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Service Learning/Internship

Students may choose between the following Program Terms:

12-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 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 2014ECSF8114$4,000Currently Accepting Applications!
Fall 2 2014ECSF8214$4,000Currently Accepting Applications!
Spring 1 2014ECSS8114$4,000Program in Progress
Spring 1 2015ECSS8115TBA Currently Accepting Applications!
Summer 1 2014ECSU8114$4,000Late Acceptance May Be Possible, Contact ISA
Summer 2 2014ECSU8214$4,000Late Acceptance May Be Possible, Contact ISA
Summer 3 2014ECSU8314$4,000Currently Accepting Applications!

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

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 2014ECSF4114$2,250Currently Accepting Applications!
Fall 2 2014ECSF4214$2,250Currently Accepting Applications!
Spring 1 2015ECSS4115TBA Currently Accepting Applications!
Summer 1 2014ECSU4114$2,250Late Acceptance May Be Possible, Contact ISA
Summer 2 2014ECSU4214$2,250Late Acceptance May Be Possible, Contact ISA
Summer 3 2014ECSU4314$2,250Currently Accepting Applications!

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 2014ECSF6114$3,250Currently Accepting Applications!
Fall 2 2014ECSF6214$3,250Currently Accepting Applications!
Spring 1 2015ECSS6115TBA Currently Accepting Applications!
Summer 1 2014ECSU6114$3,250Late Acceptance May Be Possible, Contact ISA
Summer 2 2014ECSU6214$3,250Late Acceptance May Be Possible, Contact ISA
Summer 3 2014ECSU6314$3,250Currently Accepting Applications!

ISA Academic Summer + 4-week ELAP Service-Learning/Internship - ELAP in Cusco

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
Summer 2 2014ECSA2214$2,000Currently Accepting Applications!