Global Citizen Leader Internship Program!

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ORGANIZATION: United Planet

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United Planet invites American high school students aged 16 and above to apply to the Global Citizen Leader Internship Program, a virtual internship initiative provided by United Planet. This fully funded program provides participants the chance to collaborate on projects addressing global challenges, while also receiving specialized training in global citizen leadership

Why apply?

  • Gain valuable work experience on real projects addressing global challenges

  • Develop essential skills like leadership, problem-solving, and intercultural communication

  • Expand your global perspectives and make a positive impact on the world

  • Boost your resume and future academic/career prospects

  • Earn certificate in Global Citizen Leadership



Program Highlights:

  • Virtual Internships in 20+ Countries: Work on real projects addressing global challenges, from climate change to economic development to health issues.

  • Global Citizen Leadership Training: Develop essential skills and knowledge to make a positive impact on the world.

  • Certificate in Global Citizen Leadership: Earn a certificate to enhance your resume and future academic or career prospects.

  • Supervisor Meetings: Regular meetings with experienced supervisors to guide your internship experience.

  • Letter of Recommendation: Receive a letter of recommendation from United Planet upon successful program completion.

Eligibility:

The Global Citizen Leaders Virtual Internship Program is exclusively open to American youth currently enrolled in high schools and aged 16 years old or above. We encourage those who are struggling to find their path in school, have never received mentorship, have no access to travel or international communities, etc., to apply.



How to apply:

  • Simple 10-15 minute application form. https://www.unitedplanet.org/global-citizen-leader-internships

Dates:

  • Internship: August 5th - October 4th

  • Application Deadline: July 8th



Don't miss this life-changing opportunity to become a global citizen leader! Apply now.

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About United Planet

Location:

361 Newbury Street, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02115, US

Mission Statement

United Planet is a non-profit organization with a mission to create a global community, one relationship at a time. We connect volunteers who want to make a difference with communities in over 30 countries, where they learn, teach, work, engage, and immerse themselves in a culture outside their comfort zone. For many, it’s the most fulfilling experience of their lives.

Description

Established in 2001, United Planet offers personalized, immersive, international experiential learning, service-learning, volunteer, and internship experiences to an extensive network of partners in more than 30 countries. Volunteers and interns have helped address important global issues while broadening cross-cultural understanding, developing leadership and other 21st century skills, building bridges across divides, and forging cohesive and productive cross-border relationships.A United Planet Quest is truly the ultimate educational adventure combining all elements of cultural learning, exploration, and humanitarian service. By working closely with the local people, United Planet volunteers make a positive difference in a range of areas, such as community development, healthcare, education, healthcare, environmental conservation, and more.

United Planet Quests enable volunteers to broaden global perspectives and cross-cultural understanding, improve foreign language skills, work in international teams, develop leadership skills, and most importantly, build lifelong friendships

Please visit United Planet at unitedplanet.org, email: quest@unitedplanet.org, or call 1-617-874-8041 to learn more.

CAUSE AREAS

Education & Literacy
Environment
Health & Medicine
Education & Literacy, Environment, Health & Medicine

WHEN

Mon Aug 05, 2024 - Fri Oct 04, 2024

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • The Global Citizen Leaders Virtual Internship Program is exclusively open to American youth currently enrolled in high schools and aged 16 years old or above. We encourage those who are struggling to find their path in school, have never received men

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