International Service

Association of American Schools in South America (AASSA) – Holds recruiting fairs in Atlanta, GA each year in November/December to advertise teaching programs in Central America and the Caribbean.
European Council of International Schools (ECIS) – Resources and opportunities for International Teacher Certification, International Leadership & Management, and Sustainable International School Governance diploma program.
Institute of International Education – Scholarships, fellowships, and leadership programs designed to encourage students to get involved in international education.
International School Services – Opportunities to teach in international schools; must have at least 2 years of experience in a full-time classroom and possess a bachelor’s degree in order to apply.
NAFSA: Association of International Educators – Leadership training and development opportunities abroad; volunteer leadership and internship positions accepting applicants as positions become available.
Search Associates – Internships and full-time entry-level positions in international education. Teaching candidates should have a bachelor’s degree and teaching certification (two-year program); Internship candidates should be a senior or recent grad, have a minimum 3.2 GPA, and some experience with children (one-year program).

Association Internationale des Etudiants en Sciences Economiques et Commerciales (AIESEC) – An entirely youth-run organization that offers fellowships, internships, and leadership in a global learning environment.
BUNAC – Positions open to full-time or gap year students and other young people from both the UK and the USA. Programs range from eight weeks to 18 months. Popular gap year destinations include: New Zealand, Nepal, Chile, Australia, Britain, China, South Africa and many more.
Cultural Vistas – Several international and domestic fellowshops available for students focusing on leadership, cultural exchange, and education.
INFO Nepal – Volunteer programs in 52 countries in villages throughout Nepal addressing environmental and development issues.
InterAction – A non-governmental organization (NGO) offering internships and leadership opportunities for individuals looking to gain experience in advocacy and social policy.
International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE) - Provides students in technical degrees (primarily science, engineering and the applied arts) with paid, course-related, training abroad.
The American-Scandinavian Foundation – Exchange programs, fellowships, and internships in business, government, the arts, law, agriculture, engineering, and technology.
WorkingAbroad – Voluntary and professional positions in over 150 countries, ranging from teaching, medicine, wildlife protection, community development, marine projects, youth development, and many more.
World Volunteer Web – A “global clearinghouse” for opportunities in international volunteering, advocacy, campaigning, and networking.

EarthWatch Institute – Take part in scientific research in one of over 50 countries!
El Porvenir – Volunteering projects in Nicaragua focusing on health education, sustainability, and restoration in rural villages throughout the region.Global Volunteers – International and domestic volunteering programs ranging from one day to two weeks.
The Sierra Club – Volunteering projects centered on the environment, diversity, social justice, veterans, youth development, and more!
Volunteer Nepal – Live with a host family in Nepal and engage in volunteering focusing on healthcare, education, community health, humanities, and agriculture!

Wilderness Volunteers – Opportunities to participate in hands-on volunteering in several natural regions all across the United States.

Amigos de las Américas – Live with a host family in Latin America for a summer, a semester, or one year. Provides training and leadership development to high school and college students, who work in teams of 2-3 to assist with Community-Based Initiatives.
Amizade – Individual volunteering, team-based volunteering, service-learning projects for faculty, and more!
Casa Alianza – An international NGO geared towards homeless youth; programs include HIV/AIDS awareness, children’s rights, and violence among youth in Honduras, Nicaragua, Mexico and Guatemala.
Explorations in Travel – Volunteer vacations to San Juan and other destinations; projects for women over 40 and youth. Projects consist of working with veterinary professionals to educate others about animal ownership.

United Nation Children’s Fund (UNICEF) – Global iniatives in education, emergency relief, health and immunization, HIV/AIDS, nutrition, water and sanitation, and safety.

Additional Resources

EduLinkInternational – Assistance for students wishing to pursue teaching programs in the United Kingdom at some of the top universities, including Oxford and Cambridge. Teaching positions available in China require a degree in the subject you wish to instruct; one-year positions currently available. – Information, resources, and job postings for international teaching opportunities in Japan. Opportunities are updated regularly, and depend on need.