Hey, Freshman!
welcome to aiesec
We are happy to have you there! It's an onboarding page, where you can find all the necessary information about organisation for successful beginning of your way with us!
Freshman:
Ok, so why AIESEC is a good place for my personal growth?
AIESECer:
A lot of people say that their AIESEC experience influenced on the development of their strong personality
Freshman:
Everything is so complicated...
aiesecer:
Don't worry, we'll make it clear for you. Let's see how this page can help you to get settled in AIESEC!
The AIESEC way
The AIESEC Way is the guide that explains what is the purpose of our existence but also the unique way of how we are achieving it as an organisation.
Why
Who
How
What
In today's context, "Peace" does not mean only avoiding war. Peace can symbolize a world that does not have conflicts that arise from cultural, religious or other aspects of differences in humanity. Peace can also symbolize being in harmony with yourself. AIESEC strives to build a world where people can work towards their own understanding of peace, while respecting and understanding the views of others.


Through "Fulfillment of Humankind's Potential" AIESEC strives for a world where people can be the best version of themselves.


Our how is really simple: through young leadership.
Freshman:
Wow, that's so impressive!
AIESECer:
Yes, it is! Do you know that AIESEC is run by young people from 18 to 30?
FRESHMAN
No way!
AIESECer
That's true! And Russia is the one of the 120+ countries you can find AIESEC. Let's learn more about AIESEC in Russia!
About AIESEC in Russia
33 years of history
AIESEC in USSR was founded in 1989. Since then the organisation has lived through a lot of changes, but AIESEC in Russia is still working on the future of young people
400+ members of organisation
They are Team Members, Progect Managers, Vice-Presidents and Presidents of LCs, MC members, VAM and NSTs. All of them are leaders who change other people's lives providing them leadership experience through exchanges
11 Local Committees
And they are based in 9 cities: Voronezh, Kazan, Ufa, Perm, Ekaterinburg, Tyumen, Rostov on Don, St. Petersburg (there are 2 LCs: SPUEF and Engec-Guap) and Moscow (also 2 LCs: Moscow and REU)
100+ participants on Russian Volunteer projects per year
It's russian youth who lived through a challenging experience and opened up Russia for themselves. We are storymarkers who are leading Russian youth

Freshman:
That's all really great, but how actually do we develop the leadership in youth?
AIESECer:
Oh, there is a plenty of different ways. Let's see!
What are we doing actually?
Exchanges
We have our Global Volunteer and Global Talent projects, which means that every day we are working both for Russian youth who go to another country and foreigners who come in Russia to make an impact in their development and sustainability in the world.
Membership
It's a really unique experience, and you became a part of it! As AIESEC members young people learn how to work in a team, to communicate effictevely, project and team management, get analysis skills, learn strategy planning, but most importantly they meet a lot of great people.
Forums
We have our YouLead and BreakPoint forums. Through this products young people in Russia get a chance to know more about their potential, get a lot pf useful acquantances and learn more about AIESEC!
Engagement with AIESEC
We are developing a new product - Engagement with AIESEC!
EwA intiatives in Local Committees and piloting a Global Project - Heading For The Future (H4TF).
Freshman:
Now I understand! So through its activity AIESEC makes an impact in well-being of humanity?
AIESECer:
That's right! We strive to contribute in world sustainability, so in 2015 we joined for realisation of 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
Sustainable Development Goals
All our Global Volunteers projects are related to 17 SDG. For AIESEC as a global organisation it's really impottant to impact in its realisation.
In September 2015, 193 world leaders agreed on 17 Global Goals for Sustainable Development. If these Goals are completed, it would mean an end to extreme poverty, inequality and climate change by 2030. The Sustainable Development Goals are frequently referred to as the Global Goals for Sustainable Development, just the Global Goals or Agenda 2030. The uniqueness of the Goals is that everyone can find a Goal to support and advocate for as they touch upon every aspect of the life of an individual.

