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International Youth Internship Program (IYIP)
Internship in Benin

Éducation internationale invites you to complete a mandate that will allow you to gain professional experience in international development in Benin through the International Youth Internship Program (IYIP) funded by Global Affairs Canada (GAC).

The IYIP experience takes place over a period of seven months: eight days of pre-departure training in Quebec City, six months of internship in the country of assignment and a debriefing upon return.

The internships in Jamaica take place in high schools, you will work with students of all levels and in collaboration with the teachers of the department to which your mandate is attached.

B1 | Education intern

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You will be mandated to set up reading and tutoring corners in public elementary schools to improve reading skills. You will also run workshops with students to achieve the same goal.

Profile sought:

  • Bachelor of Education
  • Excellent command of written and spoken French.

Conditions:

  • Internship from January 2020 to July 2020
  • Expenses included (accommodation, transport, food, etc.).
  • Living and accommodation expenses included.
  • Mandatory pre-departure training (January, 2020).

Local partner: Centre de Recherche et d’Actions pour le Développement des Initiatives Locales

Funding body: Global Affairs Canada (GAC).

Language of intervention: French.

Location: Benin, Ifangni.

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B2 - Environment and Sanitary Intern

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You will be mandated to develop environmental committee in public colleges, lead awareness workshop about environment and good hygiene practices with students in public colleges while raising awareness about hygiene with employees in public colleges.

Profile sought:

  • University degree or college or vocational training diploma related to environment and/or hygiene and sanitation.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken French.

Conditions:

  • Internship from January 2020 to July 2020
  • Expenses included (accommodation, transport, food, etc.).
  • Living and accommodation expenses included.
  • Mandatory pre-departure training (January, 2020).

Local partner: Centre de Recherche et d’Actions pour le Développement des Initiatives Locales

Funding body: Global Affairs Canada (GAC).

Language of intervention: French.

Location: Benin, Ifangni.

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B3 - Environment Intern

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You will be mandated to coordinate and develop school gardens in colleges and primary schools, encourage the students and teachers to participate in the project and advise on techniques to use in gardening care.

Profile sought:

  • University degree or college or vocational training diploma related to environment, farming and/or horticulture.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken French.

Conditions:

  • Internship from January 2020 to July 2020
  • Expenses included (accommodation, transport, food, etc.).
  • Living and accommodation expenses included.
  • Mandatory pre-departure training (January, 2020).

Local partner: Action Sociale pour l’Éradication de la Pauvreté

Funding body: Global Affairs Canada (GAC).

Language of intervention: French.

Location: Benin, Akpro Missérété

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B4 - Mathematics teaching Intern

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You will be mandated to lead workshops about mathematics with primary school students, create fun workshop materials to facilitate math learning for primary school students and support teachers to develop education tools in mathematics.

Profile sought:

  • University degree or college or vocational training diploma related to mathematics and/or applied sciences.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken French.

Conditions:

  • Internship from January 2020 to July 2020
  • Expenses included (accommodation, transport, food, etc.).
  • Living and accommodation expenses included.
  • Mandatory pre-departure training (January, 2020).

Local partner: Action Sociale pour l’Éradication de la Pauvreté

Funding body: Global Affairs Canada (GAC).

Language of intervention: French.

Location: Benin, Porto Novo

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B5 - Entrepreneurship Intern

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You will be mandated to help students to develop a small business, teach basic entrepreneurial skills to students who wish to start a business and help students to evaluate the commercial feasibility of their project.

Profile sought:

  • University degree or college or vocational training diploma related to administration, management and/or entrepreneurship.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken French.

Conditions:

  • Internship from January 2020 to July 2020
  • Expenses included (accommodation, transport, food, etc.).
  • Living and accommodation expenses included.
  • Mandatory pre-departure training (January, 2020).

Local partner: Université Africaine de Technologie et de Management

Funding body: Global Affairs Canada (GAC).

Language of intervention: French.

Location: Benin, Cotonou

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B6 - Marketing Intern

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You will be mandated to submit a marketing plan proposal to get people to know the University and implement the plan and help create a campaign communications plan to improve the brand image of the University.

Profile sought:

  • University degree or college or vocational training diploma related to communication, administration and/or marketing.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken French.

Conditions:

  • Internship from January 2020 to July 2020
  • Expenses included (accommodation, transport, food, etc.).
  • Living and accommodation expenses included.
  • Mandatory pre-departure training (January, 2020).

Local partner: Université Africaine de Technologie et de Management

Funding body: Global Affairs Canada (GAC).

Language of intervention: French.

Location: Benin, Cotonou

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Deadline : October 21, 2019

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