Internship Program

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The World Youth Alliance Internship Program provides opportunities for young people who are inspired by the ideas and work of the World Youth Alliance (WYA) to gain professional skills working on WYA’s projects and a substantive learning experience on WYA’s core ideas. Projects are designed to enhance each student’s specific academic background and interests. Interns receive mentorship and training from WYA staff members.

Ideal candidates possess a strong desire to protect and promote human dignity while making a positive impact on society. Candidates must be proactive, self-driven, resourceful, detail-oriented, and humble individuals with a willingness to learn.

 

What’s in it for you?

a) Introductory Training

Undergo WYA’s Certified Training Program (CTP) and learn about human rights philosophy and the dignity of the person.

b) Project Management

Work on projects suited to your interests and strengths under the supervision of WYA staff.

c) Network Building

Attend different events and meet new contacts as you represent WYA in various occasions.

 

Regional Internships

We offer internships in all of our regional offices. Many of the interns accepted into the Headquarters internship first complete a regional internship, are active WYA members in their country, and receive recommendations on their outstanding work.

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Headquarters Internships

WYA offers internships for young people of varied educational and expertise backgrounds. Applicants can apply for any of the other regional offices only after completing a regional internship. Once accepted into the internship, applicants will be matched to a position that best corresponds to their interests and skills.

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NOTES: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Online Internships

The WYA Online Internships lasts for about 3 months, while members are on campus or at home, and gives them the opportunity to gain first-hand training and experience in online event management, blog writing and WYA representation. Additionally, WYA welcomes specialized online applicants for marketing, social media, and graphic design support.

Additionally, WYA welcomes specialized online applicants for marketing, social media, and graphic design support.

NOTE: Online Internships are available in all regional offices.

 

  Batch 1 Batch 2 Batch 3
Africa Internship Period
Jan 11-Apr 2, 2021

Deadline
 Nov 20, 2020

Internship Period
May 3-Jul 30, 2021

Deadline
 Mar 5, 2021

Internship Period
Sep 6-Dec 3, 2021

Deadline
Aug 5, 2021

Asia Pacific Internship Period
Jan 18-Apr 30, 2021

Deadline
Dec 6, 2020

Internship Period:
May 10-Aug 20, 2021

Deadline
Apr 18, 2021

Internship Period
Sep 6-Dec 17, 2021

Deadline
Aug 9, 2021

Europe Batch 1.1
Internship Period
Jan 18-Mar 31, 2021

Deadline
 Dec 1, 2020


Batch 1.2
Internship Period
Jan 18-Jul 16, 2021

Deadline
 Dec 1, 2020


Internship Period

Apr 12-Jul 16, 2021

Deadline
Feb 21, 2021


Internship Period

Sep 13-Dec 10, 2021

Deadline
Jul 4, 2021

Latin America

Internship Period
Jan 4-Apr 19, 2021

Deadline
Dec 4, 2020

Internship Period
May 17-Sep 1, 2021

Deadline
Apr 17, 2021

Internship Period
Sep 2-Dec 10, 2021

Deadline
Aug 2, 2021

Middle East and
North Africa
Internship Period
Jan 18-Mar 22, 2021

Deadline
Dec 20, 2020

Internship Period
Apr 5-Jun 14, 2021

Deadline
Mar 25, 2021

Internship Period
Jun 21-Aug 30, 2021

Deadline
May 29, 2021

North America Internship Period
Jan 25-May 7, 2021

Deadline
Jan 15, 2021

Internship Period
May 24-Aug 27, 2021

Deadline
May 14, 2021

Internship Period
Sep 13-Dec 17, 2021

Deadline
Sep 3, 2021

Headquarters Internship Period
Jan 13-Apr 9, 2021

Deadline
Nov 25, 2020

Internship Period
May 18-Aug 14, 2021

Deadline
Mar 23, 2021

Internship Period
Sep 14-Dec 11, 2021

Deadline
July 27, 2021

Regional Internships

There is a standard application process for the WYA Regional Internship Program. Before you apply, we strongly encourage you to browse through our website to learn more about the organization and to see if our programs are the right fit for you.

IMPORTANT: Incomplete applications will not be processed.

Application Requirements

  1. Completed regional application form
  2. Resumé or Curriculum Vitae
  3. Two letters of recommendation
  4. Only if you are a new member: Your signed copy of the WYA charter

You will receive a confirmation receipt via email within three weeks of the internship application deadline only if your application is complete. If your application satisfies the criteria for selection, someone from our internship committee will contact you to arrange an interview.

Regional Application Forms

Each region has its own application form. Please select your region below to download your application form.

NOTES:

  • WYA is not responsible for assisting with or issuing visas for accepted applicants. WYA can only send an invitation letter as proof of acceptance into the internship program.
  • Some regional internships provide accommodation. If you require accommodation, please inquire with the regional staff during the interview step of the application.
  • Visa and transportation fees will be at the applicant’s expense.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Africa

WYA Africa Internship Application Form

WYA Africa Internship Information

*The internship is full-time. Working hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30AM – 5:30PM.

Please send all requirements to africa@wya.net.

Latin America

North America

North America is open for date flexibility to accommodate university schedules. Kindly email northamerica@wya.net for details.

WYA North America Regional Internship Application Form

WYA NA Internship Information

Please send all requirements to northamerica@wya.net.

Headquarters Internships

All headquarters internships follow a standard application process. You will need to complete WYA’s Certified Training Program prior to starting your internship at the WYA Headquarters.

IMPORTANT: Incomplete applications will not be processed.

 

Headquarters Internship Categories

WYA Headquarters Online Program Management Internship

The WYA Global Online Internship last for three months and gives young people an opportunity to gain first-hand training and experience in managing WYA’ global projects and leading membership campaigns. As part of the global headquarters, interns work directly with the WYA president. Interns will have the chance to be mentored in planning and executing WYA’s virtual global projects. WYA Headquarters interns may also lead fundraising projects and social media campaigns. If you have the experience and strong interest to be involved in project management and public relations, the WYA Headquarters Internship is very ideal for you.

 

WYA Headquarters Online Marketing Internship

The WYA Online Marketing Internship is a 3-month program open to undergraduate students or young professionals majoring in Marketing, Design, Fine Arts, Multimedia, or Advertising. Marketing interns support WYA’s Multimedia Manager. The WYA Online Marketing Internship will include projects from WYA’s 6 regional offices. A marketing intern’s’ responsibilities may include social media management, design and layout of WYA publicity materials, video production, photo documentation, and marketing campaign development. If you are interested in learning how to communicate WYA’s work through various types of media, then this internship is for you. Apart from the application requirements listed below, marketing intern applicants should also include a portfolio of their best works. This can be submitted as a pdf or as a link to their online work.

 

Application Requirements

  1. Completed Headquarters Internship Application Form
  2. Resumé or Curriculum Vitae
  3. Two letters of recommendation

 

Submit your application to: education@wya.net

You will receive a confirmation receipt via email within three weeks of the internship application deadline only if your application is complete. If your application satisfies the criteria for selection, someone from our internship committee will contact you to arrange an interview.

 

NOTES: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.