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eNCounter: Development & Non-Profit Management Program


Peru: Cusco, Lima, Sacred Valley


Academic Year, Summer, Winter, Fall, Spring


06/15/2016 - 10/24/2016 (Summer)

Degree Level


Intern Types

  • Business
  • Development
  • Human Rights
  • Social Work
  • Sustainable Development


  • Quechua
  • Spanish

Subject Areas

  • Business
  • Development Studies
  • Human Rights Advocacy
  • International Relations
  • Latin American Studies
  • Social Sciences
  • Sustainable Development

Cost Includes:

  • Emergency evacuation services
  • Excursions
  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Language instruction
  • Registration fees
  • Written materials abroad
  • Written materials pre-departure

Program Fees Include:

- National airfare tu Cusco;
- Room and board;
- Airport pick-up and drop-off in Lima & Cusco;
- Orientation upon arrival;
- Intercultural session with facilitator;
- Guided Visit to the Memory Museum in Lima (LUM);
- City tour in Lima;
- 4 hours of Spanish classes per week;
- 2 courses taught by the Pontificia Universidad CatĂłlica del Peru (depending on the stream the intern participate in: Human Rights, Public Policy or Entrepreneurship);
- 2 days Machu Picchu trip is included;
- Visits and discussions about all NC projects (Children's Nutrition, Mother's health, Family agriculture, Participatory Action Research Methodology & Rural Tourism);
- Information session with 3 different NGO in the Sacred Valley of the Incas;
- Learning activities about each different area of a non-profit.
- Quechua classes available upon request*

Experience Required


This Program is open to

American, European, Canadian, Australian, Worldwide, Asian, South African and Kiwi Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Dormitory
  • Group living
  • Guest House

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Letters of Reference
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Resume
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

3-5 weeks

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network