Opportunities

Pacific Area Education

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Banking - BYU-Hawaii/Bank of Hawaii - Pacific Banking Scholarship

BYU Hawaii has teamed up with Bank of Hawaii to create the Pacific Banking Scholarship Program, offering scholarships, internships, and job placements for students resident of (or have the ability to reside in) Guam, Saipan or American Samoa. This partnership is a school-to-work programme aimed to develop business and leadership skills. Qualified students will be selected for a two to three month paid internship and will eventually qualify to apply for a full time position. The scholarship helps students receive a reward for academic performance, incorporate work into the college experience, and return home debt free.

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Doctor - Oceania University of Medicine (OUM)

The South Pacific needs more doctors to cater for the chronic shortages. OUM is the first internationally accredited medical school in the South Pacific.

The school operates a 10,000 square-foot dedicated teaching facility on the grounds of the National Health Complex in Apia, Samoa. This facility houses classrooms, offices, a student lounge, and other facilities. OUM has affiliated teaching hospitals, to provide clinical rotations to its third and fourth year students, in countries including, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa and across all states in the USA. North American students will be able to do their core rotations at an LDS hospital or any other hospital with LDS connections

OUM offers both Graduate and Undergraduate Medical Courses geared towards the medical needs of North American and Commonwealth countries.

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Education – BYU-Hawaii /Auckland University of Technology (AUT)

BYU Hawaii has an agreement with AUT that recognizes the BYU Hawaii Bachelor of Education as meeting academic requirements for teaching in New Zealand. The student then complete a 1 year practical with Auckland University of Technology before being able to register as a teacher.

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Tourism - BYU-Hawaii /Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT)

BYU Hawaii has an agreement with MIT that recognizes the Diploma in Pacific Tourism as meeting course pre-requisites for the Bachelor's degree in Hospitality Tourism Management.

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