Program Details

Learn about social issues that communities face. By partnering with community-based organizations and following a reflection-based curriculum, you will learn first-hand how local professionals are addressing issues with the available resources.
Location:
Galway, Ireland
Program Type:
Volunteer Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Work Types:
Arts, Children, Education, Health, Social Services, Women's Rights
Duration:
3-4 weeks, 1-3 months, 4-6 months

Program Overview

Program Description:

ISA Service-Learning provides students and recent graduates the opportunity to learn first-hand about social issues that communities around the world face. By partnering with community-based organizations and following a structured, reflection-based curriculum, you will learn how local professionals and experts are addressing these issues with the available resources while developing intercultural and leadership skills in a real-world context.

Throughout your program, you will create a service-learning portfolio, which is a compilation of reflection-based assignments and activities. This portfolio provides you with a guided framework to examine your experience, develop an enhanced sense of civic responsibility, and demonstrate your professional and cultural competencies achieved throughout your program.

Visit the ISA Service-Learning website to learn more about:

  • Community-based organizations in Galway
  • What's Included in an ISA Service-Learning program
  • Academic Credit
  • Prices & Dates
Setting Description:
Galway is known for its brightly colored cafes and pubs, boundless live music, eclectic street performers and world-class arts and entertainment. History and modernity unite in this city to create an ideal environment for discovering the essence of Ireland's culture, language and people. Galway is an incredible city for service-learning because it has a strong culture of student-driven service in the community.

Additional Program Information

Scholarships:
Yes
Scholarships Description:
For details and eligibility, please visit: http://studiesabroad.com/admissions/documents/scholarships/study/isa-scholarships

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