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Overseas Professional & Intercultural Training Prgm. (OPIT)

Term

Summer

Dates

early-June to late-July

Qualifications

* Undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in experiential learning abroad
* No prior knowledge of the host country language is necessary
* Must be 18 to apply

Intern Types

  • Business
  • Ecology
  • Education
  • Environmental Studies
  • Health Administration
  • Human Rights
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Media
  • Social Work
  • Women's Studies

Languages

  • English

Cost in US$:

Visit www.acstudyabroad.org/opit for up-to-date program costs.

Program Fees Include:

- internship placement
- feedback sessions
- housing with a local host family
- 2 meals per day
- pre-departure materials
- in-country orientation
- cultural activities
- health insurance
- visa (if necessary)
- in-country logistical and emergency support

Salary/Pay

none

Experience Required

yes

    Eligibility: OPIT is open to undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in experiential learning abroad. No prior knowledge of the host country language is necessary. Must be 18 to apply.

This Program is open to

American Participants.

Participants Travel

Independently

Typically Participants Work

Independently

Application Process Involves

  • Essay
  • Online Application
  • Resume
  • Transcript
  • Physical Exam/Health Records
  • Letters of Reference

Typically The Application Process Time is

3-6 weeks

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network