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:
Lima, Peru
Program Type:
Intern Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer
Work Types:
Animal Sciences, Education, Journalism, Law, Medical, Nursing, Psychology, Sciences & Environment, Social Sciences

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 Lima
  • What's Included in an ISA Service-Learning program
  • Academic Credit
  • Prices & Dates
     
Setting Description:
As the largest city of Peru, Lima has so much to offer: from the flower-covered cliffs of Miraflores to the UNESCO World Heritage sites of the historical city center. This coastal capital city is full of fascinating contrasts between traditional and modern influences. Lima is known for its superb seafood cuisine, excellent surfing and warm and colorful people. The traditional influences evolved from Peru's history as the home of the Inca and numerous other civilized cultures, dating back as far as 2000 BC.

Additional Program Information

Scholarships:
Yes
Scholarships Description:
For details and eligibility, please visit our website.

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