World Youth Alliance Regional and Headquarter Internship Program

Deadline : 23 Aug 2020

Association: FORAS Mina7

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Study level: Postgraduate

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World Youth Alliance Regional and Headquarter Internship Program

The World Youth Alliance Regional and Headquarter 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.

World Youth Alliance Regional Headquarter Internship Details

  • Host Institution: World Youth Alliance.
  • Number of awards: not specified.
  • Duration: 3 months.
  • Target group: Open to all nationals.

World Youth Alliance Regional Headquarter Internship Benefits

The World Youth Alliance Regional and Headquarter Internship Program offers followings:

  • Introductory Training: Undergo WYA’s Certified Training Program (CTP) and learn about human rights philosophy and the dignity of the person.
  • Project Management: Work on projects suited to your interests and strengths under the supervision of WYA staff.
  • Network Building: Attend different events and meet new contacts as you represent WYA in various occasions.
  • WYA can only send an invitation letter as proof of acceptance into the internship program.
  • Some regional internships provide accommodation.

Regional Internships

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

WYA regional offices: Africa (Nairobi, Kenya), Asia Pacific (Manila, Philippines), Europe (Brussels, Belgium), Latin America (Mexico City, Mexico), Middle East (Beirut, Lebanon), North America (New York, USA).

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.


The WYA Externship lasts for one to two semesters and are available in all regional offices. It’s done while members are on campus or at home, and gives them the opportunity to gain first-hand training and experience in networking with students on campus and managing community-level implementation of WYA’s global projects. Additionally, WYA welcomes specialized extern applicants for marketing, social media, and graphic design support.

Application instructions

  • Completed corresponding application form
  • Prepare your Resumé or Curriculum Vitae
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Your signed copy of the WYA charter (Only if you are a new member)
  • And send the package to the corresponding email address.


  1. Africa
  2. Asia
  3. Latin America
  4. North America
  5. Europe: Apply for the Europe Internship;
  6. Headquarter

World Youth Alliance Regional Headquarter Internship Deadlines and Internship periods

Deadline Internship Period (2020)
Africa Nov 15, 2019 Jan 13 – Apr 10
Mar 20, 2020 May 4 – Jul 31
July 17, 2020 Sep 14 – Dec 11
Asia Pacific Jan 5, 2020 Jan 20 – Apr 30
Apr 26, 2020 May 11 – Aug 21
June – September
Aug 23, 2020 Sep 7 – Dec 16
Europe Nov 24, 2019 Jan 13 – Feb 28
Jan 13 – Jun 30
Jan 9, 2020 Mar 23 – Jun 30
Feb 23, 2020 Apr 20 – Jul 31
June 28, 2020 Sep 7 – Dec 11
Latin America not available not available
not available not available
not available not available
North America Dec 9, 2019 Jan 13 – Apr 9
Apr 6, 2020 May 18 – Aug 14
Aug 10, 2020 Sep 14 – Dec 11
Headquarters Nov 25, 2019 Jan 13 – Apr 9
Mar 23, 2020 May 18 – Aug 14
July 27, 2020 Sep 14 – Dec 11

Do not forget to mention Mina7 in your application.

Opportunities: Internships

Eligible Country: This opportunity is destined for all countries


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