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Intern/Work Abroad

  • lemon-internMedical Missionaries Global Health Fellows offers two recent college graduates planning on entering the health professions the opportunity to gain experience in health care delivery in a developing country. Fellows spend one year in Thomassique, Haiti, working at St. Joseph’s Clinic, where they act as liaisons between Medical Missionaries—the US-based organization that built and funds the clinic—and the clinic’s all-Haitian staff. The fellowship begins in the summer and ends in the summer of the following year.
  • VIA provides rich, immersive, cross-cultural learning experiences in the U.S. and Asia that transcend boundaries, transform lives, and strengthen our global community. Founded at Stanford in 1963, VIA is a private, non-profit, and non-religious organization. Asia Programs include a Global Community. Fellowship for graduating seniors and professionals and short-term programs for high school and university students.

  • InterExchange: offers Superior Cultural Exchange Programs for Au Pairs, Work & Travel, Career Training, Camp Counselors, Working Abroad and Teaching English Abroad.
  • GoAbroad: is a search directory which connects people to overseas opportunities including: volunteering, internships and teaching English.  They are dedicated to providing this information in a clean and less-commercial format.
  • GeoVisions: provides sustainable volunteer abroad projects, teach abroad and au pair abroad paid jobs, internships and the J1 US Work and Travel program.
  • AIESEC: is developing the leadership potential of youth through experiential learning, volunteer experiences and professional internships.Enabling both employers and organization’s to connect with a global network of talent.
  • Cross Cultural Solutions: is a nonprofit working to address critical global issues by providing meaningful volunteer service to communities abroad, and contributing responsibly to local economies.
  • API: Academic Programs International (API) offers international internships in several countries in areas such as international business, communications, arts, education, hospitality, law, public administration, social sciences, sports, and more (available with credit and without credit). API also offers paid and unpaid work opportunities in Australia and France.
  • The Asia Internship Programme: offers customized internship opportunities in emerging markets throughout Southeast Asia. Apply now and start your experience of a lifetime.
  • GapForce: is a leading provider of structured programs abroad with over 25 years experience. The wide range of global expeditions and adventures includes remote conservation projects, teaching and medical placements, working holidays, sport coaching, ski instructor and leadership training.

Volunteer Abroad

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    International Volunteer HQ: is the world leader in affordable and responsible volunteer travel, placing thousands of volunteers in important social and environmental projects in over 30 countries, while supporting mutually-beneficial learning exchanges between volunteers and host communities. IVHQ volunteers can join a wide range of projects, including teaching, childcare, medical, construction and renovation, NGO support, and wildlife conservation for periods ranging from 1 week to 6 months.

  • Global Mamas: is based in Ghana, West Africa and has over a decade of experience hosting international volunteer. We deliver life-changing experiences while putting your skills and talents to use to enrich the lives of our women and their families.

  • EdGE Course: Amplify your volunteer experience abroad by taking the EdGE course. EdGE is a 12 week online training and personalized mentorship that encourages participants to think critically about international work. To receive $50 off the course use the following  promotional code: FGS2015.
  • Princeton in Latin Americais a non-profit organization that partners with non-profits throughout Latin America to match them with young, public sector professionals seeking full-year fellowships in development work. We are an independent 501(c)3 which is not funded by Princeton University.
  • Princeton in Asiaprovides transformative, service-oriented experiences for talented graduates and serves the needs of Asia as determined by our Asian partners. Princeton in Asia is a private, independent, non-profit organization 501(c)(3) affiliated with Princeton University.
  • Peace Corps: must commit to two years of service. Volunteers serve in 74 countries in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Central and South America, Europe, and the Middle East. Volunteers collaborate with local community members to work in areas like education, youth outreach and community development, the environment, and information technology.
  • World-Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms: visitors, or ‘WWOOFers’, spend about half a day on a host farm, learn about the organic movement and sustainable agriculture, and receive room and board – with no money exchanged between hosts and WWOOFers. WWOOF is an educational and cultural exchange program. WWOOFing is a way to learn practical farming skills, be part of the organic agriculture movement, and experience the heart of agrarian culture
  • Volunteers For Peace: organizes, promotes and supports voluntary service opportunities in the USA and abroad as an effective means of intercultural education, service learning, and community development. Choose from thousands of projects in more than 100 countries!
  • G.I.V.E: is an international volunteer organization that combines volunteer work and adventure to improve lives.
  • API: Academic Programs International (API) offers volunteer opportunities in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Placement areas may include child and infant care, coaching, construction and maintenance, environment/ecology, medical/health/nutrition, social justice, or wildlife conservation.

