Returning from Off Campus

Here are some resources that may be helpful to you as you prepare for your off-campus experience. Of course, please contact the GEO for anything you can't find. We are pleased to assist you in any way we can. Please note that none of these links are meant to be a starting point for your search. WPI does not officially endorse or recommend any of these sites below.

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Cross Cultural Solutions - Coordinates volunteering in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe in the areas of care giving, teaching, healthcare, and community development.
  • Global Volunteers - Has both international and national volunteer programs that range from six to 24 weeks of travel. They have programs running in the Pacific, Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, and South America.
  • World Packers - Work exchange program.  
  • WorkAway- Work exchange program. 
  • HelpX - Work exchange program. 
  • HippoHelp - Work exchange program.
  • GoAbroad - Search engine for opportunities volunteering abroad. 
  • Idealist - Offers information on volunteer, internship, and career opportunities.

Teaching Opportunities

Work Abroad

  • Peace Corps - Government agency offering aid in multiple disciplines in over 100 different countries. Many universities incorporate Peace Corps work into a masters program. 
  • BUNAC - A non-profit organization offering work abroad opportunities.

Other References

Grants and Scholarships for Graduate Research Abroad