Brian Sheffer

Brian Sheffer

Admissions Associate, ‚ÄčThe Experiment in International Living
Brattleboro, VT)

Brian began his travels in high school spending six weeks in Barcelona, Spain, focusing on language and cultural immersion. Brian earned his B.A. in Liberal Arts from Sarah Lawrence College in 2010. Brian spent a college semester attending the University of Cape Town, South Africa, through a program focusing on community building. Brian also served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Honduras from 2011-2012. For his graduate practicum, Brian returned to Cape Town, working with a youth capacity-building organization seeking to utilize art to develop creativity as well as leadership skills in underprivileged communities. In 2014, he began his M.A. in Intercultural Service, Leadership and Management at School for International Training. Since then, Brian has led three programs with The Experiment, to Argentina in 2014, Nicaragua/Cuba in 2015, and South Africa in 2016. Brian currently serves as Admissions Associate for The Experiment in the northeast region. Brian has a passion for adventure, experiential learning, and seeking challenging experiences abroad in youth empowerment.