We work at the grassroots level throughout the Muslim World to counter violent extremism before it takes hold, to promote tolerance and understanding, and to foster better relations with the United States.
Explore Morocco. Navigate the streets of ancient medinas and villages nestled in the heart of the Atlas Mountains. Immerse yourself in a new culture while making a real impact.
The America’s Unofficial Ambassadors Semester of Service is a competitive, tailored academic program that offers undergraduate students the chance to intern with a school or grassroots organization in Morocco, while studying Arabic and other political science or history courses at Al-Akhawayn University and through The College of New Jersey.
10-15 hours each week (4 credit hours) of direct internship experience with locally-led initiatives in fields like environmental conservation, education and youth leadership. Follow this link for a list of potential placements.
3-4 classes for 9-12 academic credits through Al-Akhawayn University. Follow this link for a list of prospective classes.
4 hours of university level Modern Standard Arabic instruction each week
2 classes per week of academic coursework in fields like political science, international relations or Middle Eastern studies
Opportunities to explore Fez, take part in home-stays, and hike in Ifrane National Park
And 1 unique opportunity to get in touch with Morocco, its culture and its people.