How Does an AIESEC Internship Work?
AIESEC consists of hundreds of Local Committees in over 110 countries who connect with over 4,000 partners to create and develop internship opportunities in their cities. Local Committees communicate with one another to match these internships with potential interns from abroad. With over 110 countries in our network and over 52,000 active members, AIESEC offers internship opportunities around the world and in four categories: Professional, Volunteering, Education and Technology.
Details and Logistic:
- Duration: 6 weeks to 18 months
- Salary covers living costs, with the exception of some volunteer work
- Selection Process: generally takes between 1 and 3 months to find and internship, apply, and complete the process
- Airfare is not included in the AIESEC internship experience
AIESEC in your home country prepares you for the internship by providing:
- Access to AIESEC Internship Database
- Assistance in finding a suitable internship
- Guidance through application process
- Communication with AIESEC Committee abroad
- One-on-one support throughout application process, selection, and internship
AIESEC in your host country works to provide you with:
- Application for required visa, work permit, and all necessary paperwork
- Organization of your accommodation Integration into their local committee through organized events and activities
- A Cultural Experience that is unforgettable
Throughout your internship, you will be hosted by a local committee. That committee will arrange for your airport pickup, help you find housing or sometimes provide housing, help you adjust to cultural differences, and give you a real taste of life in that country. In many internship programs, you are often secluded with other interns in your work and living environment. They are the local experts who can give you the best advice and ensure you a safe and engaging experience during your stay.
- Educational Internship Program: Application fee $150. Match fee $350
- Professional Internship Program: Application fee $150. Match fee $600
- Volunteer Internship Program: Application fee $150. Match fee $350
- Technology Internship Program: Application fee $150. Match fee $600.
- The fee covers operations for both Local Committees. Education and Development internships also usually cover housing.
You can start searching internships by visiting https://opportunities.aiesec.org/