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AIESEC THYNA New Member Booklet

2011/2012

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Table of Contents: Preface AIESEC Introduction History of AIESEC Nature & purpose of AIESEC The AIESEC Experience Brand XP AIESEC Exchange AIESEC Conferences AIESEC Global Network AIESEC Culture and Traditions Opportunities in AIESEC AIESEC Structure AIESEC Acronyms

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Preface: Dear AIESECer, This guide is for you as a new member to get an introduction to what AIESEC is all about. The guide may also be handy later on, since it contains a lot of information about the organization, the core work, our visions and abbreviations. AIESEC offers a lot of opportunities and through this guide we hope to help you to get an overview and understanding of the organization. An organization in which we learn how to manage a team, a project, speak in public, how to debate, etc. The main goal of AIESEC is to have a positive impact on society, but the most effective positive impact that AIESEC will make, will be on you. The more you invest in AIESEC, the more you get from it. Don't miss the chance of being part of the largest student-run organization in Tunisia and in the world.

May your first steps in AIESEC look weird but the change happening in your life could be your first steps to reach personal glory and putting your impact on the world.

Local Committee President Baccouche Wassim

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AIESEC Introduction: Welcome to AIESEC! AIESEC was founded in 1948 by economic students from Belgium, Denmark, France, Finland, Norway, Sweden and The Netherlands as a response to the cultural insensitivity of the Second World War. AIESEC is the world's largest student run organization a global, non-political, independent, not-for-profit organization run by students and recent graduates of institutions of higher education who are interested in world issues, leadership and management. It is the international platform for young people to discover and develop their potential so as to have a positive impact on society. AIESEC is present in over 110 countries and territories, providing over 20,000 leadership positions and delivering over 470 conferences to our over 50,000 members in over 2,100 universities throughout the world. AIESEC also runs an exchange program that affords over 16,000 students and recent graduates the opportunity to live and work in another country. With over 60 years of experience and 945,000 alumni, AIESECâ€&#x;s global network is continuously expanding. We attract and cultivate young people with global mindsets while giving organizations an incredible opportunity to interact and access young people from all corners of the globe. We partner with a wide variety of organizations, from multinational to small business, non-profit to government and even the UN.

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Over the years AIESEC has evolved into something that is spirited with endless energy. AIESEC participants develop a strong understanding of the forces shaping their World and an equally strong desire to act.

"The United Nations has long recognized that the imagination, ideals and energies of young men and women are vital for the continuing development of the societies in which they live. And since its inception in 1948, AIESEC has contributed to this development by serving as an agent of positive change through education and cultural exchange. In understanding of cultural, socio-economic and business management issues. “ Kofi Annan Former United Nations Secretary General

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History of AIESEC: What began in 1948 as an organization to help develop "friendly relations" between member countries is now a global association with activities in over 100 different countries and territories. The founding members of AIESEC started to build the organization between 1946 - 1948, but a clear identity was defined in 1948 and later in 1949 at the Stockholm Congress. 89 students participated in the Exchange Program in 1949 and Exchange was defined as the core activity of the organization. In the coming years more and more countries joined the network and AIESEC became global in a very short period by being present on all the continents.

The number of students and organizations involved in the exchange program grew rapidly and constantly, reaching 2467 exchanges by the end of 1960 and 4232 by the end of 1970.

Seminars were first introduced as part of trainees' reception experiences, in a proposal from AIESEC in Germany in 1961. It was well received by other countries, and a general set of seminar topics to be addressed was proposed and accepted. They were mainly economic in nature, and for the first time AIESEC was addressing specific issues in its activitiesstated clearly in a non-political way.

