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  • Locations: San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Restrictions: UB applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 05/25/2018
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Rolling Admission 06/04/2018 08/10/2018

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Minimum GPA: 2.5 Credits: 6
Program Description:

Costa Rica: Summer Internship


Beach of Costa Rica
Founded 30 years ago, the Institute for Central American Development Studies (ICADS) is a center for study, research, and analysis of Central American social and environmental issues. They focus on economic development, politics, environmental studies, sustainable development, public health, women’s issues, education, human rights, and conservation.

ACADEMIC PROGRAM

Block I (3 weeks) - Spanish Preparation and Internship Selection
Spend the first three weeks of the program in intensive Spanish classes (four hours per day, 5 days a week) geared to the individual abilities and needs of each participant. Get to know San José and live with a Costa Rican host family. Explore internship sites and themes and decide on a placement and that meets your needs and interests.

Block II (6 weeks) - Structured Internship
Spend 6 weeks in a unique internship placement, and immerse yourself in Costa Rican language and culture.

Block III (1 week) - Written Work and Oral Presentation
Upon completion of your internship, return to ICADS to create a portfolio describing your experience, and present your work to other interns.

FOR MORE INFORMATION
Contact Dr. Dorothy Siaw- Asamoah, PhD
Email: dasamoah@buffalo.edu


 


This program is currently not accepting applications.