The Russian Geographical Society announces the launch of a competition for participation in the International Summer School of the Russian Geographical Society, that will be held from 17 to 25 August in Moscow and the Kaluga Region. Everyone aged 18-35 years old is welcome to become a participant.
As part of the program, participants will exchange experience, knowledge and ideas of community initiatives in the field of geography and related sciences, meet with well-known public figures, increase their level of competence, develop cross functional leadership skills, learn effective methods of project management and work with human resources, and also get public speeches and presentations skills.
This year the project program will be divided into thematic units:
- "The Russian Geographical Society: “Discover Russia anew. Together!”;
- "Youth in the field of humanitarian international cooperation";
- "Geography for everyone";
- "Project Laboratory";
- "Laboratory of competence development".
According to the results of the Summer School, organizers will make an individual activity plan for each participant, and they prepared a special award for those who best manifest themselves during the project - the “Ambassador of the RGS” title, the opportunity to do an internship in the Executive Directorate of the Russian Geographical Society and take part in the preparation and implementation of the Society's projects.
Participants, who will get the “Ambassador of the Russian Geographical Society” title, will be able to represent the activities of the Russian Geographical Society at events of various levels and implement their own projects that meet the goals and objectives of the Russian Geographical Society under the auspices of the Russian Geographical Society. Also, organizers will offer the winners to open a representative office of the RGS - the Youth Club or the center of the RGS abroad.
The prerequisite for participation in the project is knowledge of English. The application must be submitted before June 20, completing the form on the Youth Portal.
The organizers cover travel costs from the place of residence to the venue of the event and back, as well as accommodation and meals for participants during the Summer School of the Russian Geographical Society. More information can be found in the Conception of the Summer School of the Russian Geographical Society.