USA—Education in Hawaii
Arrive Date: August 9, 2019 End Date: September 16, 2019
Spend the summer in the spirited Polynesian capital of Honolulu on the island of Oahu, working as an education intern while being introduced to the island’s unique way of life (‘ao‘ao). Exhibiting diverse cuisines, cultures, and traditions, Honolulu offers students the connectivity of a modern city along with easy access to outdoor adventures. Students will serve as education assistants, actively participating in teaching, mentoring, homework assistance, lesson prep and, in some cases, after-school activities. Internship placements are customized according to each student’s experiences, career goals, interests, and skills. Outside the classroom, students will have the opportunity to experience the majesty of Hawaii’s culture and scenery in their free time and through planned excursions to the Pearl Harbor & USS Arizona Memorial, a Diamond Head hike, and snorkeling and sailing at Waikiki.
Max Enrollment: 15
Taught in: English (course taught remotely)
Program Coordinator: Leigh Cocanougher
Education (EDU) 192. Internship (4 units)
Education (EDU) 198. Directed Group Study: Internship Reflection (2 units, P/NP)
Students will participate in a professional internship for approximately 40 hours per week. Internship placements are customized according to each student’s experiences, career goals, interests, and skills. Interns will actively participate in teaching, mentoring, homework assistance, classroom and lesson prep, and, in some cases, after-school activities.
- Earn education units while interning as a teacher’s assistant.
- Learn about Honolulu’s unique way of life on a personal orientation tour of the Polynesian capital.
- Explore the island on group excursions and optional weekend outings.
- Immerse yourself in the many different cultures that make up Hawaii’s largest city.
- Gain work experience and access to career and professional resources.