Linguistic Horizons: Intern in the Sacred Valley, Peru

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  • Location(s): Sacred Valley, Peru
  • Program Type(s): Internship, Volunteer, Intensive Language, Gap Year, Graduate Program, Research

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Experience Andean life in "off the beaten path" Peru. We offer customized internships working with local companies and organizations which will allow you to practice your Spanish while simultaneously gaining experience in your field. We arrange th... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.9
Based on 7 Reviews
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July 07, 2019 Love From Abroad
My experience was more than I ever could have imagined. From start to finish, I felt welcomed. Leaving was one of the most heartbreaking things I ever had to do. The people I met became my family. - Rowan University View Entire Review
April 08, 2018 I Am So Grateful!
I came to Peru hoping to understand how herbs and nutritional remedies can be used to treat illness, as I have had a growing distaste of western medicinal philosophy–I left having witnessed that illness can be severely impacted using natural remedies! - New York University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Linguistic Horizons: Intern in the Sacred Valley, Peru
February 09, 2018 Push Your Boundaries!
I gathered life-long experiences that I would not achieve elsewhere. I was pushed to go far beyond my comfort zone, which paved the way for a fantastic journey. I personally got to know the local population, while trying new foods and exploring areas off the beaten path. Furthermore, I also learned quite a bit on subjects unrela... - Western Kentucky University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Linguistic Horizons: Intern in the Sacred Valley, Peru
August 13, 2017 Great Program
Knowledge about other regions of the world and how they live. Very fulfilling - Kansas State University View Entire Review
The most worthwhile experience was being able to interact with an indigenous community who do not share the same luxuries that most people are used to. - California State University - Long Beach View Entire Review
Clinical experience - University of Massachusetts Amherst / UMass View Entire Review
March 12, 2018 Internship In Peru
I gained a lot of valuable knowledge in my career field, improved my Spanish, learned about the culture, and got to explore the beautiful landscape constantly. This program was definitely worth while. - Fort Lewis College View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Linguistic Horizons: Intern in the Sacred Valley, Peru
November 03, 2017 An Excellent Experience
Not only was it an educational experience but also an opportunity for personal growth. I was able to apply the concepts and knowledge I had acquired in school to real life situations. - California State University - Long Beach View Entire Review
I learn to live my life in a more simplistic way and always have a non technology dependable plan to get my work done. I gained lots of friends. I learned that languages are very important and they can open lots of doors. I gained professional experience while I proved to myself that all the preparation that I had had in San ... - San Diego State University View Entire Review

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Experience Andean life in "off the beaten path" Peru. We offer customized internships working with local companies and organizations which will allow you to practice your Spanish while simultaneously gaining experience in your field. We arrange the closest fitting internship possible for you. Examples of past internship placements:

• Marketing for a local tour operator
• Andean plant-based medicine clinic
• Photography and videography: documentary creation
• Non-profit social work
• Education: pre-school, after school programs, and language schools
• Physical therapy
• Nursing in an Andean medicine clinic
• Design and architecture
• Small business development
• And much more!

Highlights


  • Open to all majors 

  • Improve your Spanish 

  • Visit Machu Picchu & Cusco 

  • Live in the Sacred Valley of the Incas 

  • Visit the Andean Communities

  • Gain valuable international work experience 

  • Immerse yourself in the Peruvian & Andean Cultures 

  • Enhance your resume


Program Type(s):
Internship
Volunteer
Intensive Language
Gap Year
Graduate Program
Research
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Maymester
  • January Term
  • Spring Break
  • Custom
  • Short Term
Instruction Language(s):
  • Spanish
  • English
Language Requirement(s):
  • Spanish
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Alternative Medicine
  • Ancient Civilization
  • Apparel and Textiles
  • Botany, Plant Biology
  • Business
  • Communication and Media Studies
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
  • Construction Management
  • Foods and Nutrition
  • Health and Fitness
  • Health Professions
  • Hospitality Administration
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Agriculture
  • Latin American Studies
  • Education
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
  • Spanish Language, Literature
  • Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literature
  • Film, Video, Photographic Arts
  • Entrepreneurial and Small Business
  • Cultural Studies
  • Sales and Marketing, General
  • Social Work
Minimum GPA:
3.0
Year Founded:
2013
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