Guatemala Experience

The Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics, and Health offers a transformational service learning experience for K-State students that focuses on improving the lives of underserved populations in the Western Highlands area of the Central American country of Guatemala.

View the recording of our informational session that was held on November 30, 2023.

A key asset your future employer or graduate school is looking for is international experience. This opportunity to work in your area of interest abroad will help you become an active and engaged global citizen. Your experience in Guatemala can enhance your job prospects, make you more competitive on professional and graduate school applications, and, most of all, inspire your personal and professional growth.

This program offers service-learning opportunities in the following areas:

  • Agroecology
  • Nutrition, health, and chronic disease through the life course
  • Research

Don’t see your area of interest? We can tailor your experience to your specific goals—all you need to do is ask!

Click the button below to fill out our no-obligation interest survey.

Interest survey

Would you like to learn more? Check out our Facebook page and the video below for personal stories from past student experiences.

Transformational Service Learning

Learn from K-State students how this experience impacted them.