Volunteer or Intern Abroad - AIESEC

College of Liberal Arts February Edition #1

Who are we?

Who are we?

AIESEC is the world's largest student run organization. Our goal is to develop youth leadership by immersing students in global cultures, providing them with challenging experiences, and enabling them to create a tangible, social impact.

What do we believe in?

We believe in international service learning, experiential learning and development, encouraging entrepreneurial mindsets, and global citizenship. We want you to experience these to enrich your experience.

What are we doing?

We are working with the College of Liberal Arts to identify what programs are best for you. Some of our popular programs focus on environmental sustainability & awareness, women empowerment, education, social empowerment, and social marketing for NGOs.

Our Programs

Our volunteer opportunities are 6-8 weeks long for all students, and our paid internship opportunities are typically 3-18 months long for seniors, recent graduates, and Master's/PhD students.

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Partnership with the UN for Sustainable Development Goal #10 - Reduced Inequalities

AIESEC partnered up with the United Nations to achieve 17 ambitious Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, and one of those goals is reduced inequalities within and among countries. We have volunteer programs that are 6-8 weeks long in 10 countries that let you play a key role in creating a global impact and becoming a global leader.

Check out our programs at http://www.6for10.org.

Sample Programs

Promote Cultural Understanding In Morocco:

Promote tourism and cultural understanding by travelling in Morocco and blogging about your experience!

Workshops to Educate on Sustainable Development Goals in Brazil:

Work with students to educate them on the SDG's and how they can contribute daily to creating a better world!

Promote Green Education in Beijing:

Promote locals on green transportation and sustainability to create a cleaner and healthier lifestyle!

Speak a foreign language?

AIESEC has multiple opportunities for students who have intermediate to advanced understanding of French, German, Dutch, Mandarin, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, and more. You can check out the different programs by clicking here and typing in a language in the search bar.

Learn about how Emma Burgin, a Spanish major, worked at the University of Zaragoza in Spain in 2013.

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Useful Links for Opportunities and Funding


Check our our SDG #10 opportunities at www.6for10.org, and create an account at our Opportunities Portal.


We work with StudentBackr, a crowdfunding travel sponsor, to ease the burden of traveling expenses. They usually raise around $550-$1650 in about 6 weeks for free! We can help you with the StudentBackr application process.


March is when AIESEC chapters and companies around the world are ready to send acceptance offers, so this is the perfect time to start applying.


AIESEC is the world's largest student run organization. AIESEC Purdue has been on campus since 1964. We enable students empower others, become self-aware, solution oriented, and world citizens.

For information about our organization, contact our President, Arvind Selvekesari, at purdue-president@aiesecus.org. For more information on our volunteer and internship programs, contact our Vice President of Outgoing Exchange, Shazana Nadeem, at vpogx-purdue@aiesecus.org.