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International Youth Internship Program (IYIP)
Jamaica

Éducation internationale invites you to complete a mandate that will allow you to gain professional experience in international development in Jamaica 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.

Environmental Intern - Development of a garden (1 intern)

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You will preserve and develop a community garden in collaboration with the students and teachers from Ardenne High School.

Local partner: Ardenne High School.

Funding body: Global Affairs Canada (GAC).

Language: English.

Profile sought:

  • Field of study related to the internship (environment, ecology, administration, management, etc.).
  • Basic command of written and spoken English.

Conditions:

  • Expenses included (accommodation, transport, food, etc.).
  • Monthly living allowance for your personal expenses.
  • Living and accommodation expenses included.
  • Mandatory pre-departure training (beginning of August 2019).
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Environmental Intern - Environment Committee (3 interns)

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You will create an environment committee that will organize awareness and environmental protection activities at school.

Local partner: Ardenne High school, St Hugh’s high school for girls et Knox college

Funding body: Global Affairs Canada (GAC).

Language: English.

Profile sought:

  • Field of study related to the internship (environment, ecology, administration, management, etc.).
  • Basic command of written and spoken English.

Conditions:

  • Expenses included (accommodation, transport, food, etc.).
  • Monthly living allowance for your personal expenses.
  • Living and accommodation expenses included.
  • Mandatory pre-departure training (beginning of August 2019).
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Intern for the promotion of women's rights (1 position)

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Your internship will be held in a girls’ high school and you will be asked to set up various activities to increase their well-being and knowledge of their rights.

Local partner: St. Hugh’s High School for girls

Funding body: Global Affairs Canada (GAC).

Language: English.

Profile sought:

  • Field of study related to the internship (social work, psychology, feminist studies, etc.).
  • Basic command of written and spoken English.

Conditions:

  • Expenses included (accommodation, transport, food, etc.).
  • Monthly living allowance for your personal expenses.
  • Living and accommodation expenses included.
  • Mandatory pre-departure training (beginning of August 2019).
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Mathematics Intern (2 positions)

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In collaboration with mathematics teachers, you will develop and animate activities to help students develop their skills.

Local partner: St. Hugh’s High School for girls

Funding body: Global Affairs Canada (GAC).

Language: English.

Profile sought:

  • Field of study related to the internship (sciences, mathematics, teaching, etc.).
  • Basic command of written and spoken English.

Conditions:

  • Expenses included (accommodation, transport, food, etc.).
  • Monthly living allowance for your personal expenses.
  • Living and accommodation expenses included.
  • Mandatory pre-departure training (beginning of August 2019).
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Science Intern (2 positions)

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In collaboration with science teachers, you will develop and animate activities (experiments, educational tools, thematic workshops) to support science education.

Local partner: St. Hilda’s diocesan high school et Knox college

Funding body: Global Affairs Canada (GAC).

Language: English.

Profile sought:

  • Field of study related to the internship (sciences, mathematics, teaching, information and communication technologies, etc.).
  • Basic command of written and spoken English.

Conditions:

  • Expenses included (accommodation, transport, food, etc.).
  • Monthly living allowance for your personal expenses.
  • Living and accommodation expenses included.
  • Mandatory pre-departure training (beginning of August 2019).
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Robotics Instructor (1 position)

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You will help teachers and students of a robotics club prepare for the annual competition of the World Robotics Olympiad in Jamaica.

Local partner: St. Hilda’s diocesan high school

Funding body: Global Affairs Canada (GAC).

Language: English.

Profile sought:

  • Field of study related to the internship (sciences, mathematics, teaching, engineering, etc.).
  • Basic command of written and spoken English.

Conditions:

  • Expenses included (accommodation, transport, food, etc.).
  • Monthly living allowance for your personal expenses.
  • Living and accommodation expenses included.
  • Mandatory pre-departure training (beginning of August 2019).
Apply
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Intern in intervention with students in difficulty - (1 position)

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You will work with students with academic difficulties in collaboration with the school’s experts.

Local partner: NAZ Children center

Funding body: Global Affairs Canada (GAC).

Language: English.

Profile sought:

  • Field of study related to the internship (social work, psychology, psycho-education, etc.).
  • Basic command of written and spoken English.

Conditions:

  • Expenses included (accommodation, transport, food, etc.).
  • Monthly living allowance for your personal expenses.
  • Living and accommodation expenses included.
  • Mandatory pre-departure training (beginning of August 2019).
Apply
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