Give Back While Abroad – New Volunteer Opportunities Available in Salamanca

  ISA is pleased to announce a new Volunteer Teaching Certificate Program in Salamanca, Spain. Beginning Fall 2014, participants enrolled in an ISA Salamanca semester, trimester or academic year program will be able to volunteer at a public bilingual school for approximately four hours each week. Upon completion of the program, students will receive a certificate from the Spanish Ministry of Education and from ISA indicating their successful completion of volunteer hours. In addition to the program listed above, there are many other volunteer opportunities in Salamanca. Any student truly interested in volunteering while in Salamanca can work with the … Continue reading Give Back While Abroad – New Volunteer Opportunities Available in Salamanca

#ISA Green: Sustainability Efforts Across the Globe

Maddi Reising is a Site Specialist for Argentina, Brazil and the Dominican Republic and a member of the ISA Green Team. This is the second post in a four-part series on sustainability and study abroad. ISA is committed to sustainability both at home and abroad. Whether we are preparing the office garden for a new season, biking to work, turning the compost, taking out the recycling or managing carbon offsets for each outgoing student flight, we continue to strive to be as environmentally friendly as possible. Our actions at ISA Austin are just a small component of our global commitment … Continue reading #ISA Green: Sustainability Efforts Across the Globe

5 Reasons to Spend Your Summer in Salamanca

Lindsey Wineholt is an ISA Site Specialist for Spain. Lindsey works with students studying abroad in Madrid and Salamanca. Considered by many to be the quintessential study abroad location, Salamanca’s winding streets, historic Renaissance architecture, delicious tapas restaurants and welcoming locals invite newcomers to feel right at home. Don’t believe me? Well, here are 5 reasons why you should: 1. Study at the same university as Christopher Columbus – In 1486, Christopher Columbus, before discovering the Americas, spent a year at the University of Salamanca working on studies in astronomy. As an ISA student, you will take classes in the … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Spend Your Summer in Salamanca

ISA-ELAP Announces New Service-Learning and Internship Programs Beginning 2014

ISA’s service-learning and internship division, ELAP, is excited to announce the launch of several new locations beginning spring 2014. The following locations will offer a variety of program options and placement types: Amman, Jordan: Refugee Camp Community Center, Internet Radio Station, International Development Foundation Florence, Italy: Café and Wine Bar, FiveStar Hotel, Art Gallery, International Development NGO Santo Domigo, Dominican Republic: Orphanage and Learning Center, International Humanitarian and Development Organization, School for the Blind, At-Risk Youth Development Organization. Valencia, Spain: Centers for Senior Citizens, Associations for Disabilities, Transitional Shelter for Women and Children, Animal Protection Agency, Children’s Health Foundation, International … Continue reading ISA-ELAP Announces New Service-Learning and Internship Programs Beginning 2014

New Business Internship Option to be Offered in Chile Beginning Spring 2014

ISA is pleased to announce a new Business Internship option in Chile. Beginning Spring 2014, the new Business Internship, Business Courses with Locals and Spanish Language program will be offered to students with an Advanced Spanish language level during the Spring, Fall and Summer. Designed specifically for Business majors, the new Business Internship program is offered in partnership with long-time ISA Chile host university Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (PUCV). Internship placements are available at small businesses throughout Valparaíso and Viña del Mar. Participants must fulfill 20 hours of work for 15 weeks at their designated placement in addition to … Continue reading New Business Internship Option to be Offered in Chile Beginning Spring 2014

New Santo Domingo Internship Option Available to Semester and Summer Students

ISA is pleased to announce a new academic internship in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Beginning Spring 2014, participants enrolled in the Business, Health Sciences, Engineering & additional Courses with Locals program offered during the Spring, Fall and Summer will be able to enroll in a new credit-bearing internship course. While the internship course at the Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE) is open to students of all language levels, some placements may require Spanish proficiency. Students will be academically assessed based on the submission of periodic reports and a final report upon completion of the internship. Placements are available in the following fields: … Continue reading New Santo Domingo Internship Option Available to Semester and Summer Students