BUNAC programs provide you with the opportunity to live and work legally in international countries, gain real world experience and internationalize your resume while making new friends and earning money to travel and explore.

With work and travel opportunities around the world, traveling with BUNAC will be one of the most fun and rewarding experiences you’ll ever have!

Established in 1962, BUNAC is recognized today as a specialist in the field of overseas work and travel programs. BUNAC's work and travel programs provide a great service for US citizens seeking a paid work abroad experience or participation in an internship or volunteer program. BUNAC participants can experience everyday working life in a new country and explore some of the world's most incredible places during their stay.

Work, Volunteer & Internships Abroad

BUNAC has a range of Work, Volunteer and Internship program opportunities for US citizens, which enables participants to gain valuable work experience abroad. Whether you're looking for a summer job, gap year program or internship, BUNAC offers a low-cost work experience abroad option with 24/7 support.

Intern in Britain!

Internship Programs

Intern in Britain
Term: Up to 6 months | Cost: $755
Intern in Britain gives participants a once in a lifetime opportunity to experience British life and culture from the inside for up to 6 months. Applicants must be degree level students or recent graduates who are at least 18 years of age.

Live, teach, travel and explore China for 6 months as an Intern in local Chinese classrooms around the country.China TEFL Internship
Term: 5 months | Cost: $1,349
Live, teach, travel and explore China for 6 months as an Intern in local Chinese classrooms around the country. The Travel and Teach China program gives you the exclusive opportunity to both work and travel, all while internationalizing your resume. The program includes both TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) training, program support and tour add-ons, making this an all-inclusive experience. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, 20+ years of age and an English speaker.

Thailand TEFL Internship
Term: 2 months | Cost: $1,249
The Teach Internships Thailand program offers a 6-week adventure to jump-start your experience in the field of teaching English as a foreign language. You’ll gain a TEFL certification and experience in the classroom all while soaking up amazing Thai culture. Through this full-support package BUNAC helps you secure the visa and the TEFL course then set you up with orientation, housing, weekly meals and even end your trip with one week of pure relaxation. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, 18+ years of age and an English speaker.

Cambodia TEFL Internship
Term: 2 months | Cost: $1,199
Join a group of aspiring travelers for our renowned Cambodia TEFL Internship and witness a country like no other tourist could, with two months living, teaching and falling in love with this incredible country.

A school in Colombia.Columbia TEFL Internship
Term: 2 months | Cost: $1,199
Witness the vibrant culture of Colombia and gain enriching teaching experience at the same time. Train using your included 120-hour online TEFL course before embarking on an 8-week adventure in a mesmerizing country. Gain 7 weeks practical teaching experience in a local school.

South Africa TEFL Internship
Term: 2 months | Cost: $1,199
Join a group of ambitious interns and set off on the adventure of a lifetime, teaching in South Africa on our exclusive 2 month TEFL internship. With full in-country teaching support, guided tours and an amazing chance to safari in the magnificent Kruger National Park, our South Africa TEFL Internship is the wildest teach and travel experience around.

Work in New Zealand!

Work Abroad Programs

Work in Ireland
Term: Up to 12 months | Cost: $360
BUNAC offers two different Work in Ireland programs, a 4-month program and a 12-month program, both allowing full-time students or recent graduates the opportunity to live and work in Ireland in nearly any field. BUNAC’s full-support package will assist you in first securing the work authorization, prepare you for departure and connect you with out partner office in Dublin for support in settling in Ireland and finding a job.

The 4-month program is great for students looking to take a semester or summer off to gain international work experience. However, if you are a recent graduate looking for long-term work experience, the 12-month program will be great for you! Both programs are multiple entry visas that will allow you to leave and re-enter Ireland. For either program, you must be between the ages of 18 and 30.

Surfing Down Under!Work Australia
Term: Up to 12 months | Cost: $549
Australia, one of the largest and most beautiful countries in the world, offers a diverse and exciting environment for work, travel and exploration. The Work and Holiday visa allows eligible American citizens a stay of up to 12 months in Australia. You are eligible for the 12-month visa if you are aged 18-30, have graduated from high school, and have not yet held a Working Holiday Visa for Australia.

More Exploration! Essentials Program: Settle in Down Under with all the Australian Essentials and make the most of an online job database! The BUNAC team in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne are with you every step of the way to make sure you have the best possible time while working and travelling in Australia.

More Exploration!Ultimate Plus Program: Make the most of a non-stop 7-day activity week in Sydney followed by year-long job finding support and so much more.

Spend up to year living and traveling in Canada!Work New Zealand
Term: Up to 12 months | Cost: $549
Work New Zealand lets you spend up to one incredible year experiencing the ultimate working holiday or gap year in New Zealand while stopping off at some of the most exotic spots in the world on the way there and back. You must be a US citizen with a valid US passport containing at least three blank pages (excludes amendment pages) with two visa types:

More Exploration! Working Holiday Visa: you must be aged 18-30 and have never held a Working Holiday Visa for New Zealand previously.

More Exploration!IEP Work Exchange Visa: you must be aged 18-35 and physically present in the USA for the duration of the application process.

Work in Canada
Term: Up to 12 months | Cost: $450
Always dreamed of what life is like on the other side? Spend up to a year living and traveling in Canada! Work on a ski resort in Whistler, perfect your French in Quebec, work at a restaurant on Niagara Falls or anywhere in between. BUNAC offers two support packages that assist with the entire process, with resource centers in Vancouver and Toronto. Open to students and graduates, ages 18-30.

Work in New Zealand!

Volunteer Abroad Programs

Volunteer in Ecuador.Volunteer in Cambodia
Term: 6 or 10 weeks | Cost: $3,245
Spend a remarkable 6 or 10 weeks in the heart of Southeast Asia, giving back to a variety of worthwhile projects. Volunteer in the backyard of the Eighth Wonder of the World, paddle in crystal clear seas and walk with the largest mammals on earth. However, it will be Cambodia’s people, not just its many natural wonders that will stay with you on this epic South East Asian adventure.

Volunteer in Ecuador
Term: 6 or 10 weeks | Cost: $3,830
Pack your backpack and get ready for the adventure of a lifetime with the ultimate South American volunteering experience for 6 or 10 weeks. This epic adventure will see you volunteer through the heights of the Andes down into the steamy Jungle and onto the white sands of the Galapagos and Pacific Coast.


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Whether you're thinking about working, interning or volunteering abroad, BUNAC has the program for you! Attend one of BUNAC USA's upcoming informational webinars to learn more. Meet with their knowledgeable staff for more information and to discuss your next adventure!

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