This is an international non-profit organization promoting intercultural learning through home stays, educational group travel, study abroad, language training, work exchange, and other cultural immersion programs.
Travel ideas for students who want to see the world in the year between high school graduation and enrolling in college.
Cross cultural exchange is an integral part of all Global Routes programs. The cornerstone of the Global Routes experience is a two to three week home stay in a remote rural village. Here you immerse yourself in the daily life and ritual of your host community and work with locals on projects chosen by community leaders.
GlobalQuest offers twelve-week semester programs in international settings. The program was established in 1999 and initial semester offerings are based in Thailand. Spring and fall semesters are for high school seniors and high school graduates between school and college.
Volunteer to spend your summer providing public health services to our neighbors in Latin America and other areas around the country and the world. Young people from the United States develop leadership skills and an understanding of other cultures while participating in this unique program.
Interim offers individuals of all ages and backgrounds the opportunity to explore different areas of interest via a personally tailored, experience-based format. Since its inception, INTERIM has designed creative "time on" for over 3,500 young people between the ages of 15 and 70, and has created an ever-growing database of over 4,000 options worldwide: Internships/Apprenticeships, Volunteer Work, Cultural/Academic Study Programs, and Language courses.
Ithaka offers a rigorous experiential and academic work/study immersion in Greek culture. The study is inter-disciplinary, covering the main areas of culture and learning from ancient times to the present day. It is accessible to the broadest range of students, with varying interests, abilities, and training.
Celebrating over 40 years and more than 500,000 alumni, Outward Bound is the pioneer and leader in challenging adventure education programs for youths and adults that range in length from three weeks to one semester.
The Peace Corps traces its roots and mission to 1960, when then-Senator John F. Kennedy challenged students to serve their country in the cause of peace by living and working in developing countries. From that inspiration grew an agency of the federal government devoted to world peace and friendship. Since that time, more than 170,000 Peace Corps Volunteers have been invited by 136 host countries to work on issues ranging from AIDS education, information technology, and environmental preservation. Today's Peace Corps is more vital than