Program Details

Visit volcanoes, beaches, rain forest, waterfalls, mountain villages, market towns, and more! Improve your Spanish - A two-week intensive Spanish Language course in Quito is included! Hands-on, custom internship in Ecuador Go for any amount of time whenev
Location:
Guayaquil, Ecuador; Otavalo, Ecuador; Quito, Ecuador
Program Type:
Intern Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, MayMester Intersession, Rolling Starts, Spring Semester, Summer, Winter Semester, Year Round
Work Types:
Arts & Architecture, Business, Education, Journalism, Law, Sciences & Environment, Social Sciences

Program Overview

Program Description:
Visit volcanoes, beaches, rain forest, waterfalls, mountain villages, market towns, and more! Improve your Spanish - A two-week intensive Spanish Language course in Quito is included! Hands-on, custom internship in Ecuador Go for any amount of time whenever is best for you Live with a local family Amazingly affordable Strong on-site support from our site director Great, inexpensive Andean cuisine, including local specialty cuy (guinea pig!) Thriving artisan markets throughout the city Learn some fancy salsa moves in one of many dance studios and then strut your stuff with impressive salseros on the dance floor Visit nearby ruins to learn about Quito’s importance in the Incan empire Incredible weekend excursions - visit the lush coast, trek in the mountains, or sit in the shadow of a volcano * Internship placement and support * Homestay * Meals (2 per day) * Medical and accident insurance * CISabroad support services before, during, and after the program * Financial aid counseling * Assistance with travel arrangements * Predeparture orientation * On-site orientation * Airport pickup * On-site support * Carbon offset of travel
Setting Description:
Quito has something to offer every traveler. From lively festivals and dances to leafy, tranquil parks, you will never be bored of your options! Be sure to tour the city’s ancient ruins and churches, and spend time in the city’s downtown area- the entire area has been labeled as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for the well-preserved state of its historical center. Additionally, you can easily access the countless volcanoes and mountains surrounding the city from downtown Quito. There are several different neighborhoods within the city that each have their own distinct feel, so you can feel as though you’ve traveled to a new city with each one. Enjoy the quaint historic district, where you can walk past colorful buildings on cobblestone streets; spend time in the traveler scene, where there are numerous travel agencies, hostels, restaurants, and a busy nightlife; and take in the more artistic areas, filled with museums, galleries, cinemas, and live Andean music. Ecuador has several dif
Cost:
For current costs and dates please visit the CISabroad website.

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