Youth Opportunities is one of the largest opportunities to discover platforms for youth across the globe. It will help you find educational contents for continued self-development for free.
It has ten different categories of opportunities which include: Scholarship, Internship, Exchange Program, Fellowship, workshop, conference and competition, award, grants, and international jobs.
These are 5 things you need to know:
1. Youth Opportunities Website
- Website: www.youthop.com
- Social Media
- Facebook: @YOpportunities
- Twitter: @YOpportunities
- Instagram: @yopportunities
- Youtube: YOpportunities
2. Why should you join Youth Opportunities?
There are five key reasons:
- Free access to a lot of international opportunities
- Get connected with successful young leaders
- Gain the opportunity to communicate with opportunity providers
- Free access to educational resources and support from experts
- Share your success story
3. Types of opportunities that you can find
- Exchange Programs
- Masters/Post Graduate
- Ph.D./Post Doctoral
- School/Winter School
4. How can you browse opportunities on the website?
You have several options to filter the results:
- Type of opportunity (the ones mentioned above)
- Funding type (Full Scholarship, Fully funded, Paid, Partial scholarship, Partially funded, Voluntarily)
- Deadline (Ongoing, 1 week, 10 days, 15 days, 30 days, 2 months)
5. How to apply for opportunities?
It’s very easy to apply for an opportunity, just follow these steps:
- Select in the main menu the type of opportunity you are looking for.
- Check the characteristics of the opportunity, specifically make sure that you meet the requirements to apply (citizenship, residency and experience).
- If you qualify for the opportunity go to its website (all the opportunities will have a link to the website of the institution that is offering them.
- Make your application: get ready and start gathering all the documents you need to apply.
- Tips for a successful application: Keep in mind that in the application process for almost all of these programs you will be asked to prove a good English level, your academic records, letters of recommendation and your CV.
- English level: the exams that are usually required are the TOEFL iBT or the IELTS.
- Academic records: if your academic records are not in English, usually you can ask your High School or University for a translation, otherwise search for a sworn translator in your city.
- Letters of Recommendation: ask your professors/bosses to write you a recommendation letter with time to secure a quality letter.
- CV: create a good CV highlighting the achievements that are related to the scholarship. Find the best tips to write a compelling CV on this post: How to create a professional CV that will get you the job
If you are looking for more scholarships to study abroad check the post How to win scholarships to study abroad
If you are looking for more volunteer programs abroad check the post How to find paid volunteer projects abroad
Are you interested in finding opportunities to go abroad? In the Scholarship Finder, you can discover a wide list of scholarships, work opportunities, volunteer projects, contests, entrepreneurial support, and virtual courses!
Did you like this post? Pin it! <3