World Youth Alliance Internship Program: Apply Now!

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).

About WYA

World Youth Alliance (WYA), an international nongovernmental organization (NGO) founded in New York City in 1999 that seeks to promote what it calls an international culture of life based on individual rights, family cohesion, and personal development.

The Internship

The WYA offers internships to individuals who want 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.

Program

  • Introductory Training: The selected interns would 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.

Internships Offered

  • Regional Internships: Internships are offered 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Regional Internship

Application Requirements

  • Completed regional application form
  • Resumé or Curriculum Vitae
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • 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 WYA’s internship committee will contact you to arrange an interview.

Regional Application Forms

For Asia-Pacific region, click on the link at the end of this post to apply.

General Information

  • Some regional internships provide accommodation. If you require an 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.

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.

HQ Internship Categories

WYA Headquarters Online Program Management Internship

  • The WYA Global Online Internship lasts for 3-months and gives young people an opportunity to gain first-hand training and experience in managing WYA’s 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

  • Completed Headquarters Internship Application Form
  • Resumé or Curriculum Vitae
  • Two letters of recommendation

Submit your application to education[at]wya.net

You will receive a confirmation receipt via email within three weeks of the internship application deadline only if your application is complete.

NOTE: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Click here to know more about WYA Internship.

 

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