Program Details

• Together with the Director of Programming and other interns, design and implement a series of activities in English, Computing, Sports, Art, Music and Theatre for elementary school students (grades3-6) that nurture values of responsibility, respect, ini
Location:
San Miguel De Allende, Mexico
Program Type:
Intern Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Winter Semester
Work Types:
Business, Education, Social Sciences

Program Overview

Program Description:
The Rural Education Institute of Mexico is a non-profit organization with the mission of promoting education in rural communities in Mexico. We provide educational programs, scholarships, and learning tools such as libraries and computers. Our goal is to reduce the alarming dropout rate among rural Mexican children, to build confidence and self-esteem, and to foster a love of learning. To carry out our programs we are now recruiting Programming Interns for semester-long international experience beginning in January 2013. Interns will report to the Director of Programming and have the opportunity to will have the opportunity to plan activities and work with primary and middle school children in the rural communities of Jalpa and La Palma surrounding San Miguel de Allende. We are looking for university graduates with intermediate level Spanish and experience working with children.

• Together with the Director of Programming and other interns, design and implement a series of activities in English, Computing, Sports, Art, Music and Theatre for elementary school students (grades3-6) that nurture values of responsibility, respect, initiative, teamwork, and commitment, and encourage children to take ownership of their community • Together with the Director of Programming and other interns, design and lead English, Computing and Media activities for middle school children (grades 7,8 and 9)

Develop your Spanish language skills and gain experience planning lessons and working with children in both elementary and middle school.
Setting Description:
The program is based in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. A beautiful city which is an UNESCO World Heritage Site and located in the state of Guanajuato about 4 hours away from Mexico City. Our programs are based in communities in the municipality of San Miguel.
Cost:
Free

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