Studying and working abroad for diverse experience

For those looking for high school study abroad opportunities, there are many programs for high school students.

Studying abroad is fun and is the greatest way to discover the world. However, working abroad can add more flavour to students’ global experience. Students of Indian origin living in Australia or New Zealand can look forward to working in the United States with a special programme.

The Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) offers a great opportunity to explore the United States while gaining an international work experience that enhance the value of any CV or resume. While looking for a job, this work experience in the United States will help you get your foot in the door.

This experience is not for the faint hearted as it prepares you for the diverse cultures that are visible in every part of the United States.

What’s on the offer

Eligible university students from Australia and New Zealand can apply to work in the USA for up to 12 months. At the end of their work assignment, they can travel throughout the US for a month.

You can choose your own start time as well as your own industry to work in. You can even switch jobs during the 12-month period. You can choose to work in the tall skyscrappers for half of the year, and spend rest of the year as a skiing instructor, if you like.


You need to be a full time student in Australia or New Zealand. You should have completed first year of studies, or have graduated within the past 12 months. You need to be Australian or New Zealand citizen.

Selection process

  • Resume
  • Health records and physical examination
  • Online application assessment
  • Disciplinary clearance Form

For more details, contact CIEE