Civic Concepts International (CCI) calls for applications to its three months internship programme designed for young leaders from around the globe. It is a great opportunity to get your skills fine-tuned in the following areas: leadership, marketing, public relations, networking, business, time management and teamwork.
Civic Concepts International (CCI) is a social enterprise promoting global citizenship by partnering with youth organizations and educators to provide high-potential youth with tools and resources that will build leadership skills, promote cross-cultural understanding, and cultivate ethical responsibility.
Aims of Internship Programme:
To foster and advance the talents of promising young leaders worldwide.
To develop a conference of the highest standards that is for young leaders, by young leaders.
To build and maintain relationships with partner universities and future sponsors.
To create and keep an exciting, innovating and stimulating environment leading up to and during the conference.
To foster a collaborative environment and provide successful applicants the opportunity to work with individuals of different cultural, religious and socio-economic background. In doing so, the internship will allow interns to learn valuable skills in negotiating, diplomatic conflict resolution, and culture awareness.
Age: 18-30 years old.
Preferably a registered student at an accredited university.
Ability to work independently as well as in a team.
Proven record of leadership and civic engagement.
Excellent communication and organization skills.
Ability to deliver high standard of work within the prescribed time limit.
Ability and willingness to work in a culturally diverse team. It is also very important to be culturally sensitive and constructive while working in a fast paced environment, before and during the conference.
Be proficient in MS Office, project management software and web.
Fluent in written and oral English. Knowledge of a second language (or more) highly desirable.
Preference will be given for IYLC alumni. However, we will aim to maintain a balance between new candidates and our alumni.
Terms and Conditions:
Duration: Three months; might be extended depending on the performance of the intern.
Selected interns will need to commit up to 10(minimum) to 20 hours per week.
Interns will work directly under the leadership of Project Manager.
Interns are required to respond actively to all the tasks assigned to them via email, telephonic conversations and Basecamp (project management software).
CCI reserves the right to terminate the internship programme at anytime, if the said intern is not fulfilling the duties assigned to him/her.
All selected interns receive a certificate of appreciation from the Project Manager upon successful completion of the term.
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