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Global Citizen Program Overview

Global Citizen is an intensive international volunteer abroad experience that enables you to work on projects that impact social issues. Through this we empower communities by developing the people and enabling them to develop a more sustainable and healthy future.

Overall, through this program, AIESEC is providing young students an opportunity to develop entrepreneurial and leadership skills through international internships mainly on social issues which will help them enrich their education, challenge their worldview and help them gain a unique combination of multi cultural, social and entrepre- neurial experience during the formative years of their lives.

Field of issues you will volunteer

Literacy

Working with teachers and local community members to achieve greater levels of literacy

Education

Use your skills to help educate young people to improve their chances while working within their community

Eradicating poverty

Supporting skills development and planning / capacity-building to help communities grow and trade their way out of poverty

Sustainable living

Enabling communities to better deal with the effects of climate change and reduce their impact on the planet

Health & Lifestyle

Work with local communities to improve sanitation and health to reduce disease and increase food production

Human rights

Bring facilitation and business skills to communities around the world in order to help advance equality and understanding

Why volunteer abroad with AIESEC?

Personal Development

Whether you have traveled abroad or this is your first time getting a foreign stamp on your passport, stepping out of your comfort zone might sound uncomfortable to start with, but the reward of reflecting on yourself in a complete different environment is beyond worthwhile. In many occassions, you will find yourself confronted with unexpected challenges, and how you will react to those will help define who you are. More importantly, we hope such an intensive experience can help you to figure out your real passion in life.

     Understand your strengths and weaknesses

     Become solution driven

     Discover your bigger purpose

Professional Development

With your daily volunteering activities centred around a project, you will definetly learn how to manage a project. From promoting a cultural seminar to organising class syllabus, every aspect of your program will help you become a better implementor. The international team will also challege your effectivenss in communication. In this global economy, your ability to execute and communicate with different stakeholders will help you stand out.

     Understand your strengths and weaknesses

     Become solution driven

     Discover your bigger purpose

Become a Global Citizen

The world has never been so connected, what about you? China is not just about Kung Fu and Brazil has a lot more to offer than football and Carnivals. We give you a chance to see the world, once you see it you will start understanding it. Once you undestand it, you can start changing it.

     Break down cultural stereotypes

     Gain a global network

     Understand global issues

Frequently asked Questions

AIESEC volunteering internships vary from 6 to 8 weeks

AIESEC operates on self-funded sustainable model, internships and projects are internally funded by providing opportunity for people to travel with us

When you apply and get accepted through a virtual selection process with the opportunity manager, you will be advised by the opportuntiy portal system to head to the respective AIESEC office in Ghana to sign a contract and pay for your internship fees

Depending on the internship type, for volunteer experiences you have to pay GH$$$$$, for professional internships you have to pay GH$$$$$

AIESEC internships develops leadership capabilities in young people, after the internship you should expect to become a young leader who is self-aware, concerned and aware of world issues, capable of empowering others and solution-oriented

Before you travel with AIESEC you will be provided with a responsible from the internship hosting entity that will make sure you are provided with your needs

Once you finish your internship and head back to Ghana, AIESEC sending office will be contacting you for a post-experience seminar and will give you the opportunity to become part of AIESEC