LOYAC Summer Program is a full-time structured program that runs for six weeks every summer.
It includes 6 weeks duration of internship in one of the participating companies, 16 hours of volunteering,
numerous engaging activities and weekly meetings. The program is open to youth in between the ages of 16-28 years.
The selection process includes an online application, assessment and personal interview.
A team of supervisors uses a comprehensive evaluation system to monitor the performance of the interns.
At the completion of the internship, interns are awarded certificates of work experience, volunteering experience and a LOYAC certificate according to their performance.
Two universities in Kuwait, the American University of Kuwait (AUK) and Gulf University of Science and Technology (GUST) accredit this program, and students from these
universities who meet the criteria are eligible for credits upon successful completion of the program.
Objectives of the Program:
To nurture the professional skills of the youth and to make them feel important and responsible.
To develop the youth’s sense of humanity through selfless actions, teach them to relate peacefully with each other and to help them find their sense of purpose.
To provide enjoyable time for the youth to feel happy, explore their creativity and display their talents.
- Ages 16–28 years.
- Minimum GPA 2.0.
- All nationalities are welcome.
- Interns will be expected to follow program rules.
- Interns must complete the full term of the program to be eligible for certificates.
- Phase 1 - 6 Weeks, from 15th June till 24th July 2014
- Phase 2 - 6 Weeks, from 29th June till 14th August 2014
This is how our interns spent their last Summer.
Watch LOYAC Summer Program Video
The LOYAC Summer Program is the flagship and longest running program of LOYAC. Having started with 132 students in 2002, the program has now served over 4,500 youth till date.
The program was accredited by the American University of Kuwait (AUK) in 2007 and by Gulf University of Science and Technology (GUST) in 2012.