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Global Studies Cultural Immersion Experience

Term To Study: Academic Year 2012-2013
Application Deadline: Aug 01, 2032
Program Starts: Sep 01, 2012
Program Ends: May 01, 2013
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Internship
Contact Name: Carrie Waara
Contact Email: carrie.waara@castleton.edu
Program Description

*** (You MUST be enrolled in a Global Studies major, minor, or certificate to participate in the program)***

Study, work, intern, or volunteer abroad for 15 weeks in an approved cultural immersion experience. Not mere tourism, this requires students to make genuine efforts to engage with the society and culture of their host country. Students work closely with a Cultural Immersion Mentor to plan, carry out, and reflect on their activities abroad to gain meaningful insights that allow them to act knowledgeably and effectively as participants in that country and others. The student is responsible for arranging funding for the semester abroad. Prerequisites: Complete the 6 core GLB courses; 6 credits or equivalent in foreign language; 9 credits in the GLB thematic and/or regional concentrations; and a Cultural Immersion Contract (obtained from the Global Studies Coordinator).

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Capital: Washington, DC
Per-capita GDP: $ 49000
Size: 9826675 km2
Time Zone: (GMT - 05:00 hours) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

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