From camping on beaches in Peru, to trekking through coffee fields in the mountains of the Dominican Republic, to the board rooms of international businesses in Ireland, to learning in a 900-year-old brewery cellar in Germany, and community clinics in India, Ecuador, and Guatemala, these unique 7-12 day faculty and staff led experiences are available during NC’s fall, winter, and spring break weeks. Use your break week to learn and earn course credit outside the walls of your classroom during these adventures abroad created by NC for NC students.

Open IFS Opportunities

Closed IFS Opportunities

Republic of Georgia – Homeland of Wine

With the earliest evidence of winemaking (5900 BC) and subsequently the longest winemaking tradition in the world, the Republic of Georgia is becoming more broadly known as the next ‘it’ spot for wine lovers to visit. Join NC Winemaker, Gavin Robertson and archaeologist, Andrew Graham (NC Alumnus) on a 10 Day tour of Georgia and

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South Korea – The Art of Fermentation

The  Be world Ready IFS to South Korea will be a one-of-a-kind adventure! Offering opportunities for hands-on instruction in makgeolli brewing, distillation workshops, cooking classes, and the production of traditional earthware fermentation vessels! The experience will include visits to breweries, wineries, and restaurants, as well as mountain hikes! Survey both the inspiring world of traditional

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W20 Guatemala – Healthcare & Service: It Takes A Village

For an action packed 8-days, we’ll step out of the classroom and into the complex world of healthcare in Guatemala’s western highlands. From big bustling cities to small rural communities, we’ll live and learn alongside local health practitioners, administrators and activists. We’ll visit frontline nurses, ride along with volunteer responders and meet with underserved patients.

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W20 Guatemala – Rights & Resistance

Be World Ready’s Rights & Resistance program takes students on an immersive journey through Guatemala where they will be challenged to think about peace and reconciliation, law and order, human rights, resistance, and the struggle for justice. We’ll travel from the streets of Guatemala’s capital where thousands of peaceful protesters forced the resignation (and arrest)

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W20 Puerto Rico – Hard Hats & Foundations: Community Build

Travel to beautiful Puerto Rico! Aid in hurricane relief efforts, rebuild homes and communities while experiencing the vibrant culture, stunning beaches and lush rain forest of this amazing tropical island. Projects will focus on rebuilding efforts with individual families whose homes were severely damaged by the high winds and flooding attributable to Hurricane Maria. This

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