Working and Interning Abroad
Students interested in interning or working outside of the United States can gain great experience, learn a language, and becoming highly marketable to organizations seeking to internationalize. Some of these resources can serve to better prepare students as they begin investigating international opportunities.
Offers a range of exciting summer camp, work abroad and volunteer abroad programs. Established in 1962 BUNAC is a non-profit work and travel expert helping people work and travel overseas.
Based at the Center for International Development at Harvard University, WorldTeach offers the benefits of a well-established volunteer organization, while also providing more comprehensive, personalized support and training as a small NGO. In each of their programs, volunteers are placed in schools and host communities in developing countries that specifically request WorldTeach volunteers and would otherwise be unable to afford or locate qualified teachers. Volunteers receive training, language preparation, and field support, empowering them to make an impact that will last long after they leave.
The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme aims to promote grass roots internationalisation at the local level by inviting young overseas graduates to assist in international exchange and foreign language education in local governments, boards of education and elementary, junior and senior high schools throughout Japan. It seeks to foster ties between Japanese citizens (mainly youth) and JET participants at the person-to-person level.
The ultimate resource site for the new generation of young, single, internationally mobile professionals. A place to learn more about living and working abroad, get support when the going gets tough, and connect with other GenXpats.
International is a nonprofit organization that supports intercultural understanding through professional development programs in Argentina, Germany, Russia, Spain, and the United States. Their programs include international internships, professional fellowships, State Department public diplomacy initiatives, J-1 visa services, work-study programs, and study tours. They have over 40 years of experience working with participants from more than 80 countries.