RESERVATIONS AND FINANCES
Reservation of space in a Bolivia Internships position requires a $200 deposit, payable by Pay Pal, check or credit card. Once an applicant has been approved, we will send out health forms, packing lists, air travel instructions and further information about the program. We will invoice you for the balance upon arrival. There is no final deadline for submitting applications.
All applicants must engage in a personal or over-the-phone interview before being accepted.
Our intention is to create an internship that addresses the goals and program elements as listed in each internship description. All participants are advised to note that internships may change. When changes are made to incorporate interns goals and interests, or made necessary because of problems with transportation, political unrest or any other unforeseen problem, we will work to structure the internship so that it stays true to its original intent.
COURSE TUITION INCLUDES
- Accomodation during internship
- Two meals a day
- 24/7 support from our staff
- Pre-trip orientation materials
- Airport pick up and drop off
- Any specifics particular to the internship
Are personal expenses such as the cost of obtaining passports, visa fees, laundry, medical fees, cost of evacuation, airport taxes, e-mail, health and travel insurance, extra baggage fees, phone calls, etc. The cost of international air fare is not included in the tuition price.
All participants are responsible for arranging their own transportation to Cochabamba. We can help with the booking of internal flights,
There $200 application processing fee is non-refundable. Any participant who returns home early will not receive a refund.
MEDICAL AND EVACUATION EXPENSES
It is the responsibility of the participant to understand the limits of any medical and evacuation policy, and to provide up-front payment of emergency services when required.
RULES AND REGULATIONS
If a Participants acts in a way that is injurious to himself or herself, people of the host country, other participants on the trip, or generally conducts him or herself in a way that is disruptive to the trip, we reserve the right to ask them to leave the program. The use of illegal drugs is cause for dismissal. Participants who ask to leave or who choose to return for any reason, including sickness, personal emergencies or injury, will be responsible for all medical costs, and will absorb travel and related costs associated with an unscheduled departure.
Applicant must be in possession of a valid passport for international travel, complete with usable visa pages. The date of expiry must be beyond 6 months from the date of departure. Upon admission to the program, detailed instructions for acquiring appropriate visas will be mailed to the applicant.
HEALTH REQUIREMENTS AND SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS
We assume no liability regarding provision of medical care. Applicants are urged to check their insurance coverage for its adequacy when outside of their own country, or to purchase travel health insurance.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
Participants and their parents will be required to read and sign an “Acknowledgment and Assumption of Risk and Release and Indemnity Agreement” prior to participating in our program.