Service-Learning

Students may choose between the following Program Terms:

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

ISA' 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 2015ELMF6115$3,250Currently Accepting Applications!
Fall 2 2014ELMF6214$3,250Program in Progress
Spring 1 2015ELMS6115$3,250Currently Accepting Applications!
Summer 1 2015ELMU6115$3,250Currently Accepting Applications!
Summer 2 2015ELMU6215$3,250Currently Accepting Applications!

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

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 2014ELMF8114$4,000Program in Progress
Fall 1 2015ELMF8115$4,000Currently Accepting Applications!
Fall 2 2014ELMF8214$4,000Program in Progress
Spring 1 2015ELMS8115$4,000Currently Accepting Applications!
Summer 1 2015ELMU8115$4,000Currently Accepting Applications!

ISA Academic Semester + ELAP 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 2 2014ELMX6214$2,000Program in Progress
Spring 1 2015ELMX1115$2,600Currently Accepting Applications!