Social Work Abroad Program (SWAP) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization committed to providing international learning opportunities for US-based social work students.
During the summer of 2015, nine MSW students and one recent MSW graduate from California State University Los Angeles and California State University Long Beach participated in SWAP's Costa Rica program. Each participant resided with a local host family.
Internship Placement Site
SWAP Costa Rica 2015 participants were placed at school internship sites. Intern responsibilities included designing and executing supplemental programs for two schools in the Heredia neighborhood of Guarari. Interns presented their program designs to La UNA - Universidad Nacional Costa Rica.
Accommodations and Meals