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Summer jobs overseas leading nature tours are an emerging seasonal opportunity. Photo by Erica Rounsefell.

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Student Summer Work Abroad Programs from InterExchange
InterExchange, a nonprofit organization with more than 40 years of cultural exchange experience, offers work and experiential learning programs for U.S. citizens around the world, including Au Pair, Teach English, Spanish Immersion and Work & Travel programs through InterExchange Working Abroad.

For non-U.S. citizens, InterExchange offers several inbound cultural exchange programs, including sponsorship and support services for international interns and trainees hosted by U.S. businesses; au pair placements across the United States; U.S. summer camp jobs; and work and travel programs in the U.S. Visit our website for more information.
Student Internships Abroad from InterExchange Dates: Year-Round
Cost: Varies
Contact: Interexchange, Inc., 100 Wall Street, Suite 301, New York, NY 10005, USA.
Tel.: 212-924-0446; toll-free 1-800-597-3675.

ARCC Programs: Meaningful Service. Real Connections. True Adventure.
Spend the summer leading, teaching, and inspiring teenagers while traveling to some of the world's most beautiful destinations — ARCC Programs is seeking Trip Leaders! ARCC Programs are designed for teenagers (13-18 years old) who want a summer experience that combines trying new activities, exploring new areas, experiencing the independence of traveling with a small group, conquering challenges, and meeting students from all over. ARCC Trip Leaders focus on fostering constructive group dynamics, facilitating activities and initiatives, overseeing outfitted activities, and ensuring that each student is able to safely achieve certain goals consistent with his or her abilities.
ARCC Programs Dates: 2-5 week programs with a variety of dates every summer June through August
Contact: ARCC Programs, 242 Redwood Hwy, Mill Valley, CA 94941
Tel.: To get more information or request a catalog call our headquarters at 415-332-5075

SK Pacific Internships Abroad
We connect students and young professionals with world-class internships at companies like General Electric, Ernst & Young, and Microsoft. Our program includes internship placement, furnished housing, 24/7 support, visa assistance, and networking events. Apply today for a free phone consultation with one of our Admissions Coordinators!
Internships abroad with SK Pacific Dates: Year-round opportunities
Cost: For detailed information please visit our website
Contact: 335 Kearny St., San Francisco CA 94108

Active Travel Guide
Backroads, the world's #1 active travel company, is seeking seasonal Trip Leaders to lead and support our award-winning biking, hiking and multisport vacations in Europe and throughout the world. Our leaders enrich each trip with their personality and passion for travel and the outdoors, while providing outstanding customer service and sharing their love and knowledge of the area. Multilingual and well-traveled applicants who are fluent in English are encouraged to apply.
Visit for more information about this exciting opportunity and lifestyle, meet a few of our leaders and to fill out the online application.
Summer jobs with Backroads Contact: Backroads

Abbey Road Programs,, is seeking summer teachers to work in their summer language immersion and pre-college programs in Spain, France, Italy, Greece and the U.S. for high school students.

A.C.L.E. (Associazione Culturale Linguistica  Educational) sends 400 native English speaking Tutors to over 200 camps located throughout Italy. A.C.L.E. seeks enthusiastic and dependable people to work as English Camp Tutors for children. Provides accommodation, transport, meals, weekly cash wages, and an orientation course. Visit the website to apply at

ActionQuest,, offers summer jobs for qualified camp counselors to instruct and supervise teens in sailing and scuba diving activities in the Caribbean, Australia, Galapagos and Ecuador, France, Monaco and Italy.

Adventure Treks,, has summer and seasonal jobs available overseas for role models in excellent physical condition and with a variety of outdoor skills.

Alaska Summer Jobs,, offers work in Alaska in a variety of industries including Alaska fishing and processing, cruise ship, fishing lodges and resorts, oil, outdoor jobs, land tour, timber, and construction work

American Village Camps, Language counselors, TEFL teachers and other staff for several different American-style English immersion camps in France year-round, including summer. Knowledge of French not required. Camps create a positive environment where it is fun, natural and necessary to use English. Seek energetic, creative, initiative-takers who are native English speakers and love working with children. Counselors live in the camp and create, organize, and lead activities and English classes. This is a paid position, and room and board is included.

Anywork Anywhere; Resources for work, adventure and travel throughout the UK, Europe and Worldwide. Many opportunities provide accommodation and are full-time temporary positions, with contracts running from 1 week to 12 months, permanent vacancies are also advertised.

Bold Earth Teen, offers summer camp jobs for leaders supervising teen activities such as biking, hiking, sailing, surfing, scuba diving and safaris in Asia, Africa, Latin America, Europe and the South Pacific.

