Program Details

Our days are split 4-and-4: 4 hours of a traditional internship model working on a Director-led project, followed by 4 hours of an entrepreneurial model working on a project the student proposes and then brings to fruition. Interns are encouraged to com
Location:
Panama, Panama
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
Kalu Yala is a sustainable community that will be built in the mountains about 45 minutes outside Panama City, Panama. Kalu Yala Entrepreneurial Internship programs take place in 3 venues: creating the town's foundation in Kalu Yala; creating relationships in the neighboring town of San Miguel; and working on business logistics in Panama City. Since Summer 2010, we've had students from 16 countries, 44 states, and 132 colleges. Programs: Agriculture and Animal Science based in Kalu Yala Biology based in Kalu Yala Business Development and Entrepreneurship based in Panama City Community Outreach and Education based in San Miguel Farm to Table Culinary Arts based in Kalu Yala Heath and Wellness based in San Miguel Outdoor Recreation based in Kalu Yala

Our days are split 4-and-4: 4 hours of a traditional internship model working on a Director-led project, followed by 4 hours of an entrepreneurial model working on a project the student proposes and then brings to fruition. Interns are encouraged to come up with and implement their own semester project. Some interns choose to do solo projects while others work in groups to make their dream a reality. Along the way, our Program Directors are always happy to help them plan and lend a helping hand.

Setting Description:
Kalu Yala- off-the-grid jungle paradise nestled between two rivers San Miguel- 500 person rural town in the mountains about an hour outside of Panama Panama City- 1.3 million person major metropolis
Cost:
$4,995 for 11 week program- includes housing, meal plan and project supplies

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