Acquire entirely new perspectives on critical environmental challenges, diverse ecological systems, and natural resource conservation and sustainability.

Explore ecological wonders and the cultures and communities to which they are connected. Discover the rich biodiversity of a country as you travel through it and learn about earth sciences and marine biology. Focus on sustainable food production methods, and explore the rich history, traditions, and communities behind unique regional cuisines.

See animals such as lions, elephants, monkeys, seals, sea turtles, and tropical birds in their natural habitats. Explore mountains, caves, deserts, marshes, rivers, coastlines, forests, and waterfalls. Activities you may experience include sailing, hiking, horseback riding, camping, zip-lining, and snorkeling.

The environment and ecosystems there are so incredibly unique and unlike anything I have ever experienced before, and it was all amplified tenfold by the amazing job The Experiment did.

— Jordan, The Experiment alumnus, Ecuador

  • Ecuador

    Ecuador: The Galápagos Islands & The Andes

    Explore Ecuador’s natural wonders, from the Andes mountains to the Amazon basin and the Galápagos archipelago. See seals in their natural habitat, snorkel, hike a volcano, and take in the country’s vast biodiversity.

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  • Peru

    Internship: Peru Environmental Studies & Indigenous Peoples

    Earn college credit and gain professional skills and cross-cultural experience through a group internship with a community organization or NGO focused on environmental conservation and indigenous practices in Peru.

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  • Portugal

    Portugal: Environmental Studies & Climate Change

    Earn college credit and develop career-building skills while living and learning in the 2020 European Green Capital, Lisbon. Learn how Portugal is addressing environmental challenges through conservation projects, sustainable agriculture production, resource management, and environmental justice practices.

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