Internship and Consulting Programs
To learn more about these opportunities email: Careers.Online@ie.edu
Among the opportunities that we promoted among our students, the following should be highlighted:
- Internship – Ayuda en Acción: Ayuda en Acción is an NGO with more than 25 years experience helping to improve the lives of underprivileged children, families and communities in Latin America, Asia and Africa. Ayuda en Acción is an autonomous and independent branch of Action Aid International whose mission is to work with poor and excluded people to eradicate poverty and injustice. The internship can take place during the summer break and the working language is Spanish.
- Internship – Acción Contra el Hambre: MBA students can do an internship within Acción Contra el Hambre (ACH), the Spanish division of Action Contre la Faim, a French NGO founded in 1979. ACH is a private, apolitical, non-profit, NGO dedicated to the eradication of hunger throughout the world. The international network has headquarters in Paris, Madrid, New York, London and Montreal. http://www.accioncontraelhambre.org/
- The Tony Elumelu Foundation´s African Markets Internship Programme: The Tony Elumelu Foundation is charged with the mission of driving Africa’s economic development by enhancing the competitiveness of the African private sector. The Tony Elumelu Foundation’s African Markets Internship Programme (AMIP) is a leadership initiative designed to give MBA students with a passion for African economic development the opportunity to obtain firsthand experience with business in emerging markets, develop essential skills, and build a network in the fields of professional entrepreneurship, business management and policy.
- MBA without Borders: Since June 2013, IE collaborates with the US based development-consulting firm PYXERA Global (formerly CDC Development Solutions) to promote their innovative social consulting program ¨MBA without Borders¨ among IE MBA students. The company matches talented MBA graduates with skills-based volunteer assignments in emerging and frontier markets around the world, with the graduates using their skills to provide pro bono consulting services in areas such as strategy, sales, finance, project management and human resources. In return, they receive a unique understanding of the challenges and opportunities inherent to these markets.
- KIVA Fellowship Program: Kiva is the world’s first person-to-person micro-lending website. Kiva's microfinance institution field partners are in over 60 countries and post thousands of loans to Kiva.org every month so that individual lenders around the world can help fund microfinance entrepreneurs. In 2007, Kiva started its Fellows Program, where selected fellows will work directly with more than 160 microfinance institutions and other field partners in over 60 countries around the globe.
- The Office of Tony Blair – Fellowship: In 2013, the Africa Governance Initiative (AGI) and Tony Blair Associates, two affiliated organizations to the Office of Tony Blair recruited at IE for their projects in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Over 50+ IE students applied for their vacancies. The Africa Governance Initiative is working for a future in which Africa’s development is led by Africans, with governments that are capable of setting and achieving priorities that reflect the rising aspirations and expectations of their citizens. Tony Blair Associates work with governments on the path of reform providing support on key areas of governance, modernization and implement