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At Penn, we are required to do four week externships between our third and fourth year. Many students choose to go abroad (a popular pick is Fiji.) I think the school will subsidize a third of your travel expenses. I don't know exatly what they cover, but I know it is at least a third of your airfair. Hope this helps!
 

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At UNC we are required to do 2 4 week long off-site rotations. People go all over the place for those. We also have a Mexico project, a honduras project, and a malowi (sp?) project where first and second years go to those countries and work in orphanages. Sorry for the horrible spelling. Never was my strength.
 

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adamlc18 said:
At UNC we are required to do 2 4 week long off-site rotations. People go all over the place for those. We also have a Mexico project, a honduras project, and a malowi (sp?) project where first and second years go to those countries and work in orphanages. Sorry for the horrible spelling. Never was my strength.
The 4 week rotations mentioned above have over the years included: Australia, Hawaii and Alaska (and yes I recognize these aren't "abroad", but they're still far enough away that I'd call it a vacation:)), Brazil, Iran, various spots in Europe, the Philippeans, Africa--pretty much anywhere you want to set one up. Most states in the US have sites, too. I heard one lad was looking at Antarctica...