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ever, stepping into new countries like East Timor, working in emerging and essential areas such as information technology and business development, and committing more than 1,000 new Volunteers as a part of President Bush's HIV/AIDS Act of 2003. Peace Corps Volunteers continue to help countless individuals who want to build a better life for themselves, their children, and their communities. There's quite a bit to learn about the Peace Corps—explore the site to get to know its mission, history, and current endeavors in depth:

Rotary Youth Exchange

Every year approximately 7,000 students from 15-19 go abroad under the auspices of the Rotary Youth Exchange program either for the academic year or an extended period of time. The increased self-awareness and global perspective that they derive from the experience are made possible through the commitment of many volunteer host families.

School Year Abroad

Secondary level school in which American students live for a full year in a European or Chinese family while earning U.S. graduation credits and receiving rigorous preparation for top U.S. colleges and universities. Every year approximately 60 eleventh and twelfth graders attend one of SYA's schools in Beijing, China; Rennes, France; Viterbo, Italy; and Zaragoza, Spain. SYA is a consortium of 23 member schools around the United States.

Semester at Sea

Semester at Sea is designed to be a global semester in your undergraduate career. As academic sponsor of the program, the University of Pittsburgh grants academic credit for participation.

Spain Exchange

If you would like to study in Spain, find the type of school or program you are seeking. The site includes links to: Universities in Spain, Spanish Language and Culture Programs, Study Abroad USA-based Programs, Spanish Language Schools, Professional Development and International Secondary Schools. Information on student housing and financial aid also included.

Study in Canada

This site explains the differences between the United States and Canadian post-secondary systems and offers reasons why studying in Canada might be a good choice. Also provides links to Canadian school web sites.

Study Overseas

This site provides free university and college advice for students worldwide who are considering studying abroad for an international education. The Course & College search section contains details of hundreds of colleges and universities that are currently recruiting international students, together with a database of the best articles that have appeared in the leading journals on international education.

Studying Abroad

On-line study abroad program directory. Here you will find listings for thousands of study abroad programs in more than 100 countries throughout the world. You will also find hundreds of links to study abroad program home pages.

Summer Opportunities Search

Search Peterson's database of summer camp, academic, and travel programs.

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