Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
Language Requirement Not Required
Opportunity Type : Partially Funded
Language of Instruction English
Opportunity ID 88533
The World Youth Alliance is inviting applications from each corner of the world for its internship program. WAY’s Internship Program provides opportunities for young people who are inspired by the ideas and work of the World Youth Alliance (WYA) to attain professional skills working on WYA’s projects and a practical learning experience on WYA’s core ideas. Projects seek to foster each student’s specific academic background and interests.
Location: both online and non-remote
Awarding organization: World Youth Alliance
Duration: differing (but online internships are for three months)
WYA offers three types of internships:
- Regional internships
Regional internships are offered at the WYA’s regional offices, and interns can advance to the central internship after completing a regional one and being active members in their countries.
2. Headquarters internship
Internships at the organization’s headquarters are offered to applicants of various expertise and backgrounds.
3. Online internships
Internships of three months length are available to applicants online too. These programs provide members, both on campus or at home, the opportunity to gain direct training and experience in online event management, blog writing, and WYA representation. In addition, WYA welcomes specialized online applicants for marketing, social media, and graphic design support for its programs. Online internships are offered in every regional office.
Interns enjoy mentorship and training from WYA staff members, including:
- a) Introductory Training
Interns receive WYA’s Certified Training Program (CTP) and learn about human rights philosophy and the dignity of the human being.
- b) Project Management
Work on projects suitable for participants’ interests and strengths under the observation of WYA staff.
- c) Networking
Attend different sessions and meet new faces as they represent WYA on various occasions.
- Young and motivated applicants from several regions of the world can apply.
- Candidates who possess a strong desire to preserve and promote human dignity while driving a positive change in society are especially welcome to apply.
- Candidates must be proactive, self-driven, creative, detail-oriented, and modest individuals with a willingness to learn.
There are various deadlines and time periods for this internship as per each region. Also, there are three batches in each region, and for each category of the program, according to which you can schedule your internship.
Regions Batch 1 Batch 2 Batch 3
Deadline Deadline Deadline
Africa Closed March 5, 2021, August 5, 2021
Asia Pacific Dec 6, 2021 April 18, 2021 August 9, 2021
Europe Dec 1, 2021 Feb 221, 2021 July 4, 2021
Latin America Dec 4, 2021 April 17, 2021 August 2021
Middle East & North Africa Dec 20, 2021 March 25, 2021 May 29, 2021
North America Jan 5, 2021 May 14, 2021 Sept 3, 2021
Headquarters Nov 25, 2021 March 23, 2021 July 27, 2021
How to apply for WAY’s internships?
All applicants can apply online or via email for their chosen category of the internship.
To apply for regional internships, click here.
For headquarters internship, click here.
- Completed internship application from (as per the type)
- Résumé /CV
- Two letters of recommendation
- If you are a new member, your signed copy of the WYA charter.
For further information regarding the internship, you are advised to visit the World Youth Alliance official website.