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In 1976 an International Theme Program was established that focused all international, regional, and local seminars on specific topics. This idea continued and grew through various stages. After this the focus of the organization was on addressing global themes besides the traditional Exchange Program. Themes like International Trade, Management Education, Sustainable development, Entrepreneurship and Corporate 6 AIESEC in Tunisia 1112 | New member Booklet Responsibility were discussed at local, national and global seminars. In the late 90's the discussion about the relevance of the organization brought the Exchange Program on the main agenda and more and more effort was put in ensuring growth in this area. Information systems were developed to make the process faster and easier. Insight I was launched in 1997 and Insight II in 2001. As the focus of the organization was the eXchange program again, the number of exchanges started to grow. Looking for more relevance, nowadays AIESEC is the international platform for young people to discover and develop their potential. Our innovative approach to developing young people focuses on taking a proactive role, developing selfawareness and a personal vision, building networks, and developing capacity to drive change.

We do this through an international platform of opportunities that provide leadership opportunities, work abroad opportunities, conferences, and virtual tools to build networks.

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Nature & purpose of AIESEC: This section will describe the overall visions and goals of AIESEC as an international organization.

Name The name AIESEC comes from a French acronym for "Association Internationale des Etudiants en Sciences Economiques et Commerciales" . Today, we no longer use this acronym as our membership has grown to encompass a much wider range of disciplines than only economics and commerce, and our Role in society and the Core Work we do are reflected more accurately below.

Nature AIESEC is a global, non-political, not-for-profit organization run by students and recent graduates of institutions of higher education. Its members are interested in world issues, leadership and management. AIESEC does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, gender, sexual orientation, creed, religion, ethnic or social origin.

AIESEC has since 1948 worked towards the same powerful vision. Briefly, a vision is a compelling image of the preferred future that sets out a group‟s or organizations highest aspirations in clear, powerful, confident language. It is not an easily achievable goal or objective, but an idea that has the ability to motivate and align people‟s efforts. When people are committed to a vision, they will stretch themselves and their organizations to make it happen. Visions raise people‟s personal aspirations and provide a focus for collective activity. They create a „big picture‟ of „where we are going‟ that makes day-to-day activity more meaningful.

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Vision Peace and fulfillment of humankind’s potential

In contributing to the fulfillment of this vision AIESEC has defined its role in society. Role Our international platform enables young people to discover and develop their potential to provide leadership for a positive impact on society.

In filling this role AIESEC finds its impact through one powerful way of work

Core Work

AIESEC provides its members with an integrated development experience comprised of leadership opportunities, international internships and participation in a global learning environment.

You can say that our vision states “why” we are here, that the role states “what” we do, and that the core work states “how” we do it.

In order to make the work more concrete AIESEC has defined a five-year vision (made in 2005) that the entire organization is working towards. The following is how we would like the organization to look like in the year 2010.

“Every day, AIESEC is enabling the development of agents of

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AIESEC 2015: “Engage and develop every young person in world� Our rapidly growing network connects high potential people around the world to generate an increasing volume of AIESEC Experiences. Every member in our thriving local and global communities of learning completes a life-changing AIESEC Experience. Our contribution makes us the first choice amongst young people and organizations for activating leadership.

Lastly, AIESEC is a value-based organization, which means that we have a set of values that we think will lead the organization towards our goals and visions. In general, values are enduring traits, beliefs, convictions and characteristics that are deemed to be important and worthwhile. Values are those standards and principles that really matter to each of us. The values listed below represent the desired behaviours that AIESEC would like to see demonstrated by our members.

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Values

Activating Leadership We lead by example and inspire leadership through action and results. We take full responsibility for our role in developing the potential of people. Demonstrating Integrity We are consistent and transparent in our decisions and actions. We fulfill our commitments and conduct ourselves in a way that is true to our identity.

Living Diversity We seek to learn from the different ways of life and opinions represented in our multi-cultural environment. We respect and actively encourage the contribution of every individual.

Enjoying participation We create a dynamic environment by active and enthusiastic participation of individuals. We enjoy being involved in AIESEC. Striving for Excellence We aim to deliver the highest quality performance in everything we do. Through creativity and innovation we seek to continuously improve. Acting Sustainable We act in a way that is sustainable for our organization and society. Our decisions take into account the needs of future generations.

