Program Details

TOTAL CREDITS: 6-8 Semester credits While earning university credits during your summer break, you will explore the spectacular scenery of New Zealand's North and South Islands and gain valuable international work experience. The program begins with a tw
Location:
Wellington, New Zealand
Program Type:
Intern Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer
Work Types:
Business, Hospitality, Journalism, Sciences & Environment, Social Sciences

Program Overview

Program Description:

The National Expedition and Internship will take students across the North and South Islands of New Zealand followed by placement in an internship with an opportunity to work on real-world problems relevant to your degree. The key components of this program are a two-week study tour starting in June and a four-week internship in one of the available program options. You’ll travel through some of the planet’s most spectacular scenery, immerse yourself in Kiwi culture, and see parts of New Zealand open only to locals, all while earning half a semester’s worth of credit toward your degree.

TOTAL CREDITS: 6-8 Semester credits

While earning university credits during your summer break, you will explore the spectacular scenery of New Zealand's North and South Islands and gain valuable international work experience. The program begins with a two-week study tour followed by a four-week internship.

You can choose one of the available program options, each offering a unique academic focus and itinerary. The Communications and Marketing program is suitable for Journalism, Public Relations, Advertising, Marketing, Media Studies and Communication majors. The Disaster Risk and Emergency Management program is suitable for Emergency Management, Homeland Security, Public Safety, Engineering, Urban and Regional Planning, Public Policy, Sociology, Geography, and Health Sciences majors. The Agriculture and Environment* program is suitable for Agribusiness, Agriculture, Environmental Science and Wildlife Management majors.

Additional Program Information

Requirements:
2.75 G.P.A. Open to juniors and seniors Must be actively pursuing a degree in related major Completion of two classes at the junior level in a related major Completed API application University Approval Form Official transcript Resumé One letter of recommendation Entry requirements: valid passport
Scholarships:
Yes
Scholarships Description:
API awards approximately $500,000 in study abroad scholarships annually ranging from $250 -$1,000 per student.

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