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Everything you need to know about the history of the organization and our purpose.
Is there any age limit?
As AIESEC believes that the youth is the key to a better future, our products are for people between 18 and 30 years old that want to live leadership experiences and fulfill their potentials. If you are under 18 years old, just wait a couple of years and don't stop believing that you can change the world And if you are above 30 years old, show this opportunity to a younger friend that has the same passion as you and try to develop leadership through other ways! 😊 Important Remarks:
What is AIESEC?
AIESEC is a global platform for young people to explore and develop their leadership potential. We are a non-political, independent, not-for-profit organization run by students and recent graduates of institutions of higher education. Its members are interested in world issues, leadership, and management. AIESEC does not discriminate on the basis of ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion or national/social origin. Since we were founded, we have engaged and developed over **1,000,000 yo
Develop Your Entrepreneurial Leadership
“There was so much freedom and ability to take ownership and make something out of nothing.” - Helen Chan from Australia, Global Entrepreneur internship in India. Global Entrepreneur is an opportunity for a young person to develop leadership qualities of self-awareness, solution orientation, empowering others and world citizenship while living a cross-cultural startup experience. In Global Entrepreneur, **a young person works abroad with entrepreneurs in a startup, accelerator or incuba
Why can't you find or go for opportunities in home country ?
Hello :D Hope you are doing good.....! We understand that you would like to go for an internship within your country but through AIESEC we want you to explore and experience the world outside while trying to step out of your comfort zone. Try building your inter-intrapersonal skills, volunteer and work with people of your age from around the world. Don't you think its a great opportunity? Yes, it is :P Help us Serve you Better by Answering one Simple Question! _https://www.surveymonke
How can I be part of AIESEC?
To join our organization, you need to approach the Local Committee in your city or the nearest one. For example, if you are from Turkey and you live/study in Kocaeli, then you should contact AIESEC in Kocaeli. They will provide you with the recruitment dates and all the information you need to have to join AIESEC. Help us Serve you Better by Answering one Simple Question! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/85WLGFC
What is a Home and Host Entity?
Well, that's an easy one!! Home Entity: Your Home entity is the Local AIESEC Chapter that is responsible to send you for the Exchange. Your Home entity is responsible for carrying out your Application all the way and getting your approved for the opportunity, inducting you about the opportunity and making sure that you have a good experience abroad. Whereas! Host Entity: Your Host Entity is the Local AIESEC chapter abroad to whose opportunity you will be applying for. The Host En
Develop Yourself and the World
“I realized that I have so much more to learn about myself and the issues happening in the world.” - Yanming Wong from Malaysia, Global Volunteer internship in Mainland of China. Global Volunteer is an opportunity for a young person to develop leadership qualities of self-awareness, solution orientation, empowering others and world citizenship while living a cross-cultural volunteer experience. In the product, a young person volunteers abroad on social impact projects that contribute
What to do if AIESEC is not operating in your city/country?
In this situation, you can register to the nearest city/country of your preference. Once registered a representative from the local office of the chosen city/country would reach out to you and help you out right from the application process until you have an amazing AIESEC exchange. In case you want more help on this just shoot the "Chat with Us" option as we never miss on helping those who are in need! Help us Serve you Better by Answering one Simple Question! _https://www.surveymonkey.com/
ENTITY CONTROL BOARD
The Entity Control Board is the independent body in charge of ensuring compliance to the internal governance system of AIESEC and managing the quality cases raised against entities and violations regarding experience delivery. They are the final decision-making power on matters involving the AIESEC Exchange Program Policies. In case you face one of the below: Difficulties in reaching agreements with your AIESEC Home or Host offices related to the exchange experience. Exchange Standards not
The AIESEC Way
AIESEC is the biggest youth-run organization across the world. A global platform for young people to explore and develop their leadership potential. We are a non-political, independent, not-for-profit organization run by students and recent graduates of higher education institutions. Our members are interested in world issues, leadership, and management. As an organization, we don’t discriminate based on ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, or national/social origin. Global: AIESEC
AIESEC Evolution Over The Years
Reaching six continents: By 1977, AIESEC was present in 50 countries across six continents! To this date, over 40,000 young people around the world have participated in leadership development experience. 10,000+ Exchange in one year: In 2010, AIESEC crossed 10,000 experiences delivered in one year alone for the first time. By now, over 230,000 experiences have been provided, all facilitated by youth for youth. Thank you so much for reading this; we hope it was helpful to you!
Establishment Of AIESEC
AIESEC was founded in 1948 in 7 countries in Europe by Jean Choplin (France), Bengt Sjøstrand (Sweden), and Dr. Albert Kaltenthaler (Germany), where seven youth across seven countries had a dream of building cross-cultural understanding across nations. They hoped to change the world, one person, and one internship at a time. Over 65 years later, we are present in more than 120 countries and territories. Thank you so much for reading this; we hope it was helpful to you!
AIESEC Adaptation To The World
Every generation in our organization has had a chance to adapt and make the world a better place: In the 1960s, Theme programs for professional development In the 1980s, Global theme programs for cross-cultural exchanges and professional development In the 2000s, Working with MDGs, the Global Volunteer program In 2015, Implementing the SDGs, the Global Entrepreneur program In 2020, Adapting to Covid-19, Virtual internship program, and Virtual events and conferences. **Youth leadership moveme