Non-Credit Work, Internships, and Volunteering Abroad

2014/15 | 2013/14 | 2012/13 |

2011/12 - 2012/2013

NON-CREDIT WORK, INTERNSHIPS, & VOLUNTEERING ABROAD*, 2011/12 - 2012/13
  2011/12** 2012/13 % of 2012/13 Total
Total Students 12,758 15,089 100.0
Number of Institutions Reporting Non-Credit Work, Internships, & Volunteering Abroad 213 309 -
       
Latin America & Caribbean   3,046 20.3
Mexico   1,533 10.2
Peru   400 2.7
Ecuador   365 2.4
Costa Rica   342 2.3
Brazil   225 1.5
Chile   114 0.8
Argentina   67 0.4
       
Europe   2,622 17.4
United Kingdom   642 4.3
Italy   618 4.1
Germany   394 2.6
Spain   325 2.2
France   292 1.9
Ireland   187 1.2
Greece   81 0.5
Austria   35 0.2
Denmark   25 0.2
Czech Republic   23 0.2
       
Asia   1,396 9.3
China   628 4.2
India   424 2.8
Japan   182 1.2
South Korea   162 1.1
       
Other Regions   776 5.1
South Africa   305 2.0
New Zealand   183 1.2
Israel   150 1.0
Australia   138 0.9
       
Unknown Destination   7,249 48.0

*Students engaging in non-credit work, internships, and volunteering abroad are in addition to the U.S. study abroad totals cited throughout Open Doors.

**Data on destinations for non-credit work, internships, and volunteering abroad was first collected in 2012/13.

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2014). "Non-Credit Work, Internships, and Volunteering Abroad, 2011/12-2012/13." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors