Post HS Opportunities

City Year
City Year is a national youth service organization that unites diverse young people ages 17-24 for a demanding year of full-time community service, civic engagement and leadership. For their work, corps members receive a weekly stipend of $175 and upon graduation are eligible for a $4,725 post-service award to be used for educational pursuits.
Corporation for National Service
Learn how you can make a difference by serving with an AmeriCorps or Learn and Serve America Program. After their term of service, AmeriCorps members receive education awards that help finance college or pay back student loans.
Experiment in International Living
An international nonprofit organization promoting intercultural learning through homestays, educational group travel, study abroad, language training, work exchange, and other cultural immersion programs.
Interim Programs
Interim offers individuals of all ages and backgrounds the opportunity to explore different areas of interest via a personally tailored, experience-based format. Since its inception, INTERIM has designed creative "time on" for over 3,500 young people between the ages of 15 and 70, and has created an ever-growing database of over 4,000 options worldwide: Internships/Apprenticeships, Volunteer Work, Cultural/Academic Study Programs, and Language courses.
Peace Corps
Information on how to volunteer to help others around the world.
School Year Abroad
Secondary level school in which American students live for a full year in a European or Chinese family while earning U.S. graduation credits and receiving rigorous preparation for top U.S. colleges and universities. Every year approximately 60 eleventh and twelfth graders attend one of SYA's schools in Beijing, China; Rennes, France; Viterbo, Italy; and Zaragoza, Spain. SYA is a consortium of 23 member schools around the United States. The charter members of the consortium are Phillips Academy (Andover, MA), Phillips
Semester at Sea
Semester at Sea is designed to be a global semester in your undergraduate career. As academic sponsor of the program, the University of Pittsburgh grants academic credit for participation.
Spain Exchange
If you would like to study in Spain, find the type of school or program you are seeking. The site includes links to: Universities in Spain, Spanish Language and Culture Programs, Study Abroad USA-based Programs, Spanish Language Schools, Professional Development and International Secondary Schools. Information on student housing and financial aid also included.
Study in Canada
This site explains the differences between the US and Canadian post secondary systems and offers reasons why studying in Canada might be a good choice. Also provides links to Canadian school web sites.
Study Overseas
Provides free university and college advice for students worldwide who are considering studying abroad for an international education. The Course & College search section contains details of hundreds of colleges and universities that are currently recruiting international students, together with a database of the best articles that have appeared in the leading journals on international education.
Summer Jobs
Use this site to find a summer job or post your resume. Many of the jobs on this site are international. You can locate jobs by keyword or location. This site also explains why work permits are required for some students especially for students under 18.
Working Abroad
Working Abroad/VWIS (Voluntary Work Information Service) is an international networking service for volunteers, workers and travelers on volunteer projects in over 150 countries worldwide. On this site, you will find professional and personalized information on voluntary work abroad, including: organizations that are looking for volunteers, and personalized reports on grassroots organizations in Latin America, the Caribbean, Asia, Pacific, Africa, the Middle East, Europe and North America.
updated 11/5/2013
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