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Top Tips: Volunteer Abroad

[ID:7049]Volunteer Abroad gives you a sense of the short-term opportunities that are available to you abroad, even those that don’t exclusively involve volunteering. You’ll also get a sense for what to expect when you volunteer, how to find the perfect program and how to get more professional bang for your buck. Volunteering is one of the most popular go abroad experiences; and people do it for a variety of reasons: some want to have an adventure, while others are hell-bent on saving the world. Whatever your goals, this section has advice for you, as well as hundreds of resources to get you in touch with your ideal program.

Top Tips

  1. Up your intensity: Volunteering in a third world country or pushing your limits with an international organization might require a little elbow grease, but you will come home having had a rich, rewarding and possibly life-changing experience.
  2. Don’t limit yourself to one field: When you are looking at volunteer programs, don’t limit yourself to programs related to your field of study, volunteering...
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