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March 14, 2013

Internship: GEL Parliamentary Traineeship Program

Deadline: April 1, 2013

For the first time in the Ukrainian history its Parliament – the Verkhovna
Rada – is opening its doors to North American students to
undertake parliamentary (credited) traineeships in selected
committees, in the parliament’s administration, and in participating
offices of the Members of Parliament. The program will take place
between May 20 and June 28, 2013.

This 6-week program that will host up to 15 participants has been
developed together by Global Education Leadership and our
Ukraine-based partners – the Interns League in Kyiv and the Ukrainian
Catholic University (UCU) in Lviv. UCU will offer credits for the
academic work that the students will be required to do as part of
their traineeship.

The participants will also choose among different levels of Ukrainian
language classes, join a 4-day academic and cultural program in Lviv
and will experience cultural life of the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv.

The application deadline is April 1, 2013.

In addition to showing a strong interest in the region perspective
applicants are required to understand and communicate in Ukrainian
language (preferably) – Russian language is also accepted. More about
the program:

Posted by jmkirsch at March 14, 2013 12:42 PM