Summing up AIESEC as a whole is an organization that’s trying to achieve peace and fulfillment of humankind’s potential, by contributing to the development of our communities with an overriding commitment to international co-operation and understanding through developing individuals.

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The AIESEC Experience: AIESEC enables young people to explore and develop their leadership potential. We believe that by completing the whole AIESEC Experience, young people will be prepared to become the leaders of tomorrow referred to as change agents that create a positive impact in society. Our international platform provides our members with numerous opportunities - physical and virtual – to create their own AIESEC experience. The unique combination of AIESEC Experience and the opportunities that our network can provide is the way we inspire young people who are passionate to exert their positive impact in society - that is the AIESEC difference.

Note: The programs in the AIESEC Experience can be taken in any order, according to a memberâ€&#x;s choice and the opportunities offered by the entity.

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The AIESEC Experience consists of three phases: 1. Engagement: In this phase, young people are introduced to the world of AIESEC through different engagement channels. They will learn about the WHY , HOW and WHAT of AIESEC and it will empower them to pick the path to kick start their AIESEC Experience. 2. Experiential Leadership Development: The main programmes of the organization are delivered here. This is the leadership development centre where the members can learn and gain everything from the global leadership network of AIESEC. A. Team Member Program It is one of the most crucial ways in which you can start your path towards leadership development. In this phase you will be introduced to a practical team experience, gain access to a global network and engage in practical hard skills development. B. Team Leader Program This experience will culminate in your personal and professional development through the concept of team building and management. You get to experience leading other members and guiding them in their work, thus becoming a crucial part of their development. C. Global Internship Program This program offers internships that contribute to the professional development of a member and assist them to specialize in a certain field of work. They are normally long term in nature and involve working on diverse business projects and organizations. D. Global Community Development Program International internships are the most intense learning experience we offer and links together our global network. This program encompasses crosscultural positive impact through working abroad for social and community development projects that lead to self development and skill enhancement for the member undertaking the program.

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3. Life-long Connection: Now that you‟ve had a chance to experience all that AIESEC has to offer, it is time to look back at your experience and reflect on the experiences you have had, and all that you have learnt about yourself. Think about what you have discovered about yourself, and about how you want to use this experience in the future to create a positive impact. A life long connection will ensure positive change throughout an AIESEC member‟s life. In this way, AIESEC presents each of its alumni a platform for continuous growth, enabling them to make a constant positive impact on society.

Principles of AIESEC XP: 1. Take an active role in your learning and the learning of others No one can teach you anything that you do not want to learn. You are in charge of creating the learning opportunities for yourself. Help others learn more by playing an active role in their learning. Why is it important to the outcome of the Learning Process? Our education system teaches us to be passive towards learning (take what is given) The world is dynamic & changing very fast and one must always be proactively learning It is the only way people will be really committed to the process 2. Challenge your worldview All new information is interpreted by you through your current worldview, which is shaped by your past experiences, emotions, attitudes, values. It affects what & how you learn; what you direct your attention and action to in different situations. Challenge yourself to look at things from a different perspective & observe the connection between these elements, your actions and results. Why is it important to the outcome of the Learning Process? It is not sufficient to be aware of the problems of the world to achieve change, you must also understand the causes and possible solutions and this requires thinking about and understanding many different points of view. It requires skills, confidence and “shaking” experiences to build a worldview oriented towards positive changes.

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3. Meta-cognition and regular personal reflection Build your capacity to recognize and evaluate your own thoughts, values, emotions, motives, goals and actions. Your goals are a manifestation of your vision & help in making sure that your day to day actions are driving you in the desired direction. Regular goal setting, review & reflection would help you in understanding your personal leadership path. Why is it important to the process? These skills allow someone to really take advantage of the AIESEC experience, since it allows them to analyze their actions and those of others. Facilitates the creation and completion of goals Facilitates the creation of values and the will to follow them

4. Increase Practical and Theoretical Knowledge Take opportunities to learn more about your area of interest and create opportunities to actually put your learning into practical application, for personal and professional skill development. Why is it important to the outcome of the learning process? With more skills, one increases the capacity to have an impact in the world. Fills a flaw in our education system in which most students do not have the opportunity to gain real practical experience. Learning increases when there is an opportunity to apply and put into practice what you have learned in theory.

