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Job, Internship, and Volunteer Opportunities

This post contains a listing of organizations currently accepting job and internnship applications, as well as any available volunnteer opportunities. The post is divided into local and international postings. Remember, regardless of your regional or thematic concentration, work experience in your feild of interest is always important. For example, if you're interested in working in international development and working with children, starting off with an organization like the Nest can give you wonderful topical expertise in how to work with children. If you are interested in working in global health, working with an orgainzation like AVOL shows you are dedicated to health care provision both locally and internationally. This list will be updated periodically.

Local Opportunities

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International/Regional Opportunities 

  • Princeton in Asia- For the 2019-2020 academic year, Princeton in Asia is offering 140 full-year fellowships for recent college graduates. Princeton in Asia Fellows teach in kindergartens in Japan, polytechnics in Singapore, and universities in Kyrgyzstan; they help run international and local nonprofits fighting malaria in Myanmar and traffic fatalities in Vietnam, they are team members in Asia’s most innovative businesses and social enterprises; they write for newspapers and create content for news platforms with an international reach.Please visit the website to learn more.Due to the size and diversity of the positions available, we encourage applicants of all disciplines and backgrounds to apply. Applications are due November 2nd, 2018. Apply Now.Please feel free to reach out to me directly if you have any questions about Princeton in
  • AB Connnect The mission of the Abroadband Connections volunteer project is to enhance the English language skills of Guatemalan students by connecting them with volunteers from around the world.This is a distance learning project where volunteers will be facilitating English lessons from the convenience of their home using an internet platform for video facetiming. This program is designed to allow the volunteer to get to know an individual child’s English level, build a teaching relationship, and help them to continue to progress their English skills through each lesson. There is also an opportunity to partake in the creation of educational video lessons. These lessons can be filmed at anytime and will serve as a resource for the students when a tutor isn’t available.If you have any further questions about the program or are ready to sign up please contact Kendall or Nichole at 

  • City Internships is offering Winter, Spring and Summer Programs in 9 locations: London, Paris, New York, Washington D.C., Miami, Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston & San Francisco. Programs are open to students from any year and with any major, and they may choose a placement in one of 9 career fields:Banking & Financial services; Consulting & Professional services; Law & Politics; Technology & Engineering;Marketing, Advertising & PR; Media, Entertainment & Journalism; Art, Fashion & Design; Start-ups & Entrepreneurship; Charities, NFPs & NGOs. See more here:…

  • The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program offers Americans with a bachelor's degree in any discipline the opportunity to live and work in Japan for periods of 1‐5 years. These are full me, paid teaching and interna onal coordinator posi ons backed by the Government of Japan! Through JET you can gain valuable interna onal experience in Japan, make likeminded friends from around the world, and build your resume all while earning a comfortable salary and excellent benefits! Every year over 1000 Americans, including several graduates from the University of Kentucky get accepted to the

  • Teach For America Appalachia region includes a large portion of eastern Kentucky's incredible natural beauty and mountains. This geographic scale grants our current corps members and alumni teachers the opportunity to explore and teach in 16 districts throughout the region, including large consolidated schools, independent city districts, and small isolated community schools.…;

  • The Peace Corps is a service opportunity for motivated changemakers to immerse themselves in a community abroad, working side by side with local leaders to tackle the most pressing challenges of our generation. WilDCats at the Capitol WilDCats at the Capitol is the University of Kentucky’s federal government internship program that offers any UK student the opportunity to intern, earn course credit, and gain experience at the highest levels of government while living in the nation’s capital. Internships provide a dynamic opportunity to gain real- world work experience and apply classroom learning in a fast-paced, professional environment. Students spend 40 hours per week interning in the public agencies and private of ces on and off Capitol Hill. Applications are closed for spring, but students should consider these opportunities for the next fall.For more information, please visit

  • Office of Personnel Management Federal Government Internships The Internship Program replaces the Student Career Experience Program (SCEP) and Student Temporary Employment Program (STEP). This Program is designed to provide students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions, from high school to graduate level, with opportunities to work in agencies and explore Federal careers while still in school and while getting paid for the work performed. Students who successfully complete the program may be eligible for conversion to a permanent job in the civil service. Additional information about the Internship Program can be found at USAJOBS (external link)…

  • U.S. Department of State Student Internship Program At the U.S. Department of State, we like to say that we represent America to the world. As an intern here or abroad, you will, too. The U.S. Department of State Student Internship Program is an unpaid internship with the opportunity to work in U.S. embassies and consulates throughout the world, as well as in various bureaus located in Washington, D.C. and at Department offices around the United States. This program is designed to provide substantive learning experiences in a foreign affairs environment.

  • Department of State Pathways Internship Program The U.S. Department of State’s Pathways Internship Program includes both the Internship Experience Program (IEP) and the Internship Temporary Program (ITEP). Both programs are targeted toward U.S. citizens enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions from high school to graduate school and professional academic levels. Both programs provide students with opportunities to explore Federal careers while being paid for the work performed.

  • Chemonics- Our global network of specialists shares an unwavering resolve to work better, driven by a conviction that the world must be better. Though united by a common ethic of excellence, we are a diverse group of women and men with an array of skills and expertise. We provide capacity building, strategic communications, management and technical assistance, applied research, performance monitoring and procurement assistance to clients and partners worldwide. We encourage our staff to be flexible, versatile and think big, so we can more effectively bridge the gap between segregated technical fields and deliver results to those we serve. And we reward excellence with opportunity for growth, because those who can exceed our high standards deserve to lead our work.  

  • United Nations The Young Professionals Programme (YPP) is a recruitment initiative for talented, highly qualified professionals to start a career as an international civil servant with the United Nations Secretariat. It consists of an entrance examination and professional development programmes once successful candidates start their career with the UN. Acted ACTED’s mission is to save lives and support people in meeting their needs in hard to reach areas.

  • ACTED develops and implements programs that target the most vulnerable amongst populations that have suffered from conflict, natural disaster, or socio-economic hardship. ACTED’s approach looks beyond the immediate emergency towards opportunities for longer term livelihoods reconstruction and sustainable development.