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  • Locations: Valparaiso, Chile; Vina del Mar, Chile
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer
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  • Program Sponsor: International Studies Abroad 
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Class Standing: Graduate, Junior, Senior, Sophomore Financial Aid: ASI-CSULB Scholarship, Cal Grant B, Pell Grant, PLUS Loan, Private Loans, SEOG Grant, Stafford Loan
Areas of Study: Anthropology, Biology, Business, Child Development, Cultural Studies, Education, English, Environmental Science, Food and Nutrition, Health Science, History, International Business, International Studies, Internship, Social Work, Sociology, Spanish Language, Zoology
Program Description:
 
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PLACEMENT TYPES
  • Business / Marketing
  • Education & ESL
  • Health Care
  • Social Work           

WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Comprehensive advising and support
  •  Pre-departure orientation materials
  • Visa support
  •  Airport reception and transportation
  • Room and board
  • International medical insurance
  • On-site orientation
  • On-site ELAP Coordinator
  • On-site support and office
  • Transportation stipend
  • Project materials stipend
  • Cultural activities
  • Donation to host organization
  • Optional excursions are available in select locations for an additional cost
           

Valparaíso and Viña del Mar

Chile


4-week Service-Learning and Internships
ISA-ELAP offers structured service-learning and internship placements year-round, in a variety of fields, yielding valuable personal and professional experience.

Placements available in Valparaíso and Viña del Mar include an after school program, a center for malnourished infants, a children's rehabilitation center, an English language institute, a hippotherapy center for children, a medical clinic, a microenterprise NGO, a nursery school, a public school, a technical school and a special education center.

City Description

A city of seafaring traditions and grand hilltop views, Valparaíso is known as “the Jewel of the Pacific.” Valparaíso also functions as the primary commercial harbor, naval base and a seat of political power for the country, which creates a unique and modern dynamic in a city with roots in the colonial past. This city offers something for everyone, including spectacular beaches, world-class museums, exotic cuisine and fine architecture.


Eligibility
Minimum Grade Point Average Requirement
  • Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.50.
Minimum Admissions Prerequisites
  • Spanish language prerequisites vary by placement. Please visit the ISA-ELAP website for more information.
  • Placement eligibility is determined by a Spanish language interview, resume in Spanish and cover letter upon application.


Academic Information
Academic Disclaimer
  • ISA-ELAP programs are non-credit bearing. In order for participants to earn internship, service-learning, field study or independent study credit from their home institution, proper arrangements must be made between the student and his/her home university before the program begins. Contact ELAP for information on how past participants have been able to obtain academic credit for their ELAP program.
  • It is possible to combine an ELAP Valparaíso placement with an ISA academic term abroad. For more information, please visit the ISA website.
 
 
ISA-ELAP 1112 W. Ben White Blvd. Austin TX. 78704 Tel: (512) 777-2868 Fax: (512) 480-8866 Email:elap@studiesabroad.com

 


Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 10/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer 2019 03/11/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2019 03/11/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.