Placements in the Americas

Goiânia, Brazil

Partner Institution: Universidade Federal de Goiás

Placement Highlights

In past years, Brazil students' schedules have included public school visits, cultural activities, talks and discussions at the host university, and a placement in the university's language centre. Past years have also included an opportunity to be placed in Portuguese classes with other international students.

 

Accommodations

We ask Brazil students to find their own accommodations close to the PUC - Goias campus. In the past some students have used AirBnBs. Reliable high speed internet is an important look-for.

Documentation Required

  • Visa required

Passport required for all travel. Passport must have validity at least 6 months beyond date of return travel.

Visa requirements are specific to each country. Student and other visas might be required for entry and specified permits required if travel over 90 days.

Applicants must verify the Check Travel Advice and Advisories for each country, including documents and visas applications required before departure.

 

Estimated Costs

Approx; $ 6000-$7000

Costs are determined by varying prices for airfare, accommodations, food, local travel and excursions, and personal preferences. It is expected that applicants will complete a travel budget for the respective travel abroad country, keeping in mind travel contingency funds, exchange, and cost of living rates.

Budget planning worksheets and TAB information sessions in the Fall are available to assist applicants in preparing a personal travel budget.

 


Québec City, Québec, Canada

Partner Institution: Université Laval

Placement Highlights

While specific details are forthcoming, this placement (beginning in Fall 2021) promises to connect participants to teaching and learning in a Québec context, giving students the opportunity to explore how curriculum vary across provinces, languages, and cultures. Located in the heart of downtown Québec City, this placement also offers a range of cultural opportunities for students who have not visited eastern Canada.

Accommodations

TBD, though we expect to ask students to find their own accommodations.

Documentation Required

  • No Visa required 

Passport required for all travel. Passport must have validity at least 6 months beyond date of return travel.

Visa requirements are specific to each country. Student and other visas might be required for entry and specified permits required if travel over 90 days.

Applicants must verify the Check Travel Advice and Advisories for each country, including documents and visas applications required before departure.

 

Estimated Costs

Approx:$5000-$6000

Costs are determined by varying prices for airfare, accommodations, food, local travel and excursions, and personal preferences. It is expected that applicants will complete a travel budget for the respective travel abroad country, keeping in mind travel contingency funds, exchange, and cost of living rates.

Budget planning worksheets and TAB information sessions in the Fall are available to assist applicants in preparing a personal travel budget.


Oxford, Mississippi, United States

Partner Institution: University of Mississippi

Placement Highlights

In past years, Mississippi participants have received in-school placements that match their teachable subject areas as much as possible. Some students design and teach their own lessons while others support classroom instruction with their partner teachers. Cultural opportunities are a strong highlight for the Mississippi placement, including American history, football games with Ole Miss, and southern cuisine.

Accommodations

We ask Mississippi students to find their own accommodations. Rental prices are high due to long-term leases being more common than short-term rentals.

Documentation Required

  • No Visa (for Canadian travellers)

Passport required for all travel. Passport must have validity at least 6 months beyond date of return travel.

Visa requirements are specific to each country. Student and other visas might be required for entry and specified permits required if travel over 90 days.

Applicants must verify the Check Travel Advice and Advisories for each country, including documents and visas applications required before departure

Estimated Costs

Approx: $6000-$8000

Costs are determined by varying prices for airfare, accommodations, food, local travel and excursions, and personal preferences. It is expected that applicants will complete a travel budget for the respective travel abroad country, keeping in mind travel contingency funds, exchange, and cost of living rates.

Budget planning worksheets and TAB information sessions in the Fall are available to assist applicants in preparing a personal travel budget.

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