InterExchange

Program Provider

InterExchange is a nonprofit organization devoted to promoting cross-cultural awareness through work and volunteer exchange programs. For more than 40 years, InterExchange has been connecting young people from all over the world with life-changing international cultural exchange opportunities.

Our programs can take you to six continents and offer paid English-teaching positions, host family placements as a Conversation Coach or au pair, opportunities to learn a language abroad, working holiday tours and volunteer posts in places your services are needed. The InterExchange Foundation also helps make our nonprofit rates even more affordable.

Our experienced team - everyone has lived abroad at least once - helps you find the right program for your goals, provides pre-departure orientation materials and guidance, makes sure your program is fantastic while you're abroad and offers alumni resources once you return home. Wherever you want to go, we can get you there!

Most Recent Program Reviews

Emma
Female
23 years old
MI
University of Michigan

Interexchange- Teaching Assistant France

Overall
10

My experience with the Interexchange teaching assistant program was a overall positive. I was placed at a boarding school in Northern France, and lived in an apartment with a german teaching assistant, another english teaching assistant, and two spanish teaching assistants. Living in the apartment with people around my age with such diverse backgrounds was one of the coolest parts of my experience. I also felt like I had a lot of freedom to travel around on my time off, something I valued.

PROS: I was in constant contact with my InterExchange representative, Sophie, and she was extremely welcoming and helpful. I felt comfortable reaching out to her with any concerns- about the program, the town I was in, or just questions about things to do in France in general. She looked after me very well and always made sure I was enjoying my experience. Also, the workload was not overwhelming in anyway.

CONS: I was in a very small town, and traveling around on the weekends was a little more difficult that I originally planned. I wished that I had voiced before I was placed that I would have preferred a larger city. I also had a goal of being very fluent and confident in my French, but spoke mostly English at the school and with my roomates. Even though my living situation was one of my favorite parts, doing a homestay might have helped with this.

Alexis
Female
24 years old
Toronto
University of Puget Sound

Great Experience

Overall
10

I have done the Work and Travel in Canada program twice and have totally loved it. While traveling throughout Canada, I was able to be completely independent, however, I always knew I had a network of resources whenever I had questions that I could rely on. The Toronto office SWAP staff were incredibly welcoming and were very helpful when I needed assistance finding housing downtown. I am really happy I discovered this program and was able to experience all that Canada has to offer! :)

Phoenix
Male
25 years old
Washington D.C.
American University

An experience of a lifetime

Overall
10

Teaching English the in a small village in Northern Thailand was the experience of a lifetime. From the eager to learn students, to the kind-hearted locals, to the weekend adventures around the country, to the mind-bogglingly delicious food and breathtaking nature, I will always remember my experience fondly.

InterExchange was incredibly helpful in helping to acclimate us to our new environment and provided dedicated support through the 6 month program. I would highly recommend InterExchange for anyone looking to have an enriching and comprehensive experience teaching English abroad.

Program Listings

Italy
InterExchange
InterExchange offers three unique and rewarding English-teaching opportunities in beautiful Italy! Choose from one of our thr...
6 reviews
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Victoria
InterExchange
The InterExchange Work & Travel Canada program gives U.S. citizens between the ages of 18 and 35 a chance to experience a bea...
4 reviews
Paris
InterExchange
Our Conversation Coach in France program offers a more relaxed and intimate environment to teach English in France. In exchan...
4 reviews
Thailand
InterExchange
Start with orientation in Chiang Mai or Bangkok and then embark into a new world... Speaking English is a requirement for edu...
2 reviews
Munich
InterExchange
Take the unique opportunity to be an au pair abroad! As an au pair, you are immersed in a new country and form lasting bonds...
2 reviews
Sydney
InterExchange
InterExchange Au Pair Australia involves a six-month live-in placement with a vetted host family, followed by the option to t...
2 reviews
Wollongong
InterExchange
This program is all about FUN, independence, lifelong friendships ...and yes: working to help fund your travels. Start with f...
2 reviews
Utrecht
InterExchange
As an au pair, you will provide a maximum of 30 hours/5 days of child care per week (max 8 hours/day). You may be asked to ba...
1 reviews
Auckland
InterExchange
The adventure capital of the world offers more than thrill rides - it offers the chance to help preserve its beauty and natur...
1 reviews
Paris
InterExchange
The InterExchange School Teaching Assistant France program involves a 6-12 week placement assisting one or more full-time tea...
1 reviews
Wellington
InterExchange
The InterExchange Work & Travel New Zealand program is geared towards 18-30 year-olds seeking a less-structured and more inde...
1 reviews
Madrid
InterExchange
We offer two great ways to teach English in Spain - choose the one that's right for you! Conversation Coach You’ll be welcome...
1 reviews
Auckland
InterExchange
**January-February holds the peak demand for au pairs in New Zealand. October is the best month to apply!** InterExchange Wor...
1 reviews
China
InterExchange
Our program begins with four weeks of orientation and TEFL training in Beijing, after which you will transfer onward to your...
1 reviews
Munich
InterExchange
Looking to truly experience life in Germany and to make a deeper connection with your host family? Our Conversation Coach pro...
1 reviews