VIRTUAL EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING PROGRAMS 

WITH GLOBAL IMPACT!

Squads Abroad virtual programs are designed for high school students to improve learning outcomes through experiential learning, develop cultural competency through virtual immersion, and deliver real impact through our local team by participating in live international development projects.  Each Squad includes up to 14 live sessions of 40-90 minutes each that can be customized to fit your schedule and remote learning environment.

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Business Programs

Entrepreneurship- Business Planning for Rural Microenterprises in Panama

For aspiring business students to engage in a sequence of international business experiences to develop a business plan for a rural microenterprise in Panama.

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Entrepreneurship- SWOT Analysis for Rural Microenterprises in Panama

For aspiring business students to engage in a sequence of international business experiences and apply the SWOT Analysis Framework for a rural microenterprise in Panama.

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Marketing- Marketing Plans for Rural Microenterprises in Panama

For aspiring business students to learn and apply general marketing strategies and create marketing plans for microenterprises in rural Panama.

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Entrepreneurship- Business Plans to Support Migrants & Refugees in Greece

For aspiring business students to engage in a sequence of international business experiences to develop a business plan for a refugee-owned microenterprise in Athens, Greece

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Accounting & Finance- Financial Statements for Rural Microenterprises in Panama

Learn and apply concepts of accounting and bookkeeping in the context of small businesses in rural Central America.

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Marketing- Marketing Plans for Refugee-Owned Microenterprises in Greece

For aspiring business students to learn and apply general marketing strategies and create marketing plans for refugee-owned microenterprises in Athens, Greece.

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Health Programs

International Medicine- Expanding Healthcare Skills in Honduras

Our flagship program for aspriring health students to examine the social determinants of health and engage virtually in a sequence of clinical experiences that deliver health services to resource-limited communities in urban and rural settings in Honduras.

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Medical Assisting- Expanding Medical Skills at our Urban Clinic in Honduras

A clinical intensive program designed for aspiring health students to build medical knowledge and deliver real impact through live telemedical consultations at our Urban clinic in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. 

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Healthcare Professions- Exploring Healthcare Roles in Honduras

A program for Healthcare Professions students to explore the roles of various members of our International Healthcare organization and issues affecting the delivery of healthcare in Honduras.

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International Medicine- Expanding Healthcare Skills with Refugee Populations in Greece

Increase medical knowledge & understanding of the refugee crisis while supporting vulnerable populations, refugees, & asylum seekers living in Athens, Greece.

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International Medicine- Expanding Medical Skills in Ghana

Build medical knowledge immersed in medical interventions in rural Ghana, working alongside local government actors.

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International Medicine- Expanding Healthcare Skills in Honduras, Ghana, and Greece

Students engage virtually in a sequence of clinical experiences that deliver health services to resource-limited communities in urban and rural settings in Honduras, Ghana and Greece. Students will:

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Dental Care in Honduras

Build dental & oral health knowledge while improving access to critical dental services in Honduras.

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Public Health in Honduras

Learn how to use data & community mobilization to create community action plans that improve health outcomes in Honduras.

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Impacto Global- Community Development in Honduras

Learn how to use data & community mobilization to create community action plans that improve health outcomes in Honduras.

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STEM Programs

Civil Engineering- Developing Community Water Systems in Nicaragua

Apply civil engineering fundamentals to develop and present a full water system proposal for a community in rural Nicaragua.

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Structural Engineering- Infrastructure Design (CAD) of Community Water Systems in Nicaragua

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Environmental Science - Analyzing Potable Water Quality in Nicaragua

Apply environmental and water science fundamentals to test the quality and efficacy of potable water sources in a rural community in Nicaragua.

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Physics- Hydraulic Modeling of Community Water Systems in Nicaragua

Apply physics and engineering fundamentals to conduct hydraulic modeling of community water systems in rural Nicaragua.

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Material Science - Material Analysis and Design of Residential Dwellings in Nicaragua

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Get in touch 

Erik Werner, Squads Abroad President and Co-Founder

Through virtual or in-country programs, Squads are passionate groups of volunteers who mobilize abroad to create positive change. Each Squad type has a skill-based focus area that support the education, health and economic development objectives of community partners.
Squads are passionate groups of volunteers who mobilize abroad to create positive change. Each Squad type has a skill-based focus area that support the education, health and economic development objectives of community partners. Faculty choose their dates, duration (typically 1-2 weeks), and their site location from one of our six program countries.
Squads Abroad is a 501c3 non-profit organization under our parent company Global Brigades, a Platinum Level Guidestar member for Financial Transparency. Since 2004, our organization has collectively mobilized more than 70,000 international volunteers to help resolve global health and economic disparities around the world.