ACM has two short-term programs available in the summer to current students or recent graduates who are interested in service learning work with non-governmental organizations (NGOs), along with cultural and language immersion:
- ACM Mexico Summer Program: Service Learning & Language Immersion
The ACM summer program in Mexico takes students into the heart of Mexico City, where they will be immersed in Mexican culture and Spanish language. Students will be placed in one of a variety of NGOs for the duration of the program, actively engaged in service learning work with their specific organization. In addition, students will spend time taking intensive Spanish language classes, classes on Mexican history and culture, various field trips, and living with a host family.
- ACM India Summer Program: Service Learning & Cultural Immersion
The ACM summer program in India takes students to the city of Pune and rural villages in the state of Maharashtra, where they will be immersed in Indian culture. Students will be placed in an NGO in either an urban setting or a rural village setting, actively engaged in service learning work with their specific organization. In addition, students will spend time learning conversational Hindi language, taking classes about Indian culture and history, going on various field trips, and living with a host family and/or an experience living in a rural village.
The application deadline for both programs is March 15. Please go to www.acm.edu/apply to download the application.
For more detailed information about either of these summer programs, please use the links located on the left-hand side of this page.
These programs were established with generous support from the MacArthur Foundation.
- Term: Summer
- Language prerequisite: Spanish (Mexico), None (India)
- Language of instruction: Spanish & English (Mexico), English (India)
- Living arrangements: Host family
Final deadline: March 15, 2013
If the deadline has passed and you are interested in applying, contact the ACM Office immediately. Late applications may be accepted on a space-available basis.
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