5. Create a Network of Contacts Constantly work at finding & connecting with a group of like-minded people, who you can share your ideas & perspectives with and who are interested in seeing you make the change you want to see in the world. Why is it important to the outcome of the AIESEC Learning Process? Because your contacts & networks from all over the world, increases your ability to bring about the desired change that you want to see in the world.

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Brand XP: What is a brand? A brand is more than just a logo, a slogan, or a colour scheme; it is the image and reputation that we want others to associate with our organization. But, a brand is also more than just the image that we want others to have of us. It is also a description of the organization that we want to be. Finally, a brand is a choice. It is choosing how we want others to look at us. It is choosing to support the public and our stakeholders in forming that image. It is choosing to live up to the brand we have created for ourselves. Brand Promise The Brand Promise is a set of elements that we want our stakeholders to associate with AIESEC - it is our promise to them. Brand promise is intended to be aspirational - meaning our organization will need to evolve its messages and strategies over time to deliver on it. The Brand Promise was developed in a workshop at IC 2003 based on analysis of over 1000 stakeholder surveys and with advisory support from UBS and Prophet.

Essence (Activating Leadership) is a simple and single thought that captures the core of the brand. It is not a slogan. Primary elements (Global, Connecting, Youth Driven) are the base for brandbuilding programs and should remain consistent over time and across products and markets.

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Secondary elements (Enjoying, Excellence, Diversity) enrich the brand and give it completeness. Their importance can be "turned up" or "turned down" depending on the stakeholder and the local reality. Brand and branding is huge part of AIESEC. To understand brand and to know how to use it, means to understand deeply what is behind our logo, colours (orange & blue), slogan “It´s up to you!” and whole brand promise.

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AIESEC Exchange: Each year, we provide over 16,000 members the challenging opportunity to live and work in a foreign country in the areas of management, technology, education, and development. The internship could be located in any one of 110 countries or territories and the duration can be between 2 and 18 months. If internship is successful and both sides are happy, student recommends AIESEC to his friends and company recommends AIESEC to other companies. It is also expected, that student will join back his sending AIESEC Local Committee.

Types of exchanges:  GIP (Global Internship Program)

 Management (MT) – internships related to administration, finance, accounting, marketing, project management and HR.

 Technical (TT) – internships related to management and development in web, software, networks, and databases and engineering.

 Education (ET) – internships related to promotion, curriculum development, teaching and counselling in education sector.  GCDP (Global Community Development Program)

 Development (DT) – usually with NGOs, internships usually relate to wide variety of issues in community development.

Special exchange program: Salaam Program On September 11th 2003, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, AIESEC launched the Salaam Program, which aims to increase exchanges between the U.S. and Arab World like Tunisia. The program has been a great success and has currently realized over 120 internships.

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All trainees, with their local AIESEC chapters, participate in ongoing cultural activities and community volunteer programs to continue creating awareness and understanding of these different cultures.

Internal Exchange: CEED The Cultural Envoy for Exchange Development (CEED) is an opportunity for an AIESEC member from one Local Committee to spend time working at another Local Committee or Member Committee. The AIESECer usually travels internationally to get the optimum experience. CEEDs are a great way for members from other parts of the world to share knowledge and resources. The foreign LC can usually offer housing/and or food to the AIESECer, but the main incentive is of course the amazing experience of living in another country, and working for AIESEC. They can be short-term, and many are offered in the summer. There are also usually CEEDs in developing countries, which can be a great way to help a struggling, or underfunded LC. Frequently asked questions: What does AIESEC define as an internship? An internship is a period of time spent working for a company in one of our member countries. The length of the internship can be anything from 2 months up to one and a half years. An internship is a full time job with a salary, which enables the intern to pay for housing, food, social activities, and still have the opportunity to see some of the hosting country.

