Are you an Italian university student between 21 and 28 years of age? Do you want to enjoy a unique opportunity to expand your knowledge and experience in an international setting, by contributing to Italy’s participation in Expo 2020 Dubai?
You can thanks to the new Call for Participation promoted by the Italian Commissioner’s Office for the Universal Expo together with Fondazione CRUI (Conference of Italian University Rectors) by submitting your candidacy for the “Volunteers Programme” at the Italy Pavilion at the Expo, which is due to kick off on the 1st of October of this year.
The Programme aims to engage the best resources of Italian Universities and to create a community of trainee-volunteers that will contribute to receive and provide guidance to the visitors to the Italy Pavilion during the 6-month duration of Expo 2020 Dubai, the most important global event ever set up in the area embracing the Middle East, Africa and South Asia.
The Programme’s selection process envisages 4 phases:
- Students interested in the Volunteer Programme are invited to write and submit a preliminary expression of interest by 12:00 PM on Monday, 1 March 2021 by using the form available HERE
- Students who will have thus expressed their interest in the Programme shall be invited to participate in a digital meeting scheduled for 3:00 PM on Monday, 15 March 2021, aimed at providing all the details and information on the selection process and on the stay in Dubai
- All the students interested, whose universities will have joined the Programme, shall subsequently be invited to officially submit their candidacy – by 12:00 PM on Monday, 1st of April 2021 – to participate in the Call published on: www.tirocinicrui.it
- The expressions of interest submitted shall be examined by the Commissioner’s Office and by the Fondazione CRUI to verify the completeness of information and the existence of the prerequisites of individual candidates. The final selection process may also envisage interviews and two-way calls for the purpose of acquiring better knowledge of the candidates’ profiles
All the profiles selected shall be included in an Availability List that the Commissioner’s Office may refer to in developing the Programme’s activities. The aforesaid List shall be published on www.italyexpo2020.it by Friday, 30 April 2021.