Intern, Teach, or Volunteer Abroad

Continue your study abroad experience post-graduation through interning, teaching, volunteering and/or attending graduate school abroad. From Chile to China, and everywhere in between, see some of the many options below:

Intern Abroad

  • Abroad View Magazine: online student magazine that promotes international travel, study, work and volunteer programs.
  • Carl Duisberg Society: a non-profit organization that supports intercultural understanding through professional development programs in Argentina, Germany, Russia, Spain, and the United States.
  • Central College Abroad (CCA): Provides internships in more than 30 academic areas. Program locations include Austria, China, England, France, Mexico, the Netherlands, Spain and Wales.
  • Global Crossroads: Offers customized internship programs that range in length from 2-12 weeks. Internships are available in Argentina, China, Costa Rica, Ghana, India, Kenya, Nepal, Peru, Tanzania, Thailand, and Uganda (with more locations to come).
  • Go Abroad: A comprehensive on-line resource for overseas internships, international volunteer positions and teaching abroad.
  • Idealist: offers a directory of volunteer and intern opportunities, as well as other resources.
  • Pro World Service Corps: Personalized, community needs-based internships in Belize, Mexico, Brazil, Thailand, Ghana, and India. Internships available in the following areas: Appropriate Technology, Community Development, Education, Environment, Fine Arts, Health Care, Journalism, Micro Business, Women's Rights, and Custom Projects.
  • Transitions Abroad Magazine: a portal for paid and volunteer work abroad, living abroad, study abroad and cultural travel overseas.

Teach Abroad

  • Abroad View Magazine: online student magazine that promotes international travel, study, work and volunteer programs.
  • CIEE: offers paid programs for teaching English in Chile, China, South Korea, Spain and Thailand.
  • Fulbright: the Fulbright Program provides participants with the opportunity to study, teach and conduct research, exchange ideas and contribute to finding solutions to shared international concerns.
  • Global Crossroad: Provides paid programs for teaching English in China, Chile, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Russia, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. Also offers TEFL courses and job placement services.
  • Go Abroad: an extensive website listing teaching programs.
  • JET: a paid exchange and teaching program in Japan. Positions include Assistant Language Teacher, Coordinator for International Relations, and Sports Exchange Advisor.
  • Teflsearch: a search engine for TEFL/ESL jobs abroad that includes everything from a blog to country specific budget worksheets.
  • Transitions Abroad Magazine: a portal for paid and volunteer work abroad, living abroad, study abroad and cultural travel overseas.

Volunteer Abroad

  • Abroad View Magazine: online student magazine that promotes international travel, study, work and volunteer programs.
  • Academy for Educational Development: a nonprofit organization working globally to improve education, health, civil society and economic development.
  • Accion International: a microfinance and microlending organization that provides people with the financial tools to work their way out of poverty.
  • Africare: specializes in helping Africa by helping alleviate hunger, building water wells, treating childhood diseases, and supporting social empowerment.
  • CARE: a humanitarian organization committed to fighting global poverty.
  • Go Abroad: a comprehensive on-line resource for overseas internships, international volunteer positions and teaching abroad.
  • Global Crossroads: provides volunteer opportunities in 18 countries throughout Africa, Asia and Latin America, with a focus in grassroots projects, cultural immersion, and travel learning opportunities.
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Idealist: offers a directory of volunteer and intern opportunities, as well as other resources.
  • International Rescue Committee: a non-profit organization that works to rebuild communities and lives after humanitarian crises.
  • Mercy Corps: Focuses on disaster response, sustainable economic development, health services, and emergency and natural disaster relief.
  • Oxfam International: A group of non-governmental organizations from three continents working worldwide to fight poverty and injustice.
  • Peace Corps
  • Pro World Service Corps: volunteer programs in Belize, Mexico, Brazil, Thailand, Ghana, and India. Choose from programs in the areas of Health, Environment, Social & Economic Development, Education & Youth Development.
  • Save the Children: a non-profit organization that works to "create positive, lasting change for disadvantaged children" in the United States and around the world.
  • Transitions Abroad Magazine: a portal for paid and volunteer work abroad, living abroad, study abroad and cultural travel overseas.
  • World Vision: a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families, and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice.

Graduate School Abroad

Post-Grad Financial Resources

Scholarships
Grants
  • Finding Funders: search engine that offers basic information on grantmakers in the U.S. including private foundations, community foundations, grantmaking public charities, and corporate giving programs.
  • GrantDomain: the Grantmanship Center's online funding database. Paid registration required.
Foundations
  • MacArthur Foundation: supports people and effective institutions committed to building a more just, verdant, and peaceful world. Areas of focus include: defending human rights, advancing global conservation and security, making cities better places, and understanding how technology is affecting children and society.
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