Job & Internship Opportunities -- International
Idealist.org: A project of Action Without Borders, a global clearinghouse of nonprofit resources, including jobs, internships, mailing lists, and nonprofit resources by state and country.
Verge: Provides resources including Verge Magazine with study, travel, work abroad opportunities and Careers for Globetrotters.
GoOverseas.com: Search, read reviews and get other information about programs for teaching, volunteering, interning, and studying abroad. A wealth of information, covering over 125 countries.
General job search sites: The Career Center's list of major job search sites for all regions.
General internship sites: The Career Center's list of major internship search sites for all regions.
- Devex: Essential resource for international development jobs, internships, volunteer opportunities, programs and news.
- CIEE's Teach Abroad Programs
Offers paid Teach Abroad programs in Chile, China, Dominican Republic, South Korea, Spain, Thailand and Vietnam for university graduates.
- Dave's ESL Cafe Contains teaching job listings worldwide and discussion forums by country.
- The International Educator (TIE) This newspaper, published four times annually, features hundreds of teaching jobs at American and international schools throughout the world. Special "job only" edition each June.
Tourism & Hospitality
- ResortJobs.com: International resort jobs with ski resorts, camps, national parks, cruise ships, restaurants and hotels.
- Transitions Abroad: Hospitality and tourism jobs and other international opportunities
Short-term & Gap Year
- BUNAC: Opportunities offering eligible applicants aged 18 and over, a unique opportunity to spend extended time living, working and travelling overseas.
- GoOverseas.com: Search, read reviews and get other information about programs for teaching, volunteering, interning, and studying abroad. A wealth of information, covering over 125 countries.
- WWOOF (Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms): Work and learn about organic farming and sustainable living in exchange for room and board.
Below is a sampling of internship programs; hundreds more which can be found using the internship directories listed in the first section.
- Cultural Vistas
- Peace Corps & Peace Corps @ Cal
- US AID Student Internships and Fellowships
- US Department of State Student Internship Program
- Berkeley Global Internships
Develop Your Own Internship
If you have not yet secured an internship through an established program or listing, try consulting websites of organizations that interest you; you may just uncover an internship. If not, you can approach them to Develop Your Own Internship.
Below is a sampling of organizations that are engaged in work relevant to this field.
- Amnesty International
- Human Rights Watch
- International Rescue Committee
- Rainforest Alliance
- World Affairs
To identify other organizations to approach, use these resources:
- Careers In International Affairs, Published by Georgetown University - Available on campus.
These programs focus on preparing students for graduate programs and careers in public policy and international affairs.
- Fellowships - Information and lists of organizations offering annual fellowships.
- Fulbright Grant
- Princeton in Africa | Princeton in Latin America | Princeton in Asia
- UC Berkeley Public Policy and International Affairs (UCPPIA) Summer Institute
- Freeman Awards for Study in Asia
- Harry S. Truman Scholarship