Global Citizenship Foundation Mentor-Intern Program 2024

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The Mentor-Intern Program offered by the  Global Citizenship Foundation is a unique internship opportunity for high-potential young individuals to gain professional experience and develop critical leadership competencies at a global workplace. This carefully-curated and rigorously-enhanced program offers an immersive and impactful experience, aimed at fostering the holistic growth and development of its participants.

Designed with a strong emphasis on reflective practices and leadership development, the Mentor-Intern Program rigorously matches the Foundation’s value-driven Culture of Practice, fostering a sense of global citizenship and social responsibility among its participants. Through a series of daily debriefs, reflections, capacity-building sessions, and skill-enhancement activities, participants will gain valuable insights and practical skills essential for success in their future careers. With a focus on mutual mentorship, the program creates a unique relationship between the participant and an experienced team member, providing an intimate and supportive learning environment.

Benefits of GCF Mentor-Intern Program

  • The  Global Citizenship Foundation does not charge or demand a fee for participation in the program. Also, the program does not offer a stipend. The valuable experience and skills gained through the program are designed to enrich the participant’s personal and professional growth, making the program a worthwhile investment in their future.

Requirements for GCF Mentor-Intern Program

  • The minimum age to participate in the Mentor-Intern Program is 17 years. However, in case the candidate is below the age of 18 at the time of application, legal guardian/parental consent or authorization is required.
  • Preference is given to applicants who are either be enrolled in an accredited university or are a recent graduate. However, experienced professionals are also eligible to apply.
  • Applicant should have a minimum language proficiency of B2 Level in English according to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).
  • Only one active application is allowed per candidate.

Selection Process

Selection Criteria

  • Work Ethic and Professionalism: Consistently display a strong work ethic and professionalism in all aspects of their work.
  • Self-Starter: Adaptable, energetic self-starters who enjoy working in fast-paced environments, taking initiative to drive projects forward.
  • Positive Attitude: Bring a can-do spirit and positive outlook to life and work, contributing to a delightful work environment.
  • Independent Team Players: Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and are comfortable being pulled in on various tasks, even if they are not explicitly listed as part of the specialization requirements.
  • Diversity Appreciation: Bond and respect differences as much as similarities, creating an inclusive and diverse workplace.
  • Growth Mindset: Possess a growth mindset, are open to learning, and continuously strive for self-improvement.
  • Dependability: Dependable and take responsibility for their work, ensuring that it is completed to the highest standard.
  • Flexibility: Able to adapt to change and handle fast-paced environments, embracing challenges with resilience.
  • Intercultural Skills: Possess intercultural intelligence and are able to work effectively in diverse teams.
  • Open to Feedback: Embrace giving and receiving critical feedback, recognizing its importance for growth.

Application Deadline

April 8, 2024

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Global Citizenship Foundation on wkf.ms to apply

Only duly filled applications shall be considered. Note, that an applicant can only apply for one mentor-intern specialization. Multiple applications from the same individual will not be considered.

For more details,visit GCF website

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