Service Learning/Internship

Students may choose between the following Program Terms:

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

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 12-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 2014ESGF8114$3,100Late Acceptance May Be Possible, Contact ISA
Fall 2 2014ESGF8214$3,100Late Acceptance May Be Possible, Contact ISA
Spring 1 2015ESGS8115TBA Currently Accepting Applications!
Summer 1 2014ESGU8114$3,100Program in Progress
Summer 1 2015ESGU8115TBA Currently Accepting Applications!
Summer 2 2014ESGU8214$3,100Program in Progress
Summer 3 2014ESGU8314$3,100Program in Progress

8-week Service-Learning and 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.

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 2014ESGF6114$2,500Late Acceptance May Be Possible, Contact ISA
Fall 2 2014ESGF6214$2,500Late Acceptance May Be Possible, Contact ISA
Spring 1 2015ESGS6115TBA Currently Accepting Applications!
Summer 1 2014ESGU6114$2,500Program in Progress
Summer 1 2015ESGU6115TBA Currently Accepting Applications!
Summer 2 2014ESGU6214$2,500Program in Progress
Summer 2 2015ESGU6215TBA Currently Accepting Applications!
Summer 3 2014ESGU6314$2,500Program in Progress

ELAP Group Project

ELAP Summer Group Project

ProgramDatesCodePriceStatus
Spring Break 1ESGG1115TBA Currently Accepting Applications!
Spring Break 2ESGG2215TBA Currently Accepting Applications!
Spring Break 3ESGG1315TBA Currently Accepting Applications!
Summer 1 2014ESGG2114$1,850Program in Progress
Summer 2 2014ESGG2214$1,850Program in Progress
Winter Break 2015ESGG4415TBA Currently Accepting Applications!

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

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 4-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 2014ESGF4114$2,000Late Acceptance May Be Possible, Contact ISA
Fall 2 2014ESGF4214$2,000Late Acceptance May Be Possible, Contact ISA
Spring 1 2015 (J-term)ESGJ4115TBA Currently Accepting Applications!
Summer 1 2015ESGU4115TBA Currently Accepting Applications!
Summer 2 2014ESGU4214$2,000Program in Progress
Summer 2 2015ESGU4215TBA Currently Accepting Applications!
Summer 3 2014ESGU4314$2,000Program in Progress
Summer 3 2015ESGU4315TBA Currently Accepting Applications!