Find a Program That's Right for You!
This list is provided to help you find an appropriate international summer program that can enhance your studies and educational goals at Rutgers University. These organizations have experience in running summer programs of high quality and reliability. There may be other programs that are not listed here but may be of interest to you. If you choose a program not listed, please confirm its suitability with us beforehand. In all cases check directly with the program to get the most up-to-date information.
Rutgers University Study Abroad Office has a long list of study abroad opportunities. Several of the summer programs that could be appropriate for SEBS students include a summer program in marine science and ecology in the Cayman Islands or a summer program in Bolivia in law, justice, and rights. Please check directly with the Study Abroad office for updates.
CIEE runs a large number of programs for international exchange. Summer opportunities include biology, geology, and history in South Africa; and tropical marine ecology and conservation in Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles.
Summer programs at Harvard are open to all students. Examples of courses listed for 2008 that may be suitable for SEBS students include media and technology in education in Costa Rica; Mayan archaeology in Honduras; neurobiology in Japan; evolutionary biology at Oxford, United Kingdom; biomedical research in Bonn, Germany; and archaeology in Israel.
Not all summer programs are open to students from outside the MSU system. However, MSU has an easily searchable website to help students find programs that are open to all. Some programs that may be of interest include ecology of African mammals in Kenya; biology in the Galapagos; community, engagement, and sustainability in Ireland; conservation in South Africa; and mountain ecology in India.
Rutgers University is a member of OTS, which provides reduced program costs as well as opportunities for scholarship assistance. OTS has longstanding experience running summer and semester programs for undergraduate students in Costa Rica and South Aftrica. In addition, they have a separate National Science Foundation sponsored research experience for undergraduates. You may consider applying to either program. Please visit the Rutgers portal for OTS.
This is another organization that has a strong record in study abroad programming. Summer programs include field study and environmental health in Kenya; community wildlife management in Kenya; tropical rainforest studies in Australia; tropical ecosystems in Costa Rica; coastal diversity in Baja California, Mexico; and management of marine ecosystems in Turks and Caicos.
SIT runs several summer programs that may be of interest for SEBS students. These include community health and traditional Chinese medicine in China; renewable energy, technology, and resource economics in Iceland; and water and environmental policy in the Middle East in Jordan.
Summer programs are open to all students. Relevant programs that may interest SEBS students include engineering research in Strasbourg, France; engineering internships in Madrid, Spain; architecture in Japan; Solomon Islands ecology and conservation; and comparative health, policy, and law in the Netherlands and Switzerland.