What is the YPA Internship?

The YouthProAktiv internship (Brussles) offers an exciting opportunity for those passionate about entrepreneurship, leadership and proactivity to work on designing your own projects and implementing them. You will work in and international environment with partners at all levels of influence in the European Union. The internship is designed so that from Day 1, you are given full responsibility for real work.  You will be your own manager in charge of developing YPA in your own country of origin. In addition, our interns will have an intensive experience of European policy making and networking with a wide-range of stakeholders.

What are the objectives of the internship?

YouthProAktiv is a rapidly expanding organisation and our interns will be an essential part of the team so they can feel and work as the founders of their own National Chapters. The objectives for the internship are four:

  • To train individuals in a holistic concept of entrepreneurship, leadership and proactivity.
  • To form part of the team and support it through project management and team management tasks. Communicative and public affairs will be also integral part of the internship.
  • To help individuals to start being the change they want to see in the world by working on a social mindset change in education and policy-making.
  • To give individuals all the skills their need as to become job creators for the betterment of their communities.

Who are we looking for?

We are therefore looking for a candidate with the following skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written command of English and one other European language.
  • Proaktive, efficient, problem solving and motivated person who is also flexible and a team-player.
  • Excellent communicating and influencing skills.


Next internship batch will start  on the 10th of January 2016. The application process is already opened.

Internships usually last for 3-months. If you are interested in a longer internship (6-12 months), please specify this in your cover letter. You should apply 6 month prior to your desired commencing date.

If you wish to apply, please send the following documents by email to

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Your Curriculum Vitae or Résumé
  3. Two Recommendation letters.