InterExchange offers U.S. citizens the opportunity to embark on the adventure of a lifetime – in 12 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.
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.
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!
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.
Teach English in France
Enjoy the French lifestyle while improving your English teaching skills!
As a volunteer home tutor or teaching assistant, you'll live with a welcoming host family, teach your host children, and experience France as a local. It’s a great way to explore the teaching profession and gain insight into French culture. No French language skills required!
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.
Work 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!
Teach English in Italy
Teach English to your host family and explore Italy in your free time!
As a volunteer home tutor or teaching assistant, you'll live with a welcoming host family, teach your host children, and experience Italy as a local. It’s a great way to explore the teaching profession and gain insight into Italian culture. No Italian language skills required!
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!
Teach English in Spain
Teach your host family conversational English and explore beautiful Spain!
As a volunteer home tutor or teaching assistant, you'll live with a welcoming host family, teach your host children, and experience Spain as a local. It’s a great way to explore the teaching profession and gain insight into Spanish culture. No Spanish language skills required!
Au Pair in Spain
Join a welcoming Spanish family and bond with your host children!
As an au pair in Spain, you'll get at least 1 full day off per week (usually Sunday), so you'll be able to both fully integrate yourself into your host family's life and have free time to explore this amazing country.
Teach English in Thailand
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!