Young people with a heart for humanity and a desire to live an extraordinary life are encouraged to apply as a Global Youth Advocate through our INNOVATIVE remote internship program!
Internship Position: Global Youth Advocate
Internship Periods: Monday February 15th, 2021 to Friday March 26th, 2021 (6 weeks)
Development and Learning Outcomes
Oral and Written Communications
Teamwork and Collaboration
Global and Intercultural Fluency
Professionalism and Work Ethic
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
How to Apply?
Send in your resume to email@example.com
Application Deadline: December 10, 2020
As a Global Youth Advocate, you will have the opportunity to learn and support our team by contributing ideas to champion positive societal change. Team work is important. Team work is our core value to get things done even more so during the current global pandemic. Nothing will stop us from working for a cause.
Your role as a Global Youth Advocate will give you a strong competitive edge to advance your global career. By joining our team, you will gain a first-hand, real-world perspective of humanitarian issues around us. More importantly, you are part of the Global Youth Movement in Social Change.
Be a Team Player. Come with an open mind and enthusiasm for international exposure. Leave with a heart fills with joy knowing you are part of something BIGGER than yourself.
Testimonials from 2020 Global Youth Advocates
“I feel the work was extremely valuable experience as it introduced me to several kinds of tasks including graphics/media, school curriculum, writing newsletters…I learned professionalism with daily updates, contacting people for profiles, and working with a partner. I can truly say that it is the only program so far to teach me important skills that challenged me throughout the process, leading me to learn more.” Bezawit Bogale (United States of America and Ethiopia, University of Virginia)
“I believe it is critical to support the youth of today in their journey to becoming the leaders of tomorrow. As a Global Youth Advocate, I equipped myself with the resources needed to make real and sustainable change.” Edwina Memic (Australia and Bosnia, Australian Catholic University)
“I’d definitely say that this experience was a valuable addition to my experience, and I learned so many new things. In particular, I developed my designing and marketing skills, which will ultimately help in the future.” Aleena Haidari (United States of America and Afghanistan, University of Virginia)
Job Description and Learning Objectives
Analyse, research and obtain information on Youth Organizations, NGOs and Institute of Higher Education/Universities to encourage active civic youth participation and connect with like-minded youth who are passionate about social change.
Learning goals: Research and Data Management Skills, Time Management skills, Analytical Skills.
Create content for the organisation’s newsletter called Lead the Change, appropriate to our target audiences, to empower global youths in championing positive societal change.
Learning goals: Persuasive and Creative Written Communication Skills, Creativity, Copywriting Abilities.
Develop concepts, graphics and layouts for the organisation’s illustrative materials.
Learning goals: Design, Creativity and Innovation Skills, Organisational and Time Management skills.
Submit daily updates to your immediate supervisor.
Learning goals: Allowing your supervisor to provide timely feedback to reflect on your achievements.
Duties will include writing content for the organization’s newsletter and social media platforms, designing graphics, and undertaking research to build our global database of contacts.
Orientation / Training program will be provided on a regular basis. Through this placement, you will be challenged to work on the following skill set:
Leading Self – Time Management, Communication Skills, Presentation Skills, Learning Agility, Working Individually and as part of a Team.
Methods of communication during the placement will include:
Zoom – for online video calls meetings.
Slack – for communicating with your supervisor and the team.
Computer with Internet connectivity.
Monday to Friday
25 hours per week. Monday to Friday
Requirements and Qualities
- Fluent in spoken and written English.
- Excellent communication skills and active listening skills.
- If you have experienced using Canva Graphic Design Platform it will be an advantage.
- Certificate of Internship Completion by the Director of Humanitarian Affairs Asia.
- Outstanding interns could request for a Letter of Reference for job application opportunities for the selected job title or profession.
- Outstanding interns will be invited to serve the Global Internship Placement in Bangkok, Thailand in 2022.
“Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.” Henry Ford