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Research marine turtle predation by jaguars and conduct mammal and prey species abundance studies.
Empower Fijian kids to find new opportunities through serving as a teacher's assistant.
Dive deep into South American culture by living with a host family and taking classes alongside students from around the world.
Hike deep into the forest to observe and record the foraging and social behavior of Mae Chaem-area elephants.
A scuba diving internship that assists critical marine conservation projects in the Yucatan.
Global competence is becoming a key skillset for employees of global companies and organizations. The AFSNext Global Competence Certificate (GCC) was developed through a partnership between AFS and the Sentio Network, a consortium of organizations dedicated to quality intercultural learning experiences and global competence training. This certificate, provided to all AFSNext participants, will serve as a measurement and validation of your knowledge in this important field.
The AFSNext certification course launches a deeper exploration of intercultural learning through an experiential learning approach. While abroad, it will help you get the most from your experience. When you return, you'll be able to include your achievement on your resume or applications.
Each module includes a video with forums and assignments. Some can be done on your own; others involve virtual or face-to-face interactions.
By the end of your journey, you’ll have acquired the skills necessary for your personal and professional development: