Other Opportunities

We have carefully selected the following list of additional scholarships and post-graduation experiences for UCI undergraduates and recent alumni. They do not require campus endorsement or nomination, so please apply directly to these on your own. We wish you success!

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Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences Foundation Scholarships: Students pursuing careers in interactive entertainment industry may apply for $2,500 awards. The Randy Pausch Scholarship supports students on the development side, including art, animation, programming, engineering, game direction, game design, sound design, and music composition, while the Mark Beaumont Scholarship supports students on the business side, including executive leadership, law, marketing, public relations, and business development. UCI Student Khaila Amazan-Hall won the Mark Beaumont Scholarship in 2016.

American Nuclear Society Scholarships: A variety of programs are available to support education and career preparation in fields related to nuclear technologies.

Amgen Scholars: supports a hands-on research experience at prestigious research institutions in the sciences and engineering. Summer programs are offered at CalTech, Columbia/Barnard, Harvard, MIT, the NIH, Stanford, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UCSF, and Washington University in St. Louis.

Big Ideas Contest-A UC-wide social innovation challenge.  Winners can receive up to $17,500 of funding for their projects.  Information sessions are held at UCI’s campus. For more information, contact the UCI Innovation Ambassador Aleeha Kalam at kalama@uci.edu

BMI Foundation Student Awards: A variety of scholarships are offered for music study and composition.

Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U): UC Berkeley will be hosting the 2016 Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) from April 1 – April 3, 2016. This is a three-day event which gathers over 1,000 Commitment-makers from around the world, as well as policy makers, topic experts, philanthropists, celebrities, and leaders from the public, private, and NGO sectors. The event will include hands-on workshops and seminars facilitated by former President Bill Clinton, and Chelsea Clinton, as well as other notable speakers. Application deadline: December 1st.

Congressional Black Caucus Scholarship Programs: The CBCF has awarded scholarships to talented and deserving students for nearly three decades. Each year, we award more than 200 scholarships to students across the United States. Our scholarship programs support current or upcoming college students across a variety of disciplines.

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship Program: CHCI is offered to Latino students in the United States who perform public service activities within their community and aim to continue these works in the future. An applicant has the opportunity to earn between $1,000 to $5,000, depending on circumstance.

Davis-Putter Scholarship: Need-based grants up to $10,000 to undergraduate or graduate students actively working for peace and justice in the community.

Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics: Full-time undergraduate juniors or seniors may participate in this essay contest; requires a faculty sponsor. Prizes from $500-5,000.

Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant for Artists: For art students pursuing a lifetime career in representational art; awards up to 10,000 Canadian Dollars.

Environmental Protection Agency Scholarships: Undergraduate students in environmentally-related majors may apply for Greater Research Opportunities Undergraduate Fellowships or Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education summer internships and scholarships.

Glamour Magazine Top Ten College Women: For the chance to win $3,000-$20,000 and a trip to New York City, an applicant must be a junior, female, and well-rounded, with leadership experience, excellent grades, and moving goals.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund: HSF is offering the Gates Millennium Scholarship. Students from underrepresented backgrounds with a minimum 3.3 GPA may apply for greater access to higher education, academic and financial support, and vast opportunities.

Islamic Scholarship Fund: Opportunities for various majors.  Open to any active member of the Muslim community.  Scholarships range from $2,000-$5,000

Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship: Open to all fields of study at any accredited university in the US or abroad. Meant to enable community college students to transfer to a 4-year institution in order to complete a bachelor’s degree. Award is up to $40,000 per year.

Josephine de Karman Scholarship: $14,000 scholarship for the final year of study for juniors. Special consideration will be given to applicants in the Humanities.

Mayo Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program: $5,000 research fellowships for undergraduate students dedicated to scientific research alongside professional biomedical scientists.

Andrew W. Mellon Undergraduate Curatorial Fellowship Program: Fellowship for current freshmen and sophomores with ethnically diverse backgrounds who are seeking to gain specialized training in the curatorial field. Work at one of five partnering institutions (art institutes, museums) as part of their Summer Academy.

Microsoft Scholarships: Various scholarships for undergraduate students interested in computer science and related technical disciplines.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration Student Programs: A variety of undergraduate programs through NASA include internships, summer study, research experiences, and scholarships.

