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Work, Intern, Teach or Volunteer Abroad

Searching for the Perfect Opportunity

The following is NOT a list of recommended programs or organizations. This is simply a listing of opportunities which are available to you. It is your responsibility to check references and determine the ability of each organization to meet your needs.

VOLUNTEER, INTERN, WORK Abroad Scholarship!

The Christianson Grant is open to individuals who have arranged to
work, intern or volunteer abroad for at least sixth months.

Check out these resources for starting an international career.


UW Oshkosh Resource

TheBigGuideExpert advice for anyone considering going abroad to study, volunteer, intern, teach, travel or work! Living abroad can be inspiring, challenging and even life-changing. Knowing what to expect is your key to success – and The BIG Guide Online shows first-year students as well as graduates how to build their credentials and prepare for work in the global economy. Discover opportunities, acquire skills and develop the all-important global perspective with this easy-to-use interactive online guide and toolkit. And the best part for UW Oshkosh students is that the service fees are already covered for you. Start building your global career skills today! (The name of this service will change to "My World Abroad" shortly!)

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Working in International Education (job listings & print materials)

NAFSA Job Registry

Chronicle of Higher Education

Higher Education Jobs


Teach Abroad


Georgia Ministry of Education "Teach & Learn with Georgia"

Educators Abroad Student Teaching (EAST; UW Oshkosh program)


World Teach (volunteer)


Teach English as a Foreign Language


Volunteer Abroad

Habitat for Humanity International

VolunteerAbroad.com (searchable database)

Volunteer International (searchable database)


Work & Intern Abroad

AIESEC (paid internships)

Work Abroad/Volunteer with BUNAC (U.K., Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, France, Canada, South Africa, Cambodia & Peru)

Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials

Career Forum (career site for Japanese-English bilinguals)

CDS International (internship in Germany)

Educational Programs Abroad (EPA)Internships

Eurograduate Live (Careers Database and Career Planning)

Euro Jobs (work abroad)

GermanCompanies.us database of 3,500+ German firms in the U.S.

Global Careers

globalEDGE International Internship Directory

InterExchange (intern, volunteer)


International Volunteer Programs Association

JobsAbroad.com (searchable database)

JobSite (work abroad)

MonsterBoard U.K. (work abroad)

Monster Global Gateway

New Zealand Working Holiday Program

OverseasJobs.com (searchable database)

Peace Corps

Riley Guide

U.S. Department of Commerce

U.S. State Department Recruitment


Other Resources (print)

Working World: Careers in International Education, Exchange, and Development
authors Sherry L. Mueller & Mark Overmann; Georgetown University Press October 15, 2008; ISBN-10: 1589012100; ISBN-13: 978-1589012103

Career Diplomacy: Life and Work in the U.S. Foreign Service
authors Harry W. Kopp & Charles A. Gillespie; Georgetown University Press October 15, 2008; ISBN-10: 1589012194; ISBN-13: 978-1589012196

Careers in International Affairs
authors Maria Pinto Carland & Candace Faber; Georgetown University Press; 8 edition April 15, 2008; ISBN-10: 1589011996; ISBN-13: 978-1589011991

This page was last updated on: June 11, 2013