At Insight, we embrace a different model of learning. We want students who participate in our global programming to have the unique opportunity to learn directly from local changemakers.
With that in mind, all of our programs are designed and delivered in partnership with local organizations, institutions and individuals, ensuring your impact is sustainable.
International tuition (part-time, 6 to 8 credits)
Comfortable and safe accommodations
Tailored full-time internship experience
24/7 in-country staff support
4-day arrival orientation and airport pickup
Like-minded students from around the world
A semester abroad with Insight is straightforward. We host diverse cohorts of students from around the world in our safe and centrally located accommodations while they:
Intern with a locally-led organization four days of the week
Take classes and earn transferable credits one day of the week
Travel and explore the region on weekends and during the week-long break
Insight’s semester abroad programs run for 12 weeks during the winter/spring, summer, and fall semesters. Our programs are open to students of all academic backgrounds.
One of the primary aspects of an Insight semester abroad is the full-time internship. Each student interns individually with one of partner NGOs based on their interests, their academic backgrounds and their skill sets. Students spend four days a week interning, developing in-demand skills while building global networks.
Education & Child Protection
Health and Health Policy
Human Rights & Refugee Protection
Gender & Economic Empowerment
Climate Change and Sustainability
Social Entrepreneurship & Business
At Insight our priority is to create a unique travel program for students that mitigates risk as much as possible while also providing positive life changing experiences. Although all travel carries inherent risks, each of our programs undergo a thorough and comprehensive risk assessment before every departure. Additionally, all our onsite staff are experienced travellers, well versed in the intricacies of living and working in developing nations and fully equipped to handle any obstacles that may arise.