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.
Spectacular mountain ranges surround Stellenbosch, the university town in the winelands of the Western Cape. The elegant Cape Dutch, Georgian and Victorian houses that grace the oak tree-lined streets reflect the history of one of South Africa’s oldest towns. Take a stroll and you’ll find interesting museums, open-air coffee shops, bistros and a thriving art scene; go further afield and you can hike through vineyards, orchards and mountain ranges. Study here and become part of a vibrant academic community with a tranquil and laid-back atmosphere. AIFS in Stellenbosch offers a traditional academic program as well as a Learning for Sustainable Community Engagement Program (LSCE). Students can choose courses from Stellenbosch University’s full course catalog which covers a broad range of subjects. LSCE students take specific courses in Sustainable Community Engagement, plus one or two electives, in addition to volunteer work in the community. AIFS also offers students with an interest in art, photography, ceramics or marketing the opportunity to intern at the Ardmore Ceramic Studio in Kwazulu Natal.
Earn up to 16 credits studying at The University of Hyderabad, one of India’s premier institutions of post graduate teaching and research, was established by an act of parliament in 1974 as a Central University, wholly financed by the University Grants Commission. The University’s scenic and serene campus spreads over 2,300 acres, 12 miles from the city of Hyderabad. Amid the scenic environment of the campus, several buildings catering to the academic needs, support facilities and residential requirements of the campus community have been constructed over the years. Since 1998, the University has offered foreign students a special program – the Study in India Program (SIP). This is an interdisciplinary program emphasizing heritage, continuity and change in India. A Community Engagement Program (CEP) is offered, in which students will be placed in a non-Governmental Organization (NGO) and will experience first-hand the role of NGOs in various development initiatives in the local community while also earning college credits!