Latin America: Short-Term Programs as Diverse as Your Students

By Kimberly Sarna, Geographic Oversight Manager, Latin America, and Megan Kane, Marketing Coordinator From realities of high program costs to daily commitments to family and work, many university students feel study abroad is unattainable. Even with today’s busy, face-paced lifestyle, … Continue reading Latin America: Short-Term Programs as Diverse as Your Students

Service – Learning in Valparaíso and Viña del Mar, Chile

By Megan Kane, ISA Outreach Manager, Internships and Service-Learning Known for their seafaring traditions and colorful hilltop neighborhoods, the sister cities of Valparaíso and Viña del Mar provide unique opportunities to dive deeper into Chilean culture and volunteer with local organizations. Education and Literacy Founded in … Continue reading Service – Learning in Valparaíso and Viña del Mar, Chile

How to Pick the Perfect Study Abroad Program: Service-Learning and Internship Edition

When you think about what a “traditional” study abroad experience looks like, what do you picture? It probably involves students taking classes for a full academic semester at a host university abroad. Is this the only opportunity to have an international experience? Absolutely not! Continue reading How to Pick the Perfect Study Abroad Program: Service-Learning and Internship Edition

ISA Internships and Service-Learning Announces New Programs in South Korea and Ireland

ISA is pleased to announce new full-time internship programs in Seoul, South Korea and Dublin, Ireland as well as full-time service-learning and study + service-learning programs in Galway, Ireland beginning in Spring 2017. ISA Internships in Seoul, South Korea Seoul is home to some of the largest tech corporations, including Samsung and LG. Internships are available in a variety of fields with an emphasis in business and marketing, social work and political science. ISA Internships in Dublin, Ireland Dublin is the political and cultural capital and center of commerce and industry. Internships are available in a variety of fields with … Continue reading ISA Internships and Service-Learning Announces New Programs in South Korea and Ireland

ISA Pay It Forward: Funding Sustainable Projects Around the World

  What is the ISA Pay It Forward program? Great Question. ISA’s Pay It Forward program is a grant fund that supports ongoing sustainable development projects that aim to develop innovative and practical solutions for communities around the world. Grants … Continue reading ISA Pay It Forward: Funding Sustainable Projects Around the World

ISA Internships and Service-Learning Department Launches Brand New Website

With great excitement ISA announces the launch of the new ISA Internships & Service-Learning website.  This new website is a comprehensive resource for all internship and service-learning opportunities available abroad through ISA. After months of collaboration and research, the new combined … Continue reading ISA Internships and Service-Learning Department Launches Brand New Website

15 Game-Changing Custom Programs

ISA’s Custom Programs division is celebrating its 15th year in service to U.S. universities for their faculty-led and partnerships study abroad programming. Join us for this series of 15 things as you imagine, develop, and implement your own custom programs abroad. 1. Arizona State University Sustainability in Morocco and Spain ASU’s Sustainable Development across the Mediterranean in Spain and Morocco takes students on a slam dunk of a trip through the historic cities and diverse countryside of Morocco and Spain to understand the political and social context of sustainable development and energy transitions. As a part of this ISA custom … Continue reading 15 Game-Changing Custom Programs

ISA-ELAP Announces New Film & Media Internship Programs in India

ISA’s service-learning and internship division, ELAP, is pleased to introduce new Film & Media programs in India. Mumbai, formally Bombay, houses India‘s Hindi (Bollywood) and Marathi film and television industry. With over a thousand film productions each year, Bollywood is one of the largest film industries in the world and is rapidly gaining widespread acclaim across the map for its elaborate sets and costumes, as well as its notorious song and dance sequences. ISA-ELAP programs provide an opportunity to spend time on a film set to get a glimpse of the world of casting directors, prop houses, set designers, production … Continue reading ISA-ELAP Announces New Film & Media Internship Programs in India

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

Galway: Why its a Great Choice for Authentic Irish Experiences

Erin Koontz is the Assistant Director of Student Services for Interstudy and the ISA Site Specialist for Ireland. She works with students studying in Galway, Dublin, Limerick and Cork. While studying abroad is a fantastic way to learn about a new culture and experience a new way of life, it can sometimes be difficult for students to progress from your “tourist” status to the coveted role of “honorary local.” Students often come to the National University of Ireland, Galway, in search of that traditional Irish experience only available in a small but vibrant university town like Galway. Really, though, the … Continue reading Galway: Why its a Great Choice for Authentic Irish Experiences