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Receive personalised support from your local AIESEC consultant who will be there throughout your journey. Attend our preparation spaces and sort out flights, visa and logistics.
Have An Impactful Experience
Pack your bags, open your mind and get ready to challenge yourself to be uncomfortable. Discover your world and most importantly, yourself.
Let's start by saying it was the best experience of my life.
Hmm Brazil let's see.. God where do I begin? Let's start by saying it was the best experience of my life. It started with me being anxious and stressed because I was heading to a completely foreign country, where I didn't speak the language. It was a leap of faith to start off with. But oh so worth it. I'm eternally grateful I took that step and for AIESEC providing me with that opportunity. It was my first exchange, but now that I'm back I don't want it to be the last. Safe to say I'm hooked. The program itself was fantastic and the people that I got to meet and interact with were most amazing. Always with a smile on their face and willing to help me as I struggled with language and cultural barriers. By the end of my exchange I had forged solid life long friends and a lifetime experience. I was made to feel useful and challenged in so many ways. Whether it was coming up with a lesson plan for the kids at the NGO or simply spending the day with them doing activities at the centre I felt fulfilled and privileged to have been there. It was a great learning and leadership opportunity. The program was great, designed to incorporate knowledge outcomes and facilitating the needs of the volunteers and the NGO alike. There was an awesome support network to rely on both overseas and back home. Which made you feel more confident and inspired trust in your abilities. It might sound cliché but an exchange really does change you and shape who you are and how you see the world. You get the opportunity to put yourself out there and broaden your horizons. Open your mind to the possibilities and immerse yourself in a different country, a different lifestyle. It is an invaluable experience and provides a sense of direction in one's life. If you're looking to challenge yourself and your understanding of our world, I encourage you without hesitation to take part in an exchange with AIESEC and trust where it takes you. It has been amazing for me, that I can testify. Thank you AIESEC for the role you played in this. I hope young people keep benefiting from this type of experience and realise the potential we hold as individuals to change ourselves and hence the world around us.
AIESEC is a non-governmental not-for-profit organisation in consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), affiliated with the UN DPI, member of ICMYO, and is recognised by UNESCO. AIESEC International is registered as a Foundation (Stichting), RSIN #807103895 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.