National Institutes of Health Undergraduate Scholarship: Offering $20,000 per academic year, this scholarship is offered to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research. In addition to finances, the scholarship offers paid research training at NIH and employment after graduation.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship: Offers $9,500 per year for up to two years and 10-week internships in NOAA-related science, research, technology, policy, management, and education activities.

The Public Policy and International Affairs Program: The PPIA prepares students to be competitive for top degree programs in the fields of public policy, public administration, or international affairs. Accepted undergraduates will participate in an intensive, seven-week academic program during the summer before their senior year at either Carnegie Mellon University, Princeton University, University of Michigan, or UC Berkeley.

The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program: The purpose of this scholastic program is to increase the amount of scientists and engineers working at the laboratories for the Department of Defense. Awards and employment opportunities are offered to students pursuing degrees in STEM fields. Please note: if family members are not U.S. citizens, some agencies may be unable to process the participant for the appropriate security clearance.

Society of Exploration Geophysicists Scholarships: A variety of awards are offered to students in geophysics and related fields such as physics, geology, and earth sciences.

Society of Women Engineers Scholarships: A variety of awards are offered to women pursuing baccalaureate or graduate degrees in engineering or computer science, as well
as engineering and computer science students enrolled in ABET-accredited engineering programs.

Student Academy Awards: Awards and cash grants offered for student films judged in four categories: Animation, Documentary, Narrative and Alternative.

Tillman Scholars: Veterans, active-duty U.S. military and their spouses are eligible to apply for support on the basis of academic excellence, leadership, and service to the community. 60 students selected annually for awards that may cover tuition/fees, books, and other expenses.

United Negro College Fund: A variety of scholarships, fellowships, and internships are offered. Eligibility requirements vary.

Udall Undergraduate Scholarship: College sophomores and juniors who exemplify leadership, public service, and have a passion for issues related to American Indian nations or the environment may apply. The winner will receive access to the Udall Alumni Network and Scholar Orientation, as well as an award of up to $7,000.

Washington Center-:2 fellowships available. Up to $37,500 annually for tuition, room and board, books, mandatory fees and some travel expenses for junior and senior years of undergraduate studies related to an Information Technology field.

Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships: Undergraduate or graduate students pursuing degrees in the fine or commercial arts, design or architecture.

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Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship Program: A program that prepares graduates for careers in the Foreign Service. Applicants who are members of minority groups and those with financial need are encouraged to apply.

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship Program: CHCI is offered to Latino students in the United States who perform public service activities within their community and aim to continue these works in the future. An applicant has the opportunity to earn between $1,000 to $5,000, depending on circumstance.

Davis-Putter Scholarship: Need-based grants up to $10,000 to undergraduate or graduate students actively working for peace and justice in the community.

Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship: Seniors and first- and second-year graduates focusing on high energy density physics, nuclear science, or material properties should apply for the opportunity to earn a $36,000 year stipend and a payment of full tuition and required fees during the appointment period.

Donald M. Payne International Development Fellowship Program: The Payne Fellowship, which provides up to $90,000 in benefits over two years for graduate school, internships, and professional development activities, is a unique pathway to the USAID Foreign Service. The USAID Foreign Service allows American individuals to work with pressing global challenges of our time, advance U.S. foreign policy interests, and reflect the American people’s compassion and support of human dignity.

Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant for Artists: For art students pursuing a lifetime career in representational art; awards up to 10,000 Canadian Dollars.

Environmental Protection Agency Scholarships: This list provides students pursuing careers dedicated to improving the health and well-being of all Americans and ensuring a cleaner, better environment with opportunities to work with the Environmental Protection Agency.

Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs: Provides pre-PhD funding and post-PhD funding for individuals committed to a teaching and research career and who plan to use their ethnic and racial diversity as a teaching tool.

Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowships in Applied Physical, Biological, or Engineering Sciences: This award is based on merit, not need, and provides the finances for cost-of-education and a personal-support stipend. Amounts vary depending on circumstance.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund: HSF is offering the Gates Millennium Scholarship. Students from underrepresented backgrounds with a minimum 3.3 GPA may apply for greater access to higher education, academic and financial support, and vast opportunities.

Islamic Scholarship Fund: Opportunities for various majors.  Open to any active member of the Muslim community.  Scholarships range from $2,000-$5,000

James Madison Graduate Fellowships: $24,000 worth of fellowships will be offered to individuals who wish to become teachers of constitutional history and government at the secondary school level.

Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship: Awards of $9,000 – 20,000 for advanced study of Fine Arts to enhance professional standing or to finance a special project. Preference for candidates under 25 years.

M.A. Cartland Shackford Medical Fellowship: For women graduates of any American Institution to study medicine with a view to general practice. Minimum of $10,000.

The Mica and Ahmet Ertegun Graduate Scholarship Programme: 100% of university and college fees, and a grant for living costs, will be awarded to at least ten scholars planning to start a new graduate course at Oxford in the Humanities. Potential applicants must “have a plan to enlarge their knowledge, have the desire to extend their vision, [and] seek the opportunity to exchange their ideas.”

National Aeronautics and Space Administration Student Programs: A variety of graduate research fellowships are available to support students in STEM disciplines.

National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science: GEM Fellowship: GEM offers graduate fellowships at the MS and PhD levels along with paid summer internships. They are devoted to increasing success in the education and practice of the engineering and science fields.

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship: Offered to students intending to pursue a doctoral degree in one of fifteen supported disciplines. The fellowship pays for full tuition and all mandatory fees, a monthly stipend, and up to $1,000 a year in medical insurance.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship: supports graduate research in NOAA mission-related sciences of oceanography, marine biology and maritime archaeology, including all science, engineering and resource management of ocean and coastal areas.

National Physical Sciences Consortium Fellowships: Recipients of the two-phase, six-year fellowship are matched with and conduct research for U.S. agencies or employers (sponsors) who support their doctoral studies. Historically underrepresented minority and women students are especially encouraged to apply.

NIH MD/PhD Partnership Training Program:  Offers the opportunity for training, activities, and funding for MD/PhD students who conduct their PhD research in the Intramural Research Program of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Organization of American States Fellowships: A variety of scholarships are offered to citizens of 35 member countries in the Western Hemisphere for full-time study in a different member country.

The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program: The purpose of this scholastic program is to increase the amount of scientists and engineers working at the laboratories for the Department of Defense. Awards and employment opportunities are offered to students pursuing degrees in STEM fields. Please note: if family members are not U.S. citizens, some agencies may be unable to process the participant for the appropriate security clearance.

Society of Exploration Geophysicists Scholarships: A variety of awards are offered to students in geophysics and related fields such as physics, geology, and earth sciences.

Society of Women Engineers Scholarships: A variety of awards are offered to women pursuing baccalaureate or graduate degrees in engineering or computer science, as well
as engineering and computer science students enrolled in ABET-accredited engineering programs.

Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship: The Pickering Graduate Fellowships is open to graduating seniors or college graduates pursuing a master’s degree program who want to enter a career in Foreign Service. It provides up to $37,500 annually and also includes two paid (domestic and abroad) internships with the State Department.

Tillman Scholars: Veterans, active-duty U.S. military and their spouses are eligible to apply for support on the basis of academic excellence, leadership, and service to the community. 60 students selected annually for awards that may cover tuition/fees, books, and other expenses.

Washington Center: 3 fellowships available. Up to $37,500 annually for tuition, room and board, books, mandatory fees and some travel expenses for a two-year master’s degree in an IT-related field.

White House Fellows: For a year, White House Fellows will partake in full-time work in the offices of Cabinet Secretaries, senior White House staff, and other high-ranking Administration officials. They will also also participate in an education program designed to provide a behind-the-scenes look into the inner workings of the Federal government.

Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships: Undergraduate or graduate students pursuing degrees in the fine or commercial arts, design or architecture.

Yale NIH-PREP: A NIH-funded internship program for recent bachelor’s degree recipients to gain the research skills and academic credentials to become competitive applicants to, and successful students in, highly selective doctoral programs.

Yale ESI-PREP: The goal of the 1-year ESIPREP experience is to provide program participants with a foundation of knowledge and skills necessary to be successful graduate students.

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All-Stars Project Fulani Fellowship: A competitive 5-month program for recent graduates to develop skills in community development and learn the radically humanistic approach to psychology as well as engage with a growing non-profit.

Allen Lee Hughes Fellowship & Internship Program: Offers training in theater arts, arts administration, and community outreach to recent graduates.

AmeriCorps (including Impact America): AmeriCorps State and National supports a broad spectrum of local service programs composed of thousands of Americans participating in intensive community service (education, public safety, health, and the environment) each year.

Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellowship: This eleven-month fellowship program includes placement in community organizations throughout the US that are battling hunger and a second phase in Washington, D.C. where fellows focus on hunger and poverty policy work.

California Capital Fellows Programs: The center administers four fellowship programs, all of which provide the opportunity to engage in public service and prepare for future careers, whilst simultaneously contributing to the development and implementation of public policy in California. Fellows have the opportunity to work as full-time members of a legislative, executive, or judicial branch office in Sacramento State.

Center for Strategic and International Studies Internships: Full and part-time internships for undergraduates and recent graduates in public policy.

Charles Koch Institute Fellow Program: Fellows perform research and policy work at thinktanks or nonprofit organizations and receive a stipend of $5,000-6,000.

Code for America: Coders, developers, and designers collaborate with government officials to improve citizens’ access to services and participation in their communities.

Consular Fellows Program: Fellows have the opportunity to utilize foreign language skills, and experience what it is like to serve their country while working in U.S. embassies and consulates overseas. Languages sought out are Portuguese, Mandarin, Spanish, and Arabic.  The appointment is for up to 60 months (5 years).

Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs: Fellows receive the unique opportunity to learn through experience. In nine months, participants have the opportunity to engage in a series of full-time projects across many sectors, such as government, business, electoral politics, organized labor, media, and non-profit/philanthropy.

Echoing Green Foundation Fellowships: Provides seed funding and support to social entrepreneurs as well as innovations to improve outcomes for black males and mitigate climate change.

Federal Government Internships-The Federal Government offers multiple opportunities for internships and fellowships.  The details of each are listed via the linked PDF and vary depending on position.

Green Corps Field School for Environmental Organizing: A one-year program in which trainees work on environmental and public health political campaigns and get assistance with career placement.

Health for America Fellowship: HFA Fellows will learn how to create and implement a health solution improving outcomes in heart failure through the exposure of efforts from all around the country over the course of one year.

Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowships: College graduates serve 6 to 9 months with a participating organization in Washington, D.C. and receive a stipend of $2,800 per month. Prior experience with public-interest activism or advocacy is desired.

Hertog Foundation Fellowships: Offers undergraduates and recent graduates various opportunities in Washington, D.C. including weekend seminars and 1 to 7 week summer programs in topics related to constitutional law and foreign and domestic policy issues, such as American democratic capitalism, War Studies and Political Studies. Stipends, housing and meals may be provided.

Horizons School of Technology Fellowship: A summer program for students looking to learn about coding, and how to build a startup.

John Kenneth Galbraith Policy Fellowship Program: For recent college graduates and graduate students. Fellows are selected from a national pool of applicants and must demonstrate strong research/writing skills, community service, a commitment to liberal ideals, and plans for future study or a career in public policy or economics.

Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth: Undergraduates with advanced coursework in creative writing, English literature, or related disciplines may apply for paid teaching assistantships in summer writing workshops for elementary, middle, and high school students. Programs run from late June to early August. Residential and Day Programs are held in California, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Hong Kong.

Karel Fellowship in Public Interest Communications: This unique program inspires first-generation or minority college students to consider professional opportunities and possibilities in Public Interest Communications. Fellows will gain hands-on experience through working on social justice issues under the guidance of a communications mentor at nonprofit organizations in Washington D.C.

MacDowell Colony Residencies: 250 fellowships to artists in seven disciplines (architecture, music composition, film and video, interdisciplinary art, theatre, visual art, and literature). Receive room, board, and exclusive use of one of the 32 studios on the property for 2 to 8 weeks.

Math for America: A nonprofit program dedicated to improving math education in the US through training and teacher placement in locations such as Los Angeles, San Diego, Washington DC, and New York City.

National Institute of General Medical Sciences Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program: This program encourages underrepresented minorities who hold a recent bio-medically relevant baccalaureate degree to pursue a research doctorate. Participants work as apprentice scientists in a preceptor’s laboratory and participate in student development and educational activities.

National Institutes of Health Postbaccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award: Recent graduates who plan to apply to graduate or medical/dental/pharmacy school receive in-depth research experiences on biomedical topics in NIH laboratories.

Nickelodeon Writing Program: Participants write for live action or animated television programs in a salaried position of up to one year.

Pathways for Students & Recent Graduates to Federal Careers: Offers career development and paid internship opportunities in federal agencies to recent graduates (apply while in school or within two years of graduation).

Resolution Project Fellowship: provides fellowships to socially conscious young adults and offers competition style challenges to inspire undergraduate students to propose impactful, socially-responsible projects addressing pressing social issues around the world

Segerstrom Center for the Arts Internship: Segerstrom Center for the Arts’ internship program offers exciting opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to gain professional experience working side-by-side with administrators, extraordinary artists, and technicians.

Smithsonian Internships: Applicants are evaluated on their academic standing, scholarly qualifications, experiences, the quality of the research project or study proposed and its suitability to Smithsonian collections, facilities, and programs.

Student Conservation Association Internships: A variety of environmental and conservation paid internships are offered throughout the US, including leadership roles.

Teach for America: Teaching placements in classrooms all around the country.  Full-time salary and benefits, housing assistance and loan deferment/forgiveness options.  Opportunities for grad school and employment assistance after your assignment is completed.  Annual Fall deadline.

U.S. Supreme Court-An unpaid internship for U.S. citizens who have completed at least two semesters of undergraduate study.  Interns will work in a mostly administrative capacity within the offices they are assigned.

Venture for America:  A two-year fellowship program for recent grads who want to work at in a startup setting.  Fellows learn important startup skills at our five-week Training Camp, apply for jobs within our vetted company network, and work for two years as full-time, salaried employees in one of 18 cities.

Washington Center: Two summer internships, one at a domestic office of the Department of State in Washington, D.C. and one overseas at a U.S. embassy or consulate. The program provides stipends, transportation and housing for these internships.

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Amgen Scholars – Japan Program: Supports summer undergraduate research experiences at either Kyoto University or the University of Tokyo in a variety of scientific disciplines. Instruction is in English (Japanese proficiency is not required).

UCI Study Abroad Center: Contact UCI’s Study Abroad Center for more information on opportunities abroad as an undergraduate student.

Humanity in Action Fellowship: Fellows (anywhere from sophomores to recent graduates) have the opportunity to obtain an educational experience that broadens and challenges views on human rights, diversity and active citizenship. Fellows may participate in month-long programs in Amsterdam, Berlin, Copenhagen, Paris, or Warsaw.

NIH Oxford-Cambridge Scholars: An accelerated, individualized doctoral training program for outstanding science students committed to biomedical research careers.

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American-Scandinavian Foundation Scholarships: Funding is available for study, research or creative projects in Scandinavian countries.

Australia’s Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships Program: This is an internationally competitive, merit-based scholarship program that provides winners with the opportunity for study, research, or professional development in Australia. Travel costs are covered and a monthly stipend is provided.

Critical Language Scholarship Program: A fully-funded overseas language and cultural immersion program for American undergraduate and graduate students. Participants will be studying and mastering critical languages, whilst also building relationships with people in other countries.

DAAD German Academic Exchange Scholarship: Graduating seniors or those who have received an undergraduate degree may apply for this scholarship for a year of independent study or a full master’s degree program at a German university.

Ertgegun Graduate Scholarship Programme in the Humanities: fully funds graduate programs for approximately 20 students in various humanities disciplines at Oxford University in the United Kingdom.

Inter American Press Association Scholarship: $20,000 in support of one year of study for young journalists and journalism school graduates from the United States, Canada, Latin America, and the Caribbean.

Imperial Faculty of Medicine Dean’s Master’s Scholarships: Study in the Faculty of Medicine at Imperial College London and earn a Master’s degree in areas such as Epidemiology, Public Health, Health Policy, Biomedical Research, Cancer Biology, Experimental Neuroscience, and much more. Full funding is covered and a stipend is provided. Please note that this award does not fund medical school.

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Fellowships: A variety of opportunities are offered in different countries and fields of study.

Whitaker International Fellows and Scholars Program: U.S. leaders in biomedical engineering have the opportunity to go overseas and carry out a self-designed project.

Yenching Academy of Peking University: The Yenching Academy, a program integrated within one of China’s leading universities, aims to prepare exceptional international students with the knowledge of China that may help fulfill their potential as global citizens and leaders.

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American University in Cairo Presidential Internship Program
An academic-year, full-time internship in one of seven offices on the AUC campus. Interns are provided with a stipend, Arabic tutoring, housing and health insurance.

