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Internship programme

Interns work in a WCC programme for a one-year period. During this time, they gain work experience in an ecumenical field and are given the tools to take this back to the local level.

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WCC receives new interns from Malawi and Democratic Republic of Congo

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Events leading up to WCC assembly focus on justice and peace

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WCC internship programme 2009

WCC internship programme 2009

The World Council of Churches (WCC) will welcome five young people (aged 18-30 years) to serve as interns in its Geneva offices from February 2009 to January 2010. Interns bring valuable experiences to the WCC at the same time as they undertake several modules of ecumenical learning.