How does exchange work? AIESEC in Iceland contacts companies in Iceland and sells the opportunity of having an AIESEC member working for the company as an intern. Furthermore, AIESEC in Iceland offers Icelandic students the opportunity of an internship abroad. This same thing happens in all member countries of AIESEC making it possible for each country to send its AIESEC members out and take international AIESEC members in.

How does AIESEC match a member (selected to go abroad) to a company? AIESEC‟s online matching system called “MyAIESEC.net” matches the forms that the student and the company have filled out. A match is when the best-suited member

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is linked to the best-suited job for him or her. In INSIGHT XP at all times, there is a pool of students and a pool of companies waiting for a match (available).

AIESEC Conferences: AIESEC conferences are opportunities for our membership to commit to the power of what we stand for and to experience the strength of our network come together to create an intense learning experience. Each year, we organize and deliver over 470 national and international conferences.

At an organizational level, the conference is an opportunity to train members, develop strategy, discuss topics and issues that the Organization is taking up, and engages with our stakeholders. At an individual level, our members have the opportunity to receive training, build your personal network, demonstrate leadership, and have loads of fun. Introduction Seminar – Get Ready A 3 day conference for new members to receive in-depth functional training, learn about opportunities AIESEC has to offer, experience our operations, meet other AIESECers and plan their individual development while in AIESEC based on the activities and opportunities presented.

National Conferences – Start Up , Nat’Co , NES , Tu’LDS A 2-4 day conference bringing together all members in a country to form a common direction, plan and discuss matters relevant to the country as well as receive training that will enable a member to turn strategy into action based on the initiatives or approaches decided.

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International Regional conferences – MENA,WENA , Iberoamerica, LDS, XPRO A 5-7 day conference when members tackle issues and matters relevant to the different regions of the world. During this conference, a member can contribute to bringing down global initiatives to a regional level and to get further insights on how to practice them at a country level.

International Congress – IC , IPM A 7-12 day conference for leaders at the local or national level for leadership development, strategy building and sharing. Defining international direction, building networks of cooperation, bringing growth, and ensuring performance in the organization are usually major themes.

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AIESEC Global Network:

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AIESEC Culture and Traditions: Conference Culture Roll Calls At every conference you attend, you must prepare and perform a Roll Call with the group you came with. This group might be your Local Committee, the Organizing Committee, or even the team you are on in your LC. This Roll Call will be a dance or performance usually accompanied by music. This is both fun for the people at the conference and lets the conference know that your LC is there!

Sugar Cubes At every conference you go to there will be an envelope for each person at the conference on the wall. You can use these envelopes to leave messages for someone who really helped you at the conference or someone you just had a good time with. People usually leave small white squareshaped paper notes that resemble the shape of a sugar cube; resulting in the name!

Sugar Cubes

A Team At most conferences, you will see an A Team attempting to get everyone excited after a long night of partying. These people will be loud, active, and a little annoying to try to get you to participate. When you hear the call “A-team”, you will know what is coming.

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Dinner Games At Conference Dinners you will certainly hear the classic “Boom Chicka Boom”. Be ready to get up and yell with your LC. You will also hear songs, table banging, and dinner chants. These will get you in the mood for after dinner fun and let you be loud with your LC or Table!

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International Culture Dances There are special songs that AIESECers over the years have chosen to make into AIESEC Dances. Anywhere you go in the world, an AIESECer will know the dance and be able to do it with you. At conferences and other events you can see large groups doing the dances together. Some songs that have been chosen include: Tunak Tunak Tun, Dragostea Din Tei, Ojos Asi, Freed From Desire, and many others!

Skolling A game of challenge and skill developed by AIESECers many years ago has become an international AIESEC standard of competition. The game involves two teams of four representing two Local Committees. In turn, the four team members must drink a full glass of water, without spilling, as fast as possible. When the first person finishes they tap the next teammate on the head and they may begin. The first team to finish all four glasses of water first is the winner.

