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International & Domestic Fee-Based Opportunities

The organizations listed below provide both international and domestic opportunities for students and college graduates to work, intern, study, volunteer, and travel. To participate in these programs you must pay a fee and interested candidates are encouraged to research the organizations to determine whether food, housing, transportation and/or other services are included in the program cost.

INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

Absolute Internship helps college students all around the world to gain international work experience abroad by providing customized professional internships. The Absolute Internship program is an all-inclusive, international professional development experience. Students choose their own customized internship, and experience living and working abroad together with other students from all around the world. Additionally, participants are provided vital international business training to enhance their internship experience, business etiquette and acclimate in the host country. The program is offered in Barcelona, Beijing, Hong Kong, London, Shanghai, and Paris. www.absoluteinternship.com

African Impact is the largest on-the-ground facilitator of responsible volunteer projects throughout Africa in Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. There is no better destination in which to undertake an internship, a wildlife/conservation course or instructor course than in Africa. Whether you are looking to acquire insight into a new industry, approaching a career change or wanting to gain some on-the-job training to complement your studies, African Impact can organize a wide range of learning experiences that will positively enhance your resume in an increasingly competitive job market. www.africanimpact.com

AIESEC is the world's largest youth-run organization. Focused on providing a platform for youth leadership development, AIESEC offers young people the opportunity to participate in international internships, experience leadership and participate in a global learning environment. What makes AIESEC unique is the youth driven impactful experience that it offers to its members. AIESEC is run by young people for young people, enabling a strong experience to all its stakeholders. www.aiesec.org

AIPGlobal.co enhances the global awareness and career development of talented individuals worldwide through internships across Southeast Asia. We aim to develop interns by partnering with firms that are dynamic, recognized and forward-thinking. We bridge the gap between the interns’ professional goals and the firms’ human resources needs. Our internship programs provide the opportunities to join companies which would otherwise traditionally have been closed to foreign students. https://internsinasia.com

API mission is focused on providing programs that are academically, professionally and personally transformative for participants. The staff has traveled extensively through 6 continents in over 70 countries. API offers opportunities in Argentina, Australia, Bhutan, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Ecuador, England, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Scotland, Spain, and UAE. www.apistudyabroad.com

BUNAC is a nonprofit, nonpolitical national student club that offers work, volunteer and travel programs worldwide. The work done in the country largely depends on experience and also mastery of the language and includes, but is not limited to, entry level jobs in restaurants, stores, tourism, hospitality, and clerical positions. BUNAC has programs established in Australia, Britain, Cambodia, Canada, France, Ireland, New Zealand, Peru, and South Africa. www.bunac.org/usa

Catalai Chinese Programme is the leading China internship program for students and recent graduates from the world’s leading universities. Catalai delivers a business-focused China immersion program allowing students to gain a professional understanding of Chinese business, language, and culture. The Catalai program is based on three core foundations: business (an internship work placement in Beijing or Shanghai, language (an intensive Chinese language course), and culture (cultural immersion events and activities). Internship sectors include: advertising, business consultancy, product design, entrepreneurial, finance, green technology, international trade, law, marketing, print media, NGO/charity, public relations, shipping and logistics, and project management. www.catalaichinainternships.com

CDS International, Inc. is committed to the advancement of international career training opportunities customized to provide individuals with in-depth practical knowledge of other nations’ business practices, cultures, and political traditions. These experiences help strengthen global cooperation and understanding amongst individuals, businesses, organizations, and communities. CDS International, Inc. has programs established in Argentina, Germany, Spain, and Switzerland for working, studying, and/or interning abroad. www.cdsintl.org

Center for International Studies (CIS) offers semester, summer, winter, internship, and faculty-led programs in 22 countries at 40 program sites. It provides students with the opportunity to intern, study or travel overseas for a month to a year. CIS customizes each internship to students’ personal and professional goals: you can work in tropical rainforests, market products in fashion design, or guide tourists through museums. CIS programs are offered in Australia, China, Costa Rica, Ecuador, England,Ireland, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, and Spain. www.cisabroad.com

