It’s #GivingTuesday!

In this season of giving, it’s great to choose opportunities that can deepen the impact of your contribution. In addition to matching certain contributions made to fundraiser campaigns on Facebook and other platforms today, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is also working in collaboration with the second annual #MyGivingStory contest. You can find basics […]

API- Go Vote!

Your API extended family wants to remind you to use your voice, lead the way and go vote!

Program Spotlight: Volunteer in Thailand Program

A Glimpse into API’s Volunteer in Thailand Program Are you looking for an opportunity to volunteer abroad in Asia and learn more about the Thai culture? API’s Volunteer in Thailand program gives participants the chance to volunteer in a variety of areas, working with children, conservation efforts, wildlife rescue, and more. If you are seeking […]

Volunteer Connections- Giving

In this first post of API’s new “Volunteer Connections” series, Emmy, an API study abroad alum and recent volunteer in Guatemala, shares her story. “Giving” by Emmy  Outside the international arrivals section of the Guatemala City airport, a metal gate herded excited families. Faces, arms, and hands stretched beyond the metal barrier. I scanned the […]

Volunteer Add-on Programs!

Expand your Study Abroad Experience with Volunteer Add-on Programs! Are you studying abroad with API in Latin America this fall or next spring or summer? If so, you should consider adding one of our Volunteer programs to your session! Take advantage of your time abroad to expand your experience, give back to a local community, […]

Don’t miss your chance!

Honestly, this is the LAST fall / academic year deadline extension that we’re going to post this year! But fear not, you still have time to get those last minute study abroad applications in! Check the list below to see which programs have been extended and apply today!* *Many home universities set deadlines earlier than API, […]

Volunteering Abroad

After I spent a few weeks in Florence, I felt this intangible need to give back in some capacity. Throughout my experience leading up to that moment, I felt that I was lucky to be living a dream. When I went to visit the API office I had a very specific idea in mind: I […]