“Punishments “ Something you will see wherever you go with AIESEC is punishments for late people and wrong answers. Some AIESECers spend hours late at night thinking of clever ways to punish people who are not on time. These are usually very fun and quite embarrassing. The idea is positively stimulating everyone to have a good time, and be on time!

Global Village It has become the duty of each conference and/or Local Committee to put on a Global Village for the people in attendance. Global Villages can involve performances, booths, games, and food; but the main goal is always to spread as much culture and knowledge as possible. You will see many of these in your AIESEC time and hopefully you get to be a part of one!

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Opportunities in AIESEC: Team member -

Work on project, organize conference or other events in team of 4-6 members which is led by OCP

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Learn about cooperation within team members and with other teams

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Manage your time

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Get useful experience in particular area of your interest

Organizing Committee President (OCP) -

Lead a team of 4-6 members working on a project

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Learn about how to lead and motivate members of your team

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Manage your time and time of others

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Get useful experience in area of your interest

Vice President (MC VP) -

Be a member of Member Committee which is led by President

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Be a part of a team which is leading AIESEC and moving it forward

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Learn, develop and get into action international and national strategies in AIESEC Tunisia

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Work in area of your interest (finance, incoming exchange, outgoing exchange, Talent Management, external relations or public relations)

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Attend official, legislative international conferences.

President (MCP) -

Lead a team of 4-7 members

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Be the main responsible for the future of AIESEC in Tunisia

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Together with your team move AIESEC in Tunisia forward

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Be the main representative of AIESEC in Tunisia externally and also internally within AIESEC

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Be the main representative of AIESEC in Tunisia on national and international level

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Be a part of international team of MCPs which is deciding about international strategies – give inputs and be actively involved in discussions

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Bring & implement international strategies in AIESEC Tunisia

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With your team create & implement national strategies in AIESEC Tunisia

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Attend official, legislative international conferences

CEED -

Go abroad to another AIESEC committee. Duration: 2 weeks to 6 months

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Bring ideas to new LC and help them in the area they need

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Learn and bring new ideas to your LC

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Have a great experience of living and working in another country and another LC with totally different reality

OC member abroad -

Go and become a member of organizing committee of national or international conference abroad

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It´s a great opportunity to learn and experience how things are working in foreign country

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You will make a lot of friends from different countries

Facilitator at conference -

In Tunisia or abroad at other national or international conferences

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Great opportunity to experience your facilitation, presentation, communication skills at the conference

International MC positions (MC VP, MCP) -

Great opportunity to get experience of being a member on Members Committee in foreign country

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These positions require a lot of experience and knowledge and it´s not easy to go through selection, but once you are selected, you will not regret!

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Each country has different requirements, so we will recommend you to get in touch with current MC of that country and talk about this with them

AIESEC International -

AI offers many positions (look into part called “Structure of AIESEC�)

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Different positions = different requirements, contact particular AI member and ask for detailed information

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Be a member of team which is the head of AIESEC worldwide

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Create international strategies and help to implement them on national level

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Represent and be responsible for your area globally (make sure everything is working everywhere)

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Selection process is really hard and there are very high requirements for the applicants (detailed info about selection process will provide a particular AI member)

Intern -

Get a unique opportunity and experience living, working and having fun abroad

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Put your knowledge and skills into practice and get new experience from work

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Make friends from all over the world

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Be actively involved into AIESEC there

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AIESEC Structure: AIESEC on a global level is only a 4-layer organization. Looking at AIESEC from a strategic and direction setting angle, the structure looks like this: (If you turn it around you have the structure from an activity angle)

AIESEC International AIESEC International (AI) is based in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Their responsibility is to co-ordinate the work of AIESEC all over the World. AI consists of 20 people: -

the President of AIESEC International (PAI) 5 Vice Presidents (VP) each responsible for one of the areas of finance, external relations, exchange development, people development and information systems. - 6 Directors (D) taking care of country relations, organizational development and strategies. The board of AI is elected for one year only except three positions – VP external relations, VP finance and VP information systems.