Child Family Health International (CFHI) is the leading nongovernmental organization (NGO) placing health science students on global health education programs in ways that are socially responsible and financially just. It models best global health education practices which demonstrate a priority commitment to community engagement and local integrity. CFHI is an NGO in Special Consultative Status with the ECOSOC of the United Nations. CFHI offers programs in Bolivia, Ecuador, India, Mexico, and South Africa. www.cfhi.org

Chinese Culture Center is a Better Business Bureau accredited nonprofit organization that employs individuals to teach English and other subjects in Chinese universities, colleges, and K-12 schools. Coaches are also needed for basketball training camps to improve youths’ playing skills, developmental progress, and their ability to use English. Locations include: various cities in China. www.chineseculturecenter.org

Connect-123 facilitates internship, volunteer and service learning opportunities for international undergraduate and graduate students in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and in Cape Town, South Africa in a wide range of fields including business, education, engineering, health care, human rights, journalism, social work, and sustainable development. For all programs, Connect-123 provides local support, including secure housing, logistics support, and regular social programs, ranging from cultural tours to community service activities. www.connect-123.com

Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) has been in pursuit of its mission, "to help people gain understanding, acquire knowledge, and develop skills for living in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse world," since 1947. CIEE offers paid teaching positions in seven countries (Chile, China, Dominican Republic, South Korea, Spain, Thailand, and Vietnam) for university graduates looking to teach English abroad and immerse themselves in a foreign community. CIEE handles contract negotiation, insurance from accident to illness, and sometimes visa procurement. It conducts week-long orientations to acquaint participants with the local language, culture, and teaching techniques and have staff on the ground to assist and advise participants while they are there. www.ciee.org/teach/

CRCC Asia specializes in connecting China with the global community through consulting, intensive courses and internships. Through its extensive networks in China, it offers a wide range of high quality placements across various sectors including law, finance, marketing, advertising, public relations, pharmaceuticals, engineering, tourism and logistics. Its consulting services link international and Chinese companies by offering strategy recommendations, due diligence support, and practical advice. Through its courses it introduces young professionals to the legal and financial sectors in China, allowing them to gain insight into many aspects of Chinese business, meet industry leaders, and build valuable business networks. www.crccasia.com

crees stands for conservation research and environmental education towards sustainability. We imagine a world that values biological and cultural diversity, and understands the vital role that the Amazon rainforest plays in the life support system of our planet. Through the creation of unforgettable experiences, crees is able to fund conservation research, sustainable livelihood initiatives and local education schemes. These programmes undertake scientific research to ensure the long term protection of the Peruvian Amazon and empower local communities to lead sustainable and authentic lives. crees offers volunteer and 6-month internship opportunities. www.crees-manu.org/

Cross-Cultural Solutions is widely known as the leading organization in the field of international volunteering.Its volunteer programs are unique in every way. Its global infrastructure supports thousands of international volunteers each year and hundreds of sustainable community initiatives. Cross-Cultural Solutions offers volunteer and internship opportunities in the following areas: Educating At-Risk Youth; Childhood Development; Providing Elder Care, Disability & Accessibility; Skill-Based Training; HIV/AIDS Education & Support; Access to Healthcare; and Empowering Woman. Programs are available in the following countries: Brazil, China, Costa Rica, Ghana, Guatemala, India, Morocco, Peru, Russia, South Africa, and Tanzania. www.crossculturalsolutions.org

Cultural Vistas is a nonprofit exchange organization promoting global understanding and collaboration among individuals and institutions. We develop international professional experiences that create more informed, skilled and engaged citizens. Our programs employer people to drive positive change in themselves, their organizations and society. www.culturalvistas.org

