Internship Track: Business
Type of Internship: Business Administration
Country: North Africa
Status:
Teaser: Bring your business skills to help with a Language and Cultural Center in North Africa – serving tourists, expats, university students and locals. Get valuable international business experience while building relationships and sharing your faith.
Suggested Dates: Choose your dates
Date Flexibility: Any time of year. Ideal ranges would be May-July, Sept-Oct, Jan-Mar.
Cost:

 

plus $200 additional cost for survival Arabic classes, plus airfare, emergency medical insurance and possible visa and immunizations *According to current currency exchange rates and your estimated time commitment. To be adjusted to actual dates of internship and actual exchange rates at the time of internship.

Number of Interns Needed: 4 (prefer 2 or more at a time)
Positions still available: 4
Description: You would be involved in a B4T (Business for Transformation) project as well as part of our regular team meetings and field gatherings (retreat or team emphasis days). The business is a training center for language and culture – To foreigners they offer Arabic classes, French classes, cultural workshops, cultural training and customized travel services as well as consulting. For locals, they offer cultural workshops in English as well as soft skills training initially and expand the services depending on what people are willing to pay for. You would be expected to get involved in building relationships with locals, including university students, and intentionally sharing the gospel. There will be opportunities to travel around the country to get exposure to other ministries in their field. During the first 2 weeks, you would be learning the local language and getting some orientation. Monday-Friday - 9am-5pm are business hours and weekends are free. Intercultural Studies interns could help in running and developing the cultural programs.  They can also organize service opportunities with local NGOs.
Skills/ Experience Required: Someone who has had business classes and/or background, has a heart for B4T and wants to serve and learn. One or two of the following skills: Social Media Marketing, Graphic Design, Teaching/Training (for English/Cultural workshops), Business Development, Tourism
Qualifications of on-field supervisor: Accountant/Business Owner, Diploma in Adult Training and Development, Certificate in Coaching, Directed a Language School in this country (7 years) Trainer for field’s short term and 1-2 Year Program participants (5 years)
Is a homestay with a national possible? Yes

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