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Title:  International students challenge

Job ID:  49051
Country:  Netherlands
City:  Amstelveen
Professional area:  Digital
Contract type:  Traineeship
Professional level:  Students


The Make It Bright 2021 traineeship is a bit different from other traineeships. To become our global trainee, you should go through a challenge with the life-changing top prize of a paid global internship at JTI.


To win the Make It Bright 2021 global internship, you will need to work as a team to develop and deliver a professional business pitch of the highest standard to a panel of judges.


If you are successful, Make It Bright 2021 could help to launch your career and open up many exciting possibilities for your future.

You can register now to enter the challenge at makeitbright.com

Like we said, it’s a different kind of traineeship!


Job requirements

Make It Bright 2021 is a special challenge with the prize of a paid internship for the winners. To enter the challenge:

  • you must be between 18 and 24 years old
  • you will need an advanced level of spoken and written English, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • you must not have been in full-time employment for more than two years
  • you will be able to commit several months of time to compete for the challenge and be willing to travel globally between 1 June 2021 till mid-October 2021.
  • you must have a positive, proactive attitude, a willingness to learn, be self-motivated and results driven
  • you will have good analytical, organizational and time management skills, with a keen attention to detail
  • you will have good command of Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)



If you and your team member pitch the best business solution, you will win fantastic prizes:

  • The best business case: a global 6-month paid international internship + USD 2.000 for schooling / learning / training + a MAC Book
  • Second best business case: UDS 1.500 for schooling / learning / training + an iPad
  • The third prize: USD 1.000 for schooling / learning / training + an Apple Watch


Selection process

Make It Bright internship challenge is your opportunity to gain business experience, network with peers, and win a paid internship at JTI in 2021.

In line with the Make It Bright challenge our selection process is exclusively different.


Here’s how it works:

  • to register now for Make It Bright challenge and get started with your submission, visit makeitbright.com
  • begin your entry by choosing one of four challenge themes or choose to develop your own idea
  • on your own, or with your team partner, create a presentation of your business ideas in response to your chosen challenge theme – the submission deadline for this first entry is Friday 28th May 2021
  • throughout June - August 2021, we select the most promising teams (based upon their presentations) to pitch their ideas at JTI’s headquarters
  • during summer time you will prepare your business case and pitch to present at JTI’s headquarters in Geneva
  • in October 2021, finalist teams from over 35 countries compete in Geneva to win a six-month paid global internship, to begin in 2022.


From all of us at JTI, we wish you good luck.

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