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International Programs

AIESEC is a global, non-political, independent, not-for-profit organization run by students and recent graduates. Its members are interested in world issues, leadership and management. AIESEC provides its members with an integrated development experience comprised of leadership opportunities, international internships and participation in a global learning environment.​

The American University in Cairo: Presidential Internship Program Established in 1981, the Presidential Internship Program at The American University in Cairo (AUC) provides recent university graduates with the opportunity to work at the highest levels of an international university, experience life in Cairo and learn Arabic.

ASU Critical Languages Institute  Arizona State University's Critical Languages Institute is a national training institute for less commonly taught languages, offering summer intensive courses and study-abroad programs around the world. Languages include Albanian, Armenian, Bosnian, Croatian, Hebrew, Indonesian, Macedonian, Persian, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Turkish, and Uzbek.

Australian Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships - The Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships are the Australian Government’s internationally competitive, merit-based scholarship programme that provides up to AUD$272,500 for study, research or professional development opportunities between Australia and the world. The programme builds Australia’s reputation for excellence in education, supports the internationalization of the Australian higher education and research sectors, and offers high-achieving individuals opportunities to increase their knowledge and expertise in their field.

Blakemore Freeman Fellowships fund an academic year of advanced language study abroad in Chinese, Japanese, Korean and selected Southeast Asian Languages. Superior candidates pursuing careers in fields such as STEM (science, technology, engineering, math), international business, accounting, law, medicine, journalism, architecture, teaching, social or NGO work, government service, and academia are encouraged to apply.An applicant must have (at minimum) a bachelor's degree and have completed at least three years of study of the language at the college level by the start of the grant.

BUNAC offers a range of work abroad, volunteer abroad, and teaching overseas programs to destinations such as Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Cambodia, South Africa, Ghana, China, and Peru.

CARE is a major international humanitarian agency delivering broad-spectrum emergency relief and long-term international development projects. Founded in 1945, CARE is nonsectarian, impartial, and non-governmental.​

Center for Arabic Study Aroad offers advanced level training in Arabic language and culture to qualified American students at The American University in Cairo and Qasid Arabic Institute in Amman. Applicants to the various CASA programs must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and should have a minimum of 3 years of formal instruction in Arabic prior to joining CASA. This program is jointly administered by Harvard University's Center for Middle Eastern Studies. 

The Christianson Grant is awarded to individuals who have arranged their own work abroad programs. Proposed programs must be at least six months in length and emphasize a work component. The grant program does not support independent research projects or academic study abroad programs.  The grant program is administered by InterExchange.

William J. Clinton Fellowship for Service in India provides a select group of young American professionals the opportunity to serve marginalized and underprivileged communities in India by working with NGOs for a period of 10 months.

The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) is a fellowship funded by the German Bundestag and U.S. Congress, that annually provides 75 American and 75 German young professionals the opportunity to spend one year in each others' countries, studying, interning, and living with hosts on a cultural immersion program.

Cultural Vista Programs provide a number of international internship and exchange programs, typically lasting between 3 and 18 months.

Fulbright-Clinton Fellowship Formerly known as the Fulbright Public Policy Fellowship, and renamed in 2013 for former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, the Fellowship provides Fulbright-Clinton Fellows with a chance to contribute to the strengthening of the public sector abroad by serving in professional placements within foreign government ministries while simultaneously carrying out an academic research project. The fellowship currently offers opportunities for Fulbright-Clinton Fellows to serve in professional placements within the governments of Bangladesh, Burma, Cote d’Ivoire, Guatemala, Haiti, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Malawi, Nepal, Timor-Leste, and Samoa.

German Chancellor Fellowship Up to 50 fellowships for recent graduates and young professionals in politic, economics, media, administraion, and culture to complete a year-long, self-designed fellowships year.  Citizens of Brazil, China, India, Russian, and the US are eligible to apply. 

Global Health Corps recruits placement organizations that are doing excellent work in improving healthcare access and health outcomes for the poor. Placement organizations range from small grassroots organizations to large global institutions. Placement organizations identify an area of need, create a job description for a fellowship position, demonstrate the capacity to absorb two new fulltime staff, and identify a clear manager for the fellow team. Fellow candidates apply for specific positions with one of our placement organizations for which they have relevant skills and experience, and are selected jointly by GHC and the placement organization.​

International Parliamentary Scholarship (IPS) – An Opportunity to Work with Members of the German Parliament (Bundestag).  This program is open to university graduates who are U.S. citizens and have a very good knowledge of the German language. Candidates should also be familiar with the basic features of the German governmental system.  The IPS program enables participants to gain first-hand knowledge of Germany’s parliamentary system and political decision-making during a 3-month work placement with a Member of the German Parliament. Participants will also take part in a rich educational program with the German political foundations and have the chance to enroll in university classes, spending a total offive months in the German capital (March 1 through July 31, 2017).

The Luce Scholars Program is unique among American-Asian exchanges in that it is intended for young leaders who have had limited experience of Asia and who might not otherwise have an opportunity in the normal course of their careers to come to know Asia. Those who already have significant experience in Asia or Asian studies are not eligible for the Luce Scholars Program.  NOTE: This fellowship requires U-M endorsement.  Interested in applicants should contact Beth Dutridge-Corp in the International Institute.

Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellows Program During each two-year fellowship cycle, 12-15 Leland Fellows are placed with international development organizations that include international and local NGOs, U.S. government agencies and multilateral organizations. Fellows work on a variety of food security issues, such as agricultural development, nutrition, natural resource management, agribusiness development and women’s empowerment. Includes a monthly stipend, health insurance and travel expenses.

Peace Corps is a program sponsored by the US government that sends corps members to countries around the world. Corps members assist in infrastructure and community development within the country they serve in. Examples of assignments include teaching, construction, community organizing, and medical aid. The U-M Peace Corp Recruiting Office is located in the International Center’s Study, Work, Travel Abroad Office (Student Activities Building).

Princeton in Asia (PiA) offers service-oriented fellowships in the fields of education, media/journalism, international development (NGOs) and business, with a majority of fellows working as English teachers at universities and high schools. PiA fellowships are open to graduates or graduating seniors from all accredited colleges and universities.

Princeton in Africa matches talented and passionate college graduates with our partners working across Africa for year-long service projects. Our program is open to graduating seniors and young alumni from any accredited college or university in the U.S. Our Fellows have helped improve education and public health, source fresh water and alternative energy, increase family incomes, and so much more.

Princeton in Latin America (PiLA) offers service experiences in Latin America and the Caribbean to match outstanding recent college graduates who are interested in year-long service fellowship opportunities with partner NGO and multilateral organizations that are engaged in socially responsible development projects throughout the region.

Rotary Peace Fellowships Each year Rotary selects individuals from around the world to receive fully funded master’s degree fellowships at premier universities in fields related to peace and conflict resolution and prevention. Locations include Japan, UK, Australia, Sweden and the U.S. These fellowships cover tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, and all internship/field study expenses.  

Think Impact is an international non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C. that catalyzes social businesses in Kenya and South Africa. Founded in 2003, Think Impact has grown to become a leading player in the social enterprise sector. We provide young social entrepreneurs the most effective vehicle to build high-impact social businesses that empower community members in rural Africa.

Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms connects volunteers with organic farms in the U.S. and around the world.