2015 Trip Canceled
INTERNATIONAL FIELD RESEARCH: SPRING BREAK 2016
Students will spend 5 days in Amsterdam and 3 days in Paris for an Alternative Spring Break to study International Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and Intergovernmental Organizations (IGOs). Participating students will sign up for PLS 499: "International NGOs" in the Winter Quarter 2016. This group will travel to Europe during Spring Break and will sign up for CLS 362 "International Fieldwork" in the Spring Quarter 2016. Honors students will sign up for CLS 362-H. This course will examine the missions of international NGOs such as Doctors Without Borders, MAP International, The Red Cross, The Salvation Army, World Vision, Habitat for Humanity, CARE, and The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. There will also be a service-learning component to this experience.
Open to all Majors: 22-student limit for Amsterdam/Paris trip. Primarily on a first come first served basis: based on the submission of applications and trip deposit. However, the faculty coordinator will reserve the right to be selective about which students will go on this trip.
There will be four mandatory orientation sessions before the trip (Thursdays: 6:00-7:30 p.m.).
*The Dutch Salvation Army
*The International Red Cross
*Doctors Without Borders
NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)
*UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization)
*UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees)
*The World Health Organization
*The European Commission
*The African Union
*Boat Cruise on the Seine