Internships/LISS

LISS PROGRAMS – 2017

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 June 30, 2017 to August 11, 2017.
  • Applications will be accepted from November 15th 2016 to March 1st 2017.
  • Only students who have completed two courses and declared their major or area of concentration will be considered.
  • 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 5th 2017, all applicants will be notified individually if they were accepted as participants. Students are selected by the Program Coordinator and the LISS Committee.
  • LISS program charge for students is $600 ($500 program charge plus $100 non-refundable application fee).
  • All students must fill out and submit the Medical Form and Release Form by March 15, 2017.
  • At the end of the program, students who meet 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 also provide various 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.

For additional information, please contact us via emailliss@lithuanian-american.org

 

2. Volunteer Program “High school 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 June 30, 2017 to July 28, 2017.
  • Applications will be accepted from November 15th 2016 to March 1st 2017.
  • 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 5th 2017, all applicants will be notified individually if they were accepted as participants. Students are selected by the Program Coordinator and LISS Committee.
  • LISS program charge for high school students is $500 ($400 program charge plus $100 non-refundable application fee).
  • All students must fill out and submit the Medical Form and Release Form and Parents’ Approval by March 15, 2017.
  • 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 emailliss@lithuanian-american.org