Location
  • Peru
    • Cusco
Length
2 - 4 weeks

Program Details

Program Type
Direct Enrollment
Timeframe
Summer
Housing
Host Family
Language
Spanish

Pricing

Starting Price
7080
Price Details
Program fee includes all lodging, meals, activities, conferences, in-country transportation, health insurance, experienced group leaders, and 24-hour on-call support. Excludes international airfare. 
What's Included
Accommodation Activities Meals Transportation
What's Not Included
Airfare
Nov 17, 2021
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About Program

In Peru, you will witness the impacts of globalization on indigenous peoples and be challenged to scrutinize the complexities of identity, transformation, and marginalization. With your homestay in urban Cuzco, you will experience different Peruvian lifestyles, perspectives, and identities. During a three-day excursion to the Peruvian Amazon, you’ll see how communities define conservation, development, environment and cultural preservation.

Earn college credit and build skills to apply in college and your career with a 95–hour internship with an NGO. The Experiment strives to center diversity, equity, and inclusion in program design and delivery and the internship program is a unique opportunity to work in partnership with local communities. Therefore, the internship tasks and responsibilities are determined by the needs identified by the local communities.

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Program Highlights

  • 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.
  • Improve your Spanish language skills through cultural immersion and your homestay.

Scholarships

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.

Value
$250 - $5,000

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