Fulbright Alternatives


Peace Corps & Master's International
The Peace Corps’ primary purpose is to promote world peace and friendship. Established in 1961 by President John F. Kennedy, the Corps currently serves 76 countries with volunteers working in essential areas such as information technology, business development, environment, health, and education. The Peace Corps also offers a Master’s International Program which allows students to fulfill a Master’s degree with overseas service in various disciplines at more than 80 academic institutes across the nation.

Teach for America
Teach for America provides excellent education for kids in low-income areas with a commitment to create a better future for kids, families and communities. Corps members have the opportunity to teach grades Pre-K through 12 in 46 urban and rural regions across the country. The ultimate goal of Teach for America is to provide quality education and ensure equal opportunities for all. Teach for America is driven by leaders who desire to inspire change at every level of the education system.

TNTP Teaching Fellows
Seeks “outstanding recent graduates who aren't yet certified as educators, but who possess the talent, dedication and knowledge to teach critical subjects where talented teachers are often in short supply, such as science, math, bilingual education and special education.” Gain training and teaching certification while teaching.  Application deadline in January. 

Teach English Abroad
In addition to the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship, there are many additional opportunities, paid and unpaid, to teach English Abroad.

USA Jobs

The US Federal Government offer internships or full-time employment to qualified individuals working overseas. You can use the search feature to specify a job area or continent/region where you are seeking a position.  Agencies include Dept. of State, USAID, Dept. of Health and Human Services, etc.  You can also perform a search on “internships” if you are a currently enrolled student.

Additional Resources for International Careers
Resources for individuals interested in international affairs, including scholarships, fellowships, internships, and job search materials.

Bethel University Internation Career Resources

International Affairs Career Resources (PDF)

Scholarship and Fellowship Opportunities (PDF)

UC Berkeley International Careers

US Department of State - International Jobs Guide