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Foreword It‟s truly an honor to have you take your precious time off to read a seemingly fancy document like this. But we‟d like to take you on a trip to imagine… … about the 65,000 fresh graduates entering the work force each year; 24, 000 from NUS; and 11, 000 from SIM…

23, 000 from NTU;

7, 000 from SMU

… how would YOU stand to be seen?

Our ever-changing world and a highly connected economy calls for attributes beyond academic excellence. How global-conscious, versatile and outstanding are you as a member of this world?

Youth is an energy that will someday be lost if left unharnessed and university is perhaps the final opportunity to use that energy and discover your true potential. Dear friend, standing among the 65, 000 graduates out there…

How different will YOUR university life-story be?


What is AIESEC? AIESEC is the worldâ€&#x;s Present in 1,

largest youth – driven organization 700 universities around the world Across 110 countries and territories

The international platform for young people to explore and develop their leadership potential.


Global Community Dev. Program (GCDP) A BIG word for a BIG cause! The GCDP is a 6 – 12 week community development internship in one of the following fields of: Cultural Education HIV / AIDS Awareness Education (general) Community Development Environmental Awareness Social Entrepreneurship Tourism Promotion


Internships are focused on creating impact in the host environment; working with NGOs, schools or charities on the frontline.

SOCIAL IMPACT CULTURAL IMMERSION AIESEC Singapore runs the Global Community Dev. Program to create a positive impact in society, while connecting students to the local realities of different communities.


SGD

515

- Including SGD 100 returnable deposit - Including travel insurance for whole course of exchange (courtesy of SIM)

APPLICATION FEE MISCELLANEOUS Other expenses vary from country to country. Refer to the info below for more information!


Countries & Projects Available PHILIPPINES: Project Hiyas Work with students for Ecological & Economic Democracy (SEED) to reform Philippine Mining Activities and advance climate justice. Project Scope: - involvement in organizing 3-week environmental exhibits on anti-mining - collaboration with SEED in acquiring volunteers & speakers for exhibitions - assist in logistics preparation (e.g: venue set-up, coordination with forum speakers, preparation of exhibition materials) - creation & documentation of exhibition reports - networking with universities & relevant student organizations Requirements: Applicants with experience in project management are encouraged Duration: Oct to Dec 2011 (6 weeks)

Airfare: ~ SGD 350 – 400

Food: SGD 2 – 4 /meal

Accommodation: ~ SGD 115 – 150 /month (shared)


Countries & Projects Available CHINA 1. Green Power Now Educate students about key topics of sustainable development & environmental protection Project Scope: - provide lessons on sustainable development (training provided) - organize and participate in issue-related events (e.g: Green Race) - empower students on sustaining nature in modern life, setting up environmental clubs & cooperate with other NGOs 2. Red Wings Community care program focusing on educating the old on English & foreign cultures, through various activities Project Scope: - deliver English lessons & lecture about Singapore cultures & lifestyles - design sports & games for senior citizens & the chance to learn Kung Fu from them - visit local families & celebrate traditional festivals with them 3. Explore China

Raise youths’ awareness on cultural heritage protection & promotion Project Scope: - work in museums - assist in exhibition planning, document translation & guiding / designing educational programs 4. Shanghai Memory (Photoshop skills & own laptop required) Engage in the long history of Shanghai & awaken memory of old Shanghai

Project Scope: - research & find various sites in Shanghai, via picture taking & videos of its ancient culture - use acquired materials to promote & raise cultural awareness of youth Requirements for all China projects: - Good command of Mandarin Chinese Duration: mid Nov – end Dec (6 weeks) Food: ~ SGD 4 /meal

Airfare: ~ SGD 800-1000

Accommodation: ~ 220 SGD/ mth (shared)


Countries & Projects Available TAIWAN: Bridging the gap, connecting the world Work at elementary school, teaching students ranging from 3 different levels. Project Scope: - design and teaching of English lessons, to inspire students’ interest - introduce Singapore’s culture - create student clubs/activities based on personal skills - engage in holiday activities with teachers, students and students’ parents - write weekly report about program and share with teachers and parents Requirements: Good command of English

Duration: mid Nov to end Dec (6 weeks)

Airfare: ~ SGD 700

Food & Accommodation: Provided

CZECH REPUBLIC: Orphanage Project Scope: work with young students from orphanages & rehabilitation centers Duration: mid Nov to end Dec (6 weeks) Food: SGD 5-6 /meal

Airfare: SGD 1200


Limited slots available for each country destination Early settlement of VISA and admin procedures No GUARANTEE of same country / project in future promotions

WHY NOW?

If not NOW, then when else?


“At every sense of the word, the GCDP truly lives up to its name as an exchange program; offering you an opportunity to immerse in invaluable experiences of personal development and global awareness, in „exchange‟ for your invested time, money and effort.”

INVEST IN YOURSELF! APPLY NOW! Application Form on our Facebook Page at:

A.I.E.S.E.C in SIM

Interview period for GCDP are have commenced.

Come visit us at www.aiesec.org.sg or e-mail us ogx.sim@gmail.com !


My life as an RMIT

/ UOW student involves:

PROJECTS  ONLINE QUIZZES  no sleep  TESTS  PROJECT SUBMISSION  mugging  EXAMS  SLEEP  sleep  semester break job OR…

CHINA . TAIWAN . CZECH REP . PHILIPPINES

GLOBAL COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

CULTURAL IMMERSION  stay awake  HAVE FUN  CREATE SOCIAL IMPACT  MAKE NEW FRIENDS  MAKE A DIFFERENCE Come visit us at www.aiesec.org.sg or e-mail us ogx.sim@gmail.com !


Winter Exchange 2011 Info Brochure