Transitions to Work: Creating Effective Internship Experiences in Palestine

This case study describes the efforts of the Youth Entrepreneurship Development (YED) program, an initiative of the International Youth Foundation and US Agency for International Development (USAID), to provide effective internship opportunities for Palestinian youth.Presented are YED’s Standards of Excellence related to internship programs, including the analysis of youth and employer needs, life skills training, the practical application of knowledge and skills, and job placement support.