Teach in Costa Rica program- New May Program Start Date!

A surprise new start date opened up for our Teach in Costa Rica program! If this has attracted your attention, get ready to act fast! Five placements have just opened up for an unusual start date to teach in Costa Rica. Teach English to young adults in government-funded vocational school in one of the various cities […]

Graduating from high school? What are YOUR plans this summer?

API offers volunteer programs for folks of all ages. We do have programs available for recent high school graduates who are 18 years old and up! Will you or do you have a family member who will be graduating from high school soon? What are your plans for the summer? What do you hope to […]

A Day in the Life Abroad- Xiamen, China

This post comes from API’s Experiential Program Coordinator, Octavia Sims. You can read a full profile on Octavia’s adventures so far here. This post is a “day in the life” from her time spent in Xiamen, China. Octavia currently manages our Teach abroad participants in China, and her own experience in Xiamen makes her a […]

API Safety Update – Colombia Mudslides

Following torrential rainfall this weekend, devastating mudslides in the southern province of Putumayo, Colombia resulted in the deaths of more than 200 people, with many locals missing and hundreds injured. API’s Teach in Colombia program participants are all placed in cities in central and northern Colombia, and we have no reason to believe they are […]

API Teach in Colombia Participant Profile: Jennah

Meet Jennah, who has been teaching in a public school in Colombia since February Age: 23 Hometown: North Attleboro, MA, USA     College/Major: Brandeis University –Health (Science, Society, Policy) & International/Global Studies major Hobbies/Interests: Yoga, reading, walking my dog, working out, spending time with friends and family, traveling. Favorite place you’ve visited: Arica, Chile […]

Program Spotlight: Teach Abroad in Costa Rica

Program Spotlight: Teach for a cause in Costa Rica! The Teach in Costa Rica programs belong partly among our “Teach” opportunities and partly among the “Volunteer” opportunities. Are you looking to teach English to youth of thriving communities through programs funded by the Costa Rican Ministry of Education and Ministry of Labor and Social Security? If […]

API Staff Profile- Claire

Meet Claire, API’s Assistant Director of Teach, Work and Volunteer Programs. I actually come from a multicultural household, and did second grade in France, so I was put into a position that encouraged me to look at life through multiple cultural lenses from a very young age. I have always tended to create very diverse […]

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