Rooftops Canada’s 2012 International Youth Internship Program

If you are graduating or recently graduated you may want to check this out:

Are you interested in housing issues and international development? Do you want to gain experience working with overseas organizations involved in the development of low-cost housing, community-level income generation, urban agriculture, housing and land rights advocacy, and/or global shelter networks?

Rooftops Canada, is recruiting 16 interns to work with partner organizations in Bolivia, Chile, South Africa, Cameroon, Kenya and Tanzania. This six-month internship program is part of the Government of Canada’s Youth Employment Strategy, facilitated by the Canadian International Development Agency’s Youth Action Division. To be eligible, candidates must have graduated from college or university, be Canadian citizens or permanent residents, and be between the ages of 19 and 30. We need candidates with backgrounds in architecture, engineering, urban agriculture and food security, business and finance, economic development, community development, international development, adult education, women’s studies, and/or cooperatives. One position in Cameroon will require fluency in French. Two positions in South America will require fluency in Spanish. Interns will depart in April or May 2012.

For further information, please visit the Intern Program page of the Rooftops Canada website at www.rooftops.ca or at http://www.acdi-cida.gc.ca/internships.

THE APPLICATION DEADLINE IS WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 29, 2012.

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