AUCC Students for Development

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The Internship Offices Network (ION) is pleased to announce that five McGill students will receive an award of $6,500 to subsidize an internship with Nexos Voluntarios in Peru in the summer of 2012, focusing on one of CIDA's development themes: food security, children and youth, and sustainable economic development.

Interested students are encouraged to attend an Info Session on Thursday, October 27, 2011 from 1:30pm to 2:30pm in Leacock 429.

For more information about the recipients and their internships, please click here.


Students are also encouraged to visit the Students for Development website and to take note of both the new student blog and world map.


The Students for Development Program is financed by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) and brings together Canadian university students and partners in developing countries to contribute to governance capacity-building. The program is managed by the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) and grants $6,500 awards to Canadian youth who are engaged in credited internships in developing countries that focus on the themes of food security, children and youth, and sustainable economic development.

If you would like more information about the Students for Development Program, please contact Anne Turner or Ada Sonnenfeld, Internship Offices Network Project Officer, at (514) 398-4400, ext. 089688 or email ion [at] mcgill.ca.


Le programme Étudiants pour le développement permet à des étudiants universitaires de niveau supérieur de participer à un stage d’une durée de trois mois ou plus dans un pays en développement partenaire. Administré par l’Association des universités et collèges du Canada (AUCC), et réalisé avec l’appui financier du Gouvernement du Canada agissant par l’entremise de l'Agence canadienne de développement international (ACDI), le programme alloue $6500 a des jeunes Canadiens impliqués dans des stages dans les domaines de la sécurité alimentaire, les enfants et les jeunes, et une croissance économique durable.

Pour de plus amples renseignments sur le programme Étudiants pour le développement, veuillez contacter Anne Turner ou Ada Sonnenfeld, Réseau des services de stages, au (514) 398-4400, poste 089688 ou ion [at] mcgill.ca.