Non-Credit Bearing Experiences
Non-credit bearing international experiences include things like volunteering abroad, working abroad, and traveling with student organizations.
Student Organization Travel
Volunteer opportunities abroad are a great non-academic international experience. There are many organizations that organize service trips in other countries.
- Volunteer@PSU has information on a variety of volunteering opportunities including some that are abroad.
- Global Brigades is an organization that aims to resolve health and economic disparities around the world.
- Habitat for Humanity offers building opportunities all around the world.
- Peace Corps is a government-sponsored volunteer and community engagement program with placements available in countries around the world.
- idealist.org is a global networking and searchable database of nonprofit organizations.
There are a multitude of international opportunities available to students. Haven't found something that interests you? Do some more research through these well-known sites that are not affiliated with Penn State.