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OGCDP selection Guide- AIESEC Colombia

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Application

Assessment

Contact

Interview

Purpose Proper screening before we raise our EPs. Assess the candidate in detail to ensure we are going to provide the best high quality experience with the most aligned profiles taking into account our main criteria: (cultural sensitivity, emotional stability, adaptability, resilience and resourcefulness).


OGCDP selection Guide- AIESEC Colombia 1. Introduction.  Introduce yourselves, briefly covering your AIESEC experience, including how long you’ve been in AIESEC, your job profile, your college, etc. 1. Expectation Setting for the interview:  Be Honest, our aim is not to judge you but see what potential you have and how you can effectively fit in Exchange Process.  Don’t be nervous.  Ask any questions you have by the end of the interview. 2. Expectations towards Exchange:  Why do you wish to participate in an AIESEC exchange?  How the exchange will contribute to your personal and professional goals?  What is necessary to happen in your exchange to fulfill your expectations?

Why do you wish to participate Have good motivation for participating in X, with clear 3 in an AIESEC exchange?

advantages that he/she can have. (3 strong arguments) Have a motivation but still is not totally sure what could get 2 from the experience. (2 arguments) See it just as possible nice experience without seeing clear 1 what he/she can get from it. (1 argument)

How

the

exchange

will Understands and says 3 personal and 3 professional 3

contribute to your personal contributions. and professional goals?

Understands and says at least 2 personal and 2 2 professional contributions. Understands and says at least 1 personal contribution.

1

What is necessary to happen All his/ her arguments are completely aligned with what 3 in your exchange to fulfill your we can offer in our internships expectations?

All his/ her arguments are moderately aligned with what 2 we can offer in our internships All his/ her arguments are barely/scarcely aligned with 1 what we can offer in our internships

3. Communication Skills:  Describe a situation when you had to persuade other about something. Did you succeed? Why?  Give an example of a difficult or sensitive situation that required you to use excellent communication skills. What did you do?


OGCDP selection Guide- AIESEC Colombia Describe a situation when you Answer with 3 strong arguments of success as key in his/ 3 had to persuade other about her experience something. Did you succeed or Answer with 2 strong arguments of success as key in his/ 2 not? Why?

her experience Answer with 1 strong argument of success as key in his/ 1 her experience

Give an example of a difficult or Answer with 3 strong arguments of success as key in his/ 3 sensitive situation that required her experience you

to

use

excellent Answer with 2 strong arguments of success as key in his/ 2

communication skills. What did her experience you do?

Answer with 1 strong argument of success as key in his/ 1 her experience

4. Flexibility & Cultural Sensitivity: (To generate the questions, you need to get the following information: what would be for him/ her to be out of his/ her comfort zone, what is the impossible they can accept when they are living with other people?, what do they imagine can be a difficult situation that they would face during an internship and how do she/ he can overcome that?)  What do you want to do (JD)? Where?  During your internship, you are sharing your bedroom with 4 trainees more that have different cultural backgrounds. Will you be comfortable in this situation?  What two or three things would be most important to you in your internship?  If you could decide, which country will you decide to go and why? And which country won’t you like to go to and why?  What he/ she imagine can be a difficult situation that he/ she would face during his/ her internship and how she/ he can overcome that?) What do you want to do (JD)?

All his/ her arguments are completely aligned with what 3 we can offer in our internships All his/ her arguments are moderately aligned with what 2 we can offer in our internships All his/ her arguments are barely/scarcely aligned with 1 what we can offer in our internships

During your internship, you are Answer with 3 strong arguments to overcome assertively 3 living with 4 trainees that have this situation different cultural backgrounds.

(include what it’s impossible for Answer with 2 strong arguments to overcome assertively 2 them to accept when he/ she is this situation living with other people) Will you

be

comfortable

in

this Answer with 1 strong argument to overcome assertively 1


OGCDP selection Guide- AIESEC Colombia situation? What would you do to this situation change that? What two or three things would All his/ her arguments are completely aligned with what 3 be most important to you in we can offer in our internships your internship?

All his/ her arguments are moderately aligned with what 2 we can offer in our internships All his/ her arguments are barely/scarcely aligned with 1 what we can offer in our internships

If

you

could

decide,

which Answer with 3 assertive arguments that are completely 3

country will you decide to go aligned with what we can offer in our internships and are and why? And which country not discriminatory won’t you like to go to and why?

Answer with 2 assertive arguments that are completely 2 aligned with what we can offer in our internships and are not discriminatory Answer with 1 assertive argument that are completely 1 aligned with what we can offer in our internships and is not discriminatory

What you imagine can be a Answer with 3 strong arguments to overcome assertively 3 difficult situation that you would this situation face during your internship and Answer with 2 strong arguments to overcome assertively 2 how can you overcome that?

this situation Answer with 1 strong argument to overcome assertively 1 this situation

5. Global mindset:  What is the first thing to come to your mind with the following countries: India, Brazil, Russia, China, Nigeria, Kenya, Poland, Romania, Indonesia, and Ukraine?  Try to remember a situation when you had to face something different, something never experienced before? How did you handle it? 

