Program Spotlight: Volunteer in Brazil (Now accepting applications!)

Applications accepted year-round to volunteer for a minimum of 2 weeks. Apply today! E aí, galera? API offers several different volunteering opportunities in three different cities across Brazil. The volunteer programs range from education and youth empowerment in the social services sector to wildlife projects in major ecological hubs of the country. Experience Brazil on a level […]

Ideas for Jan-Term and Maymester!

Looking for something a bit out-of-the-box to do during your winter break? Hoping for more than a classroom experience during Maymester? You don’t have to resort to Netflix and more book work. Connect instead to your passions and put them to use! Check out these “API-nspiring” opportunities. Give back to the environment, then pay it […]

Earth Day: Green Volunteer Abroad Programs

In celebration of Earth Day 2017, we wanted to highlight a few of API’s “green” volunteer programs and initiatives around the world! Brazil – API partners with two nonprofits in Brazil who encourage actions on behalf of nature preservation, and in the best interests of quality of life for future generations. Through the conservation of […]

Cultural Connections: Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro

In this post of API’s “Cultural Connections” series, we take a look at the history and traditions of Rio’s famous Carnaval celebrations! Mention the city of Rio de Janeiro to anyone, and they can probably tell you one thing about it: it’s the home of vivid and frenetic Carnaval celebrations each year. Quick history lesson: […]

Volunteer Add-on Programs!

Expand your Study Abroad Experience with Volunteer Add-on Programs! Are you studying abroad with API in Latin America this fall or next spring or summer? If so, you should consider adding one of our Volunteer programs to your session! Take advantage of your time abroad to expand your experience, give back to a local community, […]

Brazil Welcomes the World!

If you’ve ever thought about volunteering in Brazil, this summer is the perfect time! To ease the way for tourism related to the summer Olympics, the Brazilian government has waived the usual tourist visa requirement for citizens of Australia, Canada, Japan, and the US who wish to visit Brazil. If you go to Brazil for tourism purposes between […]

Summer Art Programs

Even though it may not feel like it for many around the country, summer program deadlines are not that far away (nor is summer itself)! For those looking for a summer art program abroad, API offers the following options: For more art fun, follow API’s Art Abroad Pinterest Board. College Study Abroad Programs API offers […]

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