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.
- 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.
- Fulbright - English teaching assistantships for recent graduates.
- Teaching Assistant Program in France - Spend an academic year teaching in a French elementary or high school.
- Language and Culture Assistant in Spain - Spend an academic year teaching in a Spanish elementary or high school.
- JET Program - Japanese government-run English teaching program.
- NET Program - Primary and secondary English teaching program in Hong Kong.
- TeachESL Korea - South Korean English teaching provider.
- GoAbroad - Search engine for opportunities teaching abroad.
- Dave's ESL Café - Message board with ESL job postings and resources.
- 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.
Transitions Abroad - Articles about living, volunteering, and working abroad.