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The Intern Group Scholarships for 2021

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Each year, The Intern Group awards grants to outstanding candidates. We are looking for people who are ambitious, global-minded and live our organization’s values: teamwork, global leadership, continuous learning and people focus.

 

Scholarship Overview

 

At The Intern Group, we inspire and encourage people to believe in and challenge themselves, discover their passion and realize their potential. We dream of a world in which 8 billion people could realize their potential and we are committed to taking action to promote the change that we want to see in the world.

We are therefore delighted to offer 4x full-ride scholarships for our global virtual internship program aimed at talented individuals who are ambitious, global-minded and live our organization’s values: teamwork, global leadership, continuous learning and people focus.

This year, in an effort to encourage and promote equal employment opportunities in the workplace we are offering 4x International Inclusion Scholarships, designed to support BIPOC applicants, LGBTQIA+ communities* as well as applicants with disabilities. Each of the scholarships provides 100% funding on our remote internship program for any of the available career fields, valued at $3000.

 

*As scholarship applicants will have to create public content to win, it is advisable that interested LGBTQIA+ applicants are comfortable disclosing that they are a member of the community.

 

What’s included in the scholarship? 

 

  • A 10, 20, 30 or 40 hour per week professional internship in one of your chosen career fields

We have placed interns with some of the most prestigious organizations in the world, through to small and medium-sized businesses and entrepreneurial start-ups.

 

  • Best-in-class career advancement training.

You will build the skills to thrive. Our online training platform focuses on developing the 8 key competencies essential to succeed in the 21st century world of work.

 

  • Keynote career talks from global business leaders.

You will learn from the best. Our program gives you 6months access to exclusive, real-time talks from leading speakers. A small sample include:

  • Nick Jellicoe, the global head of marketing and PR at Rolex for 10 years.
  • Federico Vega, one of Latin America’s highest-profile entrepreneurs.
  • Claire Diaz-Ortiz, best-selling author, influencer & investor, was named one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company.

 

Available Start Dates

 

June 2021: June 7th, June 21st

July 2021: July 5th, July 19th 

August 2021: August 2nd, August 16th, August 30th 

September 2021: September 13th, September 27th 

 

 

Requirements

 

To be considered for  the scholarship, submit the application form below, choosing your preferred remote internship career field and scholarship category. You will be also asked to submit your CV/resume as well as a short video introducing yourself and explaining why you should be the chosen recipient  for the scholarship.

 

 

Important Dates 

 

Applications to participate will officially open on Monday, March 1st, 2021 and will close on Sunday, April 11th, 2021. The winners will be announced on Friday May 14th, 2021.

 

Winners:

  1. Roy Kiruri
  2. Duygu Korkmaz
  3. Dimpho Masinga
  4. Elise Coubrough

 

 

The applications for our 2021 scholarships are now closed!