The IMF Youth Fellowship Program (YFP) provides an opportunity for young leaders between 20 and 35 years of age from across the world to become part of global efforts to build forward better and join the IMF at the forefront of the response to global economic challenges. IMF YFP is looking for youth fellows who want to contribute to the IMF’s efforts to build more resilient and inclusive growth for all, particularly for young people. As part of the program, the selected youth fellows will attend in-person workshops led by IMF management, senior IMF staff, and external experts. They will also have access to Annual Meetings seminars and events in Marrakech. For more info and to apply click here.
- WIPO Indigenous Fellowship Program
Since 2009, when the WIPO Indigenous Fellowship Program was launched, members of Indigenous and local communities have worked in WIPO’s Traditional Knowledge Division on issues relevant to Indigenous Peoples. These include:
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UNESCO Aotearoa Youth Leaders serve as advisors, negotiating inclusive ways for young people to be engaged and empowered in the National Commission’s priority and programme areas.
As UNESCO ambassadors and change agents, the youth leaders work to build UNESCO’s profile and identify where they can drive, support and collaborate with organisations, networks and initiatives that align with UNESCO’s mandate.
UNESCO Aotearoa Youth Leaders serve for two years. The next round of UNESCO Aotearoa Youth Leaders applications will open in November 2023.
- Arctic Council Internships
The Arctic Council regularly posts information on internship opportunities here.
- Australian Government - Indigenous Traineeships and Apprenticeships
There are a number of Traineeship or Apprenticeship programs available across the Australian Public Service, which provide Indigenous Australians with the necessary skills, knowledge and a pathway to a career. Find out more here
- Indigenous Leaders Conservation Fellowship
The Indigenous Leaders Conservation Fellowship focuses on supporting Indigenous peoples and elevating their voices in the dialogue around climate resilience and conservation. The fellowship offers individualized support to fellows, in an effort to enhance and expand leadership, as well as to provide learning opportunities and connections for personal and professional development. Find out more here
Cultural Survival's Indigenous Youth Fellowship Program supports young Indigenous leaders between the ages of 17-28, who are eager to learn about technology, program development, journalism, community radio, media, and Indigenous Peoples’ rights advocacy. Fellowships have allowed youth to build capacities in Indigenous rights, Indigenous languages, cultures, and Traditional Knowledge, and is an opportunity to assist fellows to represent the voices of their communities and bring awareness of local issues to global conversations through their proposed projects while strengthening their cultural identities and leadership.
- DOCIP Internships and Volunteering Opportunities
Indigenous Peoples Centre for Documentation, Research and Information (DOCIP) welcomes volunteers from around the world, and offers them a unique and satisfying opportunity to use their knowledge and experience to support both Indigenous delegates during U.N. Conferences, or at their office in Geneva. Find out more here.
- Pacific Early Career Ocean Professionals (ECOPs) Network and Internship Programme
Early Career Ocean Professionals (ECOPs) are tomorrow’s leaders for healthy and sustainable oceans. PCCOS created the Pacific ECOP Network in 2021, mobilising and connecting Pacific ECOPs working in various sectors across the region. Find out more here.
- YECAP Indigenous Fellowship
The Youth Empowerment in Climate Action Platform (YECAP) Indigenous Fellowship is a six-month comprehensive regional Indigenous youth-led Fellowship Programme in partnership with Asia Indigenous Youth Platform (AIYP) and offered by the convening partners of the Youth Empowerment in Climate Action Platform (YECAP), to train Indigenous young leaders across Asia to ensure the demands of the Indigenous youth communities for climate action in a meaningful youth engagement in climate action.
Find out more and apply here
- Udall Foundation Internships and Graduate Programs
The Udall Foundation’s programs promote leadership, education, collaboration, and conflict resolution in the areas of environment, public lands, and natural resources in order to strengthen Native nations, assist federal agencies and others to resolve environmental conflicts, and to encourage the continued use and appreciation of the US' rich resources. For more info, click here.
- United Nations Foundation Internship
The UN Foundation is always looking for passionate changemakers to contribute to their mission to help the UN drive global progress. A UN Foundation intern plays a critical role in supporting the Foundation's work. Find out more here.
The U.S. Embassy in New Zealand is pleased to announce the 2023 Youth Council Program. The Youth Council will address topics of importance to both New Zealand and the United States and will be a forum for students to learn more about International Relations and the U.S. in general. For more info, click here.
- Canadian Indigenous Students Portal
Powered by Indigenous.Link, this highly specialized education portal is fully-dedicated to assisting Indigenous Students in researching and acquiring educational opportunities. Training resources, skill development, scholarship opportunities, and internships make this site ideal for Indigenous Students in all stages of their education. Students.Indigenous.Link provides some of the best Indigenous Student opportunities in Canada. See opportunities and postings here.