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Human Needs and Global Resources

Learning to accompany communities worldwide toward justice and fullness of life


Interns on the Field

HNGR is an academic certificate program that integrates multidisciplinary coursework, a six-month internship, field-based research, and whole-person formation through experiential learning.

Agriculture in Nicaragua

Kelly Wilson ('16) interned with Fundacion San Lucas, exploring themes of water resource management, sustainable agriculture, and community engagement. 

Clinical or Public Health

Laura Pax ('17) interned with a palliative care program that cares for individuals dying of HIV/AIDS.

Street Vending Economics

Janice Leung ('15), interning with La'o Hamutuk, conducted research on the efficacy of street-vending and the informal economy.

Education in Zambia

Hayley Rost ('17), interning with Partners for Life Advancement and Education Promotion (PLAEP), worked in Musonda Community School.

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Theology in Indonesia

Collin Flake (’17) accompanied PeaceGeneration, an organization that seeks to build peace between Christians and Muslims throughout Indonesia and SE Asia.

Law in Cambodia

Basye Peek (’17) worked with Hagar International, assisting the legal support team that seeks justice for victims of trafficking.

Christian Camping in India

Abrahm Duarte (’17) spent six months interning with The Fishermen Trust, a Christian camping and leadership development organization in south India.

Mental Health in the Philippines

Abby Beck (’17) interned with Samaritana Transformation Ministries, researching dance and body-movement therapy as mediums of processing trauma.

Gender and Violence in Ecuador

Jonah Karls (’17) worked with Paz y Esperanza, researching the role that Latino masculinity has in effecting gender violence.

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