J Term Study Abroad In Jamaica – January Term Study Abroad

Additional Info
  • Processing Fee: $200 USD per person
  • Room Types: Hotel Dorm, Double , Single
  • Dates Available: Year Round
  • Project Sites: St. Catherine, Kingston, St. Andrew
  • Max Participants: 30
  • Max Age: 85
  • Min Stay: 1 Week
  • Min Stay: 1 Week
  • Max Stay: 3 Months
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
  • Transfers: To & from airport, Daily Transfers

Looking For January Term Study Abroad Programs? Join Our J Term Study Abroad Packages In Jamaica

“All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” Although this phrase is as clichéd as they come, it is absolutely correct. But what if there was a way to combine work, study, play and unimaginable FUN while on your J term study abroad experience?


Sounds great you say? Then you should continue to read more about our J-term study abroad projects in Jamaica, as they offer exactly what was promised above. Imagine putting the books on pause and jumping on a plane to Jamaica to escape the cold and enter a warm island paradise where you will embark on a journey of a lifetime?


Instead of cramming into text books and raising your blood pressure to dangerous levels, you could be engaging in rewarding volunteer programs, learning about the Jamaican culture, experiencing thrilling tours and adventures and meeting new and interesting people.


There will also be plenty opportunities to learn as well, as you can learn how to prepare Jamaican meals, how coffee is grown, how to speak our dialect Patois and so much more. You could even find time in the evening to dedicate to your text books while laying poolside or on the beach.


Another popular option that college and university students often explore are January term internships to gain hands on experience in their field of study. We offer a wide range of internship options such as marketing, business management, medical, legal and more.


So this January make sure that you find the time to join our January term programs in Jamaica. And really, what better way is there to thaw out from a freezing winter than on a tropical island?


As mentioned above we have a wide range of projects for you to choose from during your January term program in Jamaica.


Here Are Some Of The Projects You Can Embark On During Our J Term Study Abroad Programs:


J Term Internships

We offer 11 exciting internship programs for students to earn on the job experience and complete course hours. Our internships include dentistry, engineering, hospitality, journalism and more. If you would like an internship that we do not offer, we will seek a local placement for you.


Cultural Field Trips

We arrange unique trips for our January term abroad students to join and learn about our Jamaican culture. Some of our most memorable cultural trips include the Bob Marley Museum tour, Blue Mountain coffee field trip, Appleton Estate rum and sugar trip, Jamaican cooking class, Patois speaking lessons, Rastafarian village presentation and the tourism lecture/hotel tour.


Tours & Excursions

Another popular aspect of our j term study abroad programs are our exciting tours and excursions. The most popular tours are Dolphin Cove, Dunn’s River Falls, Negril Highlights, Luminous Lagoon, Chukka Cove, Mystic Mountain and more.


We offer over 60 tour and adventures. Visit our tour and excursion page to view our full offering.


University Tour And Lecture

Would you like to see how universities operate in Jamaica? We can arrange for you to visit the University of the West Indies to tour the property and attend some lectures. Some other activities you could do at the university include:

• Visiting the bookshop and purchasing souvenirs
• Meet many local students
• Network with Jamaican lecturers and professors
• Visit popular university checkpoints and take pictures


Community Development Volunteer Programs

Do you wish to volunteer in an impoverished community in Jamaica to help the poor and less fortunate? We have community development programs that will place you in the areas that need your skills the most. Volunteer in orphanages, teach in schools, do construction work or volunteer as a sports coach.


Environmental Conservation Volunteer Projects

Lend a hand to conserve the indigenous flora and fauna of Jamaica. Work with animals in veterinary clinics, with ocean conservationist groups and marine wildlife, at our botanical garden or visit a farm to help local farmers develop sustainable farming practices. These programs are perfect for students studying veterinary medicine, marine biology, or agricultural science.


Medical Volunteering

We offer a wide range of j term abroad programs for medical students and doctors/nurses in training. Our medical volunteer programs consist of eye care, dentistry, psychology, cardiology, cancer etc. You will be placed in a local medical facility to shadow a doctor and perform some procedures depending upon your placement.


Teach A Foreign Language

If you are bilingual this is an excellent volunteer option for you. You can teach students in Jamaica how to speak a foreign language such as Spanish, French, German, Italian, Japanese or Mandarin Chinese. We also have programs where you can teach the American Sign Language to hearing and non-hearing students.

Why You Should Book Your J-Term Study Abroad Package With Us

Pre-Arrival Support & Planning

We will help you to plan your January term study abroad program from start to finish. This means that we will offer you our expert advice to help you plan and prepare for your trip to Jamaica and assist you with creating an itinerary that will allow you to meet all the goals that you have outlined.


Airport Pickup

Our driver will meet you at the airport in Jamaica and transport you and your luggage to your accommodation. We have contacts at Jamaica’s 2 main airports who keep us updated on flight information, so we will be there waiting for you regardless of delays.


Accommodation Booking

During your J term abroad we will help you book your accommodation. Our partner accommodation is the Hellshire Beach Club in Saint Catherine. It is located outside of the busy tourist resort areas to give our guests a more authentic Jamaican experience. However you will have access to free Wi-Fi, a pool and Hellshire Beach which is less than a minute’s walk away.


If you would prefer to stay in a luxury hotel we can make these arrangements for you as well.


Round Trip Transportation

Our company operated vehicles are driven by licensed, experienced and courteous drivers. They will take you to and from all destinations listed on your itinerary. Our vehicles are all insured, safe and clean.


True Cultural Immersion

You are guaranteed to be fully immersed into the Jamaican culture when you embark on our programs. From eating our cuisine, speaking to locals daily and visiting or passing cultural monuments, you will learn about what it means to be a Jamaican more and more each day. This experience cannot be gained in posh hotels or 5 star resorts.


Tropical Climate

Our warm tropical climate is very desirable for students in January, especially those living in snowy or frigid countries. Our climate ensures that we see sunshine and warmth all year long, which you can enjoy fully during your January term abroad.


Jamaican Meals

Each day you will be served with tasty Jamaican meals prepared with fresh and organic ingredients. Enjoy a hearty breakfast and dinner each day consisting of local dishes. We also prepare special meals for guest with dietary restrictions, such as allergies, hypertension, diabetes, vegans etc.


24/7 In-Country Support

During your January term programs we will offer you 24 hour emergency support while you are in Jamaica. Wherever you are and whatever the time, we will be there to assist you in case of an emergency.


Guided Projects

We will assign a company representative to accompany you on all outings and excursions to ensure that your trip goes smoothly and that you reach your destinations on time. He/she will function as your guide.


Return To Airport

When you have completed your J term programs we will transfer you back to the airport to board your flight back home with your heart filled with new memories of your amazing time in Jamaica.

J-Term Study Abroad Project Info


January term abroad programs usually run for 1 week to 1 month. Let us know how long you wish to stay on your application form.



The prices of our programs are based upon how long you will stay, the accommodation you choose, the activities you will do and how many persons you travel with. After you have completed the application form we will provide you with a custom quote.


Apply Now

Ready to book your J term study abroad trip to Jamaica? Complete our application form and our Program Advisor will contact you within 24 hours to discuss your placement.

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