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Africa project:
6- 8 week development internship with AIESEC.
This year in Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya and Ghana

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  • Develop emissaries for HIV prevention Open space for discussion and idea sharing between people from abroad and African students
  • Business Plan Competition  awarded for this through corporate partnerships or sponsorships Join vocational institutions to polish their talents to establish businesses that can earn them a living
  • D eveloping entrepreneurs  skill enhancement, theoretical and practical training Learning experience  enhance entrepreneurial culture Tech. innovations  realize ideas
  • Gain IT skills  focused on productivity, job readiness, and ultimately, quality of life (EAP Program) Children undergo training in information and communication learning clubs
  • Provide knowledge  to high school youth and teachers that do not have accessibility to computers Gaining computer skills  providing students with a very exiting, qualitative and diverse cultural platform
  • - Reducing effects  by creating awareness in communities on environmental friendly life style
  • Educate students  make them aware on simple environmentally friendly life style tips Engage them  through green clubs established in schools Recycling  to environment and provide schools with means of recycling
  • Comprise a branded mini bus Teams visit two districts per week
  • opportunities  collaboration on formative leadership experiences Skills  comprehension and English speaking culture
  • Regional initiative that is taking place in 14 African countries within the AIESEC network. The concept behind the Empowering Africa Program is for AIESEC in Africa to empower young people to find their own ways of development and take further actions to capitalize on those development opportunities rather than facilitate the development process itself.
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  • Africa project[1]

    1. 2. <ul><li>AIESEC </li></ul><ul><li>Countries </li></ul><ul><li>Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Application procedure </li></ul><ul><li>Project time line </li></ul>AIESEC MAASTRICHT is sponsored by:
    2. 3. Introduction to AIESEC <ul><li>Founded in 1948 </li></ul><ul><li>Over 100 member countries </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Career week </li></ul><ul><li>EXCHANGE! </li></ul>
    3. 4. <ul><li>Do you want to discover the world? </li></ul><ul><li>Gain international work experience? </li></ul><ul><li>Bring your study into practice in an adventurous way? </li></ul><ul><li>Experience how you will behave in a new culture? </li></ul><ul><li>Test your own entrepreneurship? </li></ul>
    4. 5. Why AIESEC? <ul><li>We promote: </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural understanding </li></ul><ul><li>A positive learning </li></ul><ul><li>Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Practical skills </li></ul><ul><li>Preparation for the future </li></ul>
    5. 6. International Internship Program <ul><li>Management Internships </li></ul><ul><li>Development Internships </li></ul><ul><li>P-Box </li></ul>
    6. 7. Management Internship <ul><li>Provided by a: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Company </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NGO (Non Governmental Organization) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Government </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Work may relate to finance, accounting, marketing, project management, public relations, organizational management or human resources </li></ul>
    7. 8. Management Internship <ul><li>Min. 120 ECTS </li></ul><ul><li>Combination of professional internship and exchange experience </li></ul><ul><li>Salary provided </li></ul><ul><li>Amazing experience in foreign business life </li></ul><ul><li>Possibility to obtain ECTS! </li></ul>
    8. 9. A few of our global partners
    9. 10. Development Internship <ul><li>Provided mainly by NGOs and </li></ul><ul><li>government institutions </li></ul><ul><li>Type of work is very diverse. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>e.g.: Teaching, Health care, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local Business Projects etc. </li></ul></ul>
    10. 11. Development Internship <ul><li>Min. 60 ECTS </li></ul><ul><li>Combination of developmental </li></ul><ul><li>work and exchange experience </li></ul><ul><li>Mostly no salary provided </li></ul><ul><li>Amazing cultural experience </li></ul>
    11. 12. P-Box (Projects Based on Exchange) <ul><li>Project-based internships </li></ul><ul><li>8 Weeks </li></ul><ul><li>Team-work with international students </li></ul><ul><li>Both Management and Development </li></ul><ul><li>Great opportunity for a free block or summer holidays </li></ul>
    12. 13. Africa project?
    13. 14. Countries <ul><li>2010: Togo, Kenya and Cameroon </li></ul><ul><li>2011: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Ghana </li></ul>
    14. 15. ASK project <ul><li>Answers, Solutions and Knowledge around HIV/AIDS Issues </li></ul>Ask project partners:
    15. 16. What is it about? <ul><li>EAP (Empowering Africa Program) </li></ul><ul><li>Raising HIV/AIDS peer educators among Junior and Senior High students </li></ul><ul><li>Create constant awareness on their campuses </li></ul>
    16. 17. Project objectives <ul><li>To develop emissaries and champions of HIV/AIDS prevention </li></ul><ul><li>Offer open space for discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Create awareness and synthesize a good environment </li></ul>
    17. 19. YES project <ul><li>Help equip young people with skills needed to become more independent as job innovators and not seekers </li></ul>Project partners:
    18. 20. What is it about? <ul><li>EAP (Empowering Africa Program) </li></ul><ul><li>African GN (Growth Network) of AIESEC seeks to help combat poverty </li></ul>
    19. 21. <ul><li>Formal: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Organising pre-seminars around entrepreneurship issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Preparation for Business Plan Competition </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Informal: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Motivating youth to join vocational institutions to polish their talents to establish businesses that can earn them a living </li></ul></ul>
    20. 22. Project objectives <ul><li>Developing African young entrepreneurs </li></ul><ul><li>Providing learning experience </li></ul><ul><li>Enable students to use technological innovations </li></ul>
    21. 24. Switch Project
    22. 25. What is it about? <ul><li>IT literacy is a critical skill for enhancing economic progress </li></ul><ul><li>Enables high school students to gain IT skills </li></ul><ul><li>Training in information and communication learning clubs </li></ul>
    23. 26. Project objective <ul><li>Provide information technology knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Gaining computer skills while learning about different cultures and leadership skills  </li></ul><ul><li>Train 4000 children and establish two ICT centres by the end of year </li></ul>
    24. 28. ALL GREEN 114 children die every minute due to environmental disorder
    25. 29. What is it about? <ul><li>Environmental project aimed at reducing global warming and pollution </li></ul><ul><li>Reducing the effects of global warming and pollution </li></ul>
    26. 30. Project objectives <ul><li>Educate students </li></ul><ul><li>Engage them in green activities </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate the importance of recycling </li></ul>
    27. 31. Biashara Business Bus Campaign <ul><li>Microfinance and entrepreneurship project </li></ul><ul><li>Educational bus campaign moving around the country to different regions of Uganda </li></ul>
    28. 32. What is it about? <ul><li>Counteract failure of small businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Seek opportunities and transform them into profitable businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Travel throughout the country </li></ul>
    29. 33. Project objectives <ul><li>Improving levels of entrepreneurship as well as financial literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Address business sustainability and challenges related to microfinance </li></ul>
    30. 34. ILUMINA 1.0 <ul><li>Project meant to inspire young people (10 to 14 year olds) to embrace reading culture </li></ul><ul><li>Target is about 7000 primary school children in 12 schools </li></ul>
    31. 35. Project objectives <ul><li>Inspire young people to embrace reading culture </li></ul><ul><li>Motivate and inspire opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Improve the students’ literature skills </li></ul>
    32. 38. Africa project
    33. 39. Application procedure <ul><li>Deadline 10 th February </li></ul><ul><li>Motivation letter </li></ul><ul><li>CV </li></ul><ul><li>List of grades </li></ul><ul><li>Application form (receive at information meeting or by e-mail) </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
    34. 40. Matching
    35. 41. Selection process
    36. 42. Costs
    37. 43. Ask the Pro…

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