StudyAbroad.com includes a searchable database of programs
Search over 9,500 study abroad programs, including summer and short-term options. From the Institute of International Education (IIE).
Study Abroad from the U.S. Department of State
Lots of information on all aspects of studying abroad, including travel info for specific countries, and scholarships from the U.S. government, and other countries' governments.
IIEPassport: Short-Term Study Abroad
REF 370.116025 Sh817
These two programs include training:
Cultural Ambassadors in Spain
The Spanish Ministry of Education sponsors a North American Language and Culture Assistant Program for elementary and secondary schools in Spain. This program enables more than 2000 US and Canadian College students or graduates to train as English Language Assistants in Spain for the school year.
Teaching assistantships at secondary schools in Austria (through the Austrian ministry of education)
From the Cultural Services division of the French Embassy in the U.S., "a platform for exchange and innovation between French and American artists, intellectuals, educators, students, the tech community, and the general public."
Links to international job listings from UC Berkeley's Career Center
Volunteer Abroad “The Portal for Volunteer Work, Service and Vacations Overseas” from Transitions Abroad
An online listing of host organic farms, non-organic farms, farmstays, homestays, ranches, lodges, B&Bs, backpackers hostels and even sailing boats who invite volunteer helpers to stay with them short-term in exchange for food and accommodation.
Volunteers For Peace (VFP) offers placement in international volunteer projects in more than 100 countries around the world including the USA. Our projects are part of an international voluntary service movement, where volunteers from multiple countries live together while working to improve local communities.
A website set up to promote fair work exchange between budget travellers, language learners or culture seekers and families, individuals or organizations who are looking for help with a range of varied and interesting activities.
Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF)
A world wide network of organisations linking people who want to volunteer on organic farms or smallholdings with people who are looking for volunteer help.
Also see the Castleton library's Spanish language page on the subject guide for Spanish and Latin American Language, Literature and Culture
Many public libraries in Vermont offer access to language learning software, like Mango Languages, offering over 35 languages. Check the website of your public library
FSI Language Courses. Language courses developed by the Foreign Service Institute
The resource from Britain's BBC offers in-depth (12-week) online programs of study in Spanish, Italian, German, French, Portuguese, Chinese, and Greek and sampler lessons in more than 40 other languages, for example, Japanese, Maltese, Arabic, Gaelic, and Estonian.
Foreign Language Videos from the Viewpoints Project of the Five Colleges of Ohio Consortium is "a collection of video clips in which native speakers elaborate on a wide variety of topics about their culture, family, daily life, and more. Each video clip is accompanied by a description of its contents, the country of the speaker, and additional grammar and vocabulary notes."
Lang Media: Resources for World Languages
Lang Media's mission is to provide "materials in languages less-commonly offered by colleges and universities in the United States" and "authentic materials depicting differences in regional dialects and language-usage among speakers of the most commonly taught languages worldwide." The site was produced by the Five College Center for the Study of World Languages.
Language learning resources from COERLL: Center for Open Educational Resources and Language Learning, from the University of Texas at Austin. Produces and shares open educational resources for the teaching and learning of foreign languages, including online language courses, podcasts, downloadable transcripts, reference grammars, and assessment tools.
Castleton has a language lab in Leavenworth with Rosetta Stone and Fluenz language learning software.
Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Persian (Farsi), Russian, Vietnamese
The CU library has Pimsleur conversational programs on audio CD (8 hours/16 lessons) to check out in these languages:
Courses in Spanish, English, French, Portuguese, Italian and German. Free; available for iOS devices.
Courses in 12 languages. Free; available for iOS and Android devices. Lessons can be downloaded in advance for off-line use.
Financial Aid for Study and Training Abroad
REF 378.3 F49
You can look inside the book and see the first 17 pages, including the table of contents, introduction, and a sample entry taken from the book (PDF).
International Exchange Locator: A Resource Directory for Educational and Cultural Exchange
REF 370.116 In85