Experiential Learning International (ELI) is a nonprofit organization that partners with organizations from around the world that make a difference in their communities. ELI offers programs in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Germany, Ghana, Guatemala, Ireland, India, Kenya, Nepal, Nicaragua, Peru, Philippines, Poland, South Africa, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, and Vietnam. Internship opportunities cover a breadth of industries including: Architecture, Business, Fashion, Human Rights, Legal, Medical, Public Health, Urban Planning, and many more! Whether you would like to devote your time caring for orphans in the Philippines, teaching in a rural school in Ghana, breeding tortoises in the Galapagos, working at a health camp in India, or planting trees in rural Tanzania, ELI has a volunteer experience that fits your interests. www.eliabroad.org

Foundation for Sustainable Development (FSD) works to enhance the capacity of small non-governmental organizations (NGOs) around the world to address local health, social, environmental, and economic issues. Its model incorporates four unique programs that support underserved communities in a collaborative and sustainable manner: Grassroots NGO Development & Support; Grantmaking; International Development Training Programs; and Giving Circles. Each program is highly immersive,bringing participants on-site to collaborate with local stakeholders. With ongoing support from FSD’s in-country staff, all programs include: orientation, family homestay, language and grassroots development trainings, hands-on project development experience, debriefing sessions, cultural activities, and access to FSD’s Alumni Connect program. Training-programs are offered in Africa, Argentina, Bolivia, India, and Nicaragua. www.fsdinternational.org

Frontier was established in 1989 as a nonprofit conservation and development non-governmental organization (NGO) dedicated to safeguarding biodiversity and ecosystem integrity and building sustainable livelihoods for marginalized communities in the world’s poorest countries. Frontier offers gap year, volunteer, research, travel and, full-time job opportunities. Locations include: Cambodia, Fiji, Madagascar, Nicaragua, and Tanzania. www.frontier.ac.uk

Globalearn-IT specializes in arranging IT consulting internships with established computer consulting firms located in Argentina or South/Central American for undergraduates and graduates of computer related studies. These IT consulting companies are currently working with top US, European, and South American companies on outsourcing and remote sourced team projects. Globalearn-IT also works in the area of Student Teaching (K-12: all subjects taught in English), Biofuel and Alternative Energy, Fashion, HR Recruiting, Hospitality (Hotel and Tourism), Entrepreneurial Business, as well as custom and services opportunities. www.globalearn-it.com

Global Experiences is the world's leading provider of international experiential education programs including international internships, summer internships, fashion internships, and teaching English abroad. Locations include: Dublin, Florence, London, Milan, Paris, Rome, Seville, Sydney, and Washington DC. www.globalexperiences.com

GlobaLinks Learning Abroad is the parent organization of AustraLearn, AsiaLearn, and EuroLearn, providing participants with an abundance of study abroad programs worldwide. Students may wish to study and live abroad on a semester or year program, complete an internship to strengthen their resume, attend a short-term program during one of their academic break periods, complete a research project at an overseas campus, or earn their entire degree. Locations include: China, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, and Thailand; Czech Republic, England, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Scotland, and Wales; Australia, Fiji, and New Zealand. www.globalinksabroad.org

Global Vision International (GVI) is a non-political, non-religious organization formed in 1998 to provide support and services to international charities, nonprofits, and governmental agencies, through volunteering opportunities, internship programs, training, and direct funding. GVI volunteers fill a critical void in the fields of environmental research, conservation, education, and community development. International partners include the South African National Parks Board, Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund, Jane Goodall Institute, Rainforest Concern, and Kenyan Wildlife Service. GVI’s partner organization, the Academy of Internships Abroad, provides participants with the opportunity to gain practical work experience abroad with responsible organizations, develop international contacts, and experience cultural immersion opportunities. Opportunities exist in Africa, Asia, Europe, Central & South America, and Australasia. www.gvi.co.uk

Global Youth Connect (GYC) was founded in 1999 by international youth leaders supported by key human rights advocates and scholars. GYC advances human rights and creates a more just world by empowering young activists from around the globe through a combination of cross cultural human rights learning workshops, volunteer service, and sustained human rights activism aligned with grassroots NGOs, policy makers, and other stakeholders. Programs are offered in Bhutan, Bosnia, Cambodia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Jordan, Nepal, Rwanda, and Venezuela. www.globalyouthconnect.org

