Ghana: Internship: Contemporary Art & Culture
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Experience West Africa through the lens of Sankofa, a Ghanaian concept that links the past with a sustainable future. Working with a local organization, you’ll learn to appreciate the importance of Africa’s tangible and imagined histories as you earn college credit and prepare for your future career.
Your Experiment program starts in Accra, the capital of Ghana, a modern city with ancient roots. This fascinating city of contrasts—a unique blend of traditional and contemporary art and culture—is where you will begin your 95 hours of formal internship. Enhance your critical thinking, time management, and intercultural communication skills through your internship with a local community or research organization, business, or international NGO. You will also be introduced to hiplife music, media houses, and institutions across the country that highlight Ghana’s position in a hyper-globalized world.
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- Immerse yourself in local culture by becoming part of a community.
- Participate in a group internship, homestay activities, and community projects.
- Gain intercultural communication skills through your internship with a local community or research organization, business, or international NGO.
- Enjoy the hiplife music, media houses, and institutions across the country.
The Experiment in International Living Scholarships
The Experiment in International Living offers a variety of need-based and merit-based scholarships to worthy high school students looking to participate in their program. The eligibility requirements vary depending on where you live and other demographics -- and your GPA is taken into account for some scholarships too.