Q: Is this opportunity for me?
If you believe that every person has dignity and you are committed to promoting this message to other people then this is for you.
Q: What kind of interns are we looking for?
Our internship program is open to university students, recent graduates, and young professionals. Ideal candidates possess a strong passion for the defense of human dignity. We seek committed members with strong communication abilities and organizational skills. Interns must also be able to motivate and inspire others.
Q: Do I have to be a WYA member in order to eligible for the internship?
Yes, you have to be a WYA member to be accepted as an intern. You can become a member by signing the WYA Charter here
Q: Who can apply and how many interns do you accept for each batch?
The Latin America Internship Program is open to all World Youth Alliance members in the Latin America region between the ages of 16 to 30 years old. Internships are voluntary and may be done on a part-time or full-time basis for a period of 12 weeks. We usually accept about 6 interns.
Q: Are interns required to finish the Track A Training?
Yes, interns are required to undergo the Track A Training and are expected to finish it before the end of their internship. Interns need to be knowledgeable about WYA’s history and mission as they represent the organization in various activities both regional and international.
Q: Do volunteers get compensated?
This is an unpaid internship. Interns are expected to take care of their living expenses while in Mexico City. Limited scholarships for a monthly stipend may be applied for but approval is dependent on available resources and applicant need.
Q: Can I choose my own shift and schedule?
Interns need to choose from the three internship batches that are offered each year (Batch 1, 2, 3). Accepted interns may either opt for a part-time internship (report at least 12 hours a week) or a full-time internship.
Q: Who do I ask for my letter of references?
Recommendation letters help us assess your character when it comes to working professionally. Your letters should come from people who can attest to your skills and work experience. It can come from your professor, co-worker, team leader, coach, and organization head. It should not come from any of your family members.