Our Programs

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For a sustainable future

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were set forth by the United Nations to end poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and tackle climate change by 2030. Our programs offer unique opportunities to gain hands-on experience in the most pressing issues facing our world today.

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Accredited & career-focused

Gain unprecedented access into the sustainability industry and differentiate your resume in the job market. TGP alumni are currently employed at organizations such as General Electric, SpaceX, Tesla, Boeing, NASA, Lockheed Martin, The National Renewable Energy Laboratory, and more. 99% of GREEN alumni say that TGP has refined their purpose: professionally, personally, academically.

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Short-term, big impact

Our short-term accredited educational model encompasses exclusive industry access, bucket-list adventures, cultural immersion, entrepreneurial development, and service learning.. all within 10 days! You'll want to get your bucket-list ready for our programs, we promise.

Our Model

Created for students, by students, TGP has introduced a new model for education abroad– driven by a desire to provide purposeful, hands-on industry exposure at a fraction of the time and cost. Our programs attract students and young leaders who are curious about the world, seek opportunities to break out of their comfort zones, and stand out amongst their peers as global citizens.

Using a human-centric approach, TGP fuses academic credit, adventure, culture, and service learning to an intensive experience during winter, spring, or summer breaks.  Our team is dedicated to progressing the United Nation’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through experiential education. Learn more here.

Nepal

Microgrid Systems for Rural Development

Location
Kathmandu, Nepal
Duration
10-Days
Accreditation
3 Credits
Season
Winter Break

The GREEN Nepal Program will analyze the role of alternative energy and its practicality, adaptability, and impact in rural societies of developing countries.

  • Provide power to 400 local students who lack access to electricity
  • Experience a local home-stay experience in a rural village
  • Explore Nepal's culture, customs, and UNESCO world heritage sites
Apply

Japan

Disaster Mitigation & Nuclear to Renewable Transitions

Location
Fukushima, Japan
Duration
9-10 Days
Accreditation
2 Credits
Season
Spring, Summer

Join The GREEN Program as we explore the origins of this historic nuclear disaster and discover Fukushima’s newest frontiers as they take on a renewable energy future.

  • Gain exclusive access to Japan's nuclear and renewable energy industries
  • Immerse yourself in Japanese traditions such as calligraphy and a tea ceremony
  • More than just Tokyo - Hike Japan's mountains and experience the country's natural wonders
Apply

Peru

Water Resource Management & Sustainable Practices

Location
Cusco, Peru
Duration
9-10 Days
Accreditation
2 credits
Season
Winter, Spring, Summer

The GREEN Peru Program explores sustainable water management through community engagement, industry exposure, sustainable solutions, and global water stewardship.

  • Execute surveys of archaeological Inca sites for agriculture and water management
  • Gain exclusive access to Peru's hydroelectric energy facilities
  • Step out of your comfort-zone with adventure excursions and unique experiences at Machu Picchu
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Iceland

Renewable Energy & Sustainability

Location
Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration
8-10 days
Accreditation
1.5 Credits
Season
Winter, Spring, Summer

Join The GREEN Iceland Program to discover the successes and challenges of a country that is sources nearly 100% of its energy from renewable energy while adventuring through Iceland's natural wonders.

  • See the effects of climate change first-hand on a glacier walk
  • Gain exclusive access and private tours into Iceland's renewable energy and biofuel industries
  • Hike and camp through Iceland's highlands, off the beaten path
Apply

Slovenia & Croatia

Alumni Reunion 2019

Location
Slovenia and Croatia
Duration
7 Days
Accreditation
N/A
Season
Summer

Discover two European countries that are making waves in sustainable development. Approaching TGP's 10th anniversary, this reunion is a special experience you won't want to miss.

  • Bring your +1 and experience sustainability in the Slovenian Alps to the Croatian Sea
  • Travel in a brand new way with TGP's "Amazing Race" design to the itinerary
  • Meet local industry experts and sail the Mediterranean with like-minded alumni.
Apply

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