International internships offered to young people with Mer et Monde
November 30, 2018 — Each year, more than 300 trainees go on an internship with Mer et Monde. The organization is launching a new invitation for young graduates from a post-secondary institution aged between 19 and 30 years for a six (6) month internship in Senegal (knowledge of french mandatory). This international experience makes it possible to develop new professional skills by collaborating on a project initiated by local partners, with a view to exchanging knowledge and building capacity. Deadline to apply: December 5, 2018. Departure: February 2019.
"[Experiencing 6 months of international experience] can be scary and extremely stressful, but getting out of our comfort zone allows us to do things we would never have done before. Today, I can assure you that I did well to face these concerns to live this experience. I have met incredible people, people with whom I build ties and these links, I hope to keep them all my life," says former communications trainee Karel Marcoux.
To learn more about the internship experience, check out the testimonials of our current trainees here (french).
Mer et Monde is an international cooperation organization. Its action: raise awareness, train and support trainees in their solidarity experience in Nicaragua and Senegal. In collaboration with several local community organizations, Mer et Monde offers internships supervised by its permanent teams in Senegal and Nicaragua and offers quality training before departure and upon return from the internship. Through its privileged contact with its partners, Mer et Monde promotes solidarity development, intercultural exchange and reciprocal learning.
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