AIESEC Dictionary

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  • 1. Bary Jonas 1 A @: The most common abbreviation for AIESEC internally in the organization. AIESEC: Association internationale des étudiants en sciences économiques et commerciales AC: Assessment Centre – case studies and individual tasks for students while going through selection process for membership. AI: AIESEC International. Head office of AIESEC located in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. AIESEC.NET: AIESEC´s world database, which we use in our daily work. ALUMNI: Is a former member who has been active in AIESEC and has now finished studying. He is still actively supporting AIESEC work (e.g. give trainings, advices…). AFRICA GN: Africa Growth Network. AP GN: Asia Pacific Growth Network. ASAP: As soon as possible AVAILABLE: Status for company or student in MyAIESEC.net, which´s form is not matched yet (didn´t find any suitable match). B BHAG : Big Hairy Audacious Goal. For 2015 : “Engage and develop every young person in the world” BOA: Board of Advisors. BUDDY: A member who is the contact person responsible for the well-being of an intern during his or her stay in the country. C CEED: Exchange of AIESEC members between two LCs. AIESEC members can work for a period of time in a LC abroad doing AIESEC work. Usually takes from 1 week to 6 months. CEE GN: Central and Eastern Europe Growth Network. CDs: Career Days. CT: Challenging Time. CWV: Session Challengin World View. CY: AIESEC code for “Country”. D DELEGATE: Participant in a conference or seminar. Follows the complete agenda.
  • 2. Bary Jonas 2 DT: Type of internship – Development Internship E EB: Executive Board ELECT: Name for an executive board member from the time when he or she is elected and up to the time where they take over. ET: Type of internship – Educational Internship. F FAQs: Frequently Asked Questions G GCDP: Global Community Development Program. GGN: Growth Network – AIESEC countries are divided into 5 growth networks (WENA, SS, CEE, Africa and AP). GIP: Global Internship Program. GN: Growth Network (Iberoamerica, WENA, CEE, Africa , AP) GEP: Global Exchange Partner I IC: International Congress. All members of MCEBs in AIESEC attend. Usually starts in the late August. IG: Initiative group e.g. if new LC is established, it´s called first IG until fulfills some criteria, or if some countries are pilot countries for projects (e.g. Iceland is one of IG countries in HIV/AIDS project) ILP: Session Individual Learning Plan. INKIND: Products provided for free as a sponsorship. INS: Icelandic National Seminar. A national conference of AIESEC in Iceland, held each year in February. IPM: International President Meeting. An international congress for all MCPs in AIESEC. Usually in February. IXQPS: Exchange Quality Policies and Standards L LC: Local Committee. The local branches of AIESEC at universities and business schools. LC-meeting: Meeting in the local committee to keep all members updated and discuss issues. LCEB: Local Committee Executive Board. The administrative body which manages the LC on a day to day basis.
  • 3. Bary Jonas 3 LCP: Local Committee President. Head of the local executive board. LCVP: Local Committee Vice President. Member of the local executive board. LDS: Leadership Development Seminar. Seminar on leadership issues. LEC: Local Education Cycle. LN: Learning network (HIV/AIDS, Energy, Finance, CSR, Education) Intern student going on internship abroad. LW: Learning Week. M MCEB: Member Committee Executive Board. MCP: Member Committee President. President of AIESEC and head of the MCEB. MCVP: Member Committee Vice President. MT: Type of internship – Management internship MATCHED: Status for company or student in Insight XP. They found suitable match and now are in process of preparing everything for intern´s arrival. My AIESEC.net: international on-line system for matching students and companies for internships. O OC: Organizing Committee. A group of people who is arranging a p-box, seminar or conference. OCP: Organizing Committee President OPS: Outgoing Preparation Seminar. Seminars for members going on an internship abroad, this seminar prepares them how to manage living a new culture and cope with cultural differences. P PAI: President of AIESEC International. P-BOX: Project Based on Exchange. exchange PLENARY: The major room at seminars and conferences for sessions where all delegates are together R RANDOM: Having no definite aim or purpose; not sent or guided in a particular direction; made, done, occurring, etc., without method or conscious choice; haphazard.”
  • 4. Bary Jonas 4 RECEPTION: The part of the exchange process from arrival of the intern until the intern is back to his home country. Includes all activities. REALIZED: Status for company or student in Insight XP. Intern already arrived to country for internship and is doing his job in company. ROLL CALL : Dance. RST: Regional Support Team. S SCALDS: Scandinavian Leadership Development Seminar. SN: Student Nominee. A member going out on an internship in another country. SN: Student Number (what you will be assigned when you create your EP form on myaiesec.net). SS GN: Spanish Speaking Growth Network. T TN: Traineeship Nominee. A company receiving an international member for an internship. TWIN: Co-operation between two LCs from different countries. Normally both LCs visit each other, have a seminar and create and work on strategies of cooperation. TT: Type of traineeship – Technical Traineeship. TRAINEE: Name for intern in receiving country. TRAINEESHIP: The same meaning as international internship. W WENA GN: Western Europe and Northern America Growth Network. Y Y2B: Youth to Business . Leadership Seminar.