SGPP Internships in Hermosillo, Sonora

Hermosillo, Sonora
SGPP Internships in Hermosillo, Sonora
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Dates, Deadlines, and Costs
TermApp DeadlineStart DateEnd DateCost
SummerFebruary 25early Junelate JuneBudget
Program Information
  • GPA
  • 2.5
  • Language of Instruction
  • English, Spanish
  • Foreign Language Requirement
  • Yes
  • Class Eligibility
  • Freshman, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
  • Program Open To
  • UA Students
  • Credit Type
  • UA Direct Credit
  • Level of Study
  • Undergraduate
  • Housing Options
  • Apartment/Other
  • Program Type
  • Other
Program Overview

In partnership with the Tec de Monterrey, Campus Sonora Norte in Hermosillo, Sonora and various nonprofits and government agencies in Hermosillo, Sonora, School of Government & Public Polociy students will engage in internships directly related to their major. The purpose of this program is to provide students an affordable, customized international internship experience.

Potential internship placements include:

  • Research sustainability & resiliency models with the U.N. Disaster Reduction Initiative 
  • Work to prevent domestic violence & promote gender equality
  • Help to promote human rights and social justice
  • Work on cross-border issues and government accountability


Tentative Summer 2019 dates: TBD

UA students participating in this program will join students from the Tec de Monterrey in placements at a variety of different internships in Hermosillo.  UA students will participate in an online reflection focused class while they do their internship, for which they will receive 3 units of UA credit (POL 393, PA 393, or PA 493).  Intermediate Spanish proficiency (or above) is required.


Hermosillo is the capital and largest city of the Mexican state of Sonora. It is a rapidly growing economic hub located within a 5 hour drive from the U of A. Home to our partner instiution,Tecnologico de Monterrey, Hermosillo offers many dining & shopping options and close proximity to the seaside towns of San Carlos & Kino Bay.


Housing is included in the program fee listed in the budget listed above.  The majority of students will be staying in apartments rented by the University of Arizona.  If students have family in Hermosillo, you can potentially stay with them if you inform UA Study Abroad through the application process.  Some additional information will be required to confirm the safety of the location of your family's housing.    

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