Go Abroad.com is committed to providing the most comprehensive international education and alternative travel databases. It provides extensive information within its dynamically constructed travel guides, currency converter, and embassy directories. Go Abroad.com offers resources for studying, interning, volunteering, and working abroad. www.goabroad.com

Go Mad- Make a Difference: International Environmental Volunteer Projects is a program created and managed by TEFL International (see below for full description). The Go Mad program allows students to make a difference in Biospheres and nature preserves around the world and safely and affordably experience nature and our efforts to preserve it. Many people want to give something back. Volunteering, to many, is an enriching and even life-changing experience. Because of our desire to give back, TEFL International now offers students at our Costa Rica, Thailand, Philippines, Nepal, and Vietnam locations opportunities to volunteer in rain forests, wildlife refuges, and national parks, and work with endangered species. www.gomadnow.org

Go Overseas.com is a website features links to hundreds of internship, volunteer and gap year programs abroad, along with articles and reviews of those programs from past participants. www.gooverseas.com

Gustolab International Institute for Food Studies – Italy – Summer interns (June–July) will work on a specific project with staff and internship supervisor, and present their work in Rome at the Internship Symposium. Students interested in food studies and related fields are encouraged to apply. www.gustolab.com/summer-term

Humanity in Action (HIA) develops international educational programs for university students and young professionals. Its objective is to promote a dialogue about understanding and responding to the challenges that democratic countries face as they become more diverse societies. Its programs explore past and present examples of resistance to intolerance, with a goal of encouraging future leaders to be engaged citizens and responsible decision makers. HIA offers fellowship opportunities in Bosnia,Denmark, France, Germany, Netherlands, Poland, and the USA. www.humanityinaction.org

IES Abroad educates students to become global leaders through premier study abroad and internship programs with more than130 academic programs, programs in 35+ cities and 21 countries, and more. www.iesabroad.org

Institute of International Cooperation and Development (IICD) is a private nonprofit organization founded in 1987 that has trained over 1,200 volunteers, who have taken part in development and community work with projects in Africa, Brazil, and Central America. IICD offers a unique program to people of all ages and walks of life who have a desire to travel the world and do good at the same time. www.iicd-volunteer.org

International Service Learning specializes in ethical international medical learning and interchange which is reflected in our numerous health science related offerings. Offers volunteers practical experience through medical, education and community enrichment programs, while offering sustainable aid in developing communities for 20 years. We provide services in Central and South America, Mexico, the Caribbean and Africa. www.islonline.org

Intern NZ/Intern OZ provides customized internships and internship programs in New Zealand and Australia for students looking to gain meaningful work experience. Internships are available in more than 70 fields. Intern NZ/OZ also provides a full set of support services centered around the internship, including assistance with finding housing and securing a work visa, to ensure participants have a wonderful and life enhancing experience. www.internnzoz.com

LanguageCorps offers a variety of programs for talented people interested in travel, internationalism, and teaching abroad. Its goal is to empower its teachers to thrive as professionals abroad. All LanguageCorps programs include an intensive, four- week TESOL training and certification program, pre-departure support, and job placement assistance. Some programs include local language and cultural training, guaranteed job placement, accommodations, excursions, and other support services. LanguageCorps offers teaching programs in Argentina, Brazil, Cambodia, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Mexico, Peru, Russia, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, and Vietnam. www.languagecorps.com

Love Volunteers was set up to provide an affordable, safe and exciting way to volunteer abroad. We offer non-profit program fees and work directly with local organizations who know the local community. Partner organizations have been fully vetted to ensure that there is a genuine need for assistance, that the environments we place our volunteers are safe and of a high quality. You are giving your time to help those in developing countries while also giving your trust that you will be involved with the program and activities you signed up for. www.lovevolunteers.org

