AIESEC is a global platform for young people to explore and develop their leadership potential. We are a non-political, independent, not-for-profit organisation run by students and recent graduates of institutions of higher education. Its members are interested in world issues, leadership and management. AIESEC does not discriminate on the basis of ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion or national / social origin.
Since we were founded, we have engaged and developed over 1,000,000 young people who have been through an AIESEC experience. The impact of our organisation can be seen through our alumni who represent business, NGO and world leaders, including one Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Martti Atisaari of Finland.
AIESEC does not have a pre-defined or officially accepted political tendency or subscription.
AIESEC is not a subsidiary or dependent entity of any other bodies in its work, sustainability or decisions.
We are 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.
Why We Do What We Do
We believe in the power of good leadership. That's why at AIESEC, we focus on shaping future leaders today who will be responsible for deciding how the world is lead tomorrow.
Through our global leadership develop programmes, we aim to create remarkable impact on the lives of a million young people in over 124 countries and territories within the next 3 years. This is our contribution to building a better future for all of us.
AIESEC provides students and recent graduates in university with access to volunteer leadership development programs on campus, and global internship opportunities at for-profit and non-profit organizations worldwide. Join a global network of young leaders, employers and educators who support the development of youth to achieve their fullest potential.