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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 Benin take place in a university, two organizations that actively collaborate with schools and two organizations that promote youth entrepreneurship.

B1 | Entrepreneurship intern (x1)

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The intern will be asked to support groups marketing products made and sold by its members.

Profile sought:

  • Administration
  • Management

Conditions:

  • Internship from June 2020 to December 2020
  • Expenses included (plane tickets, vaccines and insurance)
  • Living and accommodation expenses included
  • Mandatory pre-departure training (May 2020)

Funding body: Global Affairs Canada (GAC)

Language of intervention: French

Location: Benin, Cotonou

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B2 | Communications and social media intern (x1)

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The intern will work in promoting the organization by publicizing its mission and achievements through various digital platforms (website, social networks). He/she will be required to make field visits to get to know the activities to promote for the organization.

Profile sought:

  • Communication
  • Marketing
  • Computer science

Conditions:

  • Internship from June 2020 to December 2020
  • Expenses included (plane tickets, vaccines and insurance)
  • Living and accommodation expenses included
  • Mandatory pre-departure training (May 2020)

Funding body: Global Affairs Canada (GAC)

Language of intervention: French

Location: Benin, Cotonou

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B3 | Intern for the promotion of the training offer (x2)

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The intern will have to improve and promote the training offer offered by the organization by revising the programming, by adding trainings responding to the new customer needs and improving the use of the training room by the general public.

Profile sought:

  • Management
  • Communication
  • Marketing
  • Education

Conditions:

  • Internship from June 2020 to December 2020
  • Expenses included (plane tickets, vaccines and insurance)
  • Living and accommodation expenses included
  • Mandatory pre-departure training (May 2020)

Funding body: Global Affairs Canada (GAC)

Language of intervention: French

Location: Benin, Cotonou

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B4 | Social marketing intern (x1)

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The intern will have to make a communication plan to make the organization known among the population and give it greater notoriety.

Profile sought:

  • Communication
  • Marketing

Conditions:

  • Internship from June 2020 to December 2020
  • Expenses included (plane tickets, vaccines and insurance)
  • Living and accommodation expenses included
  • Mandatory pre-departure training (May 2020)

Funding body: Global Affairs Canada (GAC)

Language of intervention: French

Location: Benin, Cotonou

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B5 | Intern for the promotion of self-employment (x1)

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The intern will work in support in the field with the direct beneficiaries of the organization who live from self-employment (production and marketing at home). He/she will support them in setting up and monitoring their sales activities.

Profile sought:

  • Administration
  • Management
  • Marketing

Conditions:

  • Internship from June 2020 to December 2020
  • Expenses included (plane tickets, vaccines and insurance)
  • Living and accommodation expenses included
  • Mandatory pre-departure training (May 2020)

Funding body: Global Affairs Canada (GAC)

Language of intervention: French

Location: Benin, Cotonou

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