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Study Abroad in Equatorial Guinea

Hiring Organization:
Arcadia University's Center for Education Abroad (CEA) & the Bioko Biodiversity Protection Program (BBPP)

Date Posted:
2007-05-12

Position Description:
In cooperation with the Bioko Biodiversity Protection Program and the National University of Equatorial Guinea, Arcadia University's Center for Education Abroad (CEA) offers two semesters of study abroad each year on Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea. The program is limited to twelve students each semester. SEVERAL SPACES STILL REMAIN OPEN FOR FALL 2007 SEMESTER!

This program offers a unique opportunity to study primate ecology in a natural habitat with one of Africa's outstanding conservation biologists (Dr. Tom Butynski).

The program is explained in greater detail on the CEA website (www.arcadia.edu/cea) and on the BBPP website (www.bioko.org)

Qualifications/Experience:
The applicant must have sophomore or higher standing as an undergraduate at (or be a graduate of) an accredited US college or university. Additional requirements (including at least a year of college-level Spanish) are outlined on the CEA website.

Salary/funding:
Most students are able to apply scholarship aid from their home university.

Support provided for internship/volunteer positions (travel, meals, lodging):
Program fee ($11,995)includes full-time tuition, housing, orientation, support services, International Student Identity Card, student health and accident insurance and transcripts. The program typically awards 16 units of academic credit.

Term of Appointment:
Fall Semester 2007: Approximately September 10 through December 14, depending on flight schedules.

Application Deadline:
1 June 2007

Comments:
This innovative program is an excellent opportunity for undergraduates to get intense on-site experience in African and/or Spanish-speaking fieldwork.

Contact Information:
Gail W. Hearn
450 S. Easton Road
Glenside, PA 19038
USA

Telephone Number:
215 572 2991

Fax Number:
215 881 8758

Website:
http://www.bioko.org

E-mail Address:
hearn@arcadia.edu

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