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I am forever changed by the relationships I created and what I experienced while in Social Entrepreneur Corps.
— Kelly M., Miami University

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summer 2019

our signature IMMERSION PROGRAMS

Social Entrepreneur Corps' signature programs, the Summer 3-Week (Jump Start), 4-Week and 8-Week programs, are where you will have the most in-depth opportunity to generate dive into social innovation, consulting, culture and Spanish language learning. You will work on all of the components outlined in program design and create systems changing social impact at scale.

All programs open to students from all universities. See below to find out if your school has a specific partnership.


LOCATIONS

Ecuador, Guatemala, Dominican Republic, Nicaragua


DATES

3-Week Summer Jump Start

  • Ecuador: May 13 - May 31

  • Guatemala: May 13 - May 31

  • Nicaragua: May 13 - May 31

4-Week

  • Guatemala: July 20 - August 17

8-Week

  • Ecuador: May 26 - July 19

  • Guatemala: May 26 - July 19

  • Dominican Republic: May 26 - July 19


Specific Partnerships (application through school)


LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTs

NONE (programs include Spanish language instruction)


COST

  • 3-week programs: $2,150 (all inclusive except flights)

  • 4-week programs: $2,950 (all inclusive except flights)

  • 8-week programs: $4,650 (all inclusive except flights)


Note: Please contact us to learn about potential scholarship opportunities.

Contact us if you are a study abroad leader, faculty member or student leader and are interested in co-creating a customized program. We currently lead customized summer programs with GESI (Northwestern University) in Guatemala, Kennesaw State University in the Dominican Republic and Universitas 21 in Ecuador.

WINTER & SPRING 2019

customized programs during break

Students, professors, university administrators and student groups can contact us to inquire about setting up a break program. We work with you to identify shared goals for a short-term program where you leverage our community relationships and logistics expertise. Often, groups opt to focus on a particular area of study or social innovation.  As long as a minimum of six students participate, we will be happy to design a program that takes into account the needs and priorities of your group. You'll work with our leadership team that is in the field creating change every day.

Recent engagements include co-created programs with NYU Stern, Indiana University, Rollins College and Miami University, to name a few.


locations

Guatemala, Nicaragua, Ecuador and Dominican Republic


dates

Winter

Spring

  • Guatemala: March 9 - March 16 

  • Dominican Republic: March 16 - March 23 


language requirements

NONE

cost

$1,300 (prices may vary based on group size) 

INDIVIDUAL INNOVATOR PROGRAM

UNIQUE REAL WORLD EXPERIENCE AS A DEVELOPMENT PROFESSIONAL

Available throughout the year for a minimum of six weeks, this program is designed for young professionals looking for a hands-on,  on-the-ground, social entrepreneurship experience. After a brief orientation and foundation building, you are placed in a satellite site and become a member of our team - working with our local leadership on specific high priority social innovations and consultancies. You will have opportunities to consult with local organizations and design, implement and scale social innovations.


start dates

  • 2018:  Sep 15, Oct 1, Nov 1, Dec 1
  • 2019: Jan 15, Feb 1, Mar 1, Apr 1, May 1

REQUIREMENTs

  • Professional experience
  • Minimum of LOW INTERMEDIATE Spanish

Cost

$350 per week (minimum of 4 weeks), covers homestay, meals, work travel and work expenses


CURRENT AVAILABLE PLACEMENTS

Focus area: Community/Eco tourism

Focus area: Rural children and youth education

Focus area: Building a collaborative of community organizations

Focus area: Self-financed community banks

Contact us to learn more and apply