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All our program destinations are chosen to provide a holistic learning experience. Our core philosophy is conceptual knowledge through practical demonstration. Each SE location is staunchly researched to ensure informative and unique instruction.


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Interdisciplinary in nature, big picture in thought, and ambitious in scope. Our community focused programs are for the students that wish to innovate socially, create change and make a difference in the world.


Our conservation, biodiversity and climate change programs provide students the rich and rewarding experience of doing field work that matters while concurrently engaging in the defining issue of our time. These programs are wonderfully suited to bring together the natural and social sciences working to effect positive outcomes in our...


Whether medicine, technology, or the performing arts, our skillfully designed programs put students in direct contact with excellence in their field. Engage with local students and innovators, immerse yourself in experiential learning at some of the most prestigious institutions in the world. Be challenged, connect with others, and grow into...

SE Online

Introducing the SE brand of experiential learning online! Due to the current global limitations on travel, SE has responded by developing unique, fascinating and impactful virtual learning opportunities found nowhere else. SE online programs give students around the globe unprecedented access to the very best educators in technology, medicine, wellness,...

The Yucatan

Located on the southeastern cost of Mexico lies a lush and diverse ecosystem. Study the already visible effects of the rising sea levels and deforestation is wreaking on this local ecology.

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Channel Islands

Explore the Santa Barbara Channel Islands with us and discover the beauty of the region, sometimes referred to as the “American Galapagos”. Students will learn about this biodiversity hotspot, and apply that knowledge in an experiment that they design!

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Alaska the largest state in the US is known for its breathtaking views, vast national parks and frigid winters. However with global warming there are marked changes to the land and ocean. Here you will get to study the retreating glaciers, rising oceans and their effects on the fish and wildlife.

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Cuba is a Caribbean island nation under communist rule. The country of 11 million has endured a 50 year trade embargo with the US. Because of this the island has suffered economic dependency and can make you feel like you have traveled back in time when first arriving. Even with all their hardships many admire Cuba for its achievements in healthcare and education. This staunchly different government and history makes Cuba an ideal destination to learn about developing economies and policy.

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Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a small country located in Central America boarding both the Caribbean and the Pacific. This biodiversity powerhouse of a nation boasts volcanoes, river valleys, dense forests and stunning beaches. Costa Rica has a rich ecological story steeped in their blended and unique culture. This tiny nation is at the forefront of environmental conservation and sustainability with 25% of it’s landmass devoted to national parks and reserves.

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San Francisco

San Francisco is located on the California coast. The Bay Area is home to a number of high growth companies, including Apple, Facebook, Google, Uber and Salesforce. San Francisco is an ever growing hub of innovation and entrepreneurshp. Additionally the area is littered with prestigious universities making this the perfect home base for our innovation programs.

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