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1 International Service-Learning Opportunities I-Alternative Spring Break Short-Term Service-Learning Courses International Community Development Initiative International Partnership for Service-Learning & Leadership

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3 Intl Alternative Spring Break (iASB) No plans for spring break? Join us for an experience that will change your life! Cost: ~$1,600 Length of Time: 8 days Academic Credit: Yes! 1 credit hour per trip. Trips in Spring 2012: Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Nicaragua & Peru Approximate Deadline: Lottery is around the end of November

4 Short-Term International Service-Learning Courses Blend travel, academic coursework, and service. Class meetings in Spring ; travel May-August (2-5 weeks). Cost: ~$1,600 to $5,500 Length of Time: 2 -4 Weeks Academic Credit: Yes! Varies based on course between 3-9 credits. Spring/Summer Course Destinations: Uganda, Wales, Russia, Germany, Mexico Approximate Deadline: Deadlines vary, typically around January

5 Intl Partnership for Service-Learning & Leadership (IPSL) Allows students to participate in service- learning programs for academic credit. Offers 9 undergraduate service-learning programs in 8 nations -- 3,000 students from 400+ U.S. institutions have participated! Cost: $5,000 to $15,000 Length of Time: Varies from 1 month to 1 semester Academic Credit: Yes! Amount depends on program of study and duration of time. Program Locations: Ecuador, France, Italy, Ghana, India, Thailand, Spain, & Peru Approximate Deadline: depends on program location

6 International Community Development Initiative (ICDI) This program allows you to be connected with a non-governmental organization (NGO) in country. Receive course credit, do community-based research, or complete a service-based internship. Grow personally and professionally!

7 International Community Development Initiative (ICDI) Cost: Varies depending on program Length of Time: Varies from 2 months to 1 year Academic Credit: Yes! Amount of credit depends on duration of time. Internship credit is available, to be negotiated with your academic advisor. Program Locations: Southern India, South Africa, & Latin America Deadlines: Summer/Fall Deadline: Jan 25th Spring Deadline: Aug 25th

8 South Africa and India Bloemfontein Chennai Stellenbosch Zululand Trichy Madurai

9 South Africa and India Opportunities India: MCCSS SEVAI CEDAR CESCI CIRHEP South Africa: HOPE Swana School Zululand Chamber of Commerce Boyden Observatory Free State Care in Action Lebone Land REACH Certificate Program in Community Engagement

10 Latin America Dominican Republic Puerto Rico Jamaica Nicaragua Costa Rica Ecuador Peru Bolivia

11 Latin American Opportunities Costa Rica: La Gran Vista Dominican Republic: Sister Island Project Ecuador: Rio Muchacho Organic Farm Jamaica: VIJON (Volunteer in Jamaica Opportunity Network) Nicaragua: La Esperanza Granada Peru: Tinkuy Peru Puerto Rico: La Casas De La Selva Bolivia: Coming Soon!

12 Contact Information ACT Community Outreach Center: ACT Office, 2 nd Floor of the Student Union Shari Galiardi Amy Holway al


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