Program Details

CIEE Gap Year Abroad Climate Change Mitigation in Monteverde, Costa Rica - Career Exploration
Juntas, Costa Rica
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Gap Year
Year Round

Program Overview

Program Description:

Let your learning run wild in the Costa Rican Cloud Forest

Welcome to the jungle! From your home base at CIEE's Global Institute in Monteverde - our eco-friendly campus nestled next to the cloud forest - explore careers, practical applications, and training for future professions in the field of climate change mitigation.

Live in a rural community, surrounded by forests, farms, and amazing wildife. Network with local activists and professionals to discuss the impact of climate change in the region and learn about effective mitigation strategies. Observe and experience firsthand, progressive community initiatives that strive to balance the three legs of the "sustainability stool" - the economy, the environment, and society - while implementing local solutions for limiting greenhouse gas emissions. By the end of this program, you'll be able to visualize concrete solutions in an original project of your own design, and envision what a career path could look like for you in that field. 

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Scholarships Description:
Hundreds of students a year benefit from CIEE's variety of scholarships and grants. We are dedicated to helping students who need assistance take your studies out of the classroom and into the world! Check out our GAIN travel grants, Gilman GoGlobal, and

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