International Youth Internship Positions (various)

Date of Publication: 
March 9, 2018
Application Deadline: 
March 23, 2018
Bow Valley College, Selkirk College, College of the Rockies
Brief Description: 

Bow Valley College, in partnership with College of the Rockies and Selkirk College now have International Internship Positions open through Global Affairs Canada’s funded International Youth Internship Program (IYIP). As part of the Government’s Youth Employment Strategy, IYIP is designed to offer Canadian post-secondary graduates the opportunity to gain professional experience through international development work.

There are a total of 28 internships available this year in countries in Africa, the Caribbean and South America. Our three colleges will be offering positions in 2019 and 2020 as well.

The internships positions are a commitment of six months overseas plus two weeks for Pre-departure and Re-integration training. Interns receive a monthly stipend to help support their living costs overseas.

The program for 2018 is from approx. the end of May to mid-December. Please refer to each institution’s website for more specific information on program dates.

For Bow Valley College, that link is here.

For Selkirk that link is here.

For College of the Rockies that link is here.

We are looking for enthusiastic, adaptable, responsible candidates ages 19-30, who are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents and have completed post-secondary education at minimum a diploma level (having graduated no later than May 2018).

Applications are open until March 23, 2018.   

Please help us promote this program to qualified, well-suited applicants. Please refer to the following link for more details on Bow Valley College's opportunities and the local partners who will host our interns.

Thank you in advance for helping us promote these opportunities. Do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.

Amy Schalin Weatherall

Manager, Global Initiatives & International Learner Development, Bow Valley College

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