Hi all,

I am writing to share information about an internship program that is being led by Alternatives, APC member based in Montreal. The International Youth Internship Program (IYIP) is focused on 'technology and communication at the heart of social change'.

Internship placements are available to individuals between the ages of 19 and 30 who have a post-secondary diploma and are legally allowed to work in Canada. The placements are intended to provide international experience, skills and knowledge that will prepare young people in Canada for future employment.


APC will host 3 interns in South Africa, with expected start date of September 2018:
As part of the initiative, Alternatives covers the cost of transportation, accommodation, travel insurance, and subsistence costs for the interns. Training and support is provided throughout the entire period of the internship.

To be eligible for internship, candidates must:
  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident or be legally allowed to work in Canada;
  • Have a post-secondary diploma and have obtained a degree or diploma from a university, college, post-secondary technology school, post-secondary institute or CEGEP (general education college and professional in Quebec);
  • Be between the ages of 19 to 30 when the final selection is made (when the contracts between the trainee and Alternatives are signed);¬†
  • Have never participated in the IYIP.

The selection process for internship placements will begin 24 May 2018.

For questions related to APC-hosted internships, please direct queries to shawna@apc.org

For questions about the internship program overall please write to psij@alternatives.ca

Please help us spread the word,



Carlos Rey-Moreno, PhD
"Community and Local Access Networks" Project Coordinator
Association for Progressive Communications
Cel: +27 (0) 76 986 3633
Skype: carlos.reymoreno Twitter: Creym