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CIEE: Service-Learning Program in Santiago, Dominican Republic
Santiago, Dominican Republic (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Fall,
Spring
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Program Sponsor: CIEE 
Restrictions: Gustavus applicants only
Budget Sheets Fall,
Spring
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Dates / Deadlines:
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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 09/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission 01/02/2019 04/12/2019

** 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.
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Program Provider:
CIEE - Council on International Educational Exchange
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Program Term(s):
Semester only
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Minimum Class Standing:
Sophomore
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Minimum GPA:
2.75
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Prerequisites:
Yes
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Previous Language Study Req?:
Yes
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Language of Instruction:
Spanish
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Language courses offered:
Spanish
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Language GPA:
2.5
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Housing Options:
Homestay
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Areas of Study:
Culture, Developmental Sciences, Economics, Independent Study, Law, Linguistics, Public Health, Service Learning, Social Policy & Administration, Social Work, Sociology, Spanish, Urban Studies Program Design: Group based, Set Curriculum, Theme based
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Additional Program Options:
Community Service, Internship, Service Learning
Program Description:
Program Description:

Santiago, DR
CIEE Service-Learning Program in Santiago, Dominican Republic
Ever seen a fair-trade label on an item you’ve purchased? That means the item supports small producers in underdeveloped countries like the Dominican Republic, the second-poorest country in the Caribbean. Examine some of the great challenges the Dominican people face, and actively work to improve their lives on CIEE’s Service-Learning program. Through coursework, fieldwork, internships, cultural activities, and excursions, you’ll also improve your Spanish skills, and gain new abilities in research methodology, grant writing, critical analysis, and public speaking.

Study abroad in Santiago and you will:
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  • Enjoy an internship placement in a service site corresponding to your academic interests
  • Expose yourself to an experiential, collaborative learning model through grassroots and community-based engagement and learning
  • Engage yourself in promoting community action and change through applied field research and a Capstone Project
  • Build portfolio of practical life and job skills such as undergraduate research, grant writing, critical analysis & problem solving, and public speaking and presentations in target language
  • Be a part of an ongoing and co-curricular rural partnership in organic farming and environmental justice
  • Visit sites of cultural, economic, and social importance, including the Free Trade Zone,  the Dajabón bi-national market on the Haitian border, Boca de Nigua and Engombe (historic ruins of slave-run sugar mills). Visits include readings, debriefs, and facilitated group reflections on each experience
     

Find out more.

Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare. 
 



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