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Crete is the largest and southernmost island in Greece. The island has a remarkable history, visible at the ruins of the Minoan palace of Knossos, the Venetian fortresses of Rethymno and the Venetian port of Chania. Cretan people are very proud of their culture, particularly their musical traditions. In Crete, you will find beautiful beaches and busy cities but also traditional and remote villages in the mountains.


The Vidalakis Family Cretan Scholars Program

Co-op on the Greek Island of Crete

Job placement will be determined upon acceptance into the program taking into account the student’s major, qualifications and overall career interests. Employers include but are not limited to a refugee center, a major travel agency, a beach resort, a spa and resort hotel, and various university departments and offices.

View application for complete program information.