The big Japanese company Canon offers a scholarship to those who will show passion and talent for photography. if you are interested what are you waiting for?


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Organization/Company: Founded in March 1937, Canon is a Japanese company, one of the world's leading manufacturers of digital cameras, camcorders and multifunction printers. Since 1998, Canon offers many young people the opportunity to participate in the "Young Photographers Award". But what is this award? Young people participating to the Canon Prize are required to demonstrate their ability to know, to speak "photograpically", to have creativity and technique. The jury, which has the difficult task of choosing the most deserving works or projects, is made up of well-established image professionals such as photo editors, critics, galleries or photographers who show particular attention to new productions and new talents . Again Canon expresses its sensitivity to photography, not just through it Products of the highest quality, but also with cultural, artistic and patronizing activities aimed at the development of the image industry, increasingly important in today's society.


Duty Station: not specificated


Open To: Anyone who has the talent for photography


Deadline: not specificated


Job description: this award is given to those who want to deepen the study of photography, through the sum of 2,500 euros gross, to be offered to courses or photography schools. For participation in this section of the Prize, in addition to the curriculum and presentation form, the participant is required to specify what kind of educational initiative would mean attendance. The prize is not only intended for schools in the traditional sense, but also in didactic experiences with professional photographers, printers, laboratories, studios, etc.


Qualifications: the award is open to all those who want to seize the opportunity to become photo shoot professionals. Young people participating in the Canon Prize are required to demonstrate their ability to know, to see "photographic", to have creativity and technique


Wage/Fees: the scholarship has a value of 2500 euros gross to be used for courses or photography schools


Application process: all the participants in the prize will have to send their works to Canon Italia Spa Prize Giovani Fotografi (Via Milano, 8 20097 San Donato Milanese MI) with the duly completed and signed participation form. The envelope must indicate the section to which you are going to participate. Photos sent must be unpublished, never published in newspapers and periodicals, but may be part of a wider work already subject to publication


Useful links:

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Strada Padana Superiore, 2/B


Cernusco Sul Naviglio (MI)

tel: 0282 481

fax: 0282 484 600



Edited by Valeria Ruggiero

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International Careers Course: learn from the experts of the field how to start off your career


The Giovani nel Mondo Association is glad to announce the second edition of the International Careers Course, a project entirely devoted to the comprehension of the dynamics, mechanics and procedures which are the foundation of the structured, complex and competitive world of international careers.


More than 200 participants attended the previous edition and the Course is now ready to come back in March with a new look within the International Careers Festival. English will be the official working language during the four days of the Conference; participants will be provided with the opportunity to live a truly international experience in a definitely multicultural environment. Around 500 places are available for the International Careers Course and 50 scholarships have been made available by the Association. Do not miss the opportunity and apply now!


With his practical oriented approach the Course will provide students with the opportunity to be directed and to be informed about the different paths of the international field directly from experts of the international institutions and NGO’s, a precious moment to start up your career.


The Course is articulated in different areas of interest:


- COMPETITIVE EXAMS – This area will offer the participants a comprehensive overview about the world of International careers. Some important competitive exams, such as EPSO contest for the European Union and the Diplomatic/Foreign Service Exams, will be introduced by our experts;

- WORKING ABROAD and FOCUS ON INSTITUTIONS – In this Area Countries, UN agencies and NGOs will be explored and participants will get in touch with Ambassadors, UN Officers, Delegates, etc;

- LANGUAGES – The importance of language certifications and unusual languages skills in a successful CV;

- SOFT SKILLS AREA – This area is fully dedicated to the soft skills learning, such as decision making process & problem solving, communication skills (speech and public speaking), technical skills, team working, etc.

For more information please visit our website and discover the four projects of the Festival!


The four-day Course is structured around seminars and workshops. Firstly, all participants will have the chance to attend information sessions with some important experts of the field providing the students with their experiences and advices about the main opportunities for educational paths and stage in Italy and abroad. The Course will be a unique opportunity to get in touch with HR officers and finding a concrete opportunity. Secondly, students will attend practical session with simulation of competitive exams – EPSO contest for the European Union and the application form to the UN – and simulation of language certificate exams; moreover, practical advices to improve CV and cover letter, and writing abilities will be dispensed during these sessions. Workshops held by some important international bodies officers will enrich the Course, few examples about the first edition WEP, Save the Children, Amnesty International, UNHCR, UNICEF, ready to steer all participants towards the right path for an international career.


The International Careers Course and the Festival are sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and of International Communication, IFAD - International Fund for Agricultural Development, the World Food Programme and ISPI – Institute for International Political Studies.


What about the other official partners of this second edition? Do not miss all news about the Festival and follow us on our website!



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