Environmental Sustainability, Art & Technology, Social Impact & Entrepreneurship
The priority application deadline is March 15th for fall 2018!
Spend your first month in intensive Spanish classes, including outings around the city to put your new language skills into practice. You’ll work at an internship with a local partner agency and develop professional skills. Ecuador is one of the most geographically and culturally diverse countries in the world. Rich in history and architecture, Cuenca is surrounded by breathtaking scenic mountain views. Its historic city center is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Trust site.
You’ll be placed in an internship at one of our partner agencies. Here, you’ll spend 30+ hours a week working on projects that allow you to gain real-life work experience in a culture different from your own.
Work directly with your partner agency to plan, design, and execute a sustainable community-based project. Use your imagination, energy, and ingenuity to develop a proposal, raise resources, and watch the project come to life!
Live with a local host family for your entire stay and become a part of the community. Your host family will be an invaluable guide as you get to know your new home. Take full advantage of your time together, learning local recipes and hearing their perspectives.