Going Abroad Again

RYGF is committed to connecting attendees to ethical, sustainable, and socially responsible opportunities to go abroad again in their post-graduate careers.  You can trust that the post-graduate programs promoted by RYGF meet the committee’s standards of ethical global engagement and business practices, environmental, fiscal, and operational sustainability, and socially responsible organizations.

Below you will find resources showcasing the opportunities to go abroad again.

Post-graduate Study, Fellowships & Scholarships Abroad

GradSchools.com- Narrow down your opportunities for graduate school abroad by allowing indicating your desired country and degree. GradSchools will then provide of list of opportunities that fit your interest. 

Humanity in Action offers a fellowship for current and recent graduates of the US.  During the time abroad students examine prejudice and discrimination in Europe.

Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers fellowships for U.S. graduating college seniors, graduate students, young professionals and artists to study and/or conduct research abroad.

Mountbatten Institute provides professional training placement, accommodation, training allowance, and additional support to participants who undertake a full-time, 12-month practical training placement, while studying towards an MBA degree, an MA or Postgraduate Certificate in London.

Boren Scholarship provides funding to both undergraduate and graduate students looking to study less widely taught languages in the languages’ native countries.

George Mitchell Scholarship is designed to interest the next generation of American leaders in the island of Ireland. The Scholarship funds a year of study at one of nine participating institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland. 

Marshall Scholarship helps assist American students pursue graduate studies in the United Kingdom.

Critical Language Scholarship (CLS): The United States Department of State sponsors the CLS Program for overseas intensive summer language institutes in thirteen critical need foreign languages. CLS institutes provide fully-funded group-based intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences for seven to ten weeks for U.S. citizen undergraduate and graduate students.

Rhodes Scholarship offers financial assistance to American students looking to study at the University of Oxford.

Gates Cambridge Scholarship enables outstanding graduate students from outside the United Kingdom to study at the University of Cambridge.

Teach Abroad

Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) Progam:  ETA’s help teach English language while serving as cultural ambassadors for the U.S. 

English Program in Korea (EPIK) is affiliated with the Korean Ministry of Education. Participants share their knowledge and language with Korean students and teachers within the Korean public school system.

Cultural Ambassador Spain: Coordinated by the Spanish Ministry of Education, this program gives junior and senior college students as well as college graduates the opportunity to learn about Spanish language and culture while sharing your own language and culture. Assistants will support classroom teachers in the K-12 system and Foreign Language Schools throughout Spain. The program begins in October and ends in May and assistants will have a 12-16 hour weekly schedule.

Teaching Assistant Program in France offers you the opportunity to work in France for 7 months, teaching English to French students of all ages. Assistants teach 12 hours a week and can be placed in all regions of metropolitan France and the overseas departments of French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, and Réunion.

Japan Exchange and Teaching Program offers individuals a chance to work in schools, government offices, and on boards of education across Japan.  These programs offer different programs based on the applicant’s skills and abilities.

Work Abroad

Interexchange offers opportunities for students to teach, au pair, and work in foreign countries. 

MyPerfectResume provides great resources for finding a job outside of the US.  The site allows you to search by country/region and also gives information about the logistics of having a career abroad.

JobMonkey.com allows you to search for interesting jobs all over the world.

Jobs.GoAbroad.com offers teaching and working abroad opportunities as well as internships around the world.

Volunteer Abroad

Peace Corps: A great program for those looking to do more extended volunteer work outside the US.

Jesuit Volunteer Corps: This program engages volunteers in vital service within poor communities. Volunteers are placed in over 250 different agencies within 37 cities in the US, and six countries

Mercy Volunteer Corps: Volunteers serve in Georgetown, the capital of Guyana. A year commitment is required with the opportunity to renew for a second year.

Omprakash: This is a searchable database of non-profit and NGO’s around the world.  You can find an organization that resonates with you and then follow up with the organization.

Intern Abroad

BUNAC offers volunteer, intern, and work experiences abroad. Experiences range from interning in the UK to work/travel program opportunities in Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.

Studyabroad.com offers advice and opportunities for studying, interning, volunteering, and teaching abroad, as well as intensive language courses and full degrees abroad.  The site also discusses the benefits of working and living abroad.