The ICE Program matches students with summer internships or other jobs overseas. You can work for as little as 8 weeks or up to one year.
Since 1971, ICE has placed more than 16,000 students in work/internship positions throughout Europe, Asia, and South America. ICE students have worked at automotive plants in Germany, schools in China, supermarkets in Japan, and in Aboriginal communities in Australia.
ICE currently has openings in: Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Bhutan, Bolivia, Brazil, China, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, England, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Japan, Laos, Mexico, Mongolia, Peru, Poland, Singapore, Switzerland, Tanzania, and the United Kingdom.
ICE offers a wide variety of jobs, including: teaching English as a second language, engineering, office work, summer camp counselor, manual labor, hospitality (hotel), retail, child care, biotech, business, banking, computer programming, sales, marketing, organic farming, social work, accounting, news, food science, and more. Some of these positions include room, board, and a salary, some provide only room and board, and others are volunteer positions.
Some locations require knowledge of the local language, while others do not. The program will assist you to obtain work permits and visas if they are required. You do not need to be a US citizen to participate, but you do need to have a valid passport.