EU Education changemakers !

Business Studies and/or Management Science, Education and/or Teacher Training, Humanities
Bulgaria
Svishtov
Period: 
21 Feb, 2020 to 30 Sep, 2020
Deadline: 
12 Feb, 2020

General information

Duration: 
3 months
Commitment: 
Full-time
Description: 

Do you know that EU will increase 2 times the budget for Erasmus+ program?

Do you know that there will be an opportunity for 3 times more participants to join the European educational space?

Do you know, that in the knowledge economy, memorisation of facts and procedures is key, but not enough for progress and success. Skills, such as problem solving, critical thinking, ability to cooperate, creativity, computational thinking, self-regulation are more essential than ever before in our quickly changing society. They are the tools to make what has been learned work in real time, in order to generate new ideas, new theories, new products, and new knowledge.

Are you agreeing for establishing better cooperation between different learning settings and non-formal learning approaches?

 

Institute Perspectives, have internship for you!

As a result of the expansion of the scope of activities of our organization and the signed partnerships with universities and schools across the Bulgaria, we intend to accept trainees by the Erasmus + program. Innovative in the internship is that the internship will be held in several cities, because we organize events in different parts of Bulgaria constantly. We organize events mainly in Karlovo, Ruse,Varna, Vratsa and many small towns, located in eco-friendly atmosphere . The main city where the trainees will live is Svishtov and at least twice a month they will participate in events in another towns and villages in the country. This way the trainee will gain practical experience in organizing, conducting and reporting of educational courses, to improve their teamwork skills. Many other skills will be gained during their work in multicultural environment.

You can see promotional videos, done by our previous interns from last three years:

2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQbVOBhjOyw&t=31s

2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YngC58F20Zc&t=89s

2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NAol7u_I9uQ&t=11s

 

We have in total 8 positions for:

 

- European projects assistant

- Education events assistant manager

 

PROFILE OF INTERNS

The main criteria for selection is self-identified needs and interests of the intern in terms of personal and professional development - such as learning about social work, youth work and non-formal methods, working with youngsters, tolerance and inter-institutional cooperation mechanisms development.

 

TRAINING DURING THE INTERNSHIP

Preparation, Adaptation and Training programme - which takes place immediately after intern arrival and represents an additional task related support and coaching programme that aims to help the induction process, matching expectations between all parties involved (organisation, volunteers, partners), task related and targeted skill increase

There are 5 pillars that will be addressed by the internship:

-Increasing of using non-formal methods for motivation of youngsters.

-Team Building

-Skills development

-Code of conduct and project rules and procedures

-Working place and target group induction

-Planning and risk management

 

General information about position: European projects assistant

Will be taught the function of European projects, as the accent is on the bond between politics, programs and projects of the EU. The internship will help the development of practical skills for preparation of projects. During the internship will be learned the main steps for the successful development of an European projects.

In the end of the internship the participants will have main knowledge for the EU politics and strategies. They will gain practical skills in management of European projects. They will be able to develop project ideas alone or in teamwork.

Tasks:

- Preparing of presentations;

- Working with management of real programs;

- Identifying of projects;

- Creating budget for the project;

- Practical organization of the project;

The internship will be 7 hours per day, 5 days a week.

This internship is suitable for students, who study Politology, European studies and all economic sciences.

 

General information about position: Education events assistant manager

To decrease the level of social exclusion and increase the social life of youngsters using non-formal education programmes that provide personal(self-confidence and self-esteem, independence, adaptability, creativity and ability to innovate, personal expression, sociability) and professional development.

The current internship aspires to stimulate European integration, art and cultural habits with young people. Our association have proposed to involve new ideas and a wider scope of experience in the community life. Coordination and exchange are keywords in this internship. There are many learning opportunities for the interns  like discovering many kinds of arts, new skills, a new language, involving children and youngsters in creative sessions and take responsibility to realise an our projects. The intern will learn how projects are set up, how sessions and workshops are concepted, what methodology we use for art education, how they can organise and take responsibilities themselves in projects, courses or sessions. The intern will mostly work with young people and will be participating in workshops with them, but also get the opportunity to work together with them on our local, national and international projects.

 

About the organization:

The “Institute Perspectives” is one of the fastest evolving NGOs in Bulgaria, working mainly on the development and implementation of youth potential. The founders of the “Institute Perspectives” originally established a student philosophy club.

Video -  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YLJGoihFpsU&t=9s

Book - https://issuu.com/vtuphilosophyclub/docs/e-book_institute_perspectives_2016_

Important:

Institute Perspectives does not provide salary for the internship. All funds for the student depend on their university and Erasmus+ rules.

The internship can start at earliest on 21.02.2020

The duration of the internship can be between 2 and 12 months.

 

Deadlines:

All candidates have to send their CV and a cover letter, explaining why they want to participate in the internship, no later than 03.05.2020. For subject of e-mail place write Subject – European projects assistant OR Education events assistant manager. The subject is related to yours prefer position.

Send your requests to [email protected]

Each candidate need to know the terms for participating in internship, according to their university.

We will provide all documentation and send it through the post, if necessary.

Years of Experience required: 
No
Requirements
Languages: 
English: Basic User A2