So you are back from your education abroad program and are wondering how to go abroad again. If you are a student still, you can always do another program! If you are about to graduate and are wondering how to continue the journey you can use the information on this site to decide to work, teach, volunteer, or do graduate school abroad.
Graduate Schools with an International Focus
If you have already studied at one of our exchange partners abroad, you may feel the connection and desire to apply as a graduate student there. That is completely fine, and we hope that you pursue it if you are inspired to do so. This, however, is not a study abroad through IUP, so there is little that our office can do to support you in the processes.
There are a number of companies that offer graduate programs abroad as well. Two good ways to find them include visiting the following sites:
International Volunteer Opportunities for After Graduation
International Work Opportunities
International Teaching Opportunities
Go Overseas: TeachGo Overseas has a job listing for teaching positions around the world. They are a great resource for program reviews and articles related to working abroad.
World TeachWorldTeach is a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization founded by a group of Harvard students in 1986 in response to the need for educational assistance in developing countries. It also addressed a growing interest among people in the U.S. and elsewhere to serve, teach, and learn as volunteers overseas. Since its inception, WorldTeach has placed thousands of volunteer educators in communities throughout Asia, Latin America, Africa, Eastern Europe, and the Pacific.
CIEECIEE Teach Abroad programs are located in Chile, China, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Peru, South Korea, Spain, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Princeton in AsiaFounded in 1898, Princeton in Asia has expanded its reach to include 49 cities in 20 countries. They have more than 150 fellows and interns working with 77 partner institutions throughout Asia.
SEF-InternationalSEF International (SEFI) is an organization with its main focus in international education. Started in 2000, SEF International has been working with Chinese educational organizations, American higher education institutions, and organizations with China-related projects. Some of those projects deal with student exchanges, professional training for college faculty and university administrators, and other programs. In 2009, SEF International established a program with International Education Associates (IEA) for American teachers and recent college graduates to teach English in China at various levels ranging from elementary schools to colleges and universities. This program is co-administered through the coordination of Shanghai Pacican Academy (SPA) and China Center for International Educational Exchange (CCIEE).
Teach For ChinaTeach For All supports educational programs in areas where students have the least access to education. Teach For China, a branch of Teach For All, has teaching opportunities in rural Yunnan and Guangdong Provinces in China.
Teach For AllTeach For All supports educational programs in areas where students have the least access to education. Teach For All has teaching opportunities in the U.S., Mexico, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, the U.K., Sweden, Spain, Germany, Belgium, Austria, Slovakia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Romania, Bulgaria, Israel, Lebanon, Qatar, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Philippines, Malaysia, China, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand.
Teach Away Inc.Teaching opportunities in more than 40 countries across Central and South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia.
EPIK – English Program in KoreaSponsored by the Korean Ministry of Education, EPIK places native speakers of English in public schools throughout Korea.
Central European Teaching ProgramPlaces teachers in Hungary and neighboring Central European countries. This is a fee-based program.
Reach to TeachReach to Teach has teaching opportunities in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Korea, Vietnam, Singapore, and the U.A.E.
The JET ProgramThe Japan Exchange and Teaching Program promotes grass-roots international exchange between Japan and other nations. Each year, the JET Program recruits more than 1,000 new JET participants to go to Japan and work as either assistant language teachers (ALTs), who provide language instruction in elementary, junior, and senior high schools; coordinators for international relations (CIRs), who work in communities on international exchange activities; or sports exchange advisors (SEAs), who promote international exchange through sports.
Green Heart Travel – Teaching abroad
International Education Sites
NAFSA (National Organization for International Educators)
Cross Cultural Solutions