This program includes a 6 week homestay in Cuernavaca, short rural homestays regional travel, intensive language study and internship/fieldwork opportunities. Credit is available in Accounting, Business, Marketing, Spanish for Business. In addition to bu
- Cuernavaca, Mexico
- Program Type:
- Intern Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Fall Semester
- Work Types:
- Business, Religion, Sciences & Environment, Social Sciences
- Program Description:
- Study Abroad in Mexico, the business capital of Latin America and the United States' third-largest trading partner. Improve your Spanish language skills and understanding of Mexican culture in order to communicate with and serve the largest immigrant group in the United States - a group that is rapidly increasing in economic influence. We emphasize success in business, while also encouraging a commitment to corporate social responsibility, sustainability, and equality by exposing you to both the opportunities and challenges of international business.
This program includes a 6 week homestay in Cuernavaca, short rural homestays regional travel, intensive language study and internship/fieldwork opportunities. Credit is available in Accounting, Business, Marketing, Spanish for Business. In addition to business courses, credit for general education courses in the following disciplines is also available: Biology, Spanish, Political Science, Religion, History, Women's Studies, Youth and Family Ministry, Environmental Studies, and Interdisciplinary Studies.
This program looks at a variety of issues - Mexican history and culture, human rights, immigration, intercultural communication, Indigenous cosmovision, international business, and U.S.-Mexico relations, peace, justice, corporate responsibility, sustainability, and social change. Improving Spanish language skills (especially Mexican Spanish), gaining an understanding about our country's neighbor to the south, and increasing cultural awareness about the U.S.'s largest immigrant group proves useful for just about any academic or professional pursuit.
- Setting Description:
- Based in Cuernavaca, Mexico, a colonial city of over a million inhabitants known for its perennial springtime weather, is about 50 miles south of Mexico City. It has played an important part in Mexican history and currently is known for its role in innovative grassroots education. The CGEE campus in Mexico is a 15-minute walk from downtown Cuernavaca and the main city plaza, in the neighborhood of San Antón. CGEE is well established in San Antón and has many friends and close connections in the neighborhood, including some of the homestay families. CGEE is located at the top of one of the large ravines that runs through the city, offering a dramatic view from the nearby bridge that leads to downtown. Because of the ravine, there is a 100 foot waterfall right in the neighborhood, a local eco-tourist attraction. Right across the bridge, students will find a large public garden/park, an independent movie theater, the Cathedral, and several popular cafés. CGEE-Mexico’s campus includes two
- $17,500. Covers tuition, room, board, all travel, excursions, insurance.
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