Working or volunteering abroad can be a wonderful experience for any Olin College of Engineering student—and a great addition to any resume. Here are some tips to get you started:

  • Begin your search in the fall, since it takes time to arrange work permits, work placements and housing

  • Think about your goals for going abroad. Do you want to experience a new place, develop skills, both?

International Jobs and Internships 


International Jobs and Internships

Adelante Abroad

Alliance Abroad


BUNAC (British Universities North America Club) 

Center for Cultural Interchange This is a fee-based exchange program.

Cultural Homestay International

English language teaching 

Enlace (Electronic Network for Latin American Careers and Employment) 

ENLACE Career Center: Internships


Foreign Policy Association

Global Crossroad Fee-based volunteer program with opportunities in 24 countries.

iAgora This is a fee-based internship program for students hoping to find paid internships abroad.

ICE (International Cooperative Education) 


Institute for Cultural Ecology

International Jobs Center 

Japanese Exchange and Teaching Program (JET Program)

jobGurus - International Job Boards for: Austrailia, Canada, India, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa

Natucate - Combining Nature and Education, Natucate offers meaningful internships and volunteer opportunities Job postings in Canada

People to People International Internships

Projects Abroad This is a fee-based volunteer program.

Transitions Abroad: Internships

The Riley Guide to International Job Opportunities 

WorldTeach, Inc. 

Work Experience Down Under

Canada Jobs


 American Red Cross

Council on International Educational Exchange Volunteer Opportunities 

Cross Cultural Solutions 

ENLACE – Volunteering 

Global Volunteer Network 

i to i

Institute for Global Studies 

International Opportunities Organization 

International Volunteer Programs Association 

Peace Corps 

Volunteer Abroad

Volunteer World