InterExchange offers U.S. citizens the opportunity to embark on the adventure of a lifetime – in 13 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.
American Summer Exchange
Experience a summer exchange program, right here in America
Build valuable workforce skills, and explore new corners of your own country with this summer-long experiential work and travel program. Explore a new and beautiful part of your own country, live and work alongside international college students, and make new friends from around the world!
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.
Spend Up to a Year Experiencing the Australian Outback
Experience the Australian Outback, get paid, and build your resume!
If you want to explore the rugged parts of Australia and don't mind getting your hands dirty, this is the program for you. After a one-week training you'll be matched with an employer for work on a ranch or farm. Perfect for those with a trade skill or agricultural work experience. Start any time of year!
Learn Spanish 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!
Sustainable Action Costa Rica
An adventure in sustainable development
The Sustainable Action Costa Rica educational tour is a chance for students and recent grads to have a hands-on, resume-building international adventure. Participants will come away with a better understanding of sustainability issues and related academic and career possibilities, all while making new friends.
Volunteer to Teach English in Costa Rica
Spend a week or more as a volunteer teacher or tutor in Costa Rica
Help locals improve their English at a community center, school, or similar institution. You’ll have the chance to learn a lot about Costa Rica and improve your Spanish, with some free time to explore the country’s natural beauty!
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.
Volunteer to Teach English in France
Enjoy the French lifestyle while improving your English teaching skills!
As a volunteer home tutor, you'll live with a welcoming host family, teach English, and experience France as a local. It’s a great way to help others and gain insight into French culture. No French language skills required! Placements are 4-to-12 weeks.
Learn Spanish 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.
Volunteer 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!
Volunteer to Teach English in Italy
Enjoy the Italian lifestyle while improving your English teaching skills!
As a volunteer home tutor, you'll live with a welcoming host family, teach English, and experience Italy as a local. It’s a great way to help others and gain insight into Italian culture. No Italian language skills required! Placements are 4-to-12 weeks.
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!
Learn Spanish 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!
Volunteer to Teach English in Spain
Enjoy the Spanish lifestyle while improving your English teaching skills!
As a volunteer home tutor, you'll live with a welcoming host family, teach English, and experience Spain as a local. It’s a great way to help others and gain insight into Spanish culture. No Spanish language skills required! Placements are 4-to-12 weeks.
Au Pair in Spain
Join a welcoming Spanish family and bond with your host children!
As an au pair in Spain, you'll live with a screened host family and provide childcare for up to 30 hours per week. In exchange, you'll receive a private bedroom, home cooked meals, and a stipend from your hosts. It's a great way to combine your love of children and travel. Placements are for 2-3 months and you can start any time of year. No Spanish skills required!
Teach English in Thailand and Get Paid
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!