International Summer Internship 2014

Application Deadline is extended to December 31st, 2013

BASIC INFORMATION:

Location: Turkey and the Balkans

Duration: Two weeks (Work internship)  or  Four weeks (Work internship + Read & Lead program)

Application DeadlineDecember 13th, 2013  December 31st, 2013

NOTE: INTERNSHIP PROGRAM IS OFFERED TOGETHER WITH TEACH&TRAVEL PROGRAM AS A PACKET. THERE IS NO “INTERNSHIP ONLY” OPTION EVEN IF PARTICIPANTS  PAY THEIR OWN TICKET.

DATES:

GROUP I:

May 22-23-24, 2014 Istanbul Travel   (3 days)
May 26 – June 6, 2014 Internship           (2 weeks )
Jun 9 – June 28, 2014 Teaching             (3   or 4 weeks)
Jun 30 – July 12, 2014 Read & Lead      (2 weeks)

 

GROUP II:

June  4-5-6, 2014 Istanbul Travel   (3 days)
Jun 9 – June 28, 2014 Teaching            (3   or 4 weeks)
Jun 30 – July 12, 2014 Read & Lead      (2 weeks)

 

ELIGIBILITY:

In order to be eligible for participation in ABC’s summer programs for the 2014  year applicants must be:

  • Full time undergraduate or graduate college students (or newly graduated) not older than 35 years of age,
  • Canadian citizens of Balkan origin (or legally documented Canadian residents of Balkan origin),
  • Exceptional English speaking skills (Native English speaker)

INTERNSHIP PROGRAM DETAILS:

a) Work Internship

The  ABC Work Internship program is a full-time (30 hour) International  Internship spanning a total of 20 days and offering participants the  opportunity to receive practical work experience abroad. The work  internship is offered in a variety of sectors allowing participants to  choose a field which best suits their major or degree. ABC will do its  best to provide participants with a relevant placement in some of the  most well-known and prestigious companies abroad. Work Internships are  offered in the following sectors:

  • Business and Finance
  • IT & Communications
  • Media and Journalism
  • Governance and Criminal Justice
  • Health and Medicine
  • Education

b). Read & Lead:

The Read & Lead program consists of two parts:

  1. Workshops and Seminars: Discussing  the logic behind the Read & Lead program idea, Volunteerism –  the meaning of volunteering, How to ensure sustainability in the  sense of volunteerism and dedication, What are the incentives and  barriers of dedication, Personal Excellence.
  2. NGO Visits: The Read & Lead program allows participants the opportunity to  examine, through visits and seminars, practical examples of  successful non-governmental organizations. They will be given the  opportunity to better understand the process of starting and  running an NGO as well as learn about the development and growth  processes involved. The internship includes visiting numerous NGOs  in person, including their facilities, branches, and will be given  the chance to participate in some of their events.

*  Attendance to the Read & Lead program is limited and candidates who  will be able to attend this program will be decided AFTER the interview  process.

TRANSPORTATION:

This  year ABC has different policy for airfare tickets. Participants are  supposed to buy their own tickets, after completion of the teaching  assignment ABC will reimburse their ticket cost. Participants are also  responsible to pay the Administrative Cost of $500 CAD (Canadian Dollars). Canadian passport holders will be required to pay a $60 CAD visa fee at the  airport upon entry into Turkey. Visas are eligible for a total of 90 days.

Participants will be responsible for arranging all travel to and from these airports, as well as any and all related expenses.

NOTE: DON’T BUY YOUR TICKETS WITHOUT CONFIRMATION FROM ABC. EXTRA DETAILS ABOUT TRANSPORTATION  WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON.

HOUSING:

Accommodations will be provided by the company/organization of internship.

Due to the fact that housing is provided, participants are required to abide by housing rules:

  • Housing is NOT “co-ed”,
  • Alcohol and smoking are prohibited,
  • There is a “no guest” policy.

FOOD:

Participants  will be required to cover all food related costs. However, depending on  where they intern/teach, some or all meals may be covered/provided.

COMPENSATION:

Compensation for the ABC Summer programs 2014 is as follows:

Internship:  Non paid internship (participants may be offered a stipend directly  from their assigned institution on a case-by-case basis at that  institution’s discretion)

Read & Lead: Non paid.

Teach and Travel: $300.00 CAD per week

HOW TO APPLY:

>>>>> Click here to fill Online Application Form <<<<<

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Once you have completed an online application form, please e-mail the following documents to

info@balkancanadian.org

  • Updated resume/CV
  • Profile picture
  • English teaching certificate (where applicable)

We will review your application and If it has been accepted you will be called for an interview.                                                                                                                                                                 

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