What Impact Do You Want To Make In The World?

Changemaker International will give you the skills to see global challenges as opportunities to make positive change.

Changemaker International provides intensive immersion experiences for gap-year students to discover their tremendous potential as global changemakers.

Changemaker Sprint

January 22 – March 16, 2018

July 2 – August 24, 2018

This two-month program is a fast-paced, first-hand immersion in the life of a social entrepreneur. Designed for students taking a gap year, these eight weeks will forever change the way you approach the impact you want to make in the world. Changemaker Sprint consists of:

Cultural Immersion

Live, breathe, and experience the exquisite natural backdrop of one of the most beautiful (and happiest) countries on Earth: Costa Rica.

Learn About Homestays →

Real World Experience

Complete an internship at a social enterprise and see from the inside how to make a positive impact while also making a profit.

See Internship Examples →

Innovation Mindset

Discover your signature strengths, leverage your unique skills, and gain the confidence to think big.

See Our Approach →

UPeace Certificate

Earn a United Nations University for Peace certificate of completion as a student of the course: Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Social Change.

Learn More →

Our Academic Partner: The U.N. University for Peace

The Need For Changemakers

As a young adult, you are at a critical time in your life. By knowing what it feels like to make a positive change, you will gain confidence for life.

What would it be like if a curriculum was built around your strengths and developed the skills necessary for you to become an agent of change?

Changemaker International will help you bridge the gap between the structure of high school and the relative freedom of higher education.

Changemaker alumni will be equipped to create their own jobs in the future – jobs that address some of the major challenges facing the world – from climate change to education.

10 Reasons Why We Chose Costa Rica

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