Useful Links

AIESEC-USA (International Association of Students in Economic and Business Management)

International student-run organization with offers approximately 5,000 paid internships in business and other fields. Check out the website for the Rioe-UH chapter of AIESEC.

American Bar Association, Section of International Law

Information on international law, including International Legal Exchange Program.

American Medical Student Association

AMSA's site lists overseas internship and volunteer programs, including options for premed and other health sciences. Look in section labeled "International Health Opportunities."

American Scandinavian Foundation

Internship opportunities in Scandinavia for engineering and science majors. Check program listings in next section.

APSIA (Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs) 

Webiste for the top graduate schools offering advanced degrees in international affairs.

Asian Related Sites

The link covers Rice University departments related to Asian Studies, search engines, general Asia sites, university-affiliated Asia sites, country-specific sites, sites on Buddhism, and sites providing teaching resources.


Work exchange programs in the UK and Australia.

Career Services job search database ‘Going Global’ for international jobs and internships

CDS International

Fabulous opportunities in Germany, Switzerland, Singapore and Turkey. (Most opportunities will be in Germany, however.)

Culture Shock 101

Currency Converter


Resource for scholarship, grants, research, study & work opportunities in Germany 

Dave's ESL Café 

A terrific site with lots of information on teaching abroad; links to hundreds of useful databases with information for teachers, college students, and liberal arts grads; highly recommended for anyone interested in working abroad.

Diversity Abroad

A great site with lots and lots of information about study abroad for students and parents as well as scholarshio information.

Emergency Telephone Numbers

Many countries’ public telephone networks have a single emergency telephone number, sometimes knows as the universal emergency telephone number or occasionally the emergency services number, that allows a caller to contact local emergency services for assistance.

European Emergency Services

Information about European Emergency Services focused on the single emergency number 112.

Resources for the student traveler, including internship and teach abroad programs.

Resources for finding and comparing programs abroad, based on student reviews.

Glimpse Guide 

Useful site with information about study abroad, work abroad, international careers, and cross-cultural experiences.


Internship opportunities for students in technical majors. Check out the website for the Rice chapter.


Information on thousands of non-profit organizations worldwide. Use "internships" and "volunteer" for key word searches.


Nonprofit organization that offers low-cost placements for internships in Western and Eastern European countries.

International Law Students Association

Information on the ILSA internship abroad program for law students.


Tax Information for Aliens and US Citizens Living Abroad 

Let's Go Travel Guide

Includes information about accommodations, food, and sights listings, as well as numerous tips for student travelers looking to save money while traveling, working, or studying abroad.

Life After Study Abroad website

Metric Measurement Conversions

For absentee ballots/voting from abroad

National Geographic Map Machine

Satellite, street maps and more.

OANDA, The Currency Site

OANDA is the advances and comprehensive provider of foreign exchange, currency trading, and information services to forex traders, businesses and travelers.

RailEurope Interactive Map

Resources for all things study abroad including scholarships and student bloggers.  

UN and International organization Employment Information 

An extensive overview of employment with the UN and other multigovernment international organizations.

US Department of State 

Everything you needed to know about working for the State Department. Information on their summer internship program (see program listings in next section.)

World Citizens Guide

A student guide for understanding of some basic yet important principles about traveling, working and living around the globe.

European Information Portal 

Answer questions about moving, working, or studying abroad in the European Union.