Study Abroad

Buses, female empowerment, and guinea pigs: internships in Quito

When I arrive at the farm, I change into my work clothes and put on my big green rubber boots. I’m usually freezing in the morning, so I bundle up with a long sleeve shirt, sweatshirt, and rain jacket. The day starts and I help out with whatever needs to be done on the farm; usually this involves planting, weeding, feeding the cuy (guinea pigs) and chickens, and preparing produce to be sold. Read More »

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Study Abroad

Are we really working in Ecuador? – Student Blogger Delaney

We’re lucky enough to have three student bloggers from the Community Internships in Latin America program in Ecuador this semester. You’ll have the chance to hear from all three over the next few months! Last month we introduced you to Maya Swope, a Macalester College student majoring in Environmental Studies and Geography. You can read Maya’s […] Read More »

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Behind the Scenes

HECUA career board: January 25, 2017

Each Wednesday we compile a list of jobs that we think might interest our alumni. If you're an employer and you'd like to submit a job, email Laney Ohmans at lohmans<@>hecua.org with a brief description of the position and why it would be a good fit for a HECUA student or alumni. If you're a student and you'd like our help finding a job, email Laney with a brief description of what you're looking for! Read More »

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Student Blogger

Beach cleanups for credit – more from Thomas, New Zealand blogger

I always saw New Zealand as being in better shape environmentally compared to the United States. I was shocked to find bags upon bags of trash in just a few months of participating in the cleanups. Read More »

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