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2.Exchange program: basics

  1. 1. Exchange: introduction to Opportunity AIESEC Induction Seminar Outgoing Exchange team 15.05.2010.
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Basics of Exchange </li></ul><ul><li>How to become Exchange Participant </li></ul><ul><li>Current trends in the database </li></ul><ul><li>Riga’s Exchange participants abroad </li></ul><ul><li>Your questions, our answers </li></ul>
  3. 3. Exchange Internship Traineeship
  4. 4. P art of the core activities of AIESEC the opportunity to live and work in a foreign country duration between 6 and 78 weeks the most intense learning experience available for students and recent graduates , the latest two years after obtaining the degree but not older than 30 years
  5. 5. Types of internships
  6. 6. <ul><li>Management </li></ul><ul><li>administration, finance, accounting, marketing, project management and </li></ul><ul><li>H uman R esources, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Development </li></ul><ul><li>usually with NGOs or AIESEC itself, </li></ul><ul><li>mostly relate to issues in </li></ul><ul><li>community development </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Technical </li></ul><ul><li>management and development in web, software, networks, and databases, </li></ul><ul><li>plus some engineering </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>curriculum development, teaching, and counseling in education sector , </li></ul><ul><li>usually languages </li></ul>
  8. 8. AIESEC France Management traineeship at Delphi France S.A.S. Trainee will assist in the management of cross-border Intercompany loan transactions. Salary : $1110 / month Duration – up to 52 weeks, starting 1st June 2010.   AIESEC Cote D-Ivoire Development traineeship   Intern will deliver sessions to High school students about HIV/AIDS. 6-13 weeks, starting in June.  
  9. 9. AIESEC TURKEY Development traineeship  Teaching English on various levels of knowledge to small children. 6 weeks, starting in may/june  AIESEC PHILIPPINES Development traineeship in „He Cares Foundation” (non-profit organization that helps extremely poor street children in Metro Manila). Main tasks – fundraising, promotion of the organization, leading a team of local volunteers who work in the area. 6-9 weeks, starting in July.
  10. 10. AIESEC Moldova, Development traineeship in a project “ Discover myWorld ”. During the internship, the intern will work in 3 different cities of Moldova, 10 days in each of them. Main tasks: d elivering trainings about Cultural Knowledge, Cultural Sensitivity, Cross-Country Cooperation, Positive Thinking and Proactivity ; prepar ing social activities such as art, drama, music, sports. 10 June - 28 July 2010 Food and accommodation provided .
  11. 11. AIESEC Indonesia, Development traineeship Main tasks: doing research about rural areas condition, make a concept and run the project for rural development ; empower local youth to grow as a better individual in the society ; he l p in teaching basic E nglish by using songs, dance and stories to underprivileged children . Accomodation provided. 30 July – 27 September 2010
  12. 12. How does it happen?
  13. 13. Meeting place Exchange Participant Traineeship Nominee Sending Local Committee Receiving Local Committee MYAIESEC.NET DATABASE
  14. 14. How to get to exchange? <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Being part of a team Leading a team </li></ul><ul><li>Going on Exchange </li></ul><ul><li>Back to AIESEC </li></ul>
  15. 15. Exchange stage <ul><li>Contract </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Between AIESEC Latvia and Exchange Participant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Valid for one year (you can go on several eXchanges during this year) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fees </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Management and Technical: 200Ls </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Educational and Development: 100Ls </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Be aware of other costs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Flight, visa, 1 st month apartment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(MT, TT, ET) or extra expenses (DT) </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. What do you get in return? <ul><li>Exclusive access to hundreds of internships on all continents </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Currently 6260 offers available </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New offers updated every day (300-1000 per month) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cultural and administrative preparation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Outgoing Preparation seminar </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Constant support in finding your internship </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Outgoing Exchange team </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National board </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AIESEC buddy </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. What else do you get in return? <ul><li>Receptional and integrative activities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Receiving LC (from visa to apartment & parties) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Evaluation and keeping in touch </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sending LC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AIESEC International </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Standards and issue solving procedures </li></ul><ul><ul><li>AIESEC International Exchange Quality Standards </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Reintegration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Returning back as AIESEC member or </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Heading 4 the future </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. How to match faster? <ul><li>Currently 6260 TN forms and 10197 EP forms </li></ul>
  19. 19. Top 10 Most Demanded Backgrounds <ul><li>Social work </li></ul><ul><li>Project Management </li></ul><ul><li>Bilingual and cross cultural education </li></ul><ul><li>Linguistics / Languages </li></ul><ul><li>Introductory Education </li></ul><ul><li>Training and development </li></ul><ul><li>Introductory Development Studies </li></ul><ul><li>International Education </li></ul><ul><li>Market Evaluation and Research </li></ul><ul><li>Advertising + Public Relations </li></ul>
  20. 20. Database is changing every hour, BUT take into account the statistics
  21. 21. Top 12 countries by available forms <ul><li>INDIA </li></ul><ul><li>MAINLAND CHINA </li></ul><ul><li>RUSSIA </li></ul><ul><li>UKRAINE </li></ul><ul><li>NIGERIA </li></ul><ul><li>TURKEY </li></ul><ul><li>POLAND </li></ul><ul><li>INDONESIA </li></ul><ul><li>MALAYSIA </li></ul><ul><li>THE PHILIPPINES </li></ul><ul><li>BRAZIL </li></ul><ul><li>GERMANY </li></ul>
  22. 22. Perfect Exchange Participant: <ul><li>Flexibility </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Duration, region, job description </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Language knowledge </li></ul><ul><ul><li>English as official, BUT be ready to learn new ones </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Getting out of comfort zone </li></ul><ul><li>Development traineeship as first choice </li></ul><ul><li>This is Experience , not career placement or gold mines </li></ul><ul><li>MOTIVATION AND ACTIVITY! </li></ul>
  23. 23. it’s up to you!
  24. 24. Recent Exchange destinations LC Riga Term 2009/2010
  25. 25. Since June 2009 17 EP’s have gone to 12 countries.
  26. 26. Meet our eXchange participants: <ul><li>Netherlands – Aivars – TT, Jun 09-Jun 10 </li></ul><ul><li>Moldova – Baiba – MT, Dec 09-Apr 10 </li></ul><ul><li>Bulgaria – Inna & Karīna – DT, since Mar 10 </li></ul><ul><li>Turkey – Zane, Jolanta, Lana – DT, Feb 10-Apr10 </li></ul><ul><li>Armenia – Evija – DT, since Feb 10 </li></ul><ul><li>Kazakhstan – Eva – MT, Jan 10-May 11; Guntis – DT, Jan 10-Mar10 </li></ul><ul><li>India – Ivans – MT, Nov 09-May10; Kristīne – MT – Dec 09-Apr10 </li></ul><ul><li>Malaysia – Diana – DT, Jun 09-Jul 09 </li></ul><ul><li>Vietnam – Erik – MT, Sept 09-Sept10 </li></ul><ul><li>Columbia – Linda – ET, Aug 09-Jun 10 </li></ul><ul><li>Peru – Madara – MT, Jan 10-Apr 10 </li></ul><ul><li>Italy – Anete – DT, Mar 10-May 10 </li></ul>
  27. 27. Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. Mark Twain