Non-Credit Work, Internships, and Volunteering Abroad

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

2012/13 - 2013/14

NON-CREDIT WORK, INTERNSHIPS, & VOLUNTEERING ABROAD*, 2012/13 & 2013/14
  2012/13 2013/14
Total Students 15,089 22,181
Number of Institutions Reporting Non-Credit Work, Internships, & Volunteering Abroad 309 326
     
Destinations 2013/14 % of 2013/14
Africa, Sub-Saharan** 1,446 6.4
Ghana 536 2.4
Kenya 178 0.8
South Africa 403 1.8
Tanzania 143 0.6
Uganda 186 0.8
     
Asia** 2,310 10.3
China 876 3.9
India 515 2.3
Indonesia 95 0.4
Japan 597 2.7
South Korea 227 1.0
     
Europe** 2,848 12.8
France 304 1.4
Germany 443 2.0
Greece 84 0.4
Ireland 497 2.2
Italy 448 2.0
Spain 427 1.9
United Kingdom 645 2.9
     
Latin America & Caribbean** 8,648 39.7
Belize 244 1.1
Brazil 251 1.1
Chile 177 0.8
Costa Rica 431 1.9
Dominican Republic 1,093 4.9
Ecuador 565 2.5
El Salvador 236 1.1
Guatemala 773 3.5
Haiti 340 1.5
Honduras 649 2.9
Jamaica 463 2.1
Mexico 1,573 7.1
Nicaragua 1,041 4.7
Panama 512 2.3
Peru 496 2.2
     
Other Regions** 953 4.3
Australia 164 0.7
Canada 472 2.1
Israel 278 1.3
New Zealand 39 0.2
     
Unknown Destination** 5,780 26.1
     
TOTAL STUDENTS 22,181 100.0
Note: Percent of total may not sum to 100.0 due to rounding.  

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

** Due to changes in data collection for 2013/14, regional figures for non-credit destinations are not directly comparable to those in prior years.

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2015). "Non-Credit Work, Internships, and Volunteering Abroad, 2013/14." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors