Dear Students,

We, as a Youth Work Association (Turkish: Gençlik Çalışmaları Derneği) are welcoming Interns from all EU countries!

If you are a student or just graduated and would like to be an Erasmus+ intern in Mudanya, Bursa, Turkey, you are welcome to show us your interest!

You are more than welcome to be our intern at our association.

Who can apply?

  • Students in an Higher Education in any EU countries or just Graduated
  • Won grant from their university for Erasmus+ Higher Education Internship Grant (between 2-12 months)
  • Studying or studied in one of the below departments: Business Administration, Economics, International Relations, Social Work, Youth Work, Accounting or any related (You can send an email and ask for more)

How to apply?

Deadline to apply?

  • We do now have any deadline. You can apply any time!

Application Fee?

  • It’s free to apply and free to be intern! No fee at all!

How is the process?

  • Once you get grant approval from your own university, or you know you can get a grant;
  • Send us your application documents (mentioned above)
  • If both your university and we accept you;
  • We will send you an acceptance letter that you can present to your university;
  • You get a draft agreement from your university and send us to confirm it, and we will sign & stamp it and send it back to you;
  • You can ask us for any (more) supporting document(s) that your university requires, and we can provide them for you;
  • If you need a visa to enter Turkey;
    • Short term visa can be taken at the airport once you arrive (check here all countries:
    • Long-term visa (90+ days), we will provide you invitation letter, and you need to apply Turkish Embassy in your country;
    • For a long-term visa, after you receive it in your country, you also need to apply for a residence permit in Turkey, which we can help you with the process once you arrive in Turkey.
  • You start your internship in our beautiful company!

What activities do we offer?

What Learning Outcomes you can get?

  • Accounting of an international organisation
  • How to find grants for EU projects
  • Human Resource Management
  • Office life in an association (NGO)
  • Training and Consultancy life in Turkey
  • Free Abroad Opportunities for Young People (Erasmus+ Youth Programmes)
  • How to write Project Application for Erasmus+ Youth Programmes
  • How to deliver Training Courses and Workshops
  • How to manage an NGO’s & company’s administrative work
  • How to manage social media accounts of a social project or a campaign
  • Social Media management strategies and web content management

What logistic facilities do we offer?

  • A lot of Turkish Tea and Turkish Coffee!  We are not joking!
  • Help with visa to Turkey
  • A mentor to help you integrate local life (like a local guide)
  • Free use of all office facilities (anything in the office!)
  • Free Turkish Language Support from a local volunteer (4-6 hours per week!)
  • Sometimes dinner with our families and learn how to cook Turkish Food!

What do you need to arrange?

  • Your accommodation (we can help you find it)
  • Your local transport (we can help you with how to use it)
  • Your food and other expenses (you will have a grant from your home university anyway)
  • Your expenses for travelling to Turkey, accommodation and food and, of course pocket money


  • Remember that you are an intern and must spend 35 hours in the office weekly!
  • You have Saturday and Sunday free every week
  • You have extra two days free every month
  • You will have a chance to learn Turkish from a volunteer!
  • Our organisation is located in Mudanya, Bursa, below the Marmara Sea/Marmara Region!

If you have any more questions:

Feel free to write us:,

Good luck!