Global Service Learning

Global Service Learning Program Overview

Pitt Business service learning projects give participants the opportunity to use their business skills to make a difference in communities around the world. Students will study the foundations of service learning, with emphasis on identifying solutions to business problems affecting the community and the impact of service learning on leadership and global competence through practice, reflection, and active engagement. Participants will learn how to apply business skills to make a difference in community through a service – oriented consulting project and further develop professional business skills. It’s imperative that participants be flexible, open, patient, hard-working, and able to handle themselves professionally in delicate community situations.


Global Service Learning Location Information

Bolivia

Embark on a service learning project focused on financial stability and entrepreneurship with CEOLI, a school for disabled children and young adults in Cochabamba, Bolivia. In order to participate, students must be an active PBSO member and have completed 24 credits on Pitt Campus.

See all of the GSL Bolivia Blogs by clicking here.

Puerto Rico

Embark on a service learning project with CARAS, a non-profit organization focusing on education and environmental preservation. Must be an active PBSO member or a student in the Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship and have completed 24 credits on Pitt Campus.

Trinidad

Students in the Certificate Program in Leadership and Ethics (CPLE) may embark on this service learning project focused on community development toward tourism and economic development in Matelot, Trinidad. In order to participate, students must be a CPLE student and have completed 24 credits on Pitt Campus.

See all of the GSL Trinidad Blogs by clicking here.

 

Visit the Pitt Study Abroad Global Service Learning website for more information.