CET Vietnam: Development Studies
CET Vietnam is for students interested in seeing international development in action. Conduct internships at local philanthropic organizations. Take multidisciplinary courses, taught in English, that contextualize your hands-on experiences. Study Vietnamese language and live with a Vietnamese roommate.
Pursue an Internship. Study Development. Live in Emerging Asia.
- Service-learning internships in local non-profits, foundations and schools
- An option to conduct a semester-long guided research project in lieu of an internship
- Electives that examine the challenges of development in Vietnam: women & gender relations, public health, environmental development
- Traveling Seminar to North & Central Vietnam
- Excursion to the Mekong Delta
- Hands-on exposure to the local community
- Vietnamese language classes at all levels
- Local roommates
- No language prerequisite
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