Program Details

CIEE High School Summer Abroad in Yucatan, Mexico – Youth Mentorship and Intro to Social Work
Location:
Merida, Mexico
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
High School
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:

MENTOR CHILDREN AND SEE WHAT MAKES AN NGO TICK

Learn the ropes of successful Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) operation as you discover how supporting disadvantaged children can lift an entire community. During three weeks you’ll brighten the way for some special youngsters as you build valuable social work skills.

The scenic Yucatán is home to dazzling beaches, aweinspiring Mayan ruins, and the cosmopolitan city of Mérida. It’s an incredible place to work with a well-established NGO, dedicated to supporting disadvantaged youth. Get a firsthand look at the various key staff roles and skill sets required to make an international NGO hum smoothly, as you pitch in with different aspects of day to day operations.

Support and play with children as they learn critical life skills, from effective communication to self-care to sportsmanship. It all adds up to valuable experience you can transfer to any community or professional role you pursue.

Cost:
Please see our website for tuition information.

Additional Program Information

Scholarships:
Yes
Scholarships Description:
Global Navigator Scholarships – available only through CIEE – make it easier for you and hundreds of other U.S. high school students to gain an edge from international exchange each summer. Scholarships range from 10 to 100 percent of the cost of tuition

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