Through either a semester or summer abroad, you will gain new perspective.
Join our teams as we serve around the world on short-term and long-term trips.
Students serve in an under-resourced neighborhood in the South Bend community.
Semester Abroad: Study abroad for an entire semester gaining a new perspective in a different culture, while also earning academic credit. Read about it.
Summer Travel: Spend the summer earning academic credit while exploring a new part of the world.
Summer International Internships with World Partners: Pre-field orientation at Bethel College prepares students for the Summer International Internships. Learn more.
Join a group of Bethel College faculty, staff and students to serve on a short-term team. Each year Bethel College offers a variety of teams that serve in the United States as well as around the world.
Nursing Task Force: Guatemala
Community Development in Thailand
Migrant Ministries in Ventura California
What is a Task Force?
A Task Force team is a group of Bethel College students that travels outside the walls of Bethel College (typically internationally) for the purpose of serving in a short-term mission capacity.
What is the cost of a Task Force trip?
The cost of a Task Force trip varies depending on the location and year. Typically, a trip will range from $1,400-$2,200 per student.
Through Transformation Ministries, Bethel students can experience living, learning and serving in an under-resourced neighborhood in the South Bend community.
To apply for a study abroad or task force program, here’s what you need to do:
The Semester Abroad and Task Force Office is open Monday through Friday from 1-5 p.m. and is located in the Miller/Moore Academic Center, Room 349. To reach our department, call 574.807.7124 or email, MoveBeyond@BethelCollege.edu
Director of Global and Community Engagement, Tyler Grant, has a bachelor’s degree in International Studies from Bethel College and a Masters in Global Development and Justice from Multnomah University. His international travel has taken him to Haiti, Kenya, Egypt, Canada, Mexico and Greece. He has a background as a counselor at the Youth Service Bureau (in South Bend), a readiness specialist at the American Red Cross (in Oregon) and a policy development intern at Covenant Children's Homes (in India).