Innovate ME

International Youth Internship Program
92 YOUTH. 6 COUNTRIES. 3 YEARS.
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Are you a young person between the ages of 19-30 looking to advance your career while making a positive impact on the world? Innovate ME provides employment training and career development opportunities to young people through dynamic overseas internship placements! Here’s a chance to innovate your personal brand, make connections and solve global issues through life-changing, career-focused international experiences.  As a Canadian youth intern, you will be taken through the Innovate ME employment training and career coaching program to significantly enhance your employability in Canada and abroad.
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THROUGH STRONG PARTNERSHIPS

With the Education Development Centre (EDC), Worldreader and WWF, your internship will strategically integrate technology, education, youth employment, literacy, environment and sustainability, governance and partnerships with the private sector.

WHAT YOU’LL GET

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Career Coaching

 

Through the Innovate ME program, you’ll get comprehensive career + personal development training and have access to a career coach! You’ll be enrolled in sessions before, during and after your internship to keep your career and personal goals on track!

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Global Experience

 

In today’s global market, international experience is a must. Gain invaluable experience overseas that will make you stand out to employers or inspire you to start your own social enterprise!

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Networking Opportunities

 

As an Innovate ME alumni, you’ll be part of a larger community including other alumni and international industry professionals. You’ll be invited to monthly meet-up events online and in-person to keep your network growing!

INTERNSHIP LOCATIONS

The world is yours to explore.

Click on the country of your choice to see a list of current internship opportunities.

FOCUS OF INTERNSHIPS

Your internship will contribute to the work of our valued international development partners and give you a strong background of localized issues facing communities around the world.

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Youth engagement, youth leadership development and environmental sustainability in Gabon

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Youth livelihood, literacy and workforce development in Djibouti and Senegal

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Youth access to technology, improved literacy and reading outcomes in Ghana, with a focus on access for adolescent girls

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Promoting STEM education for youth in Thailand and the Mekong Region, with a focus on STEM for adolescent girls

PARTNERS

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Innovate ME is generously funded by the Government of Canada through Global Affairs Canada.

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OPPORTUNITIES

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