Texas A&M University: MSC L.T. Jordan Internship and Living Abroad Program (ILAP)

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This program open to students at Texas A&M University only.  Contact the MSC Jordan Institute staff for more details: http://ltjordan.tamu.edu/contact-us/

The MSC L.T. Jordan Institute Internship and Living Abroad Programs (ILAP) shall arrange for the following:Cross-cultural orientation to customs, society, and government of the host country during the spring semester of each year, prior to partici... read more

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I learned more about the workplace where I was an intern and about the culture. - Texas A&M University - College Station View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with MSC L.T. Jordan Internship and Living Abroad Program (ILAP)
Very much so. The price wasn't absurd and the quality of the program was excellent. The experience itself allowed me to experience London and ALL that it had to offer. I saw SO MANY DIFFERENT types of cultures all in one place. It was a very unique experience. - Texas A&M - College Station View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Texas A&M University: MSC L.T. Jordan Internship and Living Abroad Program (ILAP)
My experience abroad taught me that some countries focus more on work than on relaxation. Because Singapore is primarily a service-based economy, their human capital is very strong. What I noticed is that the employees of the company where I was interning at would work long hours for very little pay. Thus I was somewhat understa... - Texas A&M - College Station View Entire Review

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The MSC L.T. Jordan Institute Internship and Living Abroad Programs (ILAP) shall arrange for the following:


  1. Cross-cultural orientation to customs, society, and government of the host country during the spring semester of each year, prior to participants' departure.

  2. Living accommodations with a host family who will provide two meals daily, five days a week, and three meals daily on weekends.

  3. Five to six week non-paying internships related to academic studies or career goals as available. 

  4. Mandatory cultural orientation to customs, society, and government of the host city during the spring semester of each year, prior to participants' departure.

  5. Frequent contact with a Texas A&M University staff member or in-country coordinator while in the host country.

  6. Group activities and sight-seeing during the first week upon arrival.

  7. At least two mandatory weekend excursions with the other participants.

  8. Air transportation to and from the host country.

  9. Group ground transfers (to and from the airport) within host country.

  10. After the end of this summer program, participants will be encouraged to present their cultural and professional experiences and perceptions to their classmates and other TAMU students during the fall semester at faculty-led lectures or on-campus seminars.

Whenever possible, ILAP dates allow participants to attend summer classes.  The ILAPs in Chile, China, England, and Spain are concurrent with the 1st TAMU summer school session and begin in mid May.  The ILAP Singapore is concurrent with the 2nd TAMU summer school session.Students may choose to extend their experience to 14 weeks or longer in order to recieve study abroad or course credit; however, students must make all arrangments for this independently of the Jordan Institute.

Program Type(s):
Internship
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
  • Custom
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