Work and Service

Work/Internship Opportunities

Christianson Grant

The Christianson Grant is awarded to individuals who have arranged their own work abroad programs. Proposed programs must be at least six months in length and emphasize a work component. The grant program does not support independent research projects or academic study abroad programs. Award amounts vary between $2,500 and $10,000. Grant applicants must be: U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents; between the ages of 18 and 28, participating in a work, internship or volunteer abroad program--that is not part of a degree requirement or for class credit; committed to a program duration of at least six months; and willing to submit a written report upon completion of their program.

Working Adventures Worldwide catalogs job opportunities abroad.

The Call to Serve database lists humanitarian aid opportunities.

The UNV, United Nation's Volunteers, connects development organizations and volunteers over the Internet and supports their effective online collaboration through its online volunteering (OV) resource.

The Council on International Educational Exchange offers ways to teach and study abroad.

Coolworks catalogs information on finding seasonal jobs, in what they call, "some of the greatest places on Earth."

Foundation for Sustainable Development offers training programs geared towards work in the developing world.

International Human Rights Training Programs hosts international summer programs in places like Bosnia and Rwanda.

Idealist maintains a database of jobs, volunteer positions, and organizations that uphold their mission statement "to find practical solutions to social and environmental problems, in a spirit of generosity and mutual respect."

Liberty Guide, a project of the Institute of Humane Studies at George Mason University, is an online jobs and opportunities bank for those interested in advancing the ideas of liberty.

Electronic Network for Latin American Careers and Employment is an employment resource for working in Latin America.

Nonprofit Jobs offers a nonprofit job resource on their site.

This link to the Peace Corps will give you information about this governmental program to work and serve abroad.

Transitions Abroad is a resource for those interested in living, working, and studying abroad.