Previous Program Offerings

Sea Turtle and Sloth Conservation Project: Costa Rica
Eligibility: Open to all UBC students with an interest in environmental conservation and restoration. Biology, Environmental Science, Land and Food Systems, and Forestry students encouraged.
Academic Credit: N/A
Placement Length: 12 weeks from January - April, 2018.
Location: Costa Rica.
Placement Cost: $4,600-$4,800.

Financial Resources for Quality Education – Analysis & Collection: Nairobi, Kenya
Eligibility: Open to all UBC students from any faculty with an interest in special needs education. Business, medicine, and education-related majors encouraged to apply.
Academic Credit: N/A
Placement Length: 12 weeks from January - April, 2018.
Location: Nairobi, Kenya.
Placement Cost: $3,900-$4,400

Environmental Conservation and Design
Eligibility: Open to students from any faculty.
Academic Credit: N/A
Placement Length: 8 weeks
Location: Costa Rica
Placement Cost: $2,900 -$3,100 CAD

Rural Water and Sanitation: Appropriate Technology Design and Implementation
Eligibility: Open to students from any faculty.
Academic Credit: N/A
Placement Length: 8 weeks
Location: Bolivia
Placement Cost: $3,100 - $3,250 CAD

Environmental Education Internship: Chiapas, Mexico
Eligibility: Open to students from any faculty with an interest in conservation and/or youth education.
Academic Credit: N/A
Placement Length: 12 weeks
Location: Mexico
Placement Cost: $3,700-$4,000 CAD

Conservation and Community Development: Costa Rica
Eligibility: Minimum second year standing. Students with a biology background preferred.
Academic Credit: N/A
Placement Length: 12 weeks
Location: Costa Rica
Placement Cost: $4,600 CAD

Literacy and Community Development: Uganda
Eligibility: Open to students from any faculty, with an interest in community development work. Minimum second year standing.
Academic Credit: N/A
Placement Length: 12 weeks
Location: Uganda
Placement Cost: $3,700-4,000 CAD