The NAPA-OT Field School in Antigua, Guatemala is now recruiting anthropology, global public health, and students in related disciplines for its four-week summer session: June 5-30, 2023
The field school offers transdisciplinary learning to promote leadership in social justice through collaboration with Guatemala-based NGO and other community partners. Graduate students and upper division undergraduate majors in anthropology, occupational therapy, public health or related disciplines are encouraged to apply by March 1, 2023. Admissions decisions will be made on a rolling basis.
The field school is a project of the NAPA-OT SIG (National Association for the Practice of Anthropology - Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science Interdisciplinary Special Interest Group) of the American Anthropological Association. Faculty include Guatemalan and U.S. anthropologists with credentials and interests in health care access and human rights, child development, and public health.
Applicants students will have the opportunity to work in one of three project groups:
- Rights of Women and Girls
- Perspectives on Migration
- Educational Engagement
Students also will study Spanish a minimum of 9 hours per week, working one-on-one with certified language instructors at their own level and pace.
Visit their website for more information or to submit an application.