AIFS Study Abroad in San José, Costa Rica: Semester Internship
Earn up to 23 credits through an internship placement and a variety of courses studying at Veritas University. Courses are taught in English and Spanish. Students must have at least two years of college level Spanish. Live in a Costa Rican homestay within walking distance of the university and immerse yourself in "Tica" culture and Spanish language. Breakfast, dinner, laundry service and Internet are included. Cultural and social activities including excursions and day trips are also included in the program fee. The Internship Program allows students to gain valuable work experience and professional skills incorporated with their academic study. Students are placed in positions related to their major or interest and are assessed by meetings, as well as a final project and presentation. Placements are available in: biology, business, education, hospitality, social sciences, sports medicine, international relations, local NGOs and more.
The St. Petersburg Polytechnic Institute was founded in 1899 and became one of the major universities of Russia and the former Soviet Union. It was raised to the status of state technical university in 1990 in recognition of its importance. The University is home to more than 26,000 students and 2,000 professors, lecturers and instructors. The academic program is organized by the Russian Language Center at the Preparatory Department for Foreign Students, one mile from the main campus. This department trains students from all over the world who wish to enter higher education at Russian universities and is highly regarded for excellent teaching of Russian as a foreign language. Please refer to our website for term-specific details.
Earn up to 15 credits through a wide variety of courses studying at the Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez in Viña del Mar. Live in a shared student apartment or as a member of a Chilean homestay, a great way to immerse yourself in the language. Truly take in the culture of Chile with included social and cultural activities such as a day trips to Santiago, Valparaiso, and Isla Negra. Options include a 4-day excursion to the town of Pucon, which overlooks the Villarica Volcano. Community volunteer opportunities are also available.