  • GapForce: is a leading provider of structured programs abroad with over 25 years experience. The wide range of global expeditions and adventures includes remote conservation projects, teaching and medical placements, working holidays, sport coaching, ski instructor and leadership training.

  • Omprakash: is a network of vetted grassroots health, education, and environmental projects in over 40 countries around the world. Visit their site to browse opportunities, apply for positions, and receive rigorous pre-departure online training!
  • Volunteering Solutions, an international volunteer placement organization with its Headquarters in India, is one company that provides placement to these international volunteers and travelers at various social welfare projects all over the world.

Teach Abroad

  • lemon-teachWorldTeach: partners with governments and other organizations in developing countries to provide volunteer teachers to meet local needs and promote responsible global citizenship. It also addressed a growing interest among people in the U.S. and elsewhere to serve, teach and learn as volunteers overseas. WorldTeach provides opportunities for volunteers to teach in developing countries for year programs that are 10-12 months long or summer programs that are 2 months in length. Some programs are fully funded by in-country partners, while others have a volunteer fee.
  • InterExchange: offers Superior Cultural Exchange Programs for Au Pairs, Work & Travel, Career Training, Camp Counselors, Working Abroad and Teaching English Abroad.
  • GoAbroad: is a search directory which connects people to overseas opportunities including: volunteering, internships and teaching English.  They are dedicated to providing this information in a clean and less-commercial format.
  • GeoVisions: provides sustainable volunteer abroad projects, teach abroad and au pair abroad paid jobs, internships and the J1 US Work and Travel program.
  • Teach Away: teach overseas in Ministries of Education, private international schools, colleges, universities, and ESL schools.
  • Greenheart Travel: is personally invested in providing cultural immersion programs that change lives, advance careers, and create leaders. They provide opportunities abroad that include: teaching, volunteering and working.
  • Reach to Teach: teach English in Korea, Taiwan, and China through Reach To Teach. Start your teaching adventure and apply now to teach English abroad!
  • JET Programme: is a teaching and exchange program for a year in Japan.
  • API: Academic Programs International (API) offers paid teach abroad opportunities in China, Colombia, Mexico, Thailand and Vietnam, as well as and unpaid teaching positions in Italy. Depending on location, participants may teach English or other subjects school age children or adults from various walks of life.

Meaningful Travel Abroad

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    Carpe Diem Education: programs are based on the building blocks we believe provide students with intentional space for infinite opportunities to learn.  Through 3 month and year long group semesters; our students examine global interdependence through the lens of privilege, perspective, and social justice. With a holistic approach combining experiential education, intercultural exchange, and community – our students learn about the world around them, build confidence, and learn to travel independently.

  • Where There Be Dragons: programs are authentic, rugged and profound student travel adventures that expose the beautiful and complex realities of the countries in which we travel.
  • Winterline Global Skills Program:  offers 9 month Gap Year experiences for students aged 17-21 focused on building life, college and career skills in a global context.  Participants travel to 10 countries on 3 continents while developing 100 skills.
  • LEAPYEAR: is a full academic year of experience, adventure & reflection to cultivate the whole person. Travel with a cohort of your peers to India or Central America, engage in self-inquiry at our California retreats, and create your dream internship while receiving a year of college credit.
  • Ecology Project International: Experience hands-on research with endangered species and critical ecosystems. Travel to Costa Rica, Belize, Mexico, the Galapagos, or Yellowstone National Park with EPI’s travel/study opportunities for high school and college students.

  • The GREEN Program is the leading experiential education provider for the next generation of future sustainability & renewable energy leaders of the world. With short-term, high-impact programs focused on topics related to the United Nations’ 2030 agenda toward worldwide Sustainable Development, student leaders travel to Iceland, Peru, and Philadelphia to be immersed in a network that aids in accelerating meaningful careers.

  • Amigos de las Americas operates intensive international youth leadership programs in 11 countries of the Americas. AMIGOS programs range from 4 to 22 weeks and provide an opportunity for young people to develop leadership, cultural competency and interpersonal skills, through a model that combines extensive leadership and community training with hands–on, experiential learning.  This methodology, coupled with structured in-country mentorship, empowers youth to make connections, bridge gaps, capture opportunities and create solutions.

Study Abroad Scholarships

  • lemon-scholashipsAbroad 101: has expanded beyond the review process by partnering with several amazing organizations to offer unique scholarship opportunities for students going abroad.
  • Go Abroad Scholarships
  • The Gilman Scholarship: The Gilman Scholarship Program aims to diversify the kinds of students who study and intern abroad and the countries and regions where they go by offering awards to U.S. undergraduates who might otherwise not participate due to financial constraints.

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