Manna Project International is a volunteer driven 501(c)(3) non-profit organization serving international communities through holistic development. Through MPI's 4 to 8 week Summer Internship Program, interns assist the Program Directors in planning and leading programs on the ground in Guatemala, Ecuador and Nicaragua. Interns use their skills and interests to determine the programs with which they work, and many choose to design and lead their own project. www.mannaproject.org

MASA enables thousands of Jewish youth to spend a semester or a year in Israel in any of over 160 programs, helping them build a life-long relationship with Israel and a firm commitment to Jewish life. MASA is Hebrew for "Journey," and MASA's vision is that every year, more and more young Jews from around the world will start their journey with a semester or year in Israel, exploring the land, experiencing its culture, and growing and learning together as they enter the global community. www.masaisrael.org/Masa/English/

Maximo Nevil is a leading organization in the Americas offering language, education and adventure and cultural programs. We are an international company that offers its TEFL/TESOL Certification, Native Spanish Program, International Volunteer Program, and Native English Program in all three countries – Peru, Costa Rica, and Guatemala. www.maximonivel.com

Media Institute for Social Change offers a Summer Documentary Program, 7week intensive commitment where participants are immersed in academics and hands-on production experience; a potent recipe that helps students mature their passions into practical job skills, and produce engaging, professional-quality documentaries. The city serves as a hands-on laboratory as students make video documentaries about local solutions to global issues. We work with award-winning filmmakers, radio personalities and local politicos to teach how media projects can effectively bring about positive social change. www.mediamakingchange.org

Mountbatten Institute provides recent graduates and young professionals with a way to build professional relationships abroad while developing the necessary skills to succeed in the global marketplace. Each year approximately 200 young graduates participate in this unique opportunity that combines a one-year paid internship in the fast paced financial capital of London with academic instruction, leading to a Postgraduate Certificate (PGC) or MBA in International Business Practice. Both qualifications are awarded by St Mary’s University College, Twickenham, London. www.mountbatten.org

My China Opportunity is an internship program that offers internships in various sectors and industries. As an organization, we offer four programs to help students gain international internship experience in a multi-cultural setting in Beijing, China.www.mcochinainternships.com

Next Step Connections is a French and American run company based in Shanghai, China and led by an energetic team of dedicated professionals who all share a passion for international education. Next Step offers a safe platform for foreign students looking to experience China through a professional work experience by providing internship experiences in Shanghai and Hong Kong. Internship industries include: Accounting, Architecture, Business, Event Planning, Fashion, Finance, Journalism, Legal, Marketing and others! www.nextstepconnections.com

Oceans Research offers practical and theoretical training for aspiring marine scientists from internship to postgraduate levels in conjunction with partner schools, technical colleges and universities. It provides and facilitates innovative and dynamic marine research relevant to the management and conservation of Southern Africa's marine life. Its research is interdisciplinary ranging from biological to the socio-economic study of marine resource utilization in Africa's coastal society. www.oceans-research.com

Operation Wallacea is a series of biological and conservation management research programs that operate in remote locations across the world. These expeditions are designed with specific wildlife conservation aims in mind---from identifying areas needing protection to implementing and assessing conservation management programs. Research is supported by students who join the program to strengthen their CV or resume, gain course credit, or collect data for a dissertation or thesis. The expeditions operate in 11 countries: Cuba, Egypt, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Indonesia, Madagascar, Mexico, Mozambique, Peru, and South Africa. www.opwall.com

One Heart Source works in Tanzania, South Africa and Jamaica, taking a comprehensive approach to build environments, eliminating the gap between those who have access to bettering their lives and those who do not. www.oneheartsource.org

PlayAtlantic provides a competitive edge to students wishing to fulfill their dream. The internships program is made for American applicants who would like to gain work experience in New Zealand. Due to our knowledge of internships and students, we are able to provide you with the best possible assistance, support, and guidance from the very beginning until the end of your internship. Finding a good match between you and a company is our main goal. Internship opportunities exist in the following industries: marketing, hospitality, tourism, information technology, government, non-profit, education, and more. www.playatlantic.com/internships

