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International Internships & Work Abroad

There are two main options to consider when seeking work, an internship, volunteer, or spending a gap year abroad. These include using the assistance of a program or making your own arrangements. When evaluating these options it is important to review several factors including: the fees and costs involved in using the assistance of a program as well as considering the time and persistence it will take for you to make your own arrangements. Discover which option works best for you. Discuss it with a Career Services Center advisor and utilize books from our Career and Internship Library.

Getting Started Guide 

Work Abroad Guide and Options 

UCSD Intern Abroad Assistance 

Transition Tips for Living and Working Abroad 

Career or Internship Advising at Career Services

National Association of International Educators 

Work Abroad Tips 

UCSD TEFL Certificate Program for Teaching Abroad 

Tips for Living within the European Union 

Make Your Own Arrangements

See links under “Guide” section for additional job boards & advice

International Career Resources 

International Company Internships 

Au Pair and Nanny Jobs Abroad 

Community Groups in Great Britain 

Idealist.org 

International Health Internships 

Intern Abroad 

Teach Abroad 

Teachingenglish.ca 

Transitions & Internships Abroad 

U.S. Commercial Service 

U.S. Department of State 

VolunteerAbroad.com 

UCSD Undergraduate and Graduate Fulbright Program 

Use the Assistance of a Program

UCSD Programs Abroad Options

UCSD International Center - Study & Work Abroad 

UCSD Global Seminars 

UCSD Peace Corps Recruitment

UCSD Academic Internship Program 

UCSD Pacific Rim Undergraduate Research Experiences 

UCSD Experience Link for International Programs   

Fee Based Programs Abroad

Experience Abroad

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