AYF Eastern Region Announces Armenia Internship Dates and Deadlines

The Armenian Youth Federation, Youth Organization of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (AYF-YOARF) Eastern United States would like to announce the dates of the 2019 Internship in Armenia taking place June 17 to August 23. Interns will be expected to arrive by June 14.

The Internship in Armenia program was started in 1992 to encourage Armenians in the Diaspora to visit and volunteer in Armenia. Over the past 26 years, the AYF has sent over 180 participants and organized internships with Armenia’s universities, hospitals, clinics, health care and support centers, as well as its engineering and technology companies, just to name a few. The Internship in Armenia program turns the Homeland into a reality by exposing interns to the people and culture of present day Armenia.

The program seeks motivated people who are willing to devote their summer to volunteer in Armenia. The Diaspora serves as a valuable resource in the growth and stability of Armenia, and as an intern, you can contribute to Armenia’s progress. Volunteers are placed in government agencies, private companies, and NGOs relating to their career/interests, and internships are available in almost every field. During the week, interns volunteer at their assigned internship. On the weekends, interns embark on tours outside of Yerevan, including overnight trips to Artsakh and Javakhk. The Internship Director will also provide opportunities for interns to attend weekly lecture series, cultural events, and any other activities in which the interns may show interest. All applicants must be between 18 and 28 years of age, and AYF membership is not necessary.

Applications are due by January 17th. If you are interested in a two month summer internship program in Yerevan, where you will climb the mountains and hills of Armenia, swim in the waters of Lake Sevan, interact with the villagers of Datev and explore the churches of every corner of Armenia, then click here to apply to the 2019 AYF-YOARF Internship in Armenia program.

Please contact the 2019 Central Internship Council via email at internship@ayf.org if you have any questions.

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Founded in 1933, The Armenian Youth Federation is an international, non-profit, youth organization of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF). The AYF-YOARF Eastern United States stands on five pillars that guide its central activities and initiatives: Educational, Hai Tahd, Social, Athletic and Cultural. The AYF also promotes a fraternal attitude of respect for ideas and individuals amongst its membership. Unity and cooperation are essential traits that allow members of the organization to work together to realize the AYF’s objectives.
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