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Evergreen Institute

EverGreen Institute is a non-profit organization based in the heart of the Peruvian Amazon Jungle.

Our partnership allows ALBA students to join the Evergreen Institute Internship while receiving a significant discount on their ALBA tuition.

Goals

Promote education and research as the key to sustainable development and the preservation of nature.

Teaching the children at San Rafael

Education

Carry out workshops for children at the local school to increase their area of influence. Opening their perception of themselves, allowing them to gain confidence as they realize their role as agents of change.

Building a sustainable projetc

Sustainability

Since 2014, EverGreen Institute has supported the initiative of the San Rafael Community to set the example in the region for rainforest preservation and sustainable development.

Researching in the Jungle

Research

Gathering information and monitoring the biodiversity in the Communal Reserve is done on a regular basis. Focusing mainly on herpetology and ornithology. This allows us to assess the situation and manage the resources available to ensure the preservation of the area, its wildlife, and resources.

The Internship

Join the EverGreen Institute and help them with their ongoing projects!

Over 200 students have played their part by interning with EverGreen Institute. They offer:

  • A humane, scientific, and cultural life-changing experience.
  • Living in the Amazon jungle and coming in contact with a reality far from your own.
  • Good vibes within our young, enthusiastic team of Greeners from the United States and Cataluña.
  • Exchange of knowledge with the community and people at the center.
  • A home at the settlement with multiple of our very welcoming host families.
  • The chance to make a difference.
  • A place to grow in a professional and caring environment.

Looking for humble, hard-working people!

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Joining through ALBA

Combining an Internship at EverGreen Institute with ALBA Study Abroad is not only 100% possible but highly recommendable. This experience will allow you to broaden your intercultural competence while learning about sustainability, practicing your Spanish, and contributing to a better future.ALBA will provide support to students, both logistically and economically, so that they can join the EverGreen Institute Internship during a Spring or Summer trimester, immediately before or after their quarter term in Barcelona.

Diagram of how to combine ALBA + Evergreen Institute

Costs

Internship fee: $1200/month (orientative price)

  • Included: Housing, maintenance, tutoring, and field trips included.
  • Not included: Transportation to Iquitos, Peru. International insurance, personal expenses.

ALBA partnership discount: 20% discount applied to ALBA study abroad tuition*

*Applied retroactively as a reimbursement after the term abroad with ALBA has finished.

Costs

Internship fee: $1200/month (orientative price)

  • Included: Housing, maintenance, tutoring, and field trips included.
  • Not included: Transportation to Iquitos, Peru. International insurance, personal expenses.

ALBA partnership discount: 20% discount applied to ALBA study abroad tuition*

*Applied retroactively as a reimbursement after the term abroad with ALBA has finished.

Student Testimonials

This is what ALBA students that have participated in the EverGreen Institute Internship, have to say about their experience.

ALBA Alum Shalin Gogri

Shalin Gogri

ALBA Alum Fall 2019

“This was a life-changing experience. The people of San Rafael are like no other, un-infatuated with the globalized world around them. The connections I made and conversations I had, have influenced me to make decisions differently”

ALBA Alum Lexy Beyer

Lexy Beyer

ALBA Alum Spring 2022

“Combining ALBA and Evergreen Institute was a great idea, it allowed me to practice my Spanish while learning all about the challenges of wildlife preservation and research.”

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