Erasmus+ Internship in Istanbul, Turkey

Erasmus+ Internship in Istanbul, Turkey

Dear Students,

We, as a Youth Work Association are welcoming Interns from all EU countries!

If you are a student or just graduated and would like to be intern in Istanbul, Turkey, you are welcome to show us your interest!

Who can apply?

  • Students in an Higher Education in any EU countries or just Graduated
  • Won grant from their university for Erasmus+ Higher Education Internship Grant (between 2-12 months)
  • Studying or studied in one of the below departments: Business Administration, Economics, International Relations, Social Work, Youth Work, Accounting or any related (You can send an email and ask for more

How to apply?

Deadline to apply?

  • We do now have any deadline. You can apply any time!

Application Fee?

  • It’s free to apply and free to be intern! No fee at all!

How is the process?

  • Once you get a grant approval from your own university, or you know you can get a grant;
  • Send us your application documents (mentioned above)
  • If you are accepted by both from us and from your university;
  • We will send you acceptance letter that you can present it to your university;
  • You get an draft agreement from your university and send us to confirm it; and we will sign & stamp and send back to you;
  • You can ask from us any (more) supporting document(s) that your university requires and we can provide it for you;
  • If you need visa to enter Turkey;
    • Short term visa can be taken at the airport once you arrive
    • Long term visa (90+ days) we will provide you invitation letter and you need to apply Turkish Embassy in your country;
    • For long term visa; after you receive it in your country, you also need to apply for residence permit in Turkey which we can help you with the process once you arrive in Turkey
  • You start your intern in our beautiful organisation!

What activities we offer?

What Learning Outcomes you can get?

  • Accounting of an NGO
  • How to find grants for social projects
  • Volunteer management
  • Human resources management
  • Office life in an NGO
  • Volunteering life in Turkey
  • Free Abroad Opportunities for Young People (Erasmus+ Youth Programmes)
  • How to write Project Application for Erasmus+ Youth Programmes
  • How to deliver Training Courses and Workshops
  • How to manage an NGO’s administrative work
  • How to manage social media accounts of a social project or a campaign
  • Social Media management strategies and web content management

What logistic facilities we offer?

  • A lot of Turkish Tea and Turkish Coffee!  We are not joking!
  • Help with visa to Turkey
  • Help with residence permit in Turkey
  • A mentor to help you integrate local life (like a local guide)
  • Free use of all office facilities (anything in office!)
  • Free Turkish Language Support from a local volunteer (4-6 hours per week!)
  • Sometimes dinner with our families and learn how to cook Turkish Food!

What you need to arrange?

  • Your own accommodation (we can help you finding it)
  • Your own local transport (we can help you how to use it)
  • Your own food and other expenses


  • Keep on mind that you are intern and you have to spend 35 hours in the office every week!
  • You have Saturday and Sunday free every week
  • You have extra 2 days free every months
  • You will have chance to learn Turkish from a volunteer!
  • Our organisation is located in Büyükçekmece, İstanbul which is not located in the very central İstanbul!

If you have any more questions:

Feel free to write us:

Here is our PIC Number that your university will ask: 918857721

Good luck!

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