Internships/LISS

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Student Internship and Studies Program

Participants of LISS 2017 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 29, 2018 to August 4, 2018.
● Applications will be accepted from December 22, 2017 to March 1, 2018.
● Only students who will have completed two years of college at the time of the program and have 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?”, a Curriculum Vitae, and 2 recommendations from a professor or employer. The application should be submitted in Lithuanian via email to:  liss@lithuanian-american.org
● On March 15, 2018, 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).
● LISS students are provided LISS-sponsored dorms/apartments for free.
● Students are responsible for their own expenses including flight tickets, food, personal trips, and other entertainment.
● 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.
● All students must fill out and submit by regular mail the Medical Form and Release Form by April 15, 2018.
● At the end of the program, students who meet all program requirements will get five (5) university credits from Vytautas Magnus University (VMU) (vdu.lt), Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (vgtu.lt), or Vilnius University (vu.lt). Students should contact their own (domestic) universities to check if they will honor these credits and inquire what forms, if any, must be filled out. For additional information, please contact us via email: liss@lithuanian-american.org

2018 Internship Guidelines for Students

Release Form (for students) – to be published soon

Medical Form

 

 

Volunteer Program “High School Students for Lithuania” 

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Participants of LISS 2017 “Gimnazistai Lietuvai” program at the Museum of the Horse. Photo courtesy – K.Norvilas

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 29, 2018 to July 28, 2018.
● Applications will be accepted from December 22, 2017 to March 1, 2018.
● 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 should be submitted Lithuanian via email to: liss@lithuanian-american.org
● On March 15, 2018, 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 by regular mail the Medical Form and Release Form (includes Parental Approval) by April 15, 2018.
● 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

Release Form (for High School students) – to be published soon

Medical Form