Internships and Volunteer Programs in Ecuador and Peru

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Ever thought about studying Spanish while making a difference and helping other people? You can do it now at Academia Latinoamericana de Español. Along with our Spanish courses, you have the opportunity to do an internship or enroll into a volunteering project in one of the many beautiful national parks or reserves, social service organizations, women’s or senior citizen’s organizations, NGOs, educational institutions, health care projects and more.

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  • Youth Outreach and Educational Projects
  • Health Programs
  • Cultural Programs
  • Ecological Programs
  • Professional Programs

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Brooke
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Yes, I recommend this program

OT, Therapy Dogs, and a Letter of Recommendation

Volunteering in an outpatient therapy facility in Ecuador solidified my future career choice. I had the chance to work with kids, adults, and even therapy dogs in my 7 weeks in Ecuador. I got to know the therapists so well that one wrote me a letter of recommendation for graduate school. The hours I spent in this clinic also were verified so I could use them on my application too. The weekends I spent traveling to different parts of the country, soaking in the culture. What I didn't learn from travel, I learned from living with the best host family I've ever had. In the midst of all that, my language skills flourished. I even spent a week translating for a group of OT students from the U.S. I couldn't have asked for a better experience than what La Academia Latino Americana helped provide for me.

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