The International Solid Waste Association (ISWA) Young Professionals Group (YPG) calls on young professionals and students from around the world to create a blog post exploring how COVID-19 exposed fragilities and strengths of waste management worldwide. Take part to win the publication at Waste Management World Magazine and win a yearly ISWA membership. Apply for the ISWA YPG Blog Writing Competition 2020.

The theme of this year’s competition, ‘Impacts and opportunities from COVID-19’, is a challenge for all of us to join the ongoing discussion aimed at improving waste and resource management – minimize waste generation, improve resilience and unveil the excellence of the ground workforce.

Bloggers are challenged to envision how individuals, communities, waste management companies, municipalities and government can increase the resilience of the waste sector and share best practices.

Entries should be original, engaging, passionate, and no longer than 600 words. Participants can increase their chances of winning by promoting their posts on social media, as the resonance of blogs will be considered by the judges.

Deadline: October 2, 2020

The Finance and Investment Cell of St. Stephen’s College is proud to present and invite you to its annual interactive case study competition: CCL 2020.
Case Club League is a premier case study competition at the undergraduate level in the country set apart from other events by the dynamic and interactive solving experience they provide to the participants who are required to use their analytical thinking and innovative skills to solve cases.
Through its series of exciting, thought-provoking rounds, The Case Club League is here to land you up in tough situations and test your ability to resolve issues, negotiate with and outsmart some of the best in the business. If you are fascinated by the corporate world, enjoy thinking outside the box and wish to challenge yourself, Case Club League is just for you!
Winners undergo vigorous competition among 3500+ students from the best institutions in the country like IIMs, IITs, NIT’s, NLU’s, SRCC, etc. over a period of three months, testing their technical, computational, innovative, creative, analytical and presentation skills through various challenges within the case studies involving valuations, data analysis, guesstimates and more. An esteemed panel of judges reviews the finalists. In the past, they’ve had judges who’ve worked for prestigious organizations such as BCG, AT Kearney, NITI Aayog, Deloitte and Oracle.
Deadline: October 9, 2020
The ASEAN Foundation seeks an intern to support the communication function of the organisation, led by the Communication Manager. This is an Online Internship opportunity.
To support all of ASEAN Foundation initiatives, an innovative and passionate communication interns are needed. As young people in ASEAN are one of the main target audience of the ASEAN Foundation, we will need a communication intern who understands the young generation’s insights and speaks their language. The well-executed communications strategy of the ASEAN Foundation is essential to ensure high visibility of the initiatives as well as to convey its success stories better to various stakeholders and broader audiences.
ASEAN Foundation is an organisation from and for the people of ASEAN. The Foundation exists because of one vision: to build a cohesive and prosperous ASEAN Community. As an ASEAN’s body, the Foundation is tasked to support ASEAN mainly in promoting awareness, identity, interaction and development of the people of ASEAN.

The online internship is voluntary and unpaid.

Harvard is offering free online courses with paid printable certificates. The Harvard University free online courses are available to everyone from any corner of the world. All courses including Computer Science, Social Science, Data Science, Humanities, Business, Health & Medicine, Mathematics, Programming, Education & Training are available.

 A traineeship at the General Secretariat of the Council (GSC) offers:
  • First-hand experience of the work of the GSC.
  • EU knowledge – insight into the processes and policies of the EU institutions.
  • An opportunity to contribute to the Council’s day-to-day business.
  • The chance to work in a multicultural, multilingual and multi-ethnic environment.
  • An opportunity to share your fresh point of view and the knowledge you have acquired during your studies. 
Depending on the needs of the service, your daily work would generally be equivalent to that of junior administrator officials at the beginning of their career, such as:
  • Preparing meetings and drafting minutes
  • Attending meetings of Council preparatory bodies and Coreper (Committee of the Permanent Representatives of the Governments of the member states to the EU)
  • Researching on a particular project
  • Translating documents
  • Compiling documentation, writing reports

Deadline: 12 pm CET, 28 September 2020

The European Solidarity Corps aims to foster solidarity in the European society. It offers young people aged between 18-30 the opportunity to carry out solidarity activities through:
  • Solidarity Projects
  • Volunteering Projects
  • Traineeships and Jobs

Interested groups of 10 or more young people can participate in a volunteering experience for a period between 2 weeks and 2 months.

Submission deadline for organisations and employers to apply for any of the above solidarity activities is 1st October 2020 by 12pm (CET).

Nominations are open for the 2021 Commonwealth Youth Awards which will see winners awarded a cash grant to scale-up development work benefiting their communities. The awards are being delivered in partnership with the Commonwealth Youth Council and the Commonwealth Youth Networks.
Application Deadline: October 21, 2020

The Young Professionals Programme (YPP) is a recruitment initiative for talented, highly qualified professionals to start a career as an international civil servant with the United Nations Secretariat. It consists of an entrance examination and professional development programmes once successful candidates start their career with the UN. It is a two years internship for young professionals under UN Young Professionals Programme.

Application Deadline: October 31, 2020 

The Mental-health Trust is inviting all the youth of today to enter into this United Nations Sustainable Development Goal Challenge competition. The Short-Story Writing Competition aims to challenge the youth to express their views, using creative forms such as comics, blurbs, short stories, poetry, etc.

Theme: Lockdown Covid19, Ctrl-Alt-Del
Deadline: October 20, 2020

The UNICEF Youth Mediathon is an online event that will give you the opportunity to improve your skills as a content creator, connect with other creatives, and develop content about the issues affecting young people today. Hosted on October 23 and 24, this two-day Mediathon will involve young creators from around the world, who will work in online groups of 4-6 to execute one project per team – be it a podcast, a video series on social media, a suite of blogs, a comic strip, or a photo essay.

Application Deadline: September 16, 2020​