Community Development • Sustainability • Forestry • Indigenous Cultural Exchange • Agroforestry • Field Work• Business • Management • Forest Conservation • Technical Skills • Research • International Relations
Available to all Aboriginal Youth ages 19-30, the International Aboriginal Youth Internship (IAYI) provides an opportunity for Indigenous Youth to work on diverse projects in environmental and community sustainability, gender equality and Indigenous forest conservation that could be applied in your community.
This hands-on program provides in-depth training and education in forest conservation and the industry. All costs covered for selected applicants.
Pre-departure orientation in Vancouver in July, followed by 4-month internship departing September, and community development activities
Participate in research, management exercises, orientation, and teachings on new software, technology, and field work
Share Indigenous cultural knowledge
Gain valuable and employable skills
Increase understanding, knowledge of international issues
Work collaboratively with local community partners