International Internships

Foundation for Sustainable Development
Erin Hersey Director
59 Driftwood Court
San Rafael, CA  94901
Int'l Phone: 415-482-9366


Africa, South of the Sahara: Kenya, Uganda
Asia and Oceania: India
Western Hemisphere: Argentina, Bolivia, Nicaragua

Host Institution: Various local grassroots development orgs

Dates: 8-12 wk summer pgms; yr-long pgms avail

Subject: African Studies, Community Service Projects, Conservation, Development Studies, East African Studies, Ecology And Environmental Studies, Economics, Elementary Education, Gender Studies, Health Care And Hospitals, Human Rights, Intercultural Studies, Internships, Latin American Studies, Public Health

Level: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Graduates, Adults, Teachers, Professionals
Requires: conversational level Spanish for Latin Amer pgms
Age Min: 18
Age Average: 21

Undergrad Credit: Available
Grad Credit: Available
Transfer Credit Through: San Francisco State Univ
Document Awarded: Certificate

Overall Program Costs: $1,600 or more
Nonrefundable fee

Instruction Language: English
Format: Directed Field Study, Internship, Language Study, Practical Training, Volunteer Service, Workshop
Students: International

Housing Arrangement: Arranged By Program

Deadline: Rolling admissions

Other Info:
Year Program Began: 1995
In Cooperation With: over 350 community-based nonprofits
Orientation Location: Abroad
Orientation Description: in Latin America (2 days), in Africa (1 wk, intensive lang instruction)
Activities: Cultural Events Activity, Excursions Activity, Field Trips Activity, Program Travel Activity
Misc: Development training: grant writing, means & evaluation, comm mapping, workshops, grants competition