Projects Abroad, one of the leading international volunteer organizations, works with over 1,000 different settings, covering teaching, childcare, healthcare, construction, human rights, and conservation among many others, to match volunteer skills and aspirations to a suitable placement, and offer opportunities, internships, and language courses of the highest quality. Projects Abroad employs full-time local staff to ensure that its volunteers work on worthwhile local programs, receive ample support, and stay safe. Volunteer experiences include working in orphanages, care centers, kindergartens, special needs centers; conducting HIV/AIDS outreach; teaching English; participating in conservation and environment initiatives; coaching various sports; and much more! Projects Abroad offers opportunities to intern in various fields, including, Medicine, Healthcare, Journalism, Law & Human Rights, Business, and Veterinary Medicine & Animal Care. Programs are offered in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Cambodia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Fiji, Ghana, India, Jamaica, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Peru, Romania, Senegal, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, and Vietnam. www.projects-abroad.org

ProWorld Service Corps offers profound 2 to 48 week cultural service, and academic experiences in Peru, Belize and Mexico. www.proworldsc.org

Saha Global focuses efforts in the Northern Region of Ghana, training women in rural communities to solve their village’s need for clean water by providing business opportunities. Saha Global has launched 93 clean water businesses and 100% are still in operation. The Global Leadership Program provides students the opportunity to conduct fieldwork in Ghana. www.sahaglobal.org

Search Associates assists International Schools in finding excellent interns and teachers, placing over 1800 educators abroad each year. Teachers enjoy an exciting lifestyle with ample opportunity to travel and to pursue further professional development. Salary and benefit packages are sufficient to provide for a reasonable lifestyle and travel in the region. The International Schools are academically rigorous college preparatory schools and the language of instruction is English. www.searchassociates.com

SK Pacific is the leading provider of internships abroad in Southeast Asia. We connect talented students with world class organizations. Our all-inclusive program offers premium housing, transportation, travel, and networking opportunities. www.skpacific.com

Smaller Earth offers handpicked, meaningful opportunities from around the globe, making some of the world’s most stunning and remote locations accessible to all. Its purpose is to inspire people to go further. Its organization offers volunteer opportunities in: Australia, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Greece, India, Kenya, Mexico, Nepal, Nicaragua, Peru, Seychelles, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe; internship opportunities in: Argentina, China, India, Mexico, and Seychelles; and work and travel opportunities in: Australia, China, and New Zealand. www.smallerearth.comStint Ireland boasts the widest range of internship and study opportunities here in Ireland. Gain professional internship experience in the field of your choice. Stint Ireland will work with you to identify the perfect internship opportunity to meet your goals.www.stintireland.com

TaLK is a Korean Government scholarship program known as Teach and Learn in Korea. The program’s main objective is to invite and train native English teachers and overseas Koreans to teach practical English in after-school classes at the rural elementary school. The TaLK Program funds 300 TaLK Scholars each semester and provides a1-month orientation for the TaLK Scholars in addition to round-trip airfare, a settling-in allowance, a monthly living stipend, health insurance, and organized trips to historical locations in Korea. www.talk.go.kr

TEFL International is one of the world's most prominent providers of English teacher training and volunteer placement programs. Since the organization’s inception in 1998, TEFL International courses have been preparing students for employment in the ESL (English as a Second Language) and TESOL (Teaching English as a Second Language) fields. With TEFL course center locations around the world, our students learn how to teach English to non-English speakers, while immersing themselves in the rich cultures and customs of their host countries, resulting in a more holistic and integrated educational experience. www.tefllife.com

The Ayusa International e.V. English Tutoring Program is for everyone, who is a native English speaker, loves to spend time with children and who wants to learn about German culture first-hand! It is a great way to live one to three months in Germany. The program is a truly cultural exchange program. For teaching English to the children of the family, you will receive free room & board with a German host family and explore Germany, your destination in the heart of Europe! www.aupaircare-germany.de/english-tutor.html