Mention a difficult situation in which you wanted to quit but in the end you didn’t.

 Please, name most important global issues, on your point of view.  Have you being in other country or met a foreigner? How was the experience and how this changed your vision about the world?  Do customs and rituals of other cultures interested for you? What kind of? What is the first thing to come to Identify relevant and positive ideas for each of the 3 your mind with the following countries countries: India, Brazil, Russia, Identify some positive ideas for more that the half of the 2 China, Nigeria, Kenya, Poland, countries at least


OGCDP selection Guide- AIESEC Colombia Romania,

Indonesia,

and Identify scarcely few ideas for half of the countries at least

1

Ukraine? Try to remember a situation Answer with 3 strong arguments to overcome assertively 3 when

you

had

to

face this situation

something different, something Answer with 2 strong arguments to overcome assertively 2 never experienced before? How this situation did you handle it?

Answer with 1 strong argument to overcome assertively 1 this situation

Mention a difficult situation in Answer with 3 strong arguments to overcome assertively 3 which you wanted to quit but in this situation the end you didn’t.

Answer with 2 strong arguments to overcome assertively 2 this situation Answer with 1 strong argument to overcome assertively 1 this situation

Please, name 3 most important Identify 3 relevant issues and give strong arguments

3

global issues, on your point of Identify 2 relevant issues and give strong arguments

2

view.

1

Identify 1 relevant issue and give strong arguments

Have you being in other country Has had relevant international/ multicultural experiences

3

or met a foreigner? How was Has had some international/ multicultural experiences

2

the experience and how this Has had scarcely international/ multicultural experiences changed your vision about the

1

world? Do customs and rituals of other Identify 3 customs and rituals of other cultures (have 3 cultures

interested

What kind of?

for

you? strong and clear knowledge) Identify 2 customs and rituals of other cultures (have 2 some knowledge) Identify 1 custom and ritual of other cultures (have partial 1 knowledge)

6. Emotional Intelligence:  What kind of people you enjoy working with and what are the personalities that are difficult for you to work with?  Describe situation in which you had to work with a difficult person (another student, co-worker, customer, supervisor, etc.). How did you handle the situation? Is there anything you would have done differently in retrospection?  Have you ever work in team? What was your role in it? How did you work with opinions of your teammates?


OGCDP selection Guide- AIESEC Colombia ď ś Please, evaluate your ability to manage your emotions from 1 to 5. Why do you think so? ď ś Do you think everyone is responsible for own problems? In what cases are you willing to help? ď ś What are your greatest strengths/weaknesses?

What kind of people you enjoy Identify 1 personality that will be difficult for him/ her to 3 working with and what are the work with (assertive and not discriminatory arguments) personalities that are difficult for Identify 2 personalities that will be difficult for him/ her to 2 you to work with?

work with (assertive and not discriminatory arguments) Identify 3 personalities that will be difficult for him/ her to 1 work with (assertive and not discriminatory arguments)

Describe situation in which you Answer with 3 strong arguments to overcome assertively 3 had to work with a difficult this situation person (another student, co- Answer with 2 strong arguments to overcome assertively 2 worker, customer, supervisor, this situation etc.). How did you handle the Answer with 1 strong argument to overcome assertively 1 situation? Is there anything you this situation would have done differently in retrospection? Have you ever work in a team? Reflect a honest attitude (give 3 assertively and strong 3 What was your role in it? How arguments/ examples) did you work with opinions of Reflect a honest attitude (give 2 assertively and strong 2 your teammates?

arguments/ examples) Reflect a honest attitude (give 1 assertive and strong 1 argument/ example)

Please, evaluate your ability to Answer in a scale of 5 (strong arguments)

3

manage your emotions from 1 Answer in a scale of 4 (some arguments)

2

to 5. Why do you think so?

1

Do

you

think

everyone

Answer in a scale of 3 (few arguments)

is Reflect an open and honest attitude (give 3 assertively 3

responsible for own problems? and strong arguments/ examples) In what cases are you willing to Reflect an open and honest attitude (give 2 assertive 2 help?

arguments/ examples) Reflect an open and honest attitude (give 1 assertive 1 argument/ examples)

What

are

your

strengths/weaknesses?

greatest Identify clearly 3 weaknesses and 3 strengths at least (the 3 weaknesses must not be a difficulty for his/ her interpersonal relationships) Identify clearly 2 weaknesses and 2 strengths at least (the 2


OGCDP selection Guide- AIESEC Colombia weaknesses must not be a difficulty for his/ her interpersonal relationships) Identify clearly 1 weakness and 1 strength at least (the 1 weakness

must

not

be

a

difficulty

for

his/

her

interpersonal relationships) Scoring: 52- 63 35- 51 0- 34

The EP passed the interview successfully The EP should be analyzed at the assessment and reviewed The EP did not pass the interview

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