The Department works with and for Youth in three distinct perspectives: as students, as socially active citizens and as young professionals in various sectors of society. Seen through these frames, the focus areas of People-to-People Exchange programmes are educational co-operation, youth policies and linkages with young professionals.
The People-to-People Exchange Department seeks to engage a motivated intern for a period of six months starting as soon as possible. Applicants should be nationals from the ASEM countries.
The successful candidate will be assigned the following general duties and responsibilities:
Programme Support: To assist the project leader, under the supervision of the Director, in the organisation of projects and activities for the People-to-People Exchange department, on undertaking research, carrying out administrative and logistical support in preparation for projects and contributing input to the different programmes.
Departmental Support: The intern is expected to work as an integral part of the People-to-People Exchange Department, as well as with colleagues in the other Departments of ASEF. He / She will assist the P2P team (3 persons) on administrative tasks related to other P2P projects as needed.
The successful candidate will have the following profile:
- A young professional with experience in working with Youth and some international exposure or a final-year student ideally from the field of international relations with previous experience in youth related programmes.
- Excellent command of English (both oral and written) and a strong interest in working in a multi-cultural environment required.
- Specific knowledge in the fields of volunteer work or youth trainings will be an asset.
Applicants should send the following to Ms Katerina Ragoussi at firstname.lastname@example.org by the 10 April 2007:- Cover Letter detailing the qualities/contributions that he/she can bring to People-to-People Exchange project development.
- Curriculum vitae with the candidate's contact-details highlighting past studies/work experiences related to the above job requirements.
A nominal monthly financial remuneration is offered: SGD 1,100 for Singapore-based interns, or SGD 1,500 (including housing allowance) for overseas interns.