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International Opportunities

Au Pair International program to live with a host family and care for the children.

BUNAC Five-week to two-year programs volunteering or working abroad.

Bushwise One-year professional safari field guide certification in South Africa.

CDS International Non-profit organization offering internships abroad, professional fellowships, and work-study programs in Argentina, Germany, Russia, Spain, and U.S.A.

City Year A year of full-time service in community work.

Critical Language Scholarship Program Fully-funded seven- to ten-week intensive language instruction and extensive cultural enrichment experiences held overseas for undergraduate, master's degree, and Ph.D. students.

Education-Canada The Education Canada Network (ECN) is Canada's largest educational e-recruitment resource network, offering employers such as school districts, private institutions, colleges, and universities an efficient, timely, and cost-effective method of advertising their educational employment opportunities online. For the educational job seeker, the Education Canada Network offers a nationwide online database of educational employers currently seeking to fill positions in teaching, administration, and support staff areas. Education professionals can search the Online Job Database at no cost. lists openings for 40 countries along with advice on lifestyles and living overseas, and a free subscription to Escape From America magazine.

Foundation for Sustainable Development offers volunteer and intern abroad programs that collaborate with underserved communities in Africa, Asia, and Latin America to work towards development solutions.

Global Vision International features field work placements and career opportunities in the areas of sustainable development; biological and zoological research; environmental education; conservation; and much more.

GoAbroad International education and experiential travel resource, including studying, teaching, volunteering, and working abroad.

IAESTE The International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience offers internship programs and short-term experiential programs in the United States and abroad.

Idealist Posts international and non-profit-oriented jobs, fellowships, and volunteer opportunities.

iHipo Large database of international jobs and internships.

Ikando Recruits volunteers for placement in a variety of organizations in Ghana.

Institute for Central American Development Studies Study abroad programs in Costa Rica and Nicaragua, taking intensive Spanish coursework and volunteering.

Institute for International Cooperation and Development Following a six-month training and fundraising period, volunteer abroad in development and community work projects.

International Careers Consortium Career resources for international work.

Jobted is a resource for jobs and careers across the UK. is the directory for employment opportunities around the world. has international job opportunities for professionals, expatriates, and adventure seekers.

Peace Corps International volunteer programs with focus areas in education; youth and community development; health; business and information and communications technology; agriculture; and environment.

Restless Development Volunteer programs in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia working with rural youth and communities. U.K.-based training prior to volunteering abroad. for jobs in the U.K. in many fields.

Transitions Abroad: Portal to Work Abroad, Overseas Travel, Study Abroad includes a large section on work abroad, which covers international jobs, internships abroad, short-term work, teaching English, and volunteering abroad.

Volunteer Abroad Search database for opportunities to volunteer, intern, study, teach, and work abroad. Also has airfare, hostel, insurance, and other useful information.

Volunteer World is a volunteer abroad comparison platform which enables you to search and compare offers from large travel agencies as well as smaller local specialists and grass-root projects (NGOs).

WorkAbroad Monster lists jobs in many countries and also offers advice on etiquette; travel and relocation; public sector and non-profit positions; and regional information. (formerly known as VWIS "Voluntary Work Information Service") is an international networking service for volunteers, workers, and travelers on volunteer projects in over 150 countries worldwide. Projects can be short term, long term, paid, unpaid, skilled, unskilled: it all depends on your needs, qualifications, and personal interests. Offers personalized service, enabling you to select your field of work, individual countries, and time periods. Below are just some of the many projects that you can get involved in.

  • Volunteering your services as a community development worker in India
  • Teaching English as a foreign language in Zimbabwe, Poland, and Vietnam
  • Assisting scientists in Indonesian tropical forests
  • Black bear tracking in Canada
  • Excavating archaeological sites in France
  • Working with orphans and street children in Guatemala and Mexico
  • Protecting wildlife in national parks and reserves in the United States, Ecuador, Scotland, and Costa Rica
  • Providing medical assistance to the elderly in Sudan
  • Organic farming in Argentina and South Africa
  • Fruit picking in Denmark and Australia
  • Working as a management trainer and administrator in Ghana    

There is also information about TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) certification and job placement.

World Learning Study abroad opportunities for undergrads, master’s, and continuing education programs in international education and sustainable development. A non-profit organization operating in 77 countries, committed to fostering global citizenship and promoting social and economic justice.

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