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Costa Rica

December 29, 2018 – January 5, 2019

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Exploratory students: Picture yourself in Costa Rica -- surrounded by lush wildlife refuges, walking along pristine beaches, learning to cook and dance in the Costa Rican fashion…all while exploring career pathways in an international context!

Discover the unique history and culture of Costa Rica, one of the most stable, prosperous, and progressive nations in Latin America. Investigate careers in sustainable development, coffee production, and ecotourism while considering majors that can lead to these professions (in a component that continues in the Spring 2019 semester). Immerse yourself through cultural classes, excursions to historical sites, and a day trip to Tortuga Island.

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Identity, Conflict in the Balkans

Spring (B Session), March 20-April 22, 2019

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Come learn about Identity and Conflict while taking a tour of some of the most beautiful countries in Europe! Consider the challenges and benefits of European integration through the lenses of the people who have lived the conflicts of the 20th century as we explore five cities in five countries: Zagreb, Croatia; Sarajevo, Bosnia; Belgrade, Serbia; Skopje, Macedonia; and Thessaloniki and Athens, Greece. Take day trips and excursions to Mostar and Srebrenica in Bosnia, and Novi Sad in Serbia, and enjoy cultural visits to local museums and universities while you earn 6 credits! Space is limited. Apply early!

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Prague, Czech Republic: English-Speaking Internship

May 20 – July 6, 2019

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Spend seven weeks in one of Europe's most charming, historic and lively cities. Gain world-class professional work experience in fields as broad as international business, arts and culture, communication and journalism, politics and NGO's, technology, engineering and the sciences. Participate in professional internships based on your personal and professional goals, within a thriving, diverse economy. The Czech Republic is the perfect place to advance your career and gain critical transferable skills. Additionally, you participate in a customized application-oriented curriculum designed around international organizations, professional development, globalization and sociocultural immersion -- with the Czech Republic, Central Europe and the EU as your classroom.

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Beijing, China: Eight Week English-Speaking Internship

May 29 - July 24, 2019

Boat floating down Chinese river.

Join us for a two-month long English-speaking internship program in Beijing, China, where students gain valuable work experience that will enhance your resume and make you a stranger candidate when applying for jobs. As a vibrant economic hub rich in historical, culutral and economic significance, Beijing is an ideal location to intern. You will also have opportunities to visit ancient historical sites, learn about Chinese language and culture, and even go on an amazing camping trip atop the Great Wall. 

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India Cultural Immersion and Leadership Identity

June 3 - June 30, 2019

Ornate Indian Building

This program explores India’s role in the global workplace. An emphasis will be placed on examining and developing inter-cultural competencies that are essential in today’s diverse work environment. Whether one is working for a business, healthcare provider, educational institution, or non-for-profit agency, inter-cultural skills are a necessity in today’s world. Using field trips, experiential exercises, research and literature, students will gain valuable cultural, historic, geographic, political, environmental, economic and religious insights that will provide them with a comprehensive understanding of India and the competencies needed to be successful in the global workplace.

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Digital Culture, Technology and Innovation in the Baltics

July 8 – July 19, 2019

Downtown building of the Baltics

Invest two weeks in the Baltic states of Lithuania, Estonia, and Latvia this summer for an unparalleled adventure through medieval towns, spectacular natural landscapes, and deep insight into the future of digital culture, technology, entrepreneurship and innovation! Whether you’re interested in digital culture, leading edge technology and innovation, entrepreneurship and the start-up scene, venture capital, exploring exotic cultures, wandering medieval towns, or exploring magnificent natural landscapes, this program is a “must do” on your bucket list!

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Global STEM Education: Science Teaching Experience in Costa Rica

March 2 -10, 2019

Tamarindo Beach sunset

This Global Intensive Experience focuses on students who are interested in sharing their knowledge in STEM subjects through a mentored teaching experience in Costa Rica. The mentored teaching will take place at the TIDE Academy in Tamarindo, Costa Rica, an alternative school that provides flexible, individualized education to students from non-traditional families, and promotes learning both inside and outside the classroom. 

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A Taste of Peace Corps in the Dominican Republic

Spring Break: March 2 - 10, 2019

Dominican republic spring break

Get a "taste of the Peace Corps" as you connect with the Peace Corps community in the Dominican Republic. Help implement ecologically sustainable projects in rural areas, engage with leaders working on community development projects, and participate in a site visit to a current Peace Corps volunteer. Experiential learning experiences include building a bottle school out of recycled materialsassisting with a pop-up health clinic, teaching a lesson at a local school and a visit to Dudu Ecological Park. 

  • Earn three credits (3) of BIS 401 or BIS 360 or BIS 470 or BIS 394 in Spring B. This program can also be substituted for USL 402/410 credit for Peace Corps Prep students.
  • For more info: jessica.hirshorn@asu.edu

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Beijing, China: Four Week English-Speaking Internship

May 29 – June 26, 2019

Great Wall of China

Students will gain valuable work experience during this month-long English-speaking internship program in Beijing, China. Students will have an opportunity to intern in a position related to their field of study, visit ancient historical sites, and learn about Chinese culture. In addition, students will learn some survival Mandarin.

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Alicante, Spain: English and Spanish-Speaking Internship

May 31 - June 29, 2019 

Arial view of Alicante, Spain.

Participate in a month long internship study abroad program in Alicante, Spain. You can choose either English speaking internships or Spanish speaking Internships (depending on your level of proficiency). Located on the Mediterranean coast, Alicante is known for its beautiful beaches, excellent weather and festive energy. You will have weekends to travel throughout Spain and Europe. This program will allow you to gain valuable international work experience while learning about Spanish culture and language.

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Dublin, Ireland

June 10 – July 27, 2019

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This program is designed for ASU students of any major interested in participating on a powerful, individualized international internship in Dublin - one of the most vibrant and friendly cities in Europe! In addition to working four days a week and taking a course that supports their internship, students will take a seminar-style course on Ireland's history, culture, and role in Europe.

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Guatemala: English-Speaking Medical and Veterinary Care Internship

July 17 – August 6, 2019

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Gain internship credit with 17 days of medical or veterinary field clinics, work with local (English-speaking) doctors, and explore the beautiful Guatemala cities of Sololá, Antigua, Parramos, Ixtahuacán, and Chimaltenango. Engage with the local culture through evening activities, and give back to the local community through service days.

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