InterExchange offers U.S. citizens the opportunity to embark on the adventure of a lifetime – in 12 countries around the world! Become an au pair, teach English, or hone your Spanish skills in a totally immersive learning environment – whatever you choose, InterExchange offers the expertise and support you need to learn about the world through actually experiencing it.
Spend Up to a Year Experiencing Australia
Work, travel and make friends during the adventure of a lifetime in Australia!
The InterExchange Work & Travel Australia program is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to travel Australia open-endedly for up to a year. Your visa will allow you to take on short-term jobs to fund your travels. This is ideal for independent adventure-seekers looking to pick up jobs in an office, restaurant, or out in the great outdoors!
Au Pair in Australia
Join a friendly Aussie host family and experience life Down Under!
The InterExchange Au Pair Australia program connects you with a welcoming host family for six months in sunny Australia! You will provide a set number of child care hours and, in return, your host family will provide a private room, meals, and a weekly stipend.
Experience Spanish Immersion in Costa Rica
Improve your Spanish at Manuel Antonio beach or in San Jose, Costa Rica!
As a participant in our Spanish Immersion Costa Rica program, you will have the opportunity to improve your language proficiency quickly while exploring a beautiful country and living with a local family in the process. You'll have access to amazing beaches and rainforests, as well as rafting, hiking, and kayaking options!
Au Pair in France
Join a welcoming host family and experience the French lifestyle.
As an au pair in France, you'll enjoy a private room, all your meals (French home cooking!) and a weekly stipend. You'll get at least one full day off per week, so you'll be able to both fully integrate yourself into your host family's life and have free time to meet up with friends and travel.
Become a Conversation Coach in France
Enjoy the French lifestyle while improving your English teaching skills!
As a Conversation Coach, you will live with a host family and tutor the children for 15 hours per week in exchange for accommodations and all meals. Most of our Conversation Coaches live on the outskirts of Paris or Nice, but we do offer some placements in other parts of the country. You'll have plenty of time to explore your host city, make new friends and work on your language skills!
Become a Teaching Assistant in France
Gain classroom teaching experience while exploring French culture!
Work alongside local English teachers in the Paris region while living with a welcoming host family and enjoying French home cooking! You'll assist at a local school for 15-20 hours per week, while living with a host family from the school community. Becoming a Teaching Assistant in France is a wonderful way to learn about French culture while developing your teaching skills.
Experience Spanish Immersion in Guatemala
Experience Guatemalan culture while improving your Spanish skills!
Living in Guatemala, you will have the opportunity to improve your language proficiency in leaps and bounds! You'll live with a host family in quaint La Antigua, and you'll get the chance to hike, surf, and explore!
Spend Up to a Year Experiencing Ireland
Explore the Emerald Isle with Euros in Your Pocket!
Our program in breathtaking Ireland offers you the chance to travel this country, taking on odd jobs as you go! Your visa will allow you to take on short-term jobs to fund your travels. This is a great opportunity for those seeking seasonal work to fund a more independent adventure overseas.
Become a Conversation Coach in Italy
Teach English to your host family and explore Italy in your free time!
As a Conversation Coach, you will live with a host family and tutor the children for 15 hours per week in exchange for accommodations and all meals. Most of our Conversation Coaches live in Le Marche, a gorgeous region of Italy with unbelievable views and lush countryside.
Become a Teaching Assistant in Italy
Gain classroom experience while taking in all that Italy has to offer
On this one-to-three month program, you’ll volunteer at a local school for 15 to 20 hours per week in beautiful Le Marche, one of Italy’s most picturesque regions. A welcoming host family provides a private bedroom and delicious Italian-family meals in exchange for English tutoring.
Work at an English Camp in Italy
Explore Italy and help Italian youth become conversational English speakers.
Have a blast helping Italian youth develop their conversational English! As a volunteer English Summer Camp Counselor you'll lead English games and activities throughout weekday mornings, honing your leadership and cross-cultural communication skills. Afternoons and weekends are free to relax and explore Italy with fellow counselors!
Au Pair in the Netherlands
Enjoy the beauty and fun culture of Holland with a loving Dutch host family!
As an au pair in the Netherlands, you'll be able to explore the local shops, nightlife, traditional windmills and more. With 2 weeks of paid vacation, you'll also have the opportunity to do some independent traveling around the Netherlands and across Europe - which is right on your doorstep.
Au Pair in New Zealand
Experience friendly Kiwi culture and live with an amazing host family!
As a participant on the InterExchange Au Pair New Zealand program, you will provide child care for a welcoming host family, who will provide a private room, meals, and a weekly stipend. The program will support you with pre-departure guidance, orientation in Auckland, introductions to other au pairs, support materials, access to social activities and a lot more!
Spend Up to a Year Experiencing New Zealand
Have the adventure of a lifetime in Middle Earth and fund your travels as you go!
Our program in breathtaking New Zealand offers you the chance to travel this country, taking on odd jobs as you go! You might work at a resort, on a bucolic farm, at a ski resort, as a kayak guide... or even at a wilderness lodge!
Experience Spanish Immersion in Peru
Explore Cusco and beyond while improving your Spanish proficiency!
Living and learning in Cusco, Peru, provides you with the opportunity to improve your language proficiency in leaps and bounds. You'll become a member of your Spanish-speaking host family members while enjoying home cooked meals!
Become a Conversation Coach in Spain
Teach your host family conversational English and explore beautiful Spain!
As a Conversation Coach, you will live with a host family and tutor the children in exchange for accommodations and all meals. Most of our Conversation Coaches live close to Madrid, but we do have placements available in other parts of the country. You'll have plenty of time to travel this beautiful, diverse country and make Spanish friends!
Become a Teaching Assistant in Spain
Gain classroom experience while enjoying life in Spain!
On this six-to-nine week program you’ll volunteer at a local school for 15-20 hours per week in the Maresme region, just north of Barcelona. A welcoming host family provides a private bedroom and delicious Spanish home cooking in exchange for English tutoring. This is a great way to gain classroom-teaching experience and connect with locals.
Au Pair in Spain
Join a welcoming Spanish family and bond with your host children!
As an au pair in Spain, you'll get at least 1 full day off per week (usually Sunday), so you'll be able to both fully integrate yourself into your host family's life and have free time to explore this amazing country.
Teach English in Thailand
Boost your resume, earn a great salary, and immerse yourself in Thai culture!
As a paid English teacher, you'll experience the real Thailand - from its strong Buddhist influences to its delicious cuisine and the generosity of the Thai people. Thailand has a rich history, a tropical climate, and is renowned for its welcoming hospitality. You'll have the unique opportunity to become a part of this vibrant host community!
The InterExchange Foundation provides grants to young Americans who wish to participate in meaningful projects abroad and to share their experiences with local communities in the U.S. with the mission to further international understanding and promote cultural awareness.
Online TEFL Certification
Open the door to thousands of teaching jobs across the globe with this internationally recognized, 170-hour Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Certification. The course emulates a live experience and will give you the tools and confidence to effectively teach English abroad!