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Burma Summer of Service Teaching Program

Program Duration

2-4 Week


  • English

Cost in US$:


Cost Includes:

  • In-country orientation/Training
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • Language instruction
  • Excursions
  • Emergency evacuation services
  • Medical services
  • Medical insurance
  • Food
  • Housing
  • Travel while in host country
  • In-country staff support
  • Registration fees
  • Written materials pre-departure
  • Written materials abroad

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Arts
  • Community Centers
  • Community Development
  • Computer Training
  • Culture
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Teaching
  • Women
  • Youth
  • Youth Development

Typical Volunteer

University student or teacher.

This Program is open to

American and Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Guest House

Typically Participants Work

in Groups of 5-10

Scholarships are Available

Scholarships are available.

Application Process Involves

  • Written Application
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Resume
  • Essay

Typically The Application Process Time is

3-4 weeks (including interview process)

Post Services Include

  • Exit Debriefing Abroad
  • Re-Entry Debriefing at Home
  • Alumni Network
  • Job and Internship Network