Your UCR Extension Impact Academy experience
Join a group of driven, like-minded people looking to advance their careers and work towards positively impacting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
5 experienced speakers
Participate in masterclasses which allow you to quickly develop insight into the on-the-ground realities of international development. Hear first-person accounts from senior leaders in NGOs, government and social enterprises.
5 leading organizations
Attend site visits which provide you with hands-on experience in the subject area you’ve chosen. Immerse yourself in a variety of local organizational contexts to observe, analyze, engage and conduct informal interviews.
Relevant final project
Develop a portfolio of work which will be available to potential employers. This project ties all your program knowledge together.
Vibrant base life
For 2 or 4 weeks, live with like-minded individuals from around the world who are looking to advance their career in the sustainable development space. Spend time discussing and learning from each others diverse experiences.
Spend evenings and weekends exploring your chosen location. Immerse yourself in the culture, and reflect on the days’ learning with your fellow participants.