The Fund for American Studies – TFAS International – Our international programs are cross-cultural academic experiences bringing together students from around the world. Programs are in Europe, Asia and South America. www.TFASinternational.org

The Intern Group The Intern Group is an award-winning social entrepreneurship that amplifies the Global Consciousness and Professional & Career Development of talented individuals worldwide through Global Internships within our international network of partnerships spanning all sectors. We envisage a future where we can empower & educate individuals, regardless of socioeconomic status, to intern and travel anywhere on the globe cost-effectively, and leverage the latest technology to share their experiences with others around the world. www.theinterngroup.com

Universal Giving is an award-winning website that connects people to quality giving and volunteer opportunities worldwide. All projects are vetted through Universal Giving’s trademarked, proprietary Quality Model. Individuals choose from a variety of service projects in various countries. www.universalgiving.org

US-China Education and Cultural Exchange Center is a non-political, non-religious, nonprofit organization whose mission is to foster cross-cultural understanding between Chinese and Americans by providing Americans and Chinese with various educational opportunities to study, work, and live in the US or China. www.uschinaedu.org

Women in Progress works to achieve economic independence of women and alleviate poverty at a grassroots level in developing nations through the sustainable growth of small women-owned businesses and at the same time establishes mutual understanding among people of diverse cultures. As an international volunteer organization, Women in Progress helps people volunteer and intern abroad. Its international volunteer programs focus on assisting women in Africa to grow their micro enterprises and become self-sufficient through business and IT consulting and training. Through volunteer and internship opportunities, you can use your skills to make a difference in the future of women and their families in Ghana, and give meaning to your travels in Africa. www.womeninprogress.org

Work in Ireland is the leading youth travel agency in Ireland, with over 50 years experience organizing work and travel programs; helping more than 15K students and graduates per year. You’ll benefit from our comprehensive support network. www.workandtravelireland.org

Zona Travel Ecuador (ZTE) is a company uniting a team of experienced professionals who dedicate their work to the environmental preservation and protection of Ecuador's unique flora and fauna as well as the development of indigenous and mestizo communities. ZTE offers a great variety of community/volunteer, research, adventure, and scientific tourism programs within Ecuador. www.myadventurecuador.com

DOMESTIC OPPORTUNITIES

Albany Internship Experience (AIE) invites students to gain an insider’s perspective on politics and policy; allows students to intern and take college courses while exploring career opportunities in the state’s capital city. Interns will work in Albany-based advocacy and lobbying organizations. www.marist.edu/liberalarts/albany-internships

Boston University Summer Study Internship Program offers an opportunity to complete coursework relevant to your future career – and to apply that knowledge directly in practice as an intern in your field.bu.edu/summer/internship

Baton Exchange, Leader Incubator Fellows Program is a working-learning-leading-serving one year leader incubator experience in Columbus, Ohio. Leader Trainees work full-time at partnering companies/nonprofits, serve a few hours each month at nonprofits, and receive training in: leadership skills, integrating the Christian faith and work, character, professional skills, emotional intelligence, calling and strategic influence strategies. Seasoned leaders from a wide range of industries and occupations, along with a community of peers, mentors and coaches walk alongside you during the year. We welcome young adults from a wide range of vocational interests: Arts & Entertainment, Media, Government, Education, Business & Science, Social Sciences, and more. The program includes a $250 non-refundable deposit. Room, utilities, food, training, special activities, and a small living stipend are typically covered through the job/volunteer placement arrangements.  The value you receive during your fellows experience is approximately $30,000.  Participation fee in the fellows program is $2,500 and can be paid during the course of the year. http://www.thebatonexchange.com

