Valparaíso and Viña del Mar

Service Learning/Internship

Students may choose between the following Program Terms:

8-week Service-Learning and Internships - ELAP in Valparaiso

ISA's service-learning and internship division, ELAP, was created to propel students beyond the original confines of the classroom by providing opportunities to work at local NGOs, schools, clinics and businesses. ELAP programs address the needs of the community and organization abroad while encouraging personal and professional growth, developing language proficiency and facilitating meaningful community engagement.

During this 8-week program participants will not attend classes but spend/work 15–35 hours per week at a local organization. All participants will develop an ELAP Portfolio throughout the program which includes reflective essays, group discussions, logs of hours, a supervisor evaluation and a certificate of completion.

Select ELAP placements are eligible for academic credit. Participants can earn 1-6 credits based on the number of contact hours accrued at the host organization and successful completion of the ELAP Portfolio. Visit the ELAP website for more information.

ProgramDatesCodePriceStatus
Fall 1 2014EVPF6114$3,250Currently Accepting Applications!
Fall 2 2014EVPF6214$3,250Currently Accepting Applications!
Spring 1 2015EVPS6115TBA Program in Progress
Summer 1 2014EVPU6114$3,250Late Acceptance May Be Possible, Contact ISA
Summer 2 2014EVPU6214$3,250Late Acceptance May Be Possible, Contact ISA
Summer 3 2014EVPU6314$3,250Currently Accepting Applications!

ISA Academic Summer + 4-week Service-Learning/Internships

ISA's service-learning and internship division, ELAP, was created to propel students beyond the original confines of the classroom by providing opportunities to work at local NGOs, schools, clinics and businesses. ELAP programs address the needs of the community and organization abroad while encouraging personal and professional growth, developing language proficiency and facilitating meaningful community engagement.

This 4-week program begins the day after the ISA Summer program ends. Participants will spend between 15–35 hours per week at a local organization. All participants will develop an ELAP Portfolio throughout the program which includes reflective essays, group discussions, logs of hours, a supervisor evaluation and a certificate of completion.

Select ELAP placements are eligible for academic credit. Participants can earn 1-6 credits based on the number of contact hours accrued at the host organization and successful completion of the ELAP Portfolio. Visit the ELAP website for more information.

ProgramDatesCodePriceStatus
Add-on 1EVPA4114$2,250Currently Accepting Applications!

12-week Service-Learning and Internships - ELAP in Valparaiso

ISA's Service-Learning and Internship division, ELAP, offers opportunities to work at local NGOs, schools, clinics and businesses. Visit the ELAP website to view available placements.

Participants will not attend classes but work 15–35 hours per week at a local organization. All participants will develop an ELAP Portfolio throughout the program which includes reflective essays, group discussions, logs of hours, a supervisor evaluation and a certificate of completion.

Visit the ELAP website for information on earning academic credit for select ELAP placements.

ProgramDatesCodePriceStatus
Fall 1 2014EVPF8114$3,975Currently Accepting Applications!
Fall 2 2014EVPF8214$3,975Currently Accepting Applications!
Spring 1 2014EVPS8114$3,975Program in Progress
Spring 1 2015EVPS8115TBA Program in Progress
Summer 1 2014EVPU8114$3,975Late Acceptance May Be Possible, Contact ISA
Summer 2 2014EVPU8214$3,975Late Acceptance May Be Possible, Contact ISA
Summer 3 1014EVPU8314$3,975Currently Accepting Applications!

ISA Academic Semester + Service-Learning/Internships

ISA's service-learning and internship division, ELAP, was created to propel students beyond the original confines of the classroom by providing opportunities to work at local NGOs, schools, clinics and businesses. ELAP programs address the needs of the community and organization abroad while encouraging personal and professional growth, developing language proficiency and facilitating meaningful community engagement.

Students will work 5-10 hours per week at a local host organization while attending classes at the host university. The ELAP placement will begin 1-2 weeks after the first week of classes and end the week prior to final exams. All participants will develop an ELAP Portfolio throughout the program which includes reflective essays, group discussions, logs of hours, a supervisor evaluation and a certificate of completion.

Select ELAP placements are eligible for academic credit. Participants can earn 1-6 credits based on the number of contact hours accrued at the host organization and successful completion of the ELAP Portfolio. Visit the ELAP website for more information.

ProgramDatesCodePriceStatus
Fall 1 2014EVPX6114$1,975Late Acceptance May Be Possible, Contact ISA
Fall 2 2014EVPX6214$1,975Late Acceptance May Be Possible, Contact ISA
Spring 1 2014EVPX1114$1,975Program in Progress
Spring 1 2015EVPX1115TBA Program in Progress
Spring 2 2014EVPX1214$1,975Program in Progress
Spring 2 2015EVPX1215TBA Program in Progress

4-week Service-Learning and Internships - ELAP in Valparaiso

ISA's Service-Learning and Internship division, ELAP, offers opportunities to work at local NGOs, schools, clinics and businesses. Visit the ELAP website to view available placements.

Participants will not attend classes but work 15–35 hours per week at a local organization. All participants will develop an ELAP Portfolio throughout the program which includes reflective essays, group discussions, logs of hours, a supervisor evaluation and a certificate of completion.

Visit the ELAP website for information on earning academic credit for select ELAP placements.

ProgramDatesCodePriceStatus
Fall 1 2014EVPF4114$2,500Currently Accepting Applications!
Fall 2 2014EVPF4214$2,500Currently Accepting Applications!
Spring 1 2015 (J-term)EVPJ4115TBA Program in Progress
Summer 1 2014EVPU4114$2,500Late Acceptance May Be Possible, Contact ISA
Summer 2 2014EVPU4214$2,500Late Acceptance May Be Possible, Contact ISA
Summer 3 2014EVPU4314$2,500Currently Accepting Applications!
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