Parliamentary Internships in Ukraine

March 18th, 2013 in Opportunities

For the first time in the Ukrainian history its Parliament – Verkhovna Rada – has opened its doors to the 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 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 Ukrainiancapital, 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]

Please address any questions to Valeriia Sobakar, CEO, Interns’ League, Ukraine.