Project length : 30 weeks, from October 2009 to May 2010
Nature of contract: full time remunerated internship position (35 hours/week)
1. Mandate :
Under the supervision of the Alternatives internship project officer, the intern will be tasked to:
Plan, coordinate, organise, supervise and evaluate activities Alternatives’ QSF internships activities.
Participate in intern selection, pre-departure trainings, fund raising, intern contract mangement, predeparture evaluations, return activities, etc.
Coordinate the arrival of the overseas interns to Montreal, as per the project’s reciprocity agreement (put together the activities calendar, accommodations, etc.)
2. Application criteria
Be no less than 18 years of age at the beginning of the placement and no more than 35 years of age at the internship’s deadline to apply.
Have possessed a permanent address in Quebec for over the past year
Be a Canadian citizenship or possess permanent residency status.
Have a high school diploma
Have already undertaken a ’Québec Sans Frontières’ internship.
Have not already undertaken this particular ’Québec Sans Frontières’ internship with a sending organisation.
Knowledge and skills needed:
Ability to work within a team
Excellent communication skills
Demonstrate a keen interest in development issues and North-South dynamics.
Other skills a plus:
Understanding of the Spanish language
Knowledge of Alternatives’ mandate
Knowledge and interest in communications and alternative media, as well as urban agriculture.
3. To submit your application
To submit your application, you must send your résumé as well as a motivation letter and the application form included on this web page:
Deadline to submit applications : 1 September 2009, 5pm
Motivation letter: Your motivation letter should minimally answer the following questions:
What are your thoughts on international cooperation and solidarity?
How could you especially contribute to the QSF program of Alternatives?
What are your motvations in doing in an internship with Alternatives?
by email to the following address: email@example.com
please note the following in the subject line:
intern: Assistant to the QSF Program, OCI phase
5. Important dates to remember
25 August 2009: Info-Stages evening at 17h30, Alternatives’ offices, 3720 ave. Du Parc, Montréal, 2nd floor
1 September 2009: Deadline for submitting applications
First weeks of september: Interviews
6. For more information
Please refer to our FAQs.
For more information on our internships, please contact
Caroline Tagny at 514-982-6606
For more information on the Québec Sans Frontières Program, click here.
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