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January 10, 2013

Study Abroad: Overseas Professional and Intercultural Training (OPIT) Program

Deadline: March 15, 2013

American Councils for International Education welcomes applications for its new 6-week, summer internship program: Overseas Professional and Intercultural Training (OPIT) Program.

Complete program information and applications are available at: www.acStudyAbroad.org/opit

ABOUT THE PROGRAM
The OPIT Program offers participants the unique opportunity to gain professional experience in an international setting. The program provides a full-time, unpaid, non-credit bearing 6-week internship in an emerging economy of the former Soviet Union and Southeast Europe, while integrating experiential learning with cross-cultural training. The program is carefully designed to advance participants’ critical thinking, intercultural communication skills, cultural awareness and global understanding through reflection, journal writing and feedback sessions. Participants can elect to supplement their professional experience with language training.

INTERNSHIP LOCATIONS
- Georgia
- Kazakhstan
- Kosovo
- Lithuania
- Moldova
- Ukraine

FEATURED DISCIPLINES
- Democracy Building and Human Rights
- Business and Law
- Education Programming
- Gender and Women’s Issues
- Journalism and Mass Media
- Public Health
- Ecology and Environmental Issues
- Social Services

ELIGIBILITY
The OPIT Program is open to undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in experiential learning abroad. No prior knowledge of the host country language is necessary. Must be 18 or older to apply.

APPLY TODAY
Complete program information and applications are available at: www.acStudyAbroad.org/opit

Applications for summer 2013 internships are due by March 15.

QUESTIONS?
E-mail: outbound@americancouncils.org

CONTACT
Outbound Programs
American Councils for International Education
1828 L Street, NW
Suite 1200
Washington, D.C. 20036
Phone: 202-833-7522
Online: www.acStudyAbroad.org

Posted by jychai at January 10, 2013 10:45 AM

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