Non-Credit Work, Internships, and Volunteering Abroad

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

2013/14 - 2014/15

NON-CREDIT WORK, INTERNSHIPS, & VOLUNTEERING ABROAD*, 2013/14 & 2014/15
  2013/14** 2014/15
Total Students 20,544 22,431
Number of Institutions Reporting Non-Credit Work, Internships, & Volunteering Abroad 326 373
   
Destinations 2014/15 % of 2014/15
Africa, Sub-Saharan 942 4.2
Ghana 171 0.8
Kenya 139 0.6
South Africa 314 1.4
Tanzania 130 0.6
Uganda 188 0.8
     
Asia 2,155 9.6
China 829 3.7
India 596 2.7
Indonesia 67 0.3
Japan 459 2.0
South Korea 204 0.9
     
Europe 3,194 14.2
France 420 1.9
Germany 608 2.7
Greece 67 0.3
Ireland 394 1.8
Italy 535 2.4
Spain 463 2.1
United Kingdom 707 3.2
     
Latin America & Caribbean 8,278 36.9
Belize 219 1.0
Brazil 268 1.2
Chile 140 0.6
Costa Rica 432 1.9
Dominican Republic 984 4.4
Ecuador 547 2.4
El Salvador 205 0.9
Guatemala 877 3.9
Haiti 372 1.7
Honduras 772 3.4
Jamaica 442 2.0
Mexico 1,088 4.9
Nicaragua 1,070 4.8
Panama 400 1.8
Peru 462 2.1
     
Other Regions 922 4.1
Australia 178 0.8
Canada 533 2.4
Israel 169 0.8
New Zealand 42 0.2
     
Unknown Destination 6,940 30.9
     
TOTAL STUDENTS 22,431 100.0

* 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.
**Total differs from figure reported in Open Doors 2015, which was subsequently updated.

Note: Percent of total may not sum to 100.0 due to rounding.

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2016). "Non-Credit Work, Internships, and Volunteering Abroad, 2014/15." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors