Peace Corp Volunteers work all across the world in a variety of settings and fields, including: health, education, environment, youth & community development, food security, agriculture, and business and computer & information technology. The traditional Peace Corps program is 27 month in length.
Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships (ETA)
Fulbright ETAs are placed in a classroom abroad to provide assistance to teachers of English to non-native English-speakers. ETAs help teach English language while serving as cultural ambassadors for U.S. culture. The age and academic level of classroom students varies by country, ranging from kindergarten to university level.
Global Health Corps provides a yearlong paid fellowship for young professionals from diverse backgrounds to work on the frontlines of the fight for global health equity at existing health organizations and government agencies. Fellows are currently working in Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Malawi, Zambia and the United States.
William J. Clinton Fellowship for Service in India
Young professionals are paired with leading NGOs and social enterprises in India in order to accelerate impact and create effective projects that are replicable, scalable, and sustainable. The service is for 10 mths during which Fellows gain knowledge of development on the ground in the fields of education, livelihoods, public health, and social enterprise.
Members make a year-long, full-time commitment to serve on a specific project at a nonprofit organization or public agency. They focus their efforts to build the organizational, administrative, and financial capacity of organizations that fight illiteracy, improve health services, foster economic development, and otherwise assist low-income communities.
VISTA Summer Associate Program
Offers the opportunity to become engaged in a community through an existing VISTA project for 8 to 10 weeks during the summer. Existing sponsors and partners who work with disadvantaged youth use the Summer Associates program to enhance their existing programs as appropriate by providing opportunities to engage disadvantaged youth in productive service activities in the summer. Summer Associates choose from projects throughout the country, based on their skills and interests, and serve with community-based organizations, working to overcome poverty.
Teach for America
Seeks to expand the educational opportunities for low-income children across the nation. Teach for America is developing a movement of leaders who will help drive change at every level of our education system toward the goal of a level playing field for all children. As a corps member, you will be a full-time teacher and receive a full salary and the same comprehensive health benefits as other beginning teachers in your school district.
NYC Teaching Collaborative
The mission of the NYC Teaching Collaborative is to recruit and prepare talented, committed individuals to become effective teachers who dedicate themselves to raising student achievement and driving change in New York City's highest-need schools. Participants will apprentice in a New York City public school for six months, and then again for six weeks prior to becoming a full-time teacher. During this time, participants experience hands-on training in a public school classroom and targeted, ongoing coaching and feedback from skilled mentor teachers and program staff.
Fellowship advice and support available from:
www.baruch.cuny.edu/fellowships/ OverseasOpportunities French Ministry of Education English Teaching Assistantships
Open to American citizens and permanent residents to teach English or a period of 7 months in public schools across all regions of metropolitan France and in its territories. The program's goal is to strengthen English-language instruction in French schools by establishing a native speaker presence.
New Israel Fund / SHATIL Social Justice Fellowships
Fellowships for 10 months interning in an approved, individually-selected Israeli non-governmental organization (NGO), active in one of the following areas: safeguarding civil and human rights; pursuing environmental justice; promoting Jewish-Arab equality; advancing the status of women; fostering tolerance and religious pluralism; bridging social and economic gaps.
Austrian Government English Teaching Assistantships
The purpose of this program, which draws assistants not only from the English-speaking world but also from France, Italy, Russia, and Spain, is to bring talented and enthusiastic young people from abroad into the classrooms of secondary schools in communities large and small all over Austria. U.S. assistants teach 13 hours per week, usually at two different schools, under the supervision of licensed teachers and a "supervisor" assigned to keep track of their overall performance.
Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme (JET)
The program improves foreign language education in Japan and to encourage international exchange at the local level by fostering ties between Japanese youth and foreign youth. There are three types of positions offered: Assistant Language Teachers (ALTs), Coordinator for International Relations (CIRs), and Sports Exchange Advisor (SEA).
Domestic Opportunities NYC Urban Fellows
The program is designed to introduce America's college students and graduates to local government and public service. It provides recipients an opportunity to work in government or city agencies.
Provides a full-time, nine month, graduate-level experiential leadership training program that prepares diverse, talented and committed individuals for effective and ethical leadership in the public affairs arena. The program is offered in Los Angeles, New York, Pittsburgh, San Francisco and St. Louis.
John D. Solomon Fellowship Program
A nine month paid fellowship to seven graduate students who are specializing in emergency management, social work, public health, public safety communication or journalism.
Immigrant Justice Corps Fellowships
Recruits talented lawyers and college graduates and partners them with NYC’s leading non-profit legal services providers and community-based organizations to offer a range of immigration assistance including naturalization, deportation defense, domestic violence or human trafficking.
Math for America Fellowships
A program where recent college graduates and mid-career professionals make a commitment to teach mathematics in public secondary schools. It includes one year earning a master's degree in education and four years teaching math and participating in activities and professional development.
Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowships
The program recruits and trains the nation's best and brightest recent graduates and career changers with STEM backgrounds to teach in middle and high school science and math classrooms. Benefits include a $30,000 education award and tuition for a graduate degree in Education.
Public Service Fellows Program
An opportunity for current students and recent graduates to participate in transforming the way government works while developing valuable professional skills. Fellows are assigned substantive and meaningful work to support the Partnership for Public Service’s wide variety of programs.