TeleBrigade Program Catalog

Virtual experiential-learning that brings real international case studies into the classroom. TeleBrigades enhance program curriculum by introducing a community challenge and using experts on the ground to analyze and problem solve over the course of a semester. Together with faculty, we can customize our programs to your course.

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Medical Programs

An Introduction to International Medicine - Honduras

Build medical knowledge while engaging students in the fundamentals of international health interventions. Students shadow our local medical professionals in Honduras to deliver critical health services to resource-limited communities in…

International Medicine II - Applied Studies in West Africa (Ghana)

Build medical knowledge immersed in medical interventions in rural Ghana, working alongside local government actors. Students shadow our local medical professionals to deliver critical health services in a clinical setting.…

International Medicine III - Applied Studies in Migrant and Refugee Populations (Greece)

Build medical knowledge while supporting vulnerable populations, refugees, and asylum seekers living in Athens, Greece. Students shadow our local medical professionals out of our primary healthcare clinic in Athens. The…

Dental Care in the Developing World

Build dental and oral health knowledge while improving access to critical dental services in Honduras. Students shadow our local dentists in Honduras to deliver care in resource-limited communities in both…
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Business Programs

International Business I - Globalization and Rural Microenterprises (Panama)

Consulting small businesses in the context of rural Panama with SWOT framework. Gain an understanding of globalization and apply broad business skills in the context of microenterprises in rural Central…

International Business II - Refugee-Owned Businesses (Greece)

Implement broad business skills to support refugee & migrant-owned businesses in Athens. Gain an understanding of the effects of the refugee crisis in Europe and apply broad business skills to…

Entrepreneurship I - Entrepreneurs in Emerging Economies (Panama)

Learn and apply concepts of entrepreneurship and business planning in the context of microenterprises in rural Central America. Learn about business models for microenterprises in rural Central America. Students are…

Entrepreneurship II - Business Planning for Refugee-Owned Enterprises (Greece)

Learn and apply concepts of entrepreneurship and business planning in the more advanced context of Europe, supporting migrants and refugees trying to earn a living in Greece. Students are guided…

Entrepreneurship III - Business Planning for Microenterprises in West Africa (Ghana)

Learn and apply business planning frameworks and concepts of entrepreneurship in the context of microenterprises in rural West Africa. Students are guided by our local economic development professionals and mentors…

Accounting & Finance I - Financial Statements of Rural Community Banks (Panama)

Learn and apply concepts of accounting and finance in the context of microenterprises in rural Central America and improve accounting practices for small rural banks in Central America. Students are…

Accounting & Finance II - Microlending & Sustainable Development (Panama)

Analyze loan applications to support small rural banks in Central America. In addition to our skill-based learning objectives, building cultural competence is integrated into the course to increase the quality…

Accounting & Finance III - Auditing Rural Banks to Advance Microfinance Initiatives (Panama)

Conduct scaled-down financial audits on small community-owned banks in rural Central America. In partnership with Eskala, Inc, an innovative microfinance organization, students are guided by local technicians and mentors from…

Marketing I - Marketing Plans for Rural Microenterprises (Panama)

Learn and apply general marketing strategies in the context of microenterprises and help small rural businesses in Central America. Students are guided by our local economic development professionals and mentors…

Marketing II - Digital Marketing for Refugee-owned Businesses (Greece)

Learn and apply online marketing strategies to support small businesses owned by migrants and refugees in Athens, Greece. Students are guided by our local staff and mentors from leading consulting…

Technology I - Information Systems in Sustainable Development - Digitizing Savings and Loan Portfolios for Small Rural Banks in Central America (Panama)

Implementing a cloud-based solution to digitize savings and loan portfolios for small rural banks in Central America. In partnership with Eskala, Inc, students are guided by local microfinance technicians to…

Technology II - Web Solutions for Refugee-Owned Businesses (Greece):

Identify and develop technology solutions to support small migrant and refugee-owned businesses in Athens, Greece. Students are guided by our local staff and mentors from leading consulting firms to support…

Agricultural Supply Chains - Applied Study on the Global Supply Chain of Coffee or Honey Producers in Honduras

Learn and apply supply chain strategies to support coffee or honey producers in Honduras. Students are guided by our local economic development professionals and mentors from leading consulting firms to…

Global Supply Chains II - Honey Production in Central America (Available June 2021)

Learn and apply supply chain strategies to support honey producers in Honduras. Students are guided by our local economic development professionals and mentors from leading consulting firms to learn about…
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Engineering Programs

Civil Engineering I - Designing Community Water Systems in Central America

Learn and apply a multitude of civil engineering fundamentals to design clean water systems in Honduras. Our bilingual on-the-ground engineers guide students and local Water Councils through the design of…

Structural Engineering I - Home Repairs and Household Public Health Infrastructure

Learn and apply a multitude of structural engineering fundamentals to design and select materials for home repair/construction and household sanitation units for resource-limited families in rural Honduras. Our bilingual on-the-ground…

Structural Engineering II - Infrastructure for Sustainable Development (COMING FALL 2021)

Go deeper into the concepts of structural engineering to design and select materials for projects that empower sustainable development in rural Central America, such as foot bridges, road bridges/culverts, community-bank…
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Public Health Programs

Introduction to Health Research in Rural Honduras

Students learn how to use data and community mobilization to create community action plans that improve health outcomes in rural Honduras. Our bilingual, on-the-ground public health technicians guide students and…

Applied Research Internship in Public Health Interventions - Honduras

Students learn how to use data to create and compare the results of community health interventions in rural and resource-limited regions of Honduras. Our bilingual, on-the-ground public health technicians guide…
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Get In Touch

For more information on how to customize this opportunity for your students, contact our University Relations team.

For Business Programs:

Lauren Maitland

Lauren Maitland
Director of University & Corporate Relations

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For All Other Programs:

Blase Scarnati

Blase Scarnati, Ph.D.
Director of Academic Programs

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