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:
San Jose, Costa Rica
Program Type:
Intern Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Fall Semester, Spring Break, Spring Semester, Summer
Work Types:
Animal Sciences, Arts & Architecture, Education, 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 San Jose
  • What's Included in an ISA Service-Learning program
  • Academic Credit
  • Prices & Dates
     
Setting Description:
Located in the central valley of Costa Rica is San José, the cultural, political and economic capital. It is the perfect place to experience a bustling and cosmopolitan Latin American metropolis and is the ideal jumping off point to experience the many natural wonders of Costa Rica.

Additional Program Information

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

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