TOP 15 Global Opportunities for this Season via Opportunity Desk

TOP 15 Global Opportunities for this Season via Opportunity Desk

Find below our Hottest List of the Year! These are opportunities we believe will add highly significant value to the lives of the participants. We are confident YOU can be one of them. Take advantage now and give them a shot!


“Nothing is more expensive than a missed opportunity” – Jackson Brown Jr.

15 Hottest Global Opportunities Not to Miss This Season

1. Preparing Global Leaders Academy 2014 at Amman, Jordan.

PGLA is a one week premiere international educational program for the best students and young professionals around the world. The program seeks to prepare aspiring global scholar-leaders with the tools that are necessary for effective leadership in an increasingly complex world.

Open to: Students and young professionals from around the world
Apply by January 15, 2014. Find out more here –

2. Win a Trip to 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil – “Be There with Hyundai” Contest.

The Contest gives you the chance to flex your creative muscles, celebrate your national team and win prizes including the opportunity to travel to Brazil for the 2014 FIFA World Cup! Show your support for your 2014 FIFA World Cup™ team by creating the perfect slogan and you could win this trip.

Open to: Club members
Apply by February 27, 2014 –

3. World Bank Summer Internship 2014.

The Internship offers you an opportunity to improve your skills while working in a diverse environment. Interns generally find the experience to be rewarding and interesting. The Bank pays an hourly salary to all Interns and, where applicable, provides an allowance towards travel expenses.

Open to: Candidates who are enrolled in a full-time graduate (MSc or PhD) study program
Apply by January 31, 2014 –

4. 2014 Echoing Green Fellowship application

The Global Fellowship is a program for smart young leaders who are deeply connected to the needs and potential solutions that may work best for their communities. The Global Fellowship will be awarded to individuals or partners who will receive a stipend of $80,000 and other benefits.

Open to: Emerging social entrepreneur from any part of the world
Apply by January 6, 2014 –

5. 2014 AP Global News Internship Program for U.S. and International students / graduates

The internship program is a paid, highly selective, 12-week individually tailored training program for students who are aspiring cross-format journalists. Interns will get to work in an AP bureau under the supervision of a designated trainer to cover breaking news and complete a final enterprise project.

Open to: U.S. and international students as well as recent graduates
Apply by December 27, 2013 –

6. Paid Volunteer Opportunity in Germany

The program is designed  to give you the chance to spend 12 months living and working in a foreign country, experiencing a new culture and getting to know the mindset, work ethic and social structure of Germany. People of all nations are invited to apply for voluntary service in Germany.

Open to: People of all nations, 18 years and above
Apply by February 28, 2014 –

7. 2014 Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders.

The Washington Fellowship will bring 500 young leaders to the United States for academic coursework and leadership training and will create unique opportunities in Africa for Fellows to put new skills to practical use in leading organizations, communities, and countries.

Open to: Young Leaders who are Citizens of and residents in a sub-Saharan African country
Apply by January 27, 2014 –


8. World Bank Group – Junior Professional Associates or JPA employment program

This a unique opportunity to gain entry-level professional experience, gaining first-hand exposure to the challenges – and rewards – of international development and poverty reduction. World Bank will provide you with the opportunity to gain entry-level professional experience, on a two-year, non-renewable contract with benefits.

Open to: Recent graduates (Bachelors, Master’s or PhD) worldwide
Application is ongoing –

9. 33Fifty: The Commonwealth Youth Leadership Programme in Scotland

This is a four-day leadership programme in Glasgow for young Commonwealth leaders that aims to develop young leaders to bring people together, reconcile differences, lead change and use the Commonwealth’s networks effectively.

Open to: Youth leaders aged 18-25 years from a Commonwealth country
Apply by March 16, 2014 –

10. Karsh International Scholarship for Students to Study in USA

This is a merit-based full scholarship for international students at Duke University. The scholarship was created to bring together top students from all over the world. It cover tuition, room and board, mandatory fees, demonstrated need that exceeds those costs and up to $7000 of funding for research/service opportunities.

Open to: Students Worldwide
Application is ongoing –


11. Merit Next Year-long Leadership Development Program 2014/15

This is a year-long leadership development program for 120 young people of merit from around the world selected after completing a series of global challenges designed to showcase their commitment to making a positive impact in their community.

Open to: Young leaders from every country and any background
Apply by April 30, 2014 –


12. Apply for Scholarship to the International AIDS 2014 Conference – Melbourne, Australia

The International AIDS Conference is the premier gathering for those working in the field of HIV, as well as policy makers, persons living with HIV and other individuals committed to ending the pandemic. Scholarship applicants will be able to request a full or partial scholarship.

Open to: Everyone around the world working or volunteering in the field of HIV and AIDS
Apply by February 13, 2014 –


13. 2015 Ford Motor Company International Fellowship of 92nd Street Y

The intensive three-week residency program in New York is designed to enhance the efforts of emerging leaders in communities throughout the world. Airfare, accommodations, food, transportation, instruction and other program-related expenses are included in the fellowship, and participants receive a small stipend upon arrival.

Open to: International Community Leaders engaged in the nonprofit sector, either professionally or as a volunteer
Apply by June 30, 2014 –

14. ‘Go Green In the City’ global business Challenge – Win a trip to Paris in June 2014

Schneider Electric invites you to its fourth annual Go Green in the City global business case challenge. Enter for a chance to revolutionize energy management and gain unique insight into one of the leading global energy management companies.

Open to: Business and engineering students
Apply February 15, 2014 –


15. 2014 TechWomen Emerging Leader Exchange Program in United States

This is a life-changing experience and opportunity to engage with experts and innovators in your field and become a change-agent in your community. The program empowers, connects, and supports the next generation of women leaders to advance their careers, pursue their dreams, and inspire women and girls in their communities.

Open to: Young Women leaders in STEM areas from Africa and the Middle East
Apply by February 10, 2014 –


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