Travel the world and make your mark!

Anonymous (not verified) 26/08/2015

ICS is a UK government-funded development programme that brings together 18-25 year olds from all backgrounds to fight poverty in overseas and UK communities. So far ICS has supported more than 6,800 young people from the UK to work on community projects in over 30 countries around the world, alongside young people from those countries. Programmes focus on the environment, livelihoods, health, education and civic participation.


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On this placement, you will be making a difference in some of the world’s poorest communities. It’s a great opportunity to learn new skills and having ICS on your CV really makes you stand out in job or university interviews. The experience will build on the core skills gained from NCS:

• Leadership development and project management

• Team working and cross-cultural communication

• Building confidence and independence

• Give you a new challenge that’s outside of your comfort zone

• And most importantly, have fun and making new friends

Complete an ICS placement will give you an impressive project to demonstrate yourstrengths to future employers.