If you are interested in knowing more whatâ€&#x;s happening in AI office, please check out their webpage http://www.aiesec.org/ai/ or blog: http://ai.myaiesec.net/

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Member Committees Every member country has a national executive board called the Member Committee (MC). Generally role of MC is to co-ordinate the work of the Local Committees (LC) and be leaders of the direction and strategy of AIESEC in particular country. Tunisian MCEB is taking care of international and national strategies and at the same time about strategies and operative tasks of our LC.

Local Committees Local Committees (LCs) are situated at universities all over the World. Each LC has an executive board (EB), which is elected for one year (term). EB consists also from VPs. Role of EB is to manage and lead the activities and members in the LC. It is at this local level that most activities of AIESEC take place, which is why the LCs are the most important units of the organization. It is also in the LCs that all the exchange and other activities are happening. There are roles to be filled in areas like finance, student relations, people development, external relations, and exchange. In Iceland, as we mentioned already above, we have only one LC. This LC is situated at University of Iceland, but we are covering also Reykjavík University and Teacher´s University. LCEB is the same as MCEB.

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General Local Committee Structure: Executive Board (EB): The Executive Board (EB) is a combination of the LC President and the Vice Presidents of the teams. This Board works to develop and provide structure for the LC. They preside over the functional teams and can work with a Board of Advisors to make an LC plan.

InComing eXchange The ICX team works to bring trainees from all over the world to the Local Committee. They find local internships with organizations, so that trainees from around the world can come work and have a cultural experience. They also work with other LC's to fill these positions. Once they find trainees they are responsible for taking care of the people they bring in! Talent Management The TM team is the Heart and the Backbone of an LC. They are responsible for recruiting new members, keeping these members motivated, and creating LC bonding opportunities. They must also create an LC structure, educate new members, and provide Human Resources for the members. OutGoing eXchange An OGX team works to send students from the University and Local Committee abroad. This team must find Exchange Participants to go abroad. Once they find the right people they must work with other Local committeeâ€&#x;s in another country to find them the right internship to find them the right job in another country and make sure the person is happy! Finance Most LC's will have a small team which takes care of the LC's money. They do budgeting, manage the cash flow of the LC and make sure money is invested appropriately.

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External Relations Your LC might have an ER team which is responsible for marketing, website, university relations, and alumni relations of an LC.

Information Management & Communication Some LC's will have an IM team which runs the LC website and manages the records and files of the LC.

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AIESEC Acronyms: AIESEC „Association Internationale des Étudiants en Sciences Économiques et Commerciales‟ International @ - AIESEC AI - AIESEC International PAI - President of AIESEC International OGX - Outgoing Exchange ICX - Incoming Exchange TM - Talent Management PBOX - Project Based on Exchange LCD – Local Committee Development VP - Vice President GN - Growth Network Africa – Africa AP - Asia Pacific CEE – Central and Eastern Europe Iberoamerica – Latin America, Spain, and the US MENA – Middle East & North Africa WENA – Western Europe & North America National MC - Member Committee MCP - Member Committee President BOD - Board of Directors NSB – National Support Body NST – National Support Team BD - Business Development

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Local LC - Local Committee LCP - Local Committee President CI - Common Induction ER - External Relations BOA - Board of Advisors EB - Executive Board

Conferences IC - International Congress LDS - Leadership Development Seminar LMS - Local Motivation Seminar Nat’Co –National Conference Tu’LDS –Tunisian Leadership Development Seminar NPM - National President Meeting NES- National Evaluation Seminar Exchange Related X - Exchange EP - Exchange Participant TN – Trainee Nominee CEED - Cultural Envoy for Exchange Development NGO - Non Governmental Organization DT - Development Traineeship ET - Education Traineeship MT - Management Traineeship TT - Technical Traineeship

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