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Maryland Resources
Alternative Breaks Program
http://www.csl.umd.edu/asb/
While only one or two opportunities exist overseas each term, you could find one just right.

Education Abroad
http://www.international.umd.edu/studyabroad/

International Programs at the University of Maryland
http://international.umd.edu/directory
Directory of offices on the College Park campus having an international focus.

Going Global
Access to this service has been purchased by the University Career Center. To get access, go to our home page, http://www.careercenter.umd.edu/home.cfm. Click Going Global and you will get to the page with the instructions for access using your University ID and password.

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Internships/Jobs/Volunteering Information
Sites provide information, but may also list specific opportunities.

Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs
http://www.apsia.org/apsia/index.php

DevelopmentEx.com
http://www.developmentex.com

Go Overseas
http://www.gooverseas.com
Descriptions and evaluations by participants in study abroad, teaching abroad, volunteering abroad and internships abroad. Includes general articles on these topics.

Interaction
http://www.interaction.org
The American Council for Voluntary International Action is an alliance of U. S.-based international development and humanitarian non-governmental organizations working for sustainable development, refugee and disaster assistance.

International Volunteer Programs Association
http://volunteerinternational.org
The International Volunteer Programs Association has a site with international volunteer and internship opportunities. Also, excellent information on how to make it happen.

International Career Employment Center
http://www.internationaljobs.org

A few jobs, business and social service, are available on the website for free. If you want to see all jobs you will need to subscribe to one of their publications.

NGOAbroad
http://www.ngoabroad.com
Provides frugal, customized international volunteer options and helps people enter international humanitarian work. Charges $50 for a consultation. Service possibly more useful for alumni who have developed more skills.

Society for International Development--Washington DC Chapter
http://www.sidw.org
No career information or job postings, but they sponsor a career fair every year. Membership for full-time students is $35.00 in 2012.

Transitions Abroad

http://www.transitionsabroad.com

IInformation about working, studying, and traveling abroad including volunteering, teaching, and internships. .

Volunteer Abroad
http://www.volunteerabroad.org

Work Abroad
http://internationalcenter.umich.edu/swt/
The University of Michigan Directory of Work Abroad Websites.

Work Permits in the United Kingdom
http://www.workpermit.com

Working Abroad: Finding International Internships and Entry-Level Jobs
http://www.bls.gov/opub/ooq/2006/fall/art01.pdf

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Specific Volunteering, Job, and Internship Organizations
Bunac:
http://www.bunac.org/usa
Work and travel programs to Britain, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada.
Cross-Cultural Solutions: http://www.crossculturalsolutions.org
Provides humanitarian assistance in Brazil, China, Costa Rica, Ghana, India, Peru, Russia, Tanzania and Thailand. Volunteer and fee-based. Includes a sample fund-raising proposal.
Development Alternatives, Inc.: http://www.dai.com
An employee-owned international consulting firm solving economic development problems.
Global Volunteer Network:
http://www.volunteer.org.nz
Global Health Corpshttp://ghcorps.org
Opportunities: http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply/through-placements/
Possibility of living allowance, stipend, and monetary completion award.
Hunger Center
http://www.hungercenter.org
A two-year commitment with the first year a field placement and the second year in the headquarters of the organization served under during the field placement. Must have a graduate degree and language skills of the country.
Internation Student Volunteers http://www.isvolunteers.org/
LanguageCorps: http://www.languagecorps.com/index.php
Short-term volunteer teaching programs in Cambodia, Sri Lanka, and South Korea. View the website for long term programs to teach English in foreign countries.
One World: http://us.oneworld.net
Partners of the Americas: http://www.partners.net
A network of citizens from Latin America, the Caribbean and the United States volunteering to improve the lives of people across the region, through nonpolitical, community-based activities: .
Peace Corps: http://www.peacecorps.gov/
Peace Brigades:
http://www.peacebrigades.org
Projects-Abroad: http://www.projects-abroad.org
Unite for Sight http://uniteforsight.org/intl_volunteer
Visions in Action: http://www.visionsinaction.org

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Major International Organizations
United Nations: 
  
http://www.un.org/english
United Nations Organizations:  
http://www.unsystem.org/jobs/job_opportunities.htm

Employment Opportunities in UN and Other International Organizations for U.S. Citizens:
http://iocareers.state.gov/Main/Jobs/Search
United Nations Association of the National Capital Area
http://www.unanca.org
World Bank:   http://www.worldbank.org
International Monetary Fund: http://www.imf.org/external
Inter-American Development Bank:
   http://www.iadb.org

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International Development Organizations - Young Professional Programs:
Asian Development Bank
Young Professionals Program

    http://www.adb.org/employment/young-professionals.asp
Food and Agricultural Organization
Associate Professional Officers Program

     http://www.fao.org/tc/apo/en
International Fund for Agricultural Development
Associate Professional Officer Program

     http://www.ifad.org/job/apo/index.htm
Inter-American Development Bank
Young Professionals Program

     http://www.iadb.org/en/careers/young-professionals-program,1358.html
International Monetary Fund
Economist Program

     http://www.imf.org/external/np/adm/rec/job/econpro.htm
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
Young Professionals Program

     http://www.oecd.org/document/43/
     0,3746,en_21571361_45609340_46260651_1_1_1_1,00.html

U.S. Agency for International Development
New Entry Professional Program

     http://www.usaid.gov/careers/nepanno2.html
United Nations Junior
Professional Officer Program

     http://www.jposc.org
United Nations
Conference on Trade and Develpment Young Professional

     http://www.unctad.org/Templates/Page.asp?intItemID=2104&lang=1
United Nations Development Programme
Junior Professional Officer

     http://www.jposc.org/content/programme/presentation-en.html
United Nations Population Fund (NFPA)
Junior Professionals

     http://www.unfpa.org/about/employment
UNICEF
Young Professional Program

     http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/index_ypp.html
UNICEF
Junior Professional Program

     http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/index_jpp.html
World Bank
Young Professionals Program

     http://tinyurl.com/98asa
World Bank
Junior Professional Associates
     http://www.worldbank.org/
        On the World Bank's home page search for Junior Professional Associates.

Major International Relief and Development Organizations:
Care:  
http://www.care.org/index.asp
Church World Service:  
http://www.churchworldservice.org
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies:
http://www.ifrc.org

Oxfam:  
 http://www.oxfam.org/en
U. S. Agency for International Development:
   http://www.usaid.gov

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