Freshman:
AIESEC is so powerful! Looks like it's really hard to become a head of organisation...
AIESECer:
Well, you really need to have a big experience to run the whole AIESEC International, but it's not that hard as you think. People on leadership positions there change every year! I'll show you what different positions you can have there.
Team Member

You will learn how to think creatively, to understand what our customer needs and to communicate with him successfully

Main responsibilities: team work; interaction with customer; public speaking; organisation of events; making up ideas to attract the customer;
Competence you will get: team work; time-management; empathy; effective communication
Required time of work: 3-5 months; 5-10 hours per week


Project Manager / Team Leader

The most important position! You will learn how to make a real team which will work for a common goal

Main responsibilities: development, inspiration and uniting of a team; making up strategy and implementing it; analysis of a work;
Competence you will get: ability to build a team; time-management; effective communication; emotional intellect; systemic and creative thinking, knowledge of English
Required time of work: 5-9months, 15-20 hours per week
Vice-President

You are the final responsible for development of the whole department in your LC. You can be the head of a product development, responsible for a brand of organisation or work in a back office and be the talent manager or responsible for finance and legality

Main responsibilities: alalysis of a department development; development of project managers; making up strategy and implementing it;
Competence you will get: analysis skills; working in synergy; team management; emotional intellect; systemic and creative thinking, strategy planning
Required time of work: 1 year, 20-25 hours per week


Local Committee President

You are the leader of LC, you have the team of VPs with who you will decide in what direction LC will be developing. You represent your Local Committee not only in your city, through communication with universities, companies and government, but also in front of the whole AIESEC in Russia

Main responsibilities: represent the LC at the city and national levels; development of Vice-Presidents; making up strategy of LC development and implementing it; development of leadership competences of PMs/TLs, uniting the LC through working on one goal
Competence you will get: analysis skills; team management and coaching; emotional intellect; systemic and creative thinking, strategy planning; orientation on the customer needs; interest in global trends, knowledge of English
Required time of work: 1 year, 25-30 hours per week
Vice-President in Membership Committee

You are responsible for development of your depsrtment in the whole AIESEC in Russia. You are the product head - you take decisions how to develop it. And also you are working with your functional VPs from different LCs

Main responsibilities: making up strategy of development of your department and implementing it; making up ideas about product development; communication with experts for getting functional knowledge;
Competence you will get: analysis skills; high level of self-organizing; emotional intellect; systemic and creative thinking, strategy planning; networking skills; public speaking, knowledge of finance;
Required time of work: 1 year in Moscow, 45-50 hours per week.


Membership Committee President

You are responsible for all AIESEC in Russia. Your work depens on your vision and external context, you decide by yourself how to develop the organisation, but also you have a team of VPs

Main responsibilities: making up a vision and a stratedy of AiR development; recruiting the MC team and its development; communication with the board of trustees; representation of the organisation on the national and global levels
Competence you will get: analysis skills; knowledge and ability to analyse global trends; systemic and creative thinking, strategy planning; networking skills; public speaking, high level of self-organizing, public speaking, knowledge of finance
Required time of work: 1 year in Moscow, 45-50 hours per week
Watch a video to learn what other opportunities you have in AIESEC!
AIESEC Vocabulary
We know that in the beginning you may be confused by a lot of new words that we use. Remember that you can always ask your leader about their meaning :)

But for your convenience we prepared the AIESEC Vocabulary where you can check the meaning of the most common words!
Freshman:
So if I'm working in my Local Committee, there are another ones in AIESEC in Russia... How can I learn more about them?
AIESECer:
It's not a problem! We meet on national conferences 4 times a year. There we learn more imformation about our organisation and leadership. And surely we have a chance to get to know each other! But also we have our own online channels of communication and you can check the groups of our LCs and learn more about them :)
Local Committees
There are the names of our Local Committeesand cities where they are placed in
Click to find more information about them!
Freshman:
There is a lot of people in there! I'm wondering how their life will go when they finish their AIESEC experience...
AIESECer:
Oh, we have a huge comunity of alumnus who finished their experience in AIESEC and now they are going their own way and making their dreams come true!
True AIESEC stories
NEED SOME EDUCATION?
If you feel insecure about your functional knowledge we have for you the National Educational Cycle, where you can find all necessary knowledge to work successfully!
Freshman:
Wow, now I understand literally EVERYTHING, and I'm ready for my unforgettable AIESEC experience. Thank you so much!
AIESECer:
You are welcome! And to be aware of all upcoming news, don't forget to check our network channels. You'll find a lot of interesting information in there :)
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