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CPGC International Partnership Summer Internships

English Teaching Program with Amity Foundation in Nanjing, China is an 8 week-long teaching experience. The Amity Foundation, an independent Chinese voluntary organization, was created in 1985 on the initiative of Chinese Christians to promote education, social services, health, and rural development from China’s coastal provinces in the east to the minority areas of the west. Through the promotion of holistic development and public welfare, Amity serves society, benefits the people, and strives to promote world peace.

The Indonesia Research Program will offer a 10 week-long “research internship” experience for 5-7 students. Focusing on building bridges between the social sciences and human rights work, it will provide participants with the opportunity to learn about different research methodologies and to practice their skills in the field in partnership with Indonesian students and local NGOs.

The Casa de los Amigos Program is a ten-week experiential learning internship that offers up to four Haverford and Bryn Mawr College students an incredible opportunity to work for peace and social justice while living in community in Mexico City. Students will work part-time at the Casa de los Amigos, a 55 year-old Quaker Center for Peace and International Understanding, and part-time with another social justice organization in the city. Interns live in the Casa with the rest of the Casa volunteers, staff and guests.

The CPGC is offering 2 summer internships with the Holy Family Hospital in Koderma, an old mining community 250 miles from Calcutta, India. The hospital is operated by a group of Franciscan nuns, the Clarist Sisters of Koderma. It serves as an umbrella organization for a community development NGO, Sevasadan, that works on issues of female literacy and HIV/AIDS awareness and education in the form of on-site clinics and outreach to local schools.

 

The Strawbridge Observatory at Haverford College houses 12-inch and 16-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain telescopes which are actively used by students in Haverford astronomy classes.

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