Columbia University- The Hertog Global Strategy Initiative (HGSI) is a research program that explores how the world community has responded to planetary threats to derive lessons that will help us take on the challenges of the present and the future. Each summer, a select group of students from across the nation comes to Columbia University for three months to work with leading scholars and policymakers. Students receive 8 academic credits and pay tuition/fees to participate in the program. http://beta.global.columbia.edu/institutes-programs-initiatives/hertog-global-strategy-initiative

Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs is a nine-month, full-time, graduate-level leadership training program that prepares diverse, talented, and committed individuals for effective and ethical leadership in the public arena. Fellows participate at each of Coro's five regional centers: Los Angeles, New York, Pittsburgh, St. Louis, and San Francisco. The Fellows Program is founded on Coro's unique curriculum of core leadership skills-building, paired with real-world experiences that rely on the city as the classroom. Unconventional by traditional academic standards, the Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs is rigorous and demanding. Since 1947, the Fellows Program has combined experiential learning, interactions with private, public, and non-profit decision-makers, and development in analytical, group governance, and communication skills. The Fellow Program has four major components: field placements, seminars, leadership breakfasts, and focus weeks. www.coro.org

Eco Practicum are hands-on programs part think-tank, part action-workshop, part travel-adventure. Meet experts, connect with peers, engage your biosphere, and gain practical tools to change our systems for the better. Join the Catskill Mountain Practicum, Spring Break in New York City or Good Food Works.

The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) Since 1967 has been a leader in educating young people from around the work in the fundamental principles of American democracy and our free market system. While participating in the undergraduate DC programs, students take courses, intern and live in on-campus housing at George Washington University or Capitol Hill apartments. Alumni of the program are leaders in government, business, the media and nonprofit sector. www.dcinternships.org

GenHERation is an interactive media company for aspirational college women, providing access to career exploration, female executives, skill-building activities and scholarships. The Discovery Days Program will serve as an educational incubator with guided discussions by industry mentors in various cities across the US including, San Fran, LA, Washington DC, NYC and Philadelphia with 30+ companies participating. Learn more at www.genheration.com

Girls Who Invest is a Philadelphia-based program to inspire, educate and support young women so that they will become leaders in the asset management business. College women will learn core finance and investment concepts and skills from some of the most respected business school professors in the country. www.girlswhoinvest.org

IES Abroad – Chicago Summer Internship and New York Summer Internship are new domestic internship programs, each location offers a unique experience. Participants are guaranteed placement in a full time position and have access to networking opportunities as well as a structured Orientation program when you arrive. https://www.iesabroad.org/study-abroad/programs/new-york-summer-internship

Intelligentsia International, Inc. offers its visitors an opportunity to experience the environmental, technical, social, and recreational diversity of Florida. In addition to eco-tourism and educational programs, participants are also given an opportunity to help bring positive change to the USA. Intelligentsia is a regional leader in promoting new approaches to environmental, water, energy, and community activism, as practiced in rural southwest Florida. www.intelligentsia-international.org

Publishing Institute – University of Denver is the ideal launching pad for your career in book publishing. Over the course of four weeks, it will introduce you to the process of book publishing: from editing, marketing and production to the bigger picture of digital publishing in a constantly changing world. https://www.du.edu/publishinginstitute/

The Washington Center (TWC) is an independent, nonprofit organization that has played a crucial role in preparing young people for leadership and promoting civic participation by connecting motivated students with companies, organizations, congressional offices, and federal agencies that exemplify the values of leadership and community service for the past 30+ years. www.twc.edu/default.shtml

Washington Internship Institute (WII) is an educational nonprofit organization that prepares college students and recent graduates for their future by offering substantive internships in the private, public, and nonprofit sector and academic enrichment seminars that encourage students to reflect on their experiences, set goals, and explore discipline-based topics. www.wiidc.org

Washington Internship Program (WIP) has served as a premier educational and career-coaching organization for individuals seeking internships since 1981. WIP’s internship placement opportunities have ranged from the government sector to opportunities in media, human resources, and nonprofit organizations among many others. www.washingtoninternship.com