AIESEC is a global platform for young people to develop their leadership potential through international internships and volunteer opportunities. Founded in 1948, AIESEC is a non-governmental, and not-for-profit organization entirely run by youth for youth.

We aim to develop a set of leadership qualities within you through our support and guidance.

Empowering Others

Engage with all kinds of people towards achieving a purpose bigger than yourself. This is how you can empower others around you.

Self Awareness

Going beyond what you know opens up new worlds for you. Find your values, explore your passions, and become more self-aware.

Solution Oriented

Volunteering abroad isn’t easy, but surpassing challenges is what makes it worth it. You will learn how to be solution-oriented.

World Citizen

Making your contribution and seeing your impact in real-time will show you that you can indeed make a difference the world.

Global Volunteer is the largest international program contributing to the Global Goals. It is an intercultural experience designed for young people who want to gain leadership skills and impact world problems. With Global Volunteer, you can contribute to the world by participating in social responsibility projects that take 6-8 weeks as a volunteer abroad.

The Global Volunteer (GV) Experience from a Student’s perspective

 

Ömer Karapınar – Istanbul Technical University, Department of Chemical Engineering, Freshman

“I never thought that my life would change completely just by clicking on a web link, but that’s what happened a year ago. And thanks to this change, I will be able to affect hundreds of lives. AIESEC offers people the opportunity to discover parts of themselves they might otherwise never understand in a lifetime, and as a result of these experiences, turns them into leaders. I was so proud to train people of all ages and contribute to their development through the social responsibility project I was a part of. I always say, the best 6 weeks of my life were spent with AIESEC and I will always be grateful to all my foreign friends for their support while I was there.”

 

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Global Talent is an international program that aims to enable university students or graduates to gain a professional experience abroad in accordance with the fields they want to specialize in. With Global Talent, where theoretical knowledge is put into practice, candidates get one step ahead of their competitors in business life by being in an international working environment in addition to this professional experience they have gained in accordance with their competencies in start-ups, business development centers and international companies.

Ezgi Aktürk – Beykent University, Department of Translation and Interpretation Studies (Russian)

“Moscow. 700 students whose different stories I got to know in 3 months. 700 different lives that I had the opportunity to touch with my fingertips, my smile, and my glances, just like the first flutterings of a butterfly’s wings. The start of the storm that will change things years later. I rightly decided to go to Moscow for my AIESEC internship program for academic reasons. While I continued to work on my professional development, I also provided education to children who held my hand in their little ones until the end of our journey together. As we walked down the street, I told them what we saw in English and they told it to me in Russian, and we wrote new stories. AIESEC provided the roof for all these unique experiences. Physical things are temporary. What’s important is to gain experience in my opinion. To use these experiences to gain new perspectives on life. I would like to thank AIESEC for its teamwork that started in 1948 with the first flaps of a butterfly’s wings.

 

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Global Teacher is a 9-78-week internship program designed for teaching students or young graduates in this field to gain experience in non-governmental organizations, educational institutions or international schools abroad. Candidates gain practical opportunities to develop their teaching skills in an open and international educational environment. Besides personal development, they gain the privilege of contributing to the social development of a different culture.

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