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Spring break is right around the corner, and it’s not too early to start thinking about how you’ll spend your time. Many college students use spring break to travel and unwind, but what if this year you broke the mold and used your time outside the classroom to help make an impact on a global level? From assisting teachers with early childhood development projects in Costa Rica to performing public health checks in Belize, volunteering abroad gives you the opportunity to make a difference.

*This article is sponsored by Projects Abroad

We spoke with Projects Abroad, a leading international volunteering and internship provider. They shared with us some benefits of travelling overseas to help make a difference in local communities around the world.

Check out the video below to learn more about how an alternative spring break trip can lead to an extraordinary experience. 

For more information, visit Projects-abroad.org