Program Details

he “Coffee Cultural Landscape of Colombia” is an exceptional example of a sustainable and productive cultural landscape that is unique and representative of a tradition that is a strong symbol for coffee growing areas worldwide. Among these beautiful gree
Location:
Chinchina, Colombia
Program Type:
Intern Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Spring Break, Summer
Work Types:
Hospitality

Program Overview

Program Description:

The “Coffee Cultural Landscape of Colombia” is an exceptional example of a sustainable and productive cultural landscape that is unique and representative of a tradition that is a strong symbol for coffee growing areas worldwide. Among these beautiful green Andean mountains landscape is an up & coming tourism industry.  During the new post-conflict era, Colombia is experiencing a renaissance in tourism as the world’s 2nd most biodiverse country in the world; named Best Value Destination for 2017.  And if you love coffee, you’ll be in heaven.  Take a take a front-row seat for an extended “Paisaje Cultural Cafetero Experience,” as an active participant! Every morning you’ll start your day with a freshly cultivated & brewed cup of the best coffee in the world!  Depending on availability at each worksite and interns’ background & interest, you may be matched to one or more locations such as  sustainable eco-farms, coffee plantations, recreational attractions, or traditional finca hotels.  
 

  • Everything about Coffee: Planting, harvesting, processing, drying, milling, exporting, tasting, roasting, grinding, brewing
  •  Adventure Recreation:  Ziplining, waterfall repelling, horseback riding, wall climbing, paintball, hiking, & more!  
  • Hospitality Management: hotel management, restaurant management, tour management, customer service, online global marketing.  
  • AgriScience: Coffee, Cacao, Coconuts, Bananas, Citrus, Papaya, and many other unique tropical fruits and vegetables.
  •  Leadership: Public speaking as tour guide for the public and translator for the organization.
  • Spanish:  Immerse yourself in Spanish!

Additional Program Information

Scholarships:
No
Scholarships Description:
Discount based financial circumstances and need & match within the community for volunteer's existing skills.

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