Programs

LISS PROGRAMS – 2016

  1. Student Internship and Studies Program:

This program allows students to work in a field of their chosen profession, improve their Lithuanian language skills, and become familiar with daily life and culture in Lithuania.

  • This program will be held from July 6, 2016 to August 12, 2016.
  • Applications will be accepted from December 15, 2015 to March 15, 2016.
  • Only students who have declared their major or area of concentration will be accepted.
  • The application consists of a cover (motivation) letter responding to the question “Why do I want to participate in the LISS program?”, and a Curriculum Vitae. The application can be submitted in either Lithuanian or English via email: liss@lithuanian-american.org
  • On March 15th, all applicants will be notified individually if they were accepted as participants. Students are selected by the Program Coordinator and the LISS Committee.
  • Students who are accepted to the program have to pay the $500 administrative fee and fill out and submit the Medical Form and Release Form by April 15, 2016.
  • At the end of the program, students meeting all program requirements will get five (5) university credits from Vytautas Magnus University (VMU) (www.vdu.lt). Every student should contact their own university to check if they will honor these credits and inquire what form, if any, must be filled out.
  • LISS students are provided LISS-sponsored dorms/apartments for free. The program will provide opportunities to engage in cultural trips around Lithuania. Based on the type of internship and availability, students will live in Vilnius, Kaunas or Klaipeda.
  • Students are responsible for their own expenses including flight tickets, food, personal trips, and other entertainment.
  1. Volunteer Program “Students for Lithuania”:

This program was developed for high school students who want to get acquainted with Lithuanian daily life and culture and benefit Lithuania through their volunteer work. During this program, students will have the opportunity to socialize with peers, study the Lithuanian language, and support their Lithuanian teachers.

  • This program will be held from July 10, 2016 to August 6, 2016.
  • Applications will be accepted from December 15, 2015 to March 15, 2016.
  • Students must be at least 16 years old.
  • The application consists of a cover (motivation) letter responding to the question “Why do I want to participate in the LISS program?”, and a Curriculum Vitae. The application can be submitted in either Lithuanian or English via email: liss@lithuanian-american.org
  • On March 15th, all applicants will be notified individually if they were accepted as participants. Students are selected by the Program Coordinator and LISS Committee.
  • Students who are accepted to the program have to pay the $400 administrative fee and fill out and submit the Medical Form, Release Form and Parents’ Approval by April 15, 2016.
  • LISS participants are provided LISS-sponsored dorms/apartments for free. The program will provide opportunities to engage in cultural trips around Lithuania. Based on availability and location of volunteer opportunities, students will live in Vilnius, Taurage and Klaipeda.
  • Students are responsible for their own expenses including flight tickets, food, personal trips, and other entertainment.

For additional information, please contact us via email: liss@lithuanian-american.org