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Are you our next Youth Goodwill Ambassador? (deadline September 1, 2011)

As a Youth Goodwill Ambassador, will you take part in a unique talent development program, meet with leading figures in Danish culture, politics and business - and get a head start to your future career

The Youth Goodwill Ambassador Corps is a global network of international students who work on a voluntary basis to promote Denmark as an attractive study and work destination.

As a Youth Goodwill Ambassador you will take part in a unique talent development programme where you get to meet with key stakeholders within business, culture and academia in Denmark. You will also receive branding training to optimize your presentation techniques and your communication, media and marketing skills.

Being part of the Youth Ambassador corps will give you an in-depht understanding of the Danish way of life an what makes Denmark competitive. You will be appointed an international business executive as your personal mentor who is either a Danish expat with business knowledge relevant to your field of study or a mentor who is geographically located close to your home region.

Here are some of the benefits:

  • A unique talent development programme
  • Round table discussions with key business leaders
  • Face to face meetings with cultural frontrunners
  • Communication and social media training
  • Professional experience and social activities
  • An international executive as your personal mentor
  • A global goodwill network
  • A head start to your future career

One of the 2010 Youth Goodwill Ambassadors, Johann Waschnewski from Germany, says about the program:

“The Youth Goodwill Ambassador program offers a unique experience, voluntary work and a lot of fun. The corps connects students from all over the world, and the talent development program has given me a unique insight into the Danish society and business environment. I look forward to making use of my new knowledge and my unforgettable experience in the future ". - Johann Waschnewski, Intercultural Business student, Germany

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Copenhagen Youth Goodwill Ambassador Corps is funded by Karl Pedersen & Hustrus Industrifond administered by the Confederation of Danish Industry. Other project partners include Wonderful Copenhagen, Copenhagen Capacity, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen Business School, Technical University of Denmark, Aarhus University, Aalborg University, AIESEC and IAESTE.

His Royal Highness Prince Joachim of Denmark serves as patron for the corps.

Read more and apply to become a Youth Goowill Ambassador
(deadline September 1, 2011)