Your Big Year is challenging young leaders across Canada, the USA and the world to do just that! If you want to make your mark on the world, make long-lasting friendships, learn new skills and make a real impact – Apply now for the Your Big Year (Virtual) Travel Impact Challenge!
4-day (Virtual) Travel Impact Challenge is an online, dynamic program for 16-20-year-olds designed to bridge cultural divides, increase engagement with the travel and tourism industry, and provide young people with a transformative, hands-on and collaborative way to meet and work with peers from around the world. In addition, by participating you will learn about future career possibilities in tourism, hospitality, and marketing directly from industry professionals.
With your peers, you will be building a toolkit of cultural awareness as a global citizen. Skills gained will include how to work collaboratively with others from diverse backgrounds, leadership and communication, as well as learning more about travel, tourism in relation to sustainability, inequality and technology. The Impact Challenge will consist of interactive Zoom hangout calls with other participants, presentations and panel discussions from amazing speakers from the travel and tourism industry, and immersive brainstorming and collaborative work through an interactive virtual space. In addition, participants will have access for 3-months to a self-directed ‘Make an Impact’ course which teaches you about the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and how you can make an impact in your life and in your world!
- You will be building a toolkit of cultural awareness as a global citizen.
- Skills will include how to work collaboratively with others from diverse backgrounds, leadership and communication, as well as learning more about travel, tourism in relation to sustainability, inequality and technology.
- Aged 16- 20
- Internet access
- Available for the dates
- Most correspondence is in English (So a bit of English is most helpful)
- Follow the Apply Now link to apply, the application a simple easy-to-follow typical online application.
- It will ask you basic details such as your name and address and 5 questions that will help you stand out in this competitive application pool.
- If it helps for you to visit the questions and come back when you have your answers that are no problem!
Application Deadline: March 29, 2021Application ClosedOfficial link