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Youth Opportunities is one of the largest opportunities discovery 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: https://www.youthop.com/
- Social Media
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
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!
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