We answer all your questions about your potential internship at the #WYAcademy
Doing an online internship with the WYAcademy helps students to gain experience in a range of topics and a very divers working environment. Through our programs, you will build valuable connections that help you to learn about job opportunities for young professionals.
The internship with the WYAcademy requires responsibility, abilities, accountability and your “best” to deliver within the assigned tasks. However, due to its nature, the internship is not acting as an employer. Instead, the WYAcademy’s mission is to be a platform for giving first-hand experience to young people who want to take up responsibilities and exchange they learning with other students and young professionals.
Yes, depending on the specific requirements of your university, the internship with the WYAcademy can be validated by your university.
Once you are accepted as an intern, you can send the documents from your university to be filled in by the WYAcademy or your university can contact us directly.
Since the WYAcademy is a self-financed, non-profit organization, the WYAcademy has no funds to pay allowances or salaries to their interns.
Since the beginning, the organization has been founded by Ram Murguia, and his financial contributions have allowed the organization to pay its obligations.
The minimum time allotment for an internship with the WYAcademy is 15 hours per week. The Academy is flexible in the assignments for its staff, as long as deadlines are respected and the agreed quality standards is maintained.
There is no need to exactly reflect your study topics during the internship. Some former WYAcademy interns and staff members have studied international relations or international security. But it is more important for the WYAcademy what your interests are and make sure that your assigned tasks match these interests.
Since the internship is online, there is no requirement to move to Vienna. However, if you plan to do so, be informed that the Austrian Labor Ministry does not consider and internship a valid reason to apply for a working visa.
All nationalities are very much welcome. Besides, and since the WYAcademy’s staff members and experts are located in different time zones around the globe, it does not matter in which country you are located during the internship either.
Our WYAcademy Team is multidisciplinary, multicultural, energetic and creative by nature; we are unique by our very DNA. We are full of ideas and always searching for new opportunities to challenge ourselves and the students of our programs in order to help them realize their talents and reach their fullest potential.
To build bridges of opportunity between the every continent to better education, knowledge and technology.
To achieve a global impact in providing effective programs in four fields: International Security, Social Innovation, Education and Entrepreneurship.