As the summer vacation is approaching, so are many volunteering projects and internships. But what to pack on such a new exciting experience? Even if you have been abroad many times and are an expert in packing, there are sure to be moments when you miss a thing or two. To help you have the best preparation for your project, or any other vacation, we made a special AIESEC exchange packing list!
It’s an age-old question, and we tend to think that the answer is yes. We believe that once we make a little bit more money, we will be a little happier in turn, too. However, according to decades of research in positive psychology, the study of happiness and human potential…
When we talk about young leaders, people quickly think of Greta Thunberg or Mark Zuckerberg, due to their media attention or Greta’s well-known, activist speeches on climate change. But more quietly, the world is packed with young, inspirational leaders, trying to create a more stable, sustainable and inclusive world for future generations, minority groups or the society they are part of.
Misschien heb je dat nog niet overwogen, maar dit is zeker (ook) een geweldige verrijking van je studententijd. In deze blog lees je waarom!
When I decided to participate in the Nour project of AIESEC, I felt like I did something impulsive yet brave. I never went abroad on my own before. I always had people I could depend on like friends and family. This time I wanted to challenge myself by doing this project on my own, and I wanted to discover and embrace another culture.
Do you go by plane when you go on summer vacation? Do you eat avocados? This is what finger-pointing is and feels like. Even if you do make a small impact by not having/using a car, then the other person might point out some other things you could also still be doing to make an even greater impact. However, this is not how it should be.