National and Abroad Service Links

National: Service in the United States

  • AmeriCorps - the domestic PeaceCorps with 75,000 opportunities a year across the U.S. to serve in 3 month, 6 month, 9 month, or 12 month increments and  earn tuition reimbursement.   www.americorps.org
  • Corporation for National & Community Service- Have an idea for a service project – like getting a group together to volunteer each week at a homeless shelter, or reading to kids at your local library? Learn how to turn your volunteer idea into a successful service project using do-it-yourself toolkits. www.serve.gov/toolkits.asp 
  • The International Partnership for Service-Learning and Leadership - offers a semester learning and serving the Lakota Nation through SDSU - earn credit and serve!  www.ipsl.org
  • The Gulfsouth Summer Youth Action Corps - spend 6 weeks this summer serving at the Gulfsouth Youth Action Camp in New Orleans teaching 5th - 8th graders about Social Justice, Youth Empowerment, Community Diversity, and Service-Learning.    www.thegyac.org
  • Live.  Learn.  Intern. - internships and semesters in Washington, D.C.  through Georgetown University.  www.dcinternships.org
  • Find and share ways to do good.  www.allforgood.org

 

International: Service Abroad

  • PeaceCorps - commit 27 months to training and service in one of 70 countries.  Change the world, change yourself.  www.peacecorps.gov  
  • The International Partnership for Service-Learning and Leadership - semester or year-long studies at universities around the globe with service.  Opportunities include Ecuador, England, France, India, Israel, Jamaica, Russia, Scotland, and more.  They also offer a Master's Degree in International Service.  www.ipsl.org
  • Mexico Solidarity Network - an semester or a summer studying Mexican social  movements in Xochimilco.  www.mexicosolidarity.org
  • InterExchange - offers internships, volunteering, au pair placements, and work opportunities in Africa, Australia, Europe, Latin and South America, and Asia.   www.InterExchange.org
  • AustraLearn - study for a semester, summer, or year in Australia, New Zealand, or the South Pacific.   www.australearn.org
  • Cross-Cultural Solutions - alternative spring breaks, internships, or volunteering in Brazil, China, Costa Rica, Ghana, Guatemala, India, Peru, Russia, Tanzania, or Thailand.  Offers a full package with a safe home-base to stay in.  www.crossculturalsolutions.org
  • Global Service Corps - offers short-term or long-term programs and internships in Tanzaniza and Thailand in the fields of health, education, and agriculture.  www.globalservicecorps.org

Stop by the Office of Civic Engagement, BA 239, for brochures and to talk about options.  Office staff are ready to help you prepare for the opportunity of a lifetime!

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