Baden-Württemberg STIPENDIUM for Vocationally Qualified People Work Immersion Study Program: A funded, three-month work study immersion program specifically for college students in vocational fields who wish to gain practical work experience, improve their German language skills, and experience Germany firsthand.

Cultural Vistas Internships Abroad: The Cultural Vistas Fellowship is an 8-week summer internship program that gives undergraduate students who have not yet participated in a formal study or internship abroad program the opportunity to gain practical work experience in Argentina, Germany or India.

Consular Fellows Programs: Fellows have the opportunity to utilize foreign language skills, and experience what it is like to serve their country while working in U.S. embassies and consulates overseas. Languages sought out are Portuguese, Mandarin, Spanish, and Arabic.  The appointment is for up to 60 months (5 years).

Émigré Memorial German Internship Program–German State Parliaments: A fellowship program that provides U.S. and Canadian students with internships at Landtag, a German state parliament. EMGIP runs for 1-3 months.

Federal Government Internships-The Federal Government offers multiple opportunities for internships and fellowships.  The details of each are listed via the linked PDF and vary depending on position.

Global Health Corps Fellows: This yearlong, paid fellowship is for young professionals from diverse backgrounds who wish to work on the frontlines on the fight for global health equity at existing health organizations and government agencies. Fellows are presently working in Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Malawi, Zambia, and the United States.

Greenlining Academy Policy Fellowship: The Fellowship Programs consist of the Policy Fellowship and Legal Fellowship. These programs are a year-long, paid training program for young leaders who have completed their undergraduate or graduate degrees. Each fellow is assigned to a specific program area and develops expertise under the mentorship of the program director.

IAESTE Internship Placement Program: IAESTE, the International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experiences, is a global organization promoting intercultural exchange between students in STEM fields around the world. Students travel to host countries to complete paid internships at companies, universities, and research organizations.

Independent Work Abroad in Germany or in Switzerland: Students may apply for the opportunity to work in Germany or Switzerland.

International Volunteer HQ: International Volunteer HQ provides many affordable volunteer programs in countries around the world.

Madventurer: Madventurer is dedicated to empowering global communities through service, learning, and exploration. Potential participants may volunteer for 3-6 months in Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, or Fiji.

Omprakash – Volunteer Abroad: The mission of Omprakash is to create educational and transforming experiences through connecting grassroots social impact organizations around the world with volunteers, donors, and classrooms. There are 150+ pre-screened Partner organizations to choose from.

Peace Corps: The Peace Corps aims to improve the lives of those in communities all around the world. Volunteers will work for 2 years and gain a competitive advantage, cross-cultural understanding, and fluency in a foreign language.

Rotary Peace Fellowships: The Rotary selects individuals to receive fully funded academic fellowships at one of their peace centers. Volunteers will help the Rotary tackle the world’s biggest challenges whilst focusing in on specific causes that will reach the communities most in need.

Samuel Huntington Public Service Fellowship: Stipend of $15,000 for a graduating college senior to pursue public service anywhere in the world. The award allows recipients to engage in a meaningful public service activity for one year before proceeding on to graduate school or a career.

Teaching Assistant Program in France: This program provides one with the opportunity to teach English to French students of all ages in public schools across metropolitan France, or even in French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique and Réunion. Assistants will be working abroad for seven months.

The International Educator (Teach Abroad): TIE aims to match the best educators with the best international schools around the world. The purpose of TIE is to connect the international educational community through sharing school, professional, and personal news.

ThinkImpact: Provides opportunities for current students to start or contribute to social entrepreneurship initiatives in Rwanda, Panama, South Africa, Kenya and Ghana.

WAVES for Development: WAVES creates life-enriching experiences in coastal communities through Surf Voluntourism and Education initiatives that aim to transform youth into healthy and empowered adults.

William J. Clinton Fellowship for Service In India: The American Indian Foundation aims to create numerous opportunities and change for India’s poor to live successful lives. Some programs offered are centered around education, public health, relief and rehabilitation, and gender focus.

WorldTeach: WorldTeach allows volunteers to share their experiences and education with students in developing countries. Candidates are required to choose their country of service and departure date before applying; every program varies in teaching assignments, placement, and accommodation.

World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms: Volunteers will work on one of WWOOF’s participating organic farms or smallholdings in order to learn about organic lifestyles.