Broadreach, Over the past 23 years, Broadreach, has expanded the horizons of over 16,000 middle school, high school and college students. On 70+ summer adventures in 40+ countries, our students have pursued their interests, unlocking the world, understanding its people and finding themselves along the way. We are currently hiring for a variety of different Summer Instructor Positions. We are looking for staff that find reward in educating high school students through hands-on experiences around the world. Please visit the website for more specifics.

BUNAC USA: Summer Work Abroad. Full-time university or college students and recent graduates can take advantage of BUNAC's Work Abroad programs to Ireland for summer jobs or internships. Program fees range from $549 to $799+ and include admin, visa issuance, on the spot help with jobs and accommodation and full support. Further afield, but not impossible: Work Australia, Work New Zealand or a Volunteer option in South Africa or Cambodia. See website for more details.

Camp Counselors USA (CCUSA), 901 E Street, Suite 300, San Rafael, CA 94901, USA; Summer jobs as camp counselor in the U.K, Russia, and Croatia. Work the summer or year teaching English in China.

Canadian Camp Experience Program (CCEP): CCEP offers short-term, seasonal, and summer jobs of all kinds,, and helps young adults (19-30) travel to Canada to work at resident summer camps. NYQUEST and its overseas recruiting partners, work together to train, place and support participants so that they are well prepared and cared for during their stay in Canada. We also take great pride in carefully placing you at a camp that matches your interests, dates of availability and your preferences related to work environment and type of campers. Participants can apply to the program from anywhere in the world. NYQUEST will complete all the work related securing the participant"s work permit. Participants do not need to go to a Canadian embassy to apply for their work permit.

CIEE Teach Abroad, 300 Fore Street, Portland, ME 04101; 1.800.407.8839;; The program offers teaching programs and teacher placements in a variety of countries worldwide.

Global Experiences: Summer Internships. Specializes in internship programs and sends hundreds of students abroad each summer to gain practical work experience and enhance their global experiences. Enroll early for the summer and reserve your place in a professional internship program in Barcelona, Dublin, Florence, London, Milan, Paris, Shanghai, Stockholm, Sydney, and other great locations. Visit:

Global Leadership Adventures,, offers jobs to qualified individuals leading students through life-changing service-learning journeys abroad.

Green Volunteers,, an excellent organization specializing in volunteer and conservation work abroad, offers a directory of seasonal and summer jobs overseas in the book they sell on their site. provides articles, resources and a database of seasonal jobs in tourism, hospitality, camps, tours and other forms of short-term work, including summer jobs abroad.

Kroka Expeditions,, offers jobs for their summer and seasonal adventure teen travel programs in the U.S. and Ecuador.

Moondance Adventures,, has jobs available as trip leaders for teens on summer adventures worldwide.

Outward Bound Costa Rica,, offers summer internships as Field Instructors to outdoor professionals, principally those who have participated in Outward Bound Costa Rica's Leadership Semester course and training. Instructors guide OBCR programs in Costa RIca, Panama and Nicaragua.

Real Gap Experience,, offers international volunteer programs, working holidays and a wide variety of different summer jobs abroad. Real gap year experiences has everything for a full year out or career break, for those that wish to work and travel abroad.

SCI (Service Civil International),, offers inexpensive volunteer workcamps worldwide with their motto of "working for peace.",, a U.K. site, provides a very diverse listing of jobs for all seasons overseas. This excellent site also provides tools by which those who have such work experience may stay in touch and network with past co-workers via their active message board.

Seasonal Jobs in New Zealand, addresses the growing demand in New Zealand for seasonal workers. People that are willing to work at short notice and for varying durations, but usually in an environment that offers freedom and a chance to really see the country. Visit:,, is a database of short-term jobs overseas, many of which are related to tourism and hospitality.

Supercamps Ltd., Children’s holiday company with many seasonal vacancies.

TASIS Summer Language Programs, Work as English teachers and children’s counselors at summer programs in Switzerland and England.

Village Camps S.A.,, Recruits monitors and counselors to work for the summer or winter season at children's sports camps in several Swiss resorts and Zell-am-See, Austria.

Vision Service Adventures, VISIONS offers summer community service programs for teenagers that blend construction-based service work, cultural immersion, travel and adventure. Programs operate in under-resourced communities in locations worldwide. We are currently looking for leaders interested in supervising and mentoring teens on service-oriented trips. Must have an interest in cross-cultural living, working with youth, and hands-on community service. More information and application information can be found on our website.

Where There Be Dragons,, offers jobs abroad for qualified leaders of summer and seasonal teen adventures tours, often in the developing world.

Wilderness Ventures,, offers jobs to qualified applicants for its summer outdoor adventures worldwide.

World Challenge Expeditions, 400 expedition leaders for summer schools’ educational expeditions to Central and South America, Africa, and Asia. Four-week period of work between late June and late August. Usual minimum age 24 and minimum qualification mountain leader training and experience of working with 14-18 year olds.

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