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    InterExchange: Programs Abroad for US Citizens

    InterExchange: Programs Abroad for US Citizens


    • Listing Type: Gap Year Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Destinations: Australia, Canada, Costa Rica, France, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Peru, Spain, United States, Guatemala
    • Credit Awarded: None
    • Program Length: One Week, Two Weeks, Six Weeks, Four Weeks, Two Months, Academic Year, Semester, Three Weeks, Five Weeks
    • Start Month: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
    • Category: Travel/Cultural Immersion
    • Selective: No
    • Gender: Coed
    • Ages: 18, 19+, 19
    • Housing: Dorm, Homestay, Student Apartment
    • Affiliation: Gap Year Association
    • Financial Aid: Work Study
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    InterExchange offers U.S. citizens the opportunity to embark on the adventure of a lifetime. Become an au pair, teach English, or hone your Spanish skills in an immersive learning environment – whatever you choose, we offer the expertise and support you need to learn about the world by actually experiencing it.

    Options for high school graduates who are 18 and older include:

    Au Pair
    Australia, France, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Spain

    Live with a host family, take care of their kids for part of the week, and enjoy the chance to explore their country with room and board and a stipend included.

    Work & Travel
    Australia, Canada, New Zealand

    Enjoy the flexibility to travel where and when you want within a country, with the ability to take on casual jobs here and there to earn some money along the way.

    Work & Travel
    Australian Outback

    An adventure in the Australia Outback with well-paid job on a ranch or farm. Enjoy some time at the beach and an orientation and training on a farm before you move to your job placement, and travel freely after the job ends or pick up another position.

    Learn Spanish
    Costa Rica, Guatemala, Peru

    Live with a host family or in a hostel, take Spanish classes for part of the day, soak up the sites, sounds, and flavors of a new place in your spare time.

    Sustainable Action
    Costa Rica

    Travel with a group of students or gappers interested in learning about the successes of Costa Rica's sustainability efforts, both environmental and social.

    Teach English
    Costa Rica

    Volunteer to teach or tutor at a community center, school, or for another initiative, with the option to take Spanish classes as well.

    Language Homestay
    France, Italy, Spain

    Live with a host family who will provide room and board, help their kids learn English with a limited schedule of 15 hours per week, with plenty of time to enjoy your new country.

    Summer English Camp

    Volunteer as a camp counselor through lunch each weekday, enjoy the afternoons and weekends to explore Italy with new friends. Accommodation with counselors is included.

    American Summer Exchange

    Check out a new part of the U.S. with a seasonal job, working alongside participants from other countries. Jobs are in areas like national parks, beaches, amusement parks, and more.