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What *Exactly* Is A Head Teacher?

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 6/23/18 3:01 PM

If you're applying or about to head out for your first ILP semester, you may have heard some chatter about head teachers. You may know that you will have one and that you can go back as one, but have you really heard exactly what an ILP head teacher is and does?

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Topics: ILP Basics, Life Abroad, Benefits of Volunteering, Build Your Resume

Be Prepared When Taking Online Classes (And Living Abroad)

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 5/22/18 4:03 PM

No matter if your volunteering in Central America or living in China for a semester, planning ahead and making sure you're prepared is vital. If you're planning on taking online classes while living abroad, it even more important for you to be prepared -- for living AND taking your classes! Let me help you out.

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Topics: Semester Preparation, Student Hacks, Life Abroad, Build Your Resume

How Can I Talk To Someone At ILP About My Questions?

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 5/3/18 3:01 PM

Deciding to volunteer abroad with ILP is a big deal and you are bound to have lots of questions. We get it! We have all been there at one point or another and want to help you out. Don't leave those questions rattling around in your head; let us answer them!

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Topics: Semester Preparation, ILP Basics, Benefits of Volunteering, Build Your Resume

What Happens After The ILP Semester Is Over?

Posted by Emily Cummings on 5/6/17 8:26 AM

People who like to travel are cool, but people who travel with ILP are even cooler — here’s what a few of our alumni have been up to.

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Topics: ILP Basics, Build Your Resume, Making a Difference

Why I Took A Break From School To Volunteer

Posted by Jen King on 4/9/17 8:27 AM

...And why I'm glad I did it.

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Topics: Mexico, Benefits of Volunteering, Build Your Resume

Learn A Language by Living Abroad

Posted by Emily Cummings on 11/24/16 5:56 PM

The best way to learn is language is by immersion, so why not live abroad for a semester and learn basic Spanish that way? 

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Topics: Ukraine, Russia, China, Mexico, Lithuania, Thailand, Life Abroad, Build Your Resume, Romania, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Costa Rica, Nicaragua

Improve Your Resume By Avoiding These Common Mistakes

Posted by Kayla McGill on 3/16/16 11:00 AM

Looking for the right job for you is stressful enough, so don't make it even harder by making these common resume mistakes.

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Topics: Build Your Resume

How Your ILP Experience Can Help You With An Elementary Education Degree

Posted by Kayla McGill on 3/9/16 10:00 AM

Want to get some Elementary Education experience for your major? Come volunteer with ILP! 

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Topics: Build Your Resume

How To Choose The Best Reference

Posted by Cherish Germaine on 1/6/16 3:58 PM

References. It seems to me that everywhere you look (job applications, college applications, any type of application — even to volunteer abroad!) you need at least three good references. Who do you ask? 

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Topics: Build Your Resume

Why You're Choosing The Wrong Major

Posted by Jen King on 7/19/15 8:30 AM

 

Deciding what you want to do career-wise is a huge decision and the first step is choosing a major. Right? 

Nope. Just hear me out for one second because you're probably going about this all wrong. 

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Topics: Benefits of Volunteering, Build Your Resume

Exploring The World For Over 25 Years

Hi! We are ILP, a non-profit org that has service abroad opportunities for college-age volunteers. Check out our tips for making the most of your time traveling and living abroad.

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