and Summer Jobs Worldwide
Work Abroad Programs from InterExchange
nterExchange, 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.
Dates: Year-Round, Placements
last 1 week to 2 years, depending on the program
Contact: Interexchange, Inc.,
100 Wall Street, Suite 301, New York, NY 10005, USA.
Tel.: 212-924-0446; toll-free
and TESOL Training
CTESOL / CTEFL: Teach English Around the World
4 week — Internationally accredited courses worldwide.
ITTT’s in-class TESOL courses are offered in over 30
locations worldwide. Our courses provide a solid grounding
in teaching methodologies and English language concepts. They
have a strong emphasis on practical teaching experience and
trainees receive several hours of teaching practice with real
students. In-class course locations: Australia, Argentina,
Brazil, China, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Egypt, England,
France, Greece, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Nepal,
Philippines, Spain, Thailand, USA, Vietnam.
CTESOL/CTEFL: 120-hour and 60-hour certification courses.
CTBE: Certificate in Teaching Business English.
CTEYL: Certificate in Teaching English to Young Learners.
available each month all year-round
Cost: 4 week in-class courses from $1490;
Online/Distance courses from $175.
BUNAC Working Adventures Worldwide
Since 1962, BUNAC have been enabling all young people to discover the world through life changing work and travel adventures. We are experts in providing programs that span a long list of countries: the UK on our Intern in Britain program, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Ecuador, South Africa, Cambodia, China, Spain, Nepal, Thailand and Canada. We provide assistance in getting your work permit and job hunting support in-country. To find out more information, visit our website.
||Dates: Year round
Contact: BUNAC USA, 585 N. Juniper Drive Suite 250, Chandler, AZ 85226
Tel.: 866-220-7771 or 1-800-GO-BUNAC
Experience a cultural immersion while
participating in a meaningful international internship
or volunteer program! ELI partners with hundreds
of local organizations in countries on five continents
to provide internship or volunteer opportunities
for anyone looking for an international experience.
Whether you would like to devote your time to caring
for orphans in the Philippines, teaching in a rural
school in Ghana, breeding tortoises in the Galapagos,
working at a health camp in India, planting trees
in rural Tanzania, they can set up the right program
for you. Internships and volunteer programs can
last any length of time from a week to a year.
are available throughout the year and dates are
Costs: The cost will depend on
the country and duration of the program.
Contact: ELI, 1557 Ogden St. #5, Denver,
| Teach English Abroad
Teach English abroad — it’s a great way to travel and see the world while paying your bills and gaining some valuable experience. Footprints has been helping teachers find great schools to work for since 2001. We’ve sent over 10,000 native speakers abroad to teach English. We usually have jobs in 15-20 different countries and specialize in East Asia and the Midde East. Locations like China, Korea, Dubai, and Abu Dhabi have the highest demand for teachers and the salaries and benefits to match.
||Dates: We have open positions all the time.
|LEAPNOW: Transforming Education — LEAPYEAR Program
Choose LEAPYEAR and embark on the most unique first year of college on the planet. Travel abroad for 10 weeks in Latin American or India with a group of your peers. Explore your interests in depth and get real-world experience during your 3-month individual internship chosen from over 6,300 options in 126 countries. Journey inward during 8 weeks of inner-directed retreats that will lay the groundwork for stepping into the world and providing a space to integrate your amazing experiences. Do all of this while receiving college credit! Experience the world while getting your degree.
||Dates: February – August 2018
Cost: See website for details
Contact: LEAPNOW: Transforming Education,11640 Highway 128, Calistoga, CA 94515
AIESEC (International Association
for Students in Economics and Business Management)
Business, engineering, and IT work placements available
in 125+ countries. Interns must apply through a university-based
AIESEC chapter in the U.S.
Camp Counselors USA (CCUSA)
Summer camp counselors needed for Canada and working holiday options in Australia or New Zealand.
Volunteer options available in partnership with the Global
Volunteer Network in Latin America, Asia, and Africa.
Center for INTERIM Programs
Consulting service based in Princeton NJ and Northampton
MA aimed primarily at pre-university and university students
looking to arrange a worthwhile experience in the U.S.
or abroad, including room and board internships and volunteer
work. Database with thousands of options. Specializes in finding gap year abroad options. Consulting fee.
CIEE: Teach English Abroad
Teach Abroad programs in Chile, China, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic,
Morocco, Portugal, South Korea, Spain, Thailand and Vietnam
for university graduates seeking to teach English internationally
for a semester or a year.
Communicating for Agriculture
Exchange Program (CAEP)
Work abroad program in a range of countries for people
aged 18-30 (some programs vary) with at least two
years of practical experience in agriculture, horticulture,
or equine husbandry. For winemaking, exchange participants
must be aged 21-35 and have experience of at least
one grape harvest.
Cultural Vistas: Internships Abroad,
An organization that is dedicated to providing a wide variety of cultural exchange programs for both inbound and outbound students worldwide. Cultural Vistas offers programs offering a variety of personalized professional internships and training programs to France, Germany, Ireland, Spain, Switzerland, and the U.K. Summer fellowships are also available worldwide.
International environmental charity that recruits over
4,000 volunteers a year to assist professional, scientific
field research expeditions around the world.
Foundation for Sustainable
Development (FSD): International Sustainable Development Internships
provides capacity building, funding, and human resources
to over 300 grassroots organizations in Latin America,
Africa, and Asia. Our programs provide comprehensive
development training, immersion, and the opportunity
for participants to design and implement collaborative
projects with the help of a Site Team and their host
organization. With our partner organizations, we implement
solutions that improve social, environmental, educational,
and economic conditions at the community level.
Global Routes: Gap Programs
Customized teaching and other activies for volunteers over 17 years of
age in countries worldwide. Experienced leaders also needed for travel
International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE)
Short- and long-term internship placements in more than 80 countries available to university students
aged 19-30 in science, engineering, math, computer
science, agriculture, or architecture.
Sends U.S. citizens (minimum age of 18) on 2-year volunteer
assignments. Volunteers serve in 70+ countries in Africa,
Asia, the Caribbean, Central and South America, Europe,
and the Middle East. Collaborating with local community
members, volunteers work in areas like education, youth
outreach and community development, the environment,
and information technology.
Real Gap Experience
Offers a range of travel, volunteer, and work programs includes
short-term conservation volunteering in Australia, working
with wildlife in Southern Africa, paid teaching in China,
and volunteer placements in Latin America.
SWAP (Student Work Abroad
Administered by the Canadian Federation
of Students, the organization coordinates a working holiday program for Canadian
students and non-students in the U.K., Ireland, France,
Germany, Austria, New Zealand, Australia, Japan, and
South Africa. Non-Canadian students can participate
in Work Canada for 6 months.
Teach Away Inc.
Teaching English as a Second Language Placements
Teach Away has become one of the largest teacher recruitment agencies in the world. Each year, Teach Away places hundreds of teachers in countries around the world including the United Arab Emirates, Hong Kong, Japan, China, Thailand, Vietnam, Taiwan, Saudi Arabia, South Korea and many more. Teach Away's partners include a wide range of educational institutions including Public/Private Schools; International Schools; Businesses requiring English Language Instructors; and Private English Schools.
Workcamps around the world accept
unskilled short-term labor for 2 to 4 weeks, mainly in
the summer. There is a massive effort to coordinate workcamp
programs; however, for now interested volunteers should
apply to a partner organization in their own country,
principally Volunteers for Peace. Registration for most workcamps
is between $235 and $500, which covers simple accommodation
and food but not travel expenses.
WWOOF (World Wide Opportunities
on Organic Farms)
Global website has links to the national offices in
the countries that have a WWOOF coordinator. National
WWOOF coordinators compile a list of their member
farmers willing to provide free room and board to
volunteers who want to help and are interested in
furthering the aims of the organic movement. Currently
there are WWOOF branches in the U.K., Denmark, Sweden,
Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Czech Republic, Italy,
Slovenia, Turkey, Australia, New Zealand, Canada,
Mexico, Ghana, Uganda, Nepal, China, Japan, Korea,
and U.S. An online list of organic farms in all other
countries (known as WWOOF Independents) can be obtained