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National Security Language Institute for Youth
U.S. citizen high school students, age 15-18,
with 2.5 GPA or above.
Opportunities to study less commonly taught
languages in immersion programs abroad.
Summer or Academic Year/Selected
Travel, lodging with host families and language
studies are funded.
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for High School
Students and Young Professionals, Germany
U.S. citizen, national and Legal Permanent Resident
high school students (age 15-18), with GPA 3.0 or above;
and U.S. citizens, nationals and Legal Permanent Residents
(age 18-24) with some relevant experience in their career
field (work, internship or volunteer).
(high school) andhttps://cbyx.info
Travel, lodging and academic studies are funded.
American Youth Leadership Programs
U.S. citizen high school students, age 15-17, with
at least one semester remaining upon return. Specific
programs may be open only to students from a particular
city, state or geographic region.
Leadership training exchange program to gain
firsthand knowledge of foreign cultures and examine
globally significant issues.
Three to four weeks in summer/Worldwide.How: Apply to individual programs via exchanges.state.gov/ us/program/american-youth-leadership-program.
Travel, lodging and program fees are funded.
Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Abroad
U.S. citizen high school students at time of
application, age 15-18.
Cultural exchange opportunities to enroll in local high
schools and live with host families in selected countries.
Academic year/Selected countries
U.S. citizen students or recent graduates age 16 and
Paid internship opportunities to work in federal
agencies* and explore federal careers while attending
school with possible eligibility for conversion to permanent
employment in the Civil Service.
Full-time and seasonal openings, announced
on an ongoing basis/United States.
Apply to individual vacancies viawww.usajobs.gov/
U.S. Department of State
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*Those interested in Pathways openings with the U.S. Department
of State should have an account and resumé onwww.usajobs.gov
sign up for alerts using the “Keep Me Informed” feature on careers.
state.gov, clicking the “Student Programs” box on the menu; and in
most instances be prepared to apply within 24 hours of the vacancy