Round-out your study abroad program with an internship, teach, or volunteer opportunity!

So. Many. Options,

In addition to our dedicated Intern, Teach, and Volunteer programs, API also offers students the option to experience these opportunities while on a semester, academic year, or summer study abroad program. In many cases, students can earn academic credit, though some opportunities are offered without credit. Most of these opportunities are included in the cost of the program, though a few are offered for an additional fee.

Study Abroad + Internships

Argentina

  • Buenos Aires - Universidad de Belgrano - SUMMER (3 semester credits; placement opportunities in teaching positions)
  • Buenos Aires - ALL SEMESTER PROGRAMS - SEMESTER (no academic credit; placement opportunities with the Buenos Aires city government; additional fee required)
  • Mendoza - Universidad de Congresso - SEMESTER (3-4 semester credits; placement opportunities include accounting, architecture and design, communications, construction, cultural heritage, environmental management, finance, historical research, hospitality and tourism, journalism, legal, marketing, office/administrative, technology, and wine industry)

Australia

  • Brisbane - Griffith University - SEMESTER (3-4 semester credits; placement opportunities in a variety of fields)
  • Gold Coast - Griffith University - SEMESTER (3-4 semester credits; placement opportunities in a variety of fields)
  • Melbourne - La Trobe University - SEMESTER (3-4 semester credits; placement opportunities include media studies and sports journalism)
  • Sydney - Macquarie University - SEMESTER (4 semester credits; placement opportunities include non-profits, government agencies, or local businesses)

Bhutan

  • Thimphu - Royal Thimphu College - SEMESTER (3 semester credits; placement opportunities include NGOs, community service, and environmental organizations)

Chile

China

Costa Rica

  • San José - Universidad Veritas - SEMESTER (2-3 semester credits; study Spanish and/or complete coursework in a broad array of subject areas while completing an internship in your major)
  • San José - International Center for Development Studies - SEMESTER (3 semester credits; service learning course allowing for placement within NGOs within urban San José combined with Spanish language and additional coursework in English)

Croatia

  • Dubrovnik - Libertas International University - SEMESTER (no academic credit, though a certificate of participation is awarded; placements through local NGOs and local news/media services.)

Ecuador

  • Quito - Universidad San Francisco de Quito - SEMESTER (3 semester credits; service learning course working with NGOs in Quito and surrounding areas)
  • Quito - Universidad San Francisco de Quito - SUMMER (3 semester credits; government internship provides for placement within the city of Quito; ideal for students interested in public policy and administration and/or international cooperation)

England

France

  • Grenoble - Université Grenoble Alpes - SEMESTER (3 semester credits; teaching internship placements)
  • Paris - Institut Catholique de Paris; Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne; Université de Paris Dauphine; Université de Paris Diderot - SEMESTER (3 semester credits; teaching placements)

Ireland

Italy

New Zealand

  • Auckland - AUT University - SEMESTER (6-8 semester credits; placement opportunities in a wide variety of majors and fields)

Poland

  • Kraków - Jagiellonian University - SEMESTER (no academic credit; placements through the Galician Jewish Museum and Krakow's Volunteer Center and Children's Friends Society.)

Scotland

  • Edinburgh - University of Edinburgh - SEMESTER (15-17 credits for the program; placement in the Scottish Parliament)
  • Stirling - University of Stirling - SUMMER (3 semester credits; various placement opportunities in summer 2 session)

Spain

  • Bilbao - Universidad de Deusto - SEMESTER (4 semester credits; placements with local businesses, organizations, and educational institutions)
  • Granada - Universidad de Granada - SEMESTER/SUMMER (credit available for academic year internships; placements with local businesses, organizations, and educational institutions)
  • Madrid - Suffolk University - SEMESTER (credit available; placement opportunities in a variety of fields including global business, communications and journalism, economics, government, history, management, marketing, philosophy, psychology, sociology, theater, science, and women's and gender studies).

Study Abroad + Teach

Argentina

  • Buenos Aires - Universidad de Belgrano - SUMMER (3 semester credits; teaching placement opportunities at a local primary school)

Australia

  • Melbourne - La Trobe University - SEMESTER (no academic credit; placement opportunities in ESL volunteer teaching positions)

France

  • Grenoble - Université Grenoble Alpes - SEMESTER (3 semester credits; teaching internship placements at local middle schools; also Teacher Track for up to 16 semester credits)
  • Paris - Institut Catholique de Paris; Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne; Université de Paris Dauphine; Université de Paris Diderot - SEMESTER (3 semester credits; teaching internship placements in Parisian primary schools)

Hungary

Italy

Spain

  • Bilbao - Universidad de Deusto - SEMESTER (4 semester credits; internship placements with local educational institutions)
  • Granada - Universidad de Granada - SEMESTER/SUMMER (credit available for academic year internships; placements with local educational institutions)
  • Salamanca - Universidad de Salamanca - SEMESTER (no academic credit; teaching internship placements available with local educational institutions)

Study Abroad + Volunteer Add-On

Argentina

Buenos Aires

  • Cost - Starting at $1,190
  • Duration - minimum 2 weeks
  • Placements - Administration, child care, coaching, construction/maintenance, medical/health/nutrition, social justice, teaching/tutoring
  • Special Requirements - 18+, some placements require intermediate Spanish language ability

Chile

Santiago, Valparaíso

  • Cost - Starting at $1,380
  • Duration - minimum 2 weeks
  • Placements - Child care, coaching (surfing), reforestation/environmental education, youth empowerment, social justice, NGO administration, teaching/tutoring
  • Special Requirements - 18+, some placements require intermediate Spanish language ability

Costa Rica

San José, rural placements

  • Cost - Starting at $1,350
  • Duration - minimum 2 weeks
  • Placements - Child care, sustainable farming, environment/ecology, social justice, education
  • Special Requirements - 18+

Ecuador

Amazon, Galapagos, Quito, and various other locations throughout Ecuador

  • Cost - Starting at $1,350
  • Duration - minimum 2 weeks
  • Placements - child care, social services, environment/ecology, education, wildlife conservation
  • Special Requirements - 18+

Germany

Berlin

  • Cost - Starting at $1,880
  • Duration - minimum 2 weeks
  • Placements - child care, coaching, construction/maintenance, environment/ecology, medical/health/nutrition, social justice, teaching/tutoring
  • Special Requirements - 18+, high-beginner German language ability