• Nicaragua

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This is for 10-16 weeks. $205 dollars a week. All inclusive, except Airfare. Can receive up to 10 transfer credits or continuing education credits.
Apr 14, 2016
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About Program

Internships- Interns work closely with Casa Verde staff and community members to plan and implement sustainable projects, depending on the needs of the community. Internships last 8-16 weeks, between February and July, and can be accredited. Internship projects are aligned with initiatives that are part of Casa Verde’s year-round local programming in Nicaragua, giving interns an opportunity to truly make a long-term difference!

Jr. Internships- Jr. Interns work with staff, interns, and local student leaders on a different project every week, giving participants an opportunity to learn about different approaches to sustainable development and to be a part of each projects’ success. Junior internships last 2-4 weeks.

Service Learning Teams- work for 1-3 weeks alongside local youth and community leaders in micro-business initiatives and community projects. Your team will develop 21st-century global perspectives, sharing skills and creating real community assets.

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Program Highlights

  • Gain experience with a collaborative approach to sustainable community development.
  • Be a part of the community by staying in a local homestay for the duration of the internship.
  • Work on projects related to youth leadership and empowerment, small business entrepreneurship, environmental sustainability and education, or sexual health and education.
  • Improve Spanish language ability through constant interaction with native speakers.
  • Make a difference in the lives of the local citizens.

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