VIA’s sixth study tour to Myanmar departs February 5, 2016, for a bigger, better and more intense visit to Burma than you’ll find anywhere else. The tour will be led by former VIA executive director Tim Clark and his wife Mia. The application deadline is December 15, 2015 - only 20 spots available. Click to learn more and apply.
As part of a pilot for Stanford’s new Cardinal Service initiative, VIA designed a summer of service-focused internships for seven students in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The Stanford students studied Bahasa Indonesia and were paired with an Indonesian student at their internships. Check out this video from graduating senior, An Luong and his partner, who spent their summer researching microfinance projects for women’s groups at a community architect NGO.
VIA is seeking a dynamic Development Director who will play a leadership role in VIA’s ambitious plans for the future. We are looking for someone who strongly identifies with VIA’s mission of cross-cultural exchange, service and leadership development, and with VIA’s goal to expand accessibility of VIA programs. Click to see job description.
Skip and Gabi Yetter (VIA 2010-2012, Phnom Penh, Cambodia), recently published their book, Just Go! Leave the Treadmill for a World of Adventure, detailing their process of leaving the US and the role VIA played in their transformation into habitual nomads. The book also provides insight about other people who have opted for life outside of the US. Read more on our blog!