College/School Eligibility:

  • Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Architecture, Art and Planning
  • Arts and Sciences
  • Computing and Information Science
  • Continuing Education
  • Engineering
  • Human Ecology
  • Industrial and Labor Relations
  • SC Johnson Business - Dyson
  • SC Johnson Business - Hotel

Class Year Eligibility:

  • First Year (undergrad)
  • Second Year (undergrad)
  • Third Year (undergrad)
  • Fourth Year + (undergrad)

Open to:

  • Cornell Undergraduate Students
  • Non-Cornell Students

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, first-come, first serve and space will be limited to 12 students. All students applying for this program will be expected to have a short interview with the program leaders as part of the decision-making process.

To enroll, you must be in good academic standing and have the demonstrated intellectual interest and personal maturity to participate in the program.

Personal Maturity. Traveling in a foreign country can be challenging, including but not limited to, travel disruptions, unexpected illnesses, and cultural differences that cause personal discomfort. You will be expected to handle situations with maturity and appropriateness, and follow the guidelines and protocols detailed by program leaders and the Office of Global Learning during predeparture.

You must also have a passport valid for at least 6 months beyond the end date of travel (expires after February 6, 2025). This is a government requirement that may result in your being unable to board your flight or turned away from the border. If you find that your passport expires before the date stated, please renew as soon as possible as passport processing times can vary and may take up to 12-15 weeks. All student in the program will be required to obtain an Intern visa. This is a long process that will require you are able to have your passport in-hand and that you are ready to apply quickly following acceptance. If you are unable to complete the visa application on time, you will be responsible for any financial obligations related to your delay, including possible withdrawal due to being unable to arrive onsite.

Participants must be active matriculated undergraduate students at time of participation (i.e., not graduated). If you will not be an undergraduate